Chris Lilly (Zap-Map)

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Honda e reservations open

Reservations are now being taken by Honda from those buyers interested in the all-electric Honda e city car. A fee of £800 will get them priority status to order their Honda e later this year. Deliveries are set to start from spring...

Renault Zoe R110 long-term test

Zap-Map is keeping up to date with running a Renault Zoe as an every day car, with all aspects of EV ownership covered in this long-term review – from purchase to day-to-day life. Not a press car, but bought and run by...

UK details confirmed for Mercedes Benz EQC

The Mercedes Benz EQC is now available to order in the UK, with prices and specifications confirmed for the pure-electric SUV. Four trim levels are on offer, with an additional two special editions available at launch. Pricing starts from £65,640, though that...

VW open books for ID. 3 deposits

Volkswagen has opened the order books for its ID. 3, with the pure-electric hatchback pitched as the next key chapter in the company’s history; as important for VW as the Beetle and Golf in the past. The UK will get the ID...

Rolec rolls out solar EV charge point

Rolec has launched a new EV charge point, designed for users who have or plan to have solar panels at their home. The WallPod:EV SolarCharge unit has two charging modes – Solar + Grid Charge, and Solar Only. The former uses power...

Longer range for new Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Hyundai has launched an updated version of its Ioniq, with improvements across the Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid, and Electric models – in particular the latter. The Ioniq Electric now features a significantly larger battery capacity, up to 38.3 kWh from the out-going model’s...

UK specs revealed for Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 has gone on sale in the UK, with prices starting at £38,900 for the company’s most compact model in Standard Range Plus specification. The entry level model has a range of 258 miles, which is an estimated WLTP...

Tesla updates Model S and Model X

Tesla has rolled out a series of upgrades for its Model S and Model X ranges, which include an increase in range by more than 10%, improved power and torque figures, and new adaptive suspension. Newly built models in the saloon and...