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Tesla Model 3 review

Tesla Model 3 review

The Model 3 is Tesla’s long-awaited make or break car. Priced significantly lower than its Model S and Model X siblings, it is being produced in much larger numbers and aims to become the biggest-selling electric vehicle globally. It is now finally available in the UK in right-hand drive form, but …

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Top 10 concerns and myths about electric cars

Hyundai Kona Electric

Almost a fifth of petrol and diesel car owners are put off going electric because they’re worried about driving in adverse weather conditions such as a lightning storm, new research has revealed. Interest in green motoring continues to grow as we look to cut their carbon footprint and reduce their …

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Why an electric car could be your best option

Hyundai Kona Electric

A pure electric car is the ideal choice for a fifth of new car buyers today, according to new research, Analysis of the daily mileage, driving habits and vehicle requirements for more than 8,400 users of What Car?’d What Fuel? Calculator revealed that 19.2% of drivers could use a fully …

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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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New Chinese EV completes record-breaking journey

AIWAYS U5 on record-breaking journey.

Chinese car manufacturer Aiways has claimed a Guinness World Records title for the “longest journey by an electric vehicle (prototype)” after two of its U5 EVs completed an epic 9,334-mile (15,022 km) road trip from China to Germany. Starting in Xi’an, China, a team of engineers tackled extreme weather and …

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New Hyundai is first with a solar roof

Hyundai launches car with a solar roof

Hyundai has launched its first car with a solar roof charging system in a bid to tackle range anxiety – that perennial problem faced by electric vehicles. The ground-breaking technology supports the car’s electric power source, improving fuel efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions. Though not a world first, it’s one …

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Reborn Hispano Suiza takes a bow in Barcelona

Hispano Suiza Carmen

Iconic automotive brand Hispano Suiza is back with a new state-of-the art electric vehicle. The Spanish company, which built more than 12,000 luxury performance cars between 1904 and 1946, has created a stunning, retro cool grand tourer. Developing some 1,000bhp, the new car (named Carmen) made its global dynamic debut …

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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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Meet the eco-friendly ice cream van

Nissan Electric Ice Cream Van

Nissan has created an all-electric, zero-emission ice cream van concept for ‘Clean Air Day’. In partnership with Mackie’s of Scotland, an ice cream producer powering its family-owned dairy farm by renewable wind and solar energy, the project demonstrates how a ‘Sky to Scoop’ approach can remove carbon independence at every …

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