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RAC to charge to the rescue of stranded EV drivers

RAC to charge to the rescue of stranded EV drivers

One of the the UK’s leading breakdown service providers, the RAC, is launching its first mobile electric charging system to help electric car owners whose batteries run flat. The rescue service firm will launch its new mobile charging system at tomorrow’s GreenFleet Scotland, where it show how the[...]

Electric roadster returns thanks to new Pariss EV

Electric roadster returns thanks to new Pariss EV

For those of us who miss the Tesla Roadster, there is relief at last; in the form of the new Parris electric roadster. On display last month at the Geneva Motor Show, the new model features a lightweight monocoque chassis, for a total weight of just 800kg. This lightweight construction helps the c[...]

Dynamic wireless charging trial confirmed for the UK

Dynamic wireless charging trial confirmed for the UK

The UK is to trial wireless charging of moving electric cars, on public roads to test how it would stand up to vibration and weather conditions and the cost to maintain it. According to Engineering and Technology Magazine, a spokesperson of the Highways Agency confirmed previous off-the-cuff comme[...]

Daimler and BYD reveal Denza electric car

Daimler and BYD reveal Denza electric car

The newest electric car maker on the block – Denza – has unveiled its first production ready electric car at the Beijing International Motor Show this week. Developed as a joint collaboration between German car giant Daimler and Chinese carmaker BYD, the new brand has been launched with the expres[...]

Electric car buyers are richer and younger than hybrid owners

Electric car buyers are richer and younger than hybrid owners

Electric car owners  in the US are predominantly younger and wealthier than their hybrid-owning counterparts, according to new research. According to a new study from Experian Automotive, more than half (55%) of electric car buyers are aged between 36 and 55 years old, while the majority of h[...]

Tesla arrives in China with big plans

Tesla arrives in China with big plans

As all eyes fall on China during the Beijing Motor Show, Tesla finally makes its first delivery to the country, following a delay caused by a lack of charging infrastructure. While the Chinese government has been keen to accelerate the market for low emission vehicles, on the ground, things don’t [...]

The big electric car dilemma: range or price?

The big electric car dilemma: range or price?

In less than a month, the first UK-spec Tesla Model S cars are due to be delivered to customers all over the UK. Capable of more than 300 miles per charge if you opt for the high-end 85 kilowatt-hour model, the Model S is the longest-range EV on the market today. It’s also one of the most expensiv[...]

Electric car offers hope of cheaper transport for disabled drivers

Electric car offers hope of cheaper transport for disabled drivers

A new electric car, designed especially for wheelchair users is to launch in the US this year. Developed by Hungarian inventor, Istvan Kissaroslaki, the Kenguru is a compact, rear-entry electric car which enables wheelchair users to wheel straight into it and take control of the vehicle, with no a[...]

MG reveals first electric car concept

MG reveals first electric car concept

As MG celebrates its 90th anniversary, the brand reveals a new electric concept as part of its birthday celebrations. On display at the SMMT headquarters in Westminster, London, is the new Dynamo EV is revealed in the company of the brand’s two existing production models, the MG6 and MG3. Base[...]

Electric cars could replace New York’s famous horse carriages

Electric cars could replace New York’s famous horse carriages

Vintage-style electric cars could replace horse-drawn carriages in the city of New York, as concerns about the welfare of the animals continue to grow. Commissioned by the anti-horse carriage group, NYClass, the new vintage replica electric cars will be unveiled at the New York International Auto [...]

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