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Electric Mini launched by Swind

Swind has launched a new EV that looks rather familiar, with the Wiltshire-based company set to produce a limited run of restored Minis – albeit converted to run off an electric powertrain. The classic Mini boasts an 80 kW (110bhp) motor and...

Geneva show set for EV stars

Electric cars look set to take centre stage at the Geneva Motor Show, as manufacturers including Skoda, Citroen, and Honda have all confirmed a plug-in presence at the famous event next month. Audi has revealed that the Q4 e-tron will be unveiled...

Order books open for Audi e-tron

Orders are now being taken for the new Audi e-tron in the UK, with the pure-electric SUV starting at £67,990 – including Plug-in Car Grant – and deliveries due to start in April. With an electric range of 241 miles (WLTP) on...

EV sales on the up as UK car market struggles

Sales of electric cars in the UK continue to outperform the market as a whole, according to January’s registrations figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Plug-in cars saw registrations increase more than 8% compared to last year,...

VW mobile rapid charger to go into production

Volkswagen has confirmed series production of its mobile rapid charging station will begin next year, as the German manufacturer looks to develop EV charging infrastructure alongside its forthcoming ID. electric vehicles. The new units will be built at VW’s Hannover components plant,...

Nissan Leaf is most popular EV in Europe

Nissan’s Leaf was the best selling pure-electric model in Europe last year according to the manufacturer’s calculations, with more than 40,000 units sold during 2018. The Leaf has long been at the top of the pure-electric leaderboard in the UK, with the...