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Cupra El-Born: hot-hatch EV launched

The Cupra El-Born has been revealed as the first pure-electric model from Seat’s performance brand. based on the El-Born concept from the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the Cupra El-Born will feature a range of up to 310 miles on a single charge....

LEVC VN5 range-extended van launched

LEVC has launched its range-extended van – the VN5. Using the same platform and architecture as the TX5 Black Cab, the VN5 has a pure-electric range of 58 miles on a charge, and a combined range of more than 300 miles. The...

New electric car sales soar in June

Sales of new electric cars saw significant growth in June 2020, as car dealerships reopened in England at the start of the month, following lockdown. Pure-electric cars were up 262% compared to June 2019, taking 6.1% of the new car market, compared...

Audi creates e-tron S performance models

Audi has given its pure-EV range the performance treatment, with the launch of the e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback. Powered by three electric motors producing up to 503 hp and 973 Nm of torque, the e-tron S models will complete the...

Suzuki reveals new Across PHEV

Suzuki has launched the new Across – a plug-in hybrid SUV that is based on the forthcoming Toyota RAV4 Plug-In. The first model to come along following a partnership between Suzuki and Toyota, the Across gets a new front end, but the...

VW reveals Tiguan eHybrid PHEV

Volkswagen has revealed a new version of its Tiguan, and the new model is now available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Using a 1.4 litre TSI petrol engine and electric motor, the Tiguan eHybrid produces a combined 245 hp, and will travel...