Saturday , August 15 2020
Home / Tag Archives: zero emissions

Tag Archives: zero emissions

Kia Soul EV review

Kia Soul EV review

There’s nothing like a deadline to focus the mind – and the 2035 target date for banning the sale of all petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles has done just that for the car industry. After years of dragging its heels, suddenly every car maker is getting in on the act. …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Porsche Taycan sets four-door EV speed record

Porsche Taycan

The upcoming Porsche Taycan has recorded the fastest lap time for a four-door, all-electric car at the challenging Nürburgring Nordschleife test track in Germany. Driven by Lars Kern, it completed 12.8-mile course, famously known as the Green Hell, in 7 minutes, 42 seconds. Impressive though it was, it’s not the …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Jaguar I-Pace wins European Car of the Year

Jaguar I-Pace

The 100% electric Jaguar I-Pace has pipped the Alpine A110 to the 2019 European Car of the Year title. For the first time since ECOTY began in 1964 the top two cars ended up with the same number of votes (250 each). In keeping with the rules, the votes were …

Read More »

Electric cars leading the charge

Nissan Leaf

One new electric car was registered every nine minutes in the UK last year, according to the latest record-breaking official figures. The total number of new 100% electric and plug-in hybrid cars registered last was 59,911, making it the most successful year for electric cars to date. Once again, plug-in …

Read More »

UK couple in Iceland electric car first

Natalie and Rob Carswell

Natalie and Rob Carswell from Dorset are believed to be the first people from the UK to complete Iceland’s famous ‘Route One’ ring road in electric car – and now hope other tourists will follow suit. It took just six days for the Carswells, who run SPARK+VOLT: Electric Adventure Gear, based …

Read More »