Volkswagen is planning on using more recycled materials in its EVs

Volkswagen is planning on using more recycled materials in its line of electric cars. So far, the company has used a lot of recycled materials in the ID. Buzz and pretty soon, this will be rolled out in the ID.3, ID.4, ID.5 and the ID.7. In the current ID. Buzz, Volkswagen uses 63 500 ml PET bottles, or in some cases a lot of recycled ocean plastic. At the very […]

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, […]

Tesla has opened a new engineering headquarters in California

Tesla has today announced that is has opened a brand new engineering headquarters in California, in the former headquarters of Hewlett-Packard. The company will use the factory to house new engineers focused on R&D for artificial intelligence, eventually to be used in upcoming robots and electric vehicles. Tesla CEO, Elon Musk described the new headquarters has the second HQ for the company, making Tesla a company now with two HQs. […]

Volkswagen is set to reveal a refreshed ID.3 in March

Volkswagen is planning on revealing a new, refreshed ID.3 on 1st March, with a much improved infotainment system – something which has been a pain-point for many reviewers. Other improvements will come to the design, which will see a subtle refresh with new LED lights on the rear, which can be seen in the LinkedIn post down below. This new refreshed ID.3 comes two-and-a-half years after the first models were […]

Peugeot 208 is now more popular than the Volkswagen Golf in Europe

The Peugeot 208 is now the most popular car in Europe, overtaking the previous raining champion, the Volkswagen Golf. The Golf has been at the top spot since 2007 but has since dropped, with Peugeot selling 177,203 more cars than VW did with the Golf in 2022. The 208 saw 206,816 sales last year, which is a 5% improvement than that of 2021. 11.3 million new cars were sold in […]

Suzuki to launch electric Jimny 4×4 in Europe by 2030

The iconic and popular Suzuki Jimny was sadly dropped from sale in the UK during 2020, mainly due to emissions. Thankfully, for those customers who wanted it – Suzuki did offer a commercial vehicle option, with no back seats. However, as of writing in early 2023, Suzuki doesn’t offer the Jimny, despite it being a cult favourite among owners and enthusiasts. In terms of electric vehicles, Suzuki is pretty far […]

VW stops offering heat pump on all ID models globally and the Q4 e-tron in Canada

Due to ongoing semiconductor shortages, Volkswagen has chosen to stop offering the heat pump on all of its electric vehicles, which affects all the ID models the company offers worldwide. Going forward, any new vehicles produced will do without the heat pump and the affected customers will be offered the choice to not accept the car or accept a discount on the final price of the car. We reached out […]

Gridserve makes the new Ora Funky Cat available for test drives at its Braintree forecourt

This week, Gridserve have announced that starting today they will now be offering the Ora Funky Cat from Great Wall Motors for test drives at its electric forecourt location in Braintree, Essex. Gridserve have been offering no questions asked, no sales pitches test drives at its flagship location in Braintree since they opened and are now offering the all new Ora Funky Cat. We are so excited to welcome the […]

Audi stops selling the RS3 in the UK due to high demand

Audi has taken the RS3 saloon and hatchback off sale this week in the UK, as the current levels of demand have completely outstripped what Audi can keep up with. Audi has confirmed the fact it has been removed from sale, with no concrete time frame on when it will return. The current fourth-generation of RS3 has been on sale in the UK since 2021 and when we reached out […]

Abarth reveals the official price for the upcoming 500e hot hatch

This week, Abarth has released the official price for the upcoming 500e hot hatch. The Abarth 500e is a new sporty, hot hatch version of the Fiat 500 Electric and was officially revealed in November 2022. Most of the specs were announced during the original launch, but apart from the price and the official range. The new Abarth 500e will start from £38,695 for the ‘Scorpionissima’ launch edition, with cheaper […]