Tag: EV

London Ambulance Service announces it now has the first EV ambulance in service

The London Ambulance Service (LAS) has recently announced that it has put the very first fully electric ambulance into service. The new ambulance is based on the Ford E-Transit which uses a 68kWh battery, which is actually smaller than the new upcoming E-Transit Custom. Ford says that’ll be enough for up to 196 miles of range, however once it has been kitted out to be an ambulance that range might […]

BP opens “UK’s largest electric car charging hub” in Birmingham

BP has opened what it claims to be the largest charging hub in the UK. The new location is at the Birmingham NEC and is called a ‘Gigahub’ with capacity for up to 180 vehicles in total, with 30 being superfast 300kW DC chargers and a further 150 with 7kW AC chargers. This is now the third large location that BP has opened recently, one at Gatwick airport and another […]

New Extended Range MG4 model launches with 323 miles range

Earlier this week, MG launched a new version of the MG4 with even more range than before. The new ‘Extended Range’ model has 323 miles of range and costs £36,495. The new model has a larger 74.4kWh battery pack, much larger than the Long Range model which has a 61.7kWh pack. This means that this model has an increase from 270 miles to 323 miles of range, some 20% increase. […]

MG4 SE Long Range Review, is it as good as they say?

⭐⭐⭐☆☆ 3/5 “Solid effort from MG and impressive price but some areas need improvement.” Intro I had the MG4 for a week, which is pretty standard for press cars and in this review, we’ll go over my experience. Some headline stats about the MG4 – I was given the MG4 SE Long Range which is in the middle of the lineup, with around 280 miles of range and DC fast […]

MG announces the new all-electric Cyberster

The all new MG Cyberster was announced today at MG’s London Design office, with a few members of the media in attendance. The launch has given us the first glimpse of the upcoming EV sports car in real life, not in video simulations or animations. The car was leaked back in July 2022 from Chinese patent images and shortly afterwards, it was announced that in April 2023, MG would be […]

New upcoming Mini Cooper Electric spied, set to launch in 2024

Mini is planning on launching the all new Cooper Electric in early 2024, but an uncamouflaged car has been spotted in California in the last few days, giving us a glimpse of what is to come when BMW officially launches the car next year. The current car has a realistic range of around 120 miles, Mini claims 143 miles but in the real world it is around 120. This new […]

Leicester invests £3m in new electric buses as it ditches diesel

The UK government has announced a huge spending boost for electric buses up and down the country, with £3 million dedicated to the city of Leicester. Eighteen brand new electric buses from Wrightbus will be purchased, a bus manufactured here in the UK. The Electroliner model is also claimed to be the world’s most efficient electric bus. All the buses are manufactured by Wrightbus in Northern Ireland and when deployed […]

Ford announces new electric E-Transit Courier

Last week, Ford unveiled its latest electric commercial vehicle, the E-Transit Courier. The new van is likely going to be the smallest van the company is going to produce, which is the case currently. Ford has been closely working with Volkswagen for all of its upcoming electric vehicles, for example the new E-Transit Custom and the ID.Buzz share the same platform, as do the Ford Ranger and the VW Amarock […]

Subway partnering with GenZ to offer charging at its US stores

Subway US has partnered with GenZ EV Solutions to bring EV charging to Subway stores across the US. The new rollout will take place over a number of years and will start at any new or recently remodelled stores. The first sites to benefit will start later this year in the US. Subway has mentioned that apart from charging stations, it’ll plan to have canopies, with picnic tables, WiFi connectivity, […]

All-electric Land Rover Defender coming in 2025 with 300 mile + range

Land Rover is reported to be working on a new, all-electric Defender which will have a range of 300+ miles. The company will launch the EV model in a few years time, in 2025, as part of the mid-life refresh for the Defender. JLR is expected to have fully electric versions available in all sizes of the model including the 90, 110 and the larger 130. JLR is also said to […]