Electric Vehicles

New Renault Master E-Tech van has up to 285 miles of range

Renault announced the new fourth-generation Renault Master last year, but it has only just revealed the electric version. The new Master E-Tech will go on sale in spring 2024 and will have the option of two battery sizes and will have up to 285 miles of range. Prices are not yet revealed, but it could cost anywhere from £40,000 to £50,000, depending on the battery size. In terms of design, […]

Volkswagen ID.7 EV estate announced with 426 mile range

This week, Volkswagen has announced the new ID.7 Tourer, an all-new, all-electric estate car from the company. At the moment, there aren’t many EV estate cars on the market, the first one was the MG5 and then in the first few months of 2024, Volkswagen has launched this and BMW announced the i5 Touring. Volkswagen has already put the saloon version of the ID.7 on sale, but the estate will […]

BYD Seal U to launch this month in Europe

BYD has revealed that starting this month, the new BYD Seal U SUV will go on sale in Europe with prices starting at €41,990 in Germany for example. The new car will sit just below the larger BYD Tang SUV and will have two trims levels available, Comfort and Design. As of writing, BYD in the UK doesn’t offer the Tang or the Seal U just yet, selling just the […]

Vinfast looking to start UK sales in 2024

Vietnamese electric car company, Vinfast is looking to enter the UK market before the end of 2024 according to a new report from Autocar. The company has only been around since 2017, founded by Vietnam’s richest person, Pham Nhat Vuong. The company has been selling its vehicles in the US, most notably with the VF8 which has been poorly reviewed by some outlets. Vinfast is already selling the VF8 SUV […]

MG’s sibling brand heading to the UK?

Autocar’s latest report reveals that SAIC, the parent company of MG, is in the advanced stages of planning to introduce its premium electric car brand, IM Motors, to the discerning UK market. Founded in late 2020 through a collaborative effort involving SAIC, Alibaba Group, and Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Group, IM Motors marked its entry with the L7 executive saloon in 2021, showcasing innovative features such as a 93kWh battery providing a […]

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 […]

GWM Ora renames the Funky Cat, now Ora 03 plus some other changes

We reported late last year that GWM Ora was planning to rebrand the Funky Cat to GWM Ora 03 and this will follow on with the new GWM Ora 07 saloon car, the name of which was unknown until November 2023. In other markets, the ca was known as the Lightning Cat. However, just this week the rebranding exercise has commenced with renamed model lineup, more finance deals and new […]

Sainsbury’s launches Smart Charge, its own in-house charging network

Sainsbury’s has recently launched its own charging network which is to be rolled out over the next twelve months. The supermarket claims that this rollout will place it in the top five providers of ultra-rapid chargers in the UK. The network, called “Smart Charge” already has sites live at 20 Sainsbury’s locations with 200 chargers in total available. Sainsbury’s has revealed plans to rollout 750 chargers at around 100 supermarket […]