Thursday , June 13 2024
Home / Tag Archives: electric vehicle

Tag Archives: electric vehicle

Porsche Taycan sets new benchmark at Shelsley Walsh

Porsche Taycan, Shelsley Walsh

The all-electric Porsche Taycan has claimed two records at the world’s oldest motorsport venue. In the hands of journalist Dan Prosser, the Taycan Turbo S Sport Turismo set the fastest times in both the Series Production Electric Vehicle and Estate Car classes at Shelsey Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire. The …

Read More »

Grab a chance to see Tesla’s Cybertruck in the metal

Tesla Cybertruck

Tesla’s futuristic Cybertruck is going on a European “Cyber Odyssey” where the public will be able to get up close and personal with the vehicle for the first time. The Cybertruck will be displayed in more than 100 locations in 20 countries, and attendees will also have the opportunity to …

Read More »

Record number of vehicles on UK roads

Motorway traffic

The number of vehicles on our roads reached a record 41.4 million in 2023, according to the latest SMMT figures. The new Motorparc data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders revealed that car ownership was up 1.6% to 35,694,845. There were also record numbers of commercial vehicles, …

Read More »

Max Verstappen gets charged up for the new season

Max Verstappen with young racers

Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Max Verstappen has surprised young go-kart racers near Oracle Red Bull Racing’s Milton Keynes HQ. The 26-year-old got behind the wheel of the all-electric Honda e:Ny1 ahead of 2024 FIA Formula 1 season, which marks 20 years of Red Bull Racing, and 60 years since …

Read More »

Lotus Emeya completes intensive test programme

Lotus Emeya

The all-new Lotus Emeya has completed an extensive three-year test and development programme across 15 countries and two continents. Cold-weather validation programme in the Arctic Circle confirms the “hyper-GT” can perform in the harshest conditions, including temperatures as low as -40 degrees Celsius. It’s claimed the rigorous tuning and testing …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Extreme weather testing for all-new MINI Aceman

MINI Aceman

The upcoming MINI Aceman electric crossover has been undergoing final testing in the desert in strong sunlight and temperatures of up to 50 Degrees C. The Aceman, which has already successfully completed tests at the Arctic Circle, combines “the features of the two most successful MINI models, the MINI Cooper …

Read More »

Revealed: The world’s most popular new car of 2023

Tesla Model Y

The Tesla Model Y is on course to take the crown as the world’s best-selling vehicle of last year. While a small number of countries are yet to release their sales figures for 2023, preliminary data collected by automotive analyst JATO Dynamics indicates that the Model Y is in an …

Read More »

Kia EV9 review

Kia EV9 review

We road test the Kia EV9 – the stellar South Korean brand’s all-new, all-electric flagship SUV With its concept car looks, long range and effortless drive, the Kia EV9 is quite the statement. About the same size as a BMW X5, it’s available as a six or seven-seater – the …

Read More »

Revealed: The stress of keeping kids entertained on long journeys

James Buckley of The Inbetweeners in a Volkswagen ID.Buzz

More than one third of UK parents say that keeping their children occupied on a long journey is a challenge, while 52% admitted to finding it stressful, according to new research. The study by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles also revealed that 85% of UK parents say they wouldn’t even consider a …

Read More »