Volkswagen launches all-electric ID.4 SUV

The ID.4 is Volkswagen’s first fully electrically driven SUV generating zero local emissions and the company says it is produced with a carbon-neutral balance. It will be launching into the world’s largest market segment, the compact SUV class.

New all-electric Fiat 500 priced from £26,995

The new Fiat 500 ‘la Prima’ hatchback is making its debut following the unveiling of the new 500 ‘la Prima’ convertible in March.  Fiat says that “combining a new electric soul with its iconic design and attention to detail, the New 500 retains the unique characteristics of the ‘Cinquino’ to provide sustainable mobility for all”. The new 500 ‘la Prima’ hatchback – including the fitment of the easyWallbox – is priced at £26,995, including PiCG.

Renault offers switching incentives for plug-ins

Renault is offering new car buyers money off its range of electrified models, with up to £1,000 to switch to an all-electric new Zoe, or £500 towards the deposit on the Clio Hybrid and Captur Plug-in models. The latest deals are part of Renault’s Switch incentive and available in conjunction with existing offers available to new cash buyers as well as those purchasing via one of Renault’s attractive PCP and HP finance schemes.

Peugeot unveils electric e-Traveller

Continuing with its philosophy of offering customers the ‘power of choice’, Peugeot is introduces the all-electric e-Traveller. The e-Traveller has: a range of up to 143 miles (230km) WLTP with a 50kWh battery capacity, two body lengths and up to eight seats.

IONITY brings 350kW charging to Skelton Lake Services on the M1

IONITY in conjunction with the Extra MSA Group has expanded its UK network with a 350kW High-Power Charging station for electric vehicles at Extra’s recently constructed ‘new concept’ Leeds Skelton Lake Services, located on the M1 J45 east of Leeds. Drivers can now charge their electric cars in less than 20 minutes depending on their vehicle’s charging capacity using renewable energy from the IONITY High Power Charging points. Leeds Skelton Lake is IONITY’s fourth station to be launched in the UK with seven others planned to follow in 2020 in co-operation with Extra MSA Group – each with the UK’s fastest EV chargers.

LEVC adds VN5 electric van to its line-up

The name of LEVC’s new electric light commercial van has been revealed. VN5.  Aligned with LEVC’s overall product naming strategy, the same technical and functional nomenclature has been used for van. As with TX for taxi, VN is chosen for van and ‘5’ to represent the volume of the cargo area, 5m3.

All-electric SEAT Mii now on sale in the UK

The SEAT Mii electric has now opened for ordering across the manufacturer’s UK dealer network on 24th October. The fully-electric city car marks the first chapter in SEAT’s electrification programme. Priced from £19,300 (including Plug-in Car Grant), the Mii electric is one of the most affordable electric vehicles on the market. Complementing this is a […]

Ford teases Mustang-style electric SUV

Ford has released the first design sketch of its all-new Mustang-inspired, all-electric SUV with the announcement of its full reveal on November 18th, 2019.

LEVC electric taxi production hits the 2,500 mark

London EV Company (LEVC) has announced that it has produced 2,500 examples of its all-new TX electric taxi – and says that the vehicles are already making a huge contribution to reducing urban emissions in London, cities across the UK and in Europe too.

Fiat Ducato van goes electric

A completely electric version of the Fiat Ducato van, which implements Fiat Professional technologies will be available in 2020. The Ducato Electric is being developed through a pilot project with, according to Fiat, no trade-off in terms of load and performance.