The latest issue of Autovolt is packed with cars, tech and news. Our cover feature is all about the World Solar Challenge, a race across Australia in solar powered cars. We’ve columns by Robert Llewellyn and Mark Preston, covering the fascinating topics of future technologies including autonomous vehicles. In review we have the fabulous and game-changing new Renault Zoe Z.E.40, plus Kia’s first plug-in hybrid – the Optima PHEV. Tom Curtis interviews the creators of the popular Nissan Leaf EVA app and provides an update on life with his Leaf. We have a couple of special insight reports that question the UK charging infrastructure and whether autonomous technology should indeed be installed in every vehicle, or not. Our technology review focusses on Nissan’s recent ‘Futures 2’ event, with more autonomous driving news and a look at static battery storage for the Amsterdam Arena. There’s all this, plus much more inside!