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Renault helps Scottish fire service go green

All-electric Renault ZOE comes to the aid of the Scottish Fire Rescue Service

The all-electric Renault Zoe will be helping to save lives and some of the UK’s most beautiful scenery after the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service (SFRS) ordered 45 to be used throughout Scotland in the support of its frontline operations. SFRS, the world’s fourth largest fire and rescue service, will …

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Electric cars accelerating to become the norm

Kia e-Niro review

Two-thirds of people expect electric cars to be referred to simply as ‘cars’ by 2030, according to new research. The survey conducted by Go Ultra Low, the joint government and industry campaign to promote the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs), found that increasing affordability and seeing more of them on …

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Volkswagen ID.R smashes Goodwood hillclimb record

Volkswagen electric ID.R race car

The all-electric Volkswagen ID.R race car has made motorsport history again by setting a new all-time record at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Driver Romain Dumas completed the 1.86-kilometre course in just 39.90 seconds, breaking the long-standing record, which had stood for 20 years, by 1.7 seconds. Ex-Formula One driver …

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Nissan Leaf e+ review

Nissan Leaf e+ review

Nissan upgrades its best-selling Leaf electric car to give it a longer range and more power… The Nissan Leaf is, quite simply, the world’s most popular electric vehicle (EV). More than 410,000 have been sold globally since 2010, of which 130,000 have found homes in Europe. Made in Britain at …

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Jaguar I-Pace wins World Car of the Year hat-trick

Jaguar I-Pace

The game-changing all-electric Jaguar I-Pace has completed an historic treble at the 2019 World Car Awards. Not only did it win the coveted 2019 World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year titles – equalling the success of the F-Pace in 2017 – it was also …

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Milestone for Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Sales of the ground-breaking Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV have reached 200,000 globally since it was launched in 2013, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced. The world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV has been rolled out to more than 50 countries and in doing so has become the world’s best-selling PHEV. It has …

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6 Benefits of the electric car

Hyundai Kona Electric

As the effects of climate change continue to make a presence in everyday life, there are a number of eco-friendly products being bought onto the market that can help to reduce your carbon footprint – and electric cars are no different. Here, we are going to look at six of …

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Pininfarina Battista hypercar to make UK debut

Pininfarina Battista - Geneva Motor Show 2019

Automobili Pininfarina’s 100% electric Battista hyper GT is to be one of the highlights of the 77th Goodwood Members’ Meeting (April 5-7). Ex F1 and Formula E driver Nick Heidfeld, who is also is the Battista’s lead development driver, will appear with the car at the event. Heidfeld holds the …

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Jaguar I-Pace crowned UK Car of the Year

Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar’s game-changing 100% electric I-Pace performance SUV has beaten 11 other new cars to emerge victorious at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2019. The I-Pace was also named Best Executive car when the category winners were announced in February and it’s the third time in six years of …

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