electric car

Volvo unveils the Polestar 1: Sweden’s first electric sports car 0

Volvo and its Chinese parent company Geely have revealed a ambitious mass market hybrid electric sports car. The vehicle, called the Polestar 1 is described as ”an electric car supported by a traditional internal combustion engine”. Despite being designed in Sweden, the car is set to be manufactured in China, at the Geely plant in(…)

Tesla falls behind with production of ‘mass market’ electric car 0

Tesla has fallen behind on production of the Model 3, the car touting as being the company’s first ‘mass market’ vehicle. The third quarter of 2017 saw only 260 cars produced. The reason given for the disappointing figures are “production bottlenecks” but Tesla have been quick to point out there are “no fundamental issues with(…)

Dyson latest company to jump on the electric car bandwagon 0

When you think of ‘a dyson’, no doubt either a hi-tech carpet cleaner or state-of-the-art fan springs to mind. From 2020 however, you may be forced to revise that image, as the engineering company famed with being ahead of the curve, plans to launch its own brand of electric car. Dyson have been working on(…)

Toyota developing electric car that can charge in minutes 0

Toyota is currently developing an electric car powered by a new design of battery that can recharge in minutes whilst significantly increasing driving range. Reports in the Japanese media said that the carmaker is aiming to begin sales by 2022. The new vehicle will be built on a brand-new platform and will use all-solid-state batteries,(…)

Renault have worked out how to charge an electric car on the move 0

The principal bugbear of electric vehicles (that we’re aware of so far) is the inescapable fact that they take time to charge. There’s no getting away from it, purchasing an electric car means the days of just popping down the petrol station for a quick top up, look like they may be a thing of(…)

Jaguar Land Rover to launch electric car 0

Jaguar Land Rover is set to join the ranks of the electric vehicle manufacturers when they release their own version, currently slated for a 2020 launch. JLR – Britain’s largest car manufacturer – is working in conjunction with Ford and Tata Motors to test connected and automated vehicles in the UK. The new car is(…)

India Wants Every Car to Be Electric By 2030 0

India is the seventh largest country in the world with the second highest population. With a population exceeding 1.32 billion people, India has one of the fastest growing economies and automotive sectors in the world. But, it is also one of the world’s biggest pollutants, so a recent result of this, the government has backed(…)

Germany Is Subsidising Electric Cars… 0

The electronic car industry is now booming. With the very little environmental impacts that the electric cars have, governments all over the world are subsidising the vehicles to increase their popularity and thus, help the environment too. The British government have been helping to subsidies the costs of electronic vehicles for some time now. There(…)

What Will Happen to the Diesel Driver in the World of the Electric Car? 0

The debate over which is more economical and what is better for the environment between petrol or diesel seems to be over as hybrids and electric cars have now taken the lead between the two. But, what is going to happen to those who are still and will, for the foreseeable future, drive diesel vehicles?(…)

The government really want you to start driving an electric car 0

With new benefits revealed for drivers choosing to go electric, now is as good a time as any to see the petrol pump get ditched and the plugs get switched. The government has promised to invest £40 million into an incentive aimed at encouraging more people to embrace electric cars. Eight areas around the UK,(…)