EV & Hybrid News
This page is where you’ll find all the latest electric and hybrid vehicle news, including technology and motorsport. There’s a lot happening in the automotive world today, with manufacturers turning to technology, hybridisation and electrification to improve their cars, reduce fuel consumption and introduce exciting new features.

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Nissan to sell electric battery business to GSR Capital

Nissan has announced it has entered into an agreement with GSR Capital (GSR), a private investment fund, for the sale of Nissan's electric battery operations and production facilities to GSR. The sale and purchase agreement covers Nissan's battery subsidiary,...

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Petrol and Diesel ban from 2040: The whole story

The UK government has announced plans that would spell the end for petrol and diesel car sales from 2040. The move follows similar plans made by other European countries, notably France, Germany, the Netherlands and Norway who have each set a date; 2040, 2035, 2025...

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Autovolt magazine July-August 2017

In this, our third anniversary issue, we go a little off piste and introduce you to the exciting world of drone racing. Ever wanted to participate in Formula E but couldn’t because you’re not a pro racing driver? This is the next best thing. It’s fast, furious...

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Five facts we know for certain about Nissan’s new Leaf

Speculation is rife in this industry and while everyone clamours for some iota of information over another media brand, we're not in that business and instead simply state the cold hard known and ratified facts. With this in mind, don't get your hopes up to be told...

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Nissan teases new Leaf on social media

Nissan has taken to Twitter to reveal a tiny detail of the forthcoming and much anticipated Nissan Leaf replacement. Unfortunately, the company wasn't giving any additional information away, other than it will be revealed later this year. Amazing things are worth...

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Nio sets fastest Nurburgring laptime. Ever.

The NIO EP9 has set a new lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, achieving a staggeringly quick lap time of 6m 45.900s (six minutes, 45.900 seconds). The previous lap record was set by a Radical SR8 sports car in 2009 at 6m 49s. In terms of production vehicles...

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Formula E Monaco ePrix 2017 Highlights

https://youtu.be/w7qIpKL5Vao Sebastien Buemi withstood enormous pressure from Lucas di Grassi to claim his fourth FIA Formula E Championship win of the season in Monaco, and extend his points lead to 15. From his first Julius Baer pole position of the season, Buemi...

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Autovolt magazine May-June 2017

Plug-in Adventurer Chris Ramsey stars on our front cover this issue, and we got to drive his modified Nissan Leaf 30kWh 'AT-EV' (All Terrain Electric Vehicle) while getting the lo-down on his forthcoming adventure to Mongolia. There are loads of reviews in this issue,...

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