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Election manifestos 2019 – party policies on electric vehicles compared

Now we’re not expecting anyone to vote for a party just because of their policies on electric vehicles and electricity generation/charging. But we think it’s important, so here’s the lowdown – the manifesto statements from each main party for the 2019 election relating to EVs and zero-emissions transportation. Of especial interest to those planning to … Read more

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Tesla previews radical Cybertruck

If you’re the shy and retiring type who doesn’t seek attention, then maybe this is not the vehicle for you… Enter the new Tesla Cybertruck! Taking a radically different design approach to Rivian (which has retained the familiar 3 box outline shape) Tesla has gone for a Mars lander / Space 1999 / sci-fi concept … Read more

Vauxhall Vivaro-e EV van

Vauxhall announces Vivaro EV van for 2020

Vauxhall has announced (05/11/19) that it will launch the new Vivaro-e next year, the electric version of its best-selling medium van. Taking a different approach to Ford, they have chosen to develop a pure battery EV, whereas the Ford Transit is a PHEV plug-in hybrid, or to be more precise a REx (range extended EV). … Read more

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The UK’s most efficient electric car

As you set off in your shiny new Tesla Model 3, you’ll be congratulating yourself on having bought one of the most efficient EVs available – delivering a real world 5 miles / kWh. But what if a car could be 4 times as efficient at an astonishing 20 miles / kWh? Well there is, … Read more