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Peugeot E-3008 review

Peugeot E-3008

We road test the pure electric version of the next-generation Peugeot 3008… The Peugeot 3008 is a great example of how the automotive industry has evolved since 2007. Back then it was a dumpy looking MPV, but all that changed in 2016. In one fell swoop, Peugeot’s designers re-invented the …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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Major EV milestone reached by Osprey Charging

Osprey Charging

Osprey Charging now has more than 1,000 live public EV chargers available for use by the UK’s EV drivers. Osprey’s network, which according to ZapMap is the third largest in terms of the number of public rapid and ultra-rapid chargers, has grown by more than 150% over the past year. …

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Best Michelin Green Star restaurants for EV drivers

PEUGEOT E-308 and the Michelin Green Star winner

Peugeot UK has revealed the Top 10 Michelin Green Star restaurants for electric vehicle drivers. The winners of the prestigious Michelin Green Star Award have been ranked according to the quality of the nearby charging infrastructure, and the number of cities within the 257-mile range of the Peugeot E-308. First …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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Vauxhall Astra Electric review

Vauxhall Astra Electric review

We get behind the wheel of the much-anticipated 100% electric version of the Vauxhall Astra… The family favourite that is the Vauxhall Astra was originally launched way back in 1980. Available as a hatchback or rakish Sports Tourer (estate), the eighth-generation model was introduced in 2022. Initially offered as a …

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