Tag: EV

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 […]

Marks & Spencer to add 900 new chargers at its stores, thanks to a partnership with BP

UK supermarket and department store, Marks & Spencer (M&S) has signed a new deal with BP to build around 900 new electric charging points at around 70 of the company’s stores. The chargers will be built over the next two years and will have a capacity of at least 50kW. At least one of the chargers at each store will have the ability to charge at up to 150kW. Once […]

DrivingElectric awards the MG4 EV with ‘Car of the Year’

EV focused magazine and website, DrivingElectric has awarded the all new MG4 EV with ‘Car of the Year’ for 2023. The budget focused EV from MG comfortably undercuts the likes of pretty much everything on the market, coming in at just £25,995 in the UK, over £10k less than the comparable Volkswagen ID.3. The VW is currently priced from £36,990. It isn’t like the MG4 is down on specs, it […]

Turns out, the new VW ID Buzz is pretty darn safe

The new Volkswagen ID. Buzz is pretty safe, as reported by the latest Euro NCAP testing conducted this week. The all-electric bus was one of 11 cars tested in December to achieve a full five star rating, with an over 90% rating for passenger occupants, both adults and children. However, due to its slab sided van like design, which it can’t really get away from – the ‘vulnerable road users’ […]

All-electric Jeep Avenger now on sale in Europe for €39k, not UK yet

Jeep has this week put the all-electric Avenger SUV on sale in most of Europe, except the UK for now. The only model on sale is the range topping ‘1st Edition’ and in Germany for example, it costs €39,000 which is around £33,000 here in the UK. Jeep announced the Avenger in October and is the company’s first electric vehicle, it has a decent battery pack which it shares with […]