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Renault’s drive for clean school air

Renault's drive for clean school air

More than half of drivers would be willing to take a different route on their regular commute, if it meant avoiding and reducing congestion outside schools, claims new data. This congestion, which leads to vehicles sitting with their engines running (also known as idling), is a key contributor to poor …

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Nissan Ariya laps up the Monte Carlo attention

Nissan Ariya in Monaco

The all-new, all-electric Nissan Ariya has made its public driving debut on the iconic Circuit de Monaco in the glamorous French Riviera. The stunning coupe-crossover’s sleek design was perfectly complemented by the spectacular Formula E street circuit. “Ariya’s public driving in the streets of Monaco is a great way to …

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Leading the charge: Energy Superhub Oxford

Europe’s most powerful electric vehicle charging hub, Oxford

“Europe’s most powerful electric vehicle charging superhub” has been announced and it’s heading to Oxford. UK-based Pivot Power, part of EDF Renewables, and Oxford City Council have joined up with Fastned, the European electric vehicle (EV) fast charging company, Tesla Superchargers and Wenea, one of the largest EV charging services …

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‘White van man’ is going green

Fiat-E-Ducato-electric-van

More than a third of van drivers are considering switching to electric, according to new research. The study carried out by Fiat to mark the launch of its E-Ducato electric van in the UK, found that 35% are considering changing to an EV for their next van. It also revealed …

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Cost of electric cars causing roadblock

Electric car charging bay

More drivers than ever plan to ‘go electric’ when they next change their cars, but the high cost of EVs is slowing the switch to zero emissions motoring. Nearly eight-in-10 drivers (78%) think that pure electric cars are still too expensive when compared to conventional vehicles of a similar size, …

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Citroen Ami review

Citroen Ami

Meet the incredibly cute Citroen Ami – not so much an electric car as a zero-emissions city mobility solution. If the name rings a bell, then it should, because it was last used for a divisive-looking family car produced by the French giant between 1961 to 1978. Look hard and …

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Milestone as 500,000th Nissan Leaf is manufactured

The-500000th-Nissan-Leaf

Nissan is celebrating World EV Day – and the production of the 500,000th Leaf, the world’s first mass-market 100% electric car. The milestone was achieved at Nissan’s plant in Sunderland, almost a decade after the model first went on sale. The factory has built more than 175,000 Leaf cars since …

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Kia Soul EV review

Kia Soul EV review

There’s nothing like a deadline to focus the mind – and the 2030 date for banning the sale of all new petrol and diesel vehicles in the UK has done just that for the car industry. After years of dragging its heels, suddenly every car maker is getting in on …

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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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