Electric Vehicles

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 […]

Lotus starts delivering the all-electric Eletre in China

In late March 2023, Lotus started to deliver the first units of the new all electric Eletre SUV in China. Given that Lotus is now a subsidiary of Geely, it is only fitting that Chinese customers get the new car first. Later this year, the company is planning on delivering the car to customers in the EU and UK. Lotus is also planning on launching the Eletre in the US […]

Volkswagen starts taking orders for the new ID.3 in Germany

Volkswagen has only just opened the order books in Germany for the new and updated ID.3 only just a few weeks after being announced. Volkswagen announced the new ID.3 a few weeks ago and was actually brought forward, after issues with the first generation had been plaguing customers, such as the infotainment and touch sensitive buttons. The new ID.3 Pro has a 58kWh battery pack and costs €39,995 in Germany, […]

Tesla opens the first V4 Supercharger in the Netherlands

Tesla has recently opened the first V4 Supercharger at a new location in the Netherlands. The Supercharger location is in Harderwijk in the Netherlands and has 16 independent charging stations that will be soon opening up support for third-party cars, such as non-Tesla vehicles. First V4 Supercharger stalls now open in Harderwijk 🇳🇱! Stalls are equipped with a longer cable, providing easy access for all EVs. pic.twitter.com/TnY3dBoyhP — Tesla Charging […]

Surrey to install 10,000 new EV chargers by 2030

Surrey is about to get a lot more chargers for electric vehicles pretty soon, as the Surrey County Council has partnered with charge point provider Connected Kerb to install 10,000 new charging locations for public use. The rollout will be completed by 2030. “If one local authority can deliver such a significant boost to the UK’s charging network, just imagine what we could achieve by 2030 if every city, county and […]

Tesla has opened up more Superchargers in Europe for non-Tesla cars to use

Tesla has been busy in the last few weeks opening up support for more third party access to its charging network. Back in early 2022, Tesla started the program which allowed non-Tesla electric vehicles to charge on the renowned Supercharger network. The initial rollout started with the Netherlands and it is now expanding throughout the UK and Europe for people to use. In the last few days, Tesla has opened […]

Electric car values are plummeting, according to Cap HPI

According to Cap HPI, the value of electric cars is plummeting. The company has been recording the value of EVs and has seen a 18% decline in the value in the last 12 months. EVs are also struggling to sell too, with the slowest to sell being the Audi Q4 e-tron. Customers are also seeing issues when cars have been previously valued. For example, Autocar have reported about Richard Hilder who had […]

Volkswagen debuts the ID. 2all concept, to launch in 2026

Volkswagen has recently debuted the new ID. 2all concept, which looks pretty much like a current Polo. The new car will go on sale in 2026 and is the first model to use the new MEB Entry platform, designed for smaller cars the company is planning on launching. Volkswagen says the ID. 2all is as “spacious as a Golf and as inexpensive as a Polo” and will cost from around […]

The USPS is purchasing around 9k Ford electric vans

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is turning to other electric vans, apart from its own next generation delivery vehicle. The company announced its own home-grown delivery vehicle a few years ago and will be capable of using petrol or electric motors. However, the USPS is going to be pinning everything on that one vehicle, as this week it has announced it’ll be purchasing 9,250 Ford electric vans, specifically the Ford […]