New Kia e-Niro confirmed with 301 mile range
September 18, 2018: Kia has announced that the homologated range for its forthcoming e-Niro is 301 miles on a single charge. That’s based on the 64 kWh battery model, and calculated against WLTP tests. This unsurprisingly puts the pure-electric e-Niro up against the Hyundai Kona...
Audi launches new e-tron EV
September 18, 2018: Audi has unveiled the e-tron – its first pure-electric production car – which is the vanguard of an electric model offensive by the German brand that will see 12 new EVs arrive by 2025. Having released details of the new SUV in...
VW launches EV campaign with new platform and charge point
September 17, 2018: Volkswagen has launched its MEB (modular electric drive) platform, bringing its modular architecture strategy to the electric vehicle market, with the Electric for All campaign. The manufacturer is pitching the MEB as an important a milestone in the company’s history as the...
Nissan Leaf tops 2018 sales charts to date
September 14, 2018: The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV remains the UK’s best-selling electric vehicle, having topped the charts now since the beginning of 2015. However, the Nissan Leaf – second on the list and the most popular pure-electric model – has outsold the Mitsubishi both in...
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With around 75 different electric models available in the UK, more than 160,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of close to 6,000 locations, 2018 is a great time to go electric. The next few years will see yet more EV models launched in the UK by all the major car and van manufacturers.
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- It's a focus on Wales today - we are on @BBCWalesToday later talking EVs and highlighting the rapid gap!#EV https://t.co/C978mblfki - 1 day ago
- New Kia e-Niro confirmed with 301 mile range - https://t.co/QFNz8kUotJ https://t.co/EVQorYY854 - 1 day ago
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