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New Nissan Leaf lights up London

Nissan Leaf parked at Electric Avenue

Nissan marked the official UK ‘on sale’ date of the all-new Leaf by showcasing the 100% EV on Electric Avenue in south London. To be exact, it was located at the crossroads of the UK’s first electrified street – and one of its most polluted – Electric Avenue and Brixton …

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Worried about the 2040 diesel and petrol ban?

London traffic

New research has revealed that motorists and businesses are concerned and confused by the proposed ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040. The report, released by, indicates that some consumers are questioning when they should buy their next car, with one in four owners now …

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Electric MINI to be built in Britain

MINI car

BMW has announced that the upcoming 100% electric version of the MINI will be built at the Cowley plant near Oxford. The car will go into production in 2019 and the UK will be the main “production location” for the EV. There were fears that the new model would be …

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Margot Robbie’s high-speed Monaco glide

Margot Robbie - Nissan's first electric vehicle ambassador

Watch this cool video of Wolf of Wall Street star Margot Robbie driving a 100% electric Nissan BladeGlider through the streets of Monte Carlo. The actress tested the Nissan BladeGlider – which can hit 62mph in less than five seconds – against an identical car on closed roads in the …

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Pure electric McLaren launched

Pure electric McLaren launched

McLaren Automotive has unveiled its first 100% electric vehicle – the diminutive McLaren P1. Now available, but only to a limited group of potential customers (those under the age of six), the open-top car features a central driving position – just like the iconic McLaren F1 – and McLaren’s signature …

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Prince of Wheels

Prince Charles driving a Nissan Leaf

Prince Charles has taken a 100% electric LEAF for a spin during a visit to the Nissan plant in Sunderland. HRH has a relationship with the plant that dates back almost 30 years. During a trip to Japan in 1986, the Prince of Wales took part in a traditional Japanese …

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Tesla’s Supercharged expansion

Tesla's Maidstone Supercharger

Tesla has opened its 17th UK Supercharger station in Maidstone, Kent (at the Eclipse Park, just off M20 at Junction 7).[/starlist] The Superchargers can be accessed in the car park, which offers free parking to Model S owners whilst charging. “The Maidstone Superchargers are an exciting addition to the network, …

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Leading the charge


Milestone as Chargemaster records one millionth electric vehicle charge in the UK. Electric vehicles in the UK have been charged a total of 1,000,000 times using Chargemaster’s nationwide network of charging points. According to Chargemaster, Britain’s leading provider of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, a total of around 9.5 million kWh …

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Nissan LEAF ‘forever’

100% electric Nissan Leaf

Most Nissan LEAF owners say they will never buy a conventionally-powered car again, according to new research. Nissan has been surveying owners of its LEAF electric car and found that more than nine in 10 owners (93%) use it as their main family car, while 64% say it’s better to …

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First drive – Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

Audi adds a touch of class to the fast-growing PHEV sector with the launch of the A3 e-tron. It may not look it, but rarely has a new Audi lived up to the company’s “Vorsprung durch Technik” (Advancement through Technology) slogan as the new A3 Sportback e-tron. Audi’s first ever …

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