Homecharge EV charging point

As 2016 comes to a close, the electric vehicle (EV) market saw strong growth, as did the essential charging infrastructure without which widespread adoption of EVs is impossible. Also noteworthy, however, were announcements of plans for new all-electric models that carmakers promise will proliferate over the next 2 to 8 years. ChargePoint, Read more…

Nissan Leaf with charging cable and plug

As electric vehicles (EVs) become more popular, there are more models entering the second-hand car market. Buying a used conventional car can be difficult enough, but if you’re looking for an EV, there’s even more to bear in mind. Our guide will help you avoid potential disaster as you seek Read more…

Tesla EV outside a Tesla garage

After years of growing Europe into a bastion of diesel-fueled passenger vehicles – and with new regulations forcing a rethinking of all internal combustion engines – its major automakers are announcing an about face. Top executives from BMW, Daimler/Mercedes, and the VW Group – VW, Porsche and Audi in the Read more…

Graphic with green emiision zone sign

Electric cars could be given priority at traffic lights and exempted from one-way systems, under new proposals. The government’s planned clean air zones are intended to encourage drivers to choose less-polluting electric cars. Proposed for five English cities by 2020, the clean air zones will also introduce restrictions on older, Read more…

EV symbol on pavement of car charging

Electric cars could take over most driving necessities tomorrow, according to a group of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, but they’ll need the help of internal combustion engines to do it. Using travel surveys and global positioning data, the MIT team has evaluated the possible widespread use of Read more…

Elon Musk with Tesla sign behind

Tesla Motors has unveiled a new battery pack for the performance versions of its Model S and X cars that will extend the range and mean faster acceleration. Elon Musk, chief executive of the electric car maker, hailed the upgraded battery as a “profound milestone”. He said the battery cell Read more…