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One millionth electric vehicle registered in the UK

Subaru Solterra charging

Britain’s one millionth electric vehicle has hit the road – a key milestone on the journey to a carbon zero future. A total of 20,935 fully electric cars were registered last month, up 21% compared to the same month last year, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders …

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Motorway services topple supermarkets as most popular EV charging location

Audi RS e-tron GT charging

New research by Zapmap, the leading charge point mapping service, has revealed that motorway services and EV charging hubs have displaced supermarket car parks as the most popular charging locations in the UK. This year, 55% of EV drivers they regularly stop at motorway services to charge, while 47% do …

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Electric vehicle sales accelerate during July

DS 3 E-Tense review

One new EV was registered every 60 seconds in the UK during July, according to new data. Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show the total UK new car market grew 28.3% in July with 143,921 new vehicles registered, with electrified vehicles accounting for more than …

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Citroen e-C4 X review

Citroen e-C4 X review

We road test the stylish new four-door version of the pure electric Citroen e-C4… The “affordable” end of the EV market is becoming extremely competitive – and Citroen is up for the fight. Starting with the bargain basement Ami city runabout, through to the e-C4 hatchback, and up to the …

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Genesis GV60 review

Genesis GV60

We road test the first pure electric car from the new, upmarket Genesis brand… Before we begin, let’s start with a quick refresh. Genesis is the luxury arm of the Hyundai Motor Group, which also includes Kia. So, think Lexus/Toyota and DS/Citroen. Only launched in the UK in the summer …

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Nissan Ariya EV crowned ‘Car of the Year 2022’

Nissan Ariya

Nissan has scooped the prestigious Auto Express Car of the Year 2022 with its all-new pure electric Ariya. British engineers at Nissan’s European technical team in Cranfield have played a big role in the development of the new Ariya, resulting in what judges describe as “a comfortable ride and superb …

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Bentley to build its first electric car in Britain

Bentley EV production

Luxury car maker Bentley has announced that it will develop its first fully electric car in the UK, investing £2.5bn to upgrade its Crewe headquarters. The first Bentley EV is scheduled to roll off the production line in 2025 and will mark a significant moment in Bentley’s long history. It …

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UK milestone for electric vehicles in 2020

Citroen e-C4 review

Despite all the challenges of the pandemic, 2020 was a landmark year when it came to sales of battery electric vehicles with twice as many sold last year compared to 2019, and a total of more than 200,000 registered since 2010. The RAC’s analysis of new figures from the Society …

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