Autovolt gained exclusive access to Jaguar’s amazing timeless beauty; the E-Type Zero. This modern and electric E-Type is no ordinary classic, as Beth Lily Georgiou finds out. Tim Hannig, Director at Jaguar Classic, spills the beans on why the project was called...read more
Dyson is looking to employ a further 300 people in “automotive” positions, as it works towards developing its first electric vehicle that the company says it has been working on for the last three years, at its Malmesbury campus. This year, the already 400-strong...read more
Jaguar has revealed pricing, a near-300-mile range and final production specification for its first electric vehicle; the I-Pace. The Jaguar I-Pace electric vehicle will be available to order starting today, 1st March, in S, SE and HSE derivatives alongside a First...read more
It’s here! The new 2018 Nissan Leaf has finally arrived and we head to Tenerife to find out whether Nissan’s still at the head of the game. Plus, we’ve an exclusive feature on Jaguar’s first electric car, the hotly anticipated I-Pace, where we expose its secrets. In...read more
We drive the a car that’s been a long time coming ever since the first MINI E trials of 2009-10, the MINI Countryman PHEV – the brands first foray into plug-in power. Beth Lily Georgiou gets to grips with the wonderfully minimal Swiss-built electric ‘erod’, which...read more
It’s Autovolt Awards time again and this year things have hotted up in the electric and hybrid car sector. There are more cars to choose from, batteries have more range and carmakers are vying for the public’s attention now more than ever with a bewildering array of...read more
Dr Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management, said: "The Volkswagen Brand will be investing 6 billion euros in electric mobility over the next five years. Our task is to make modern technology available to many people. This is especially...read more
The Volkswagen Group is launching what the car maker says is the most comprehensive electrification initiative in the global automotive industry, with its "Roadmap E": Volkswagen will have electrified its entire model portfolio by 2030 at the latest. This means that,...read more
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has launched an information portal to give clarity and consistency about the introduction and progressive adoption of the new WLTP fuel economy test, at www.lowcvp.org.uk/initiatives/fuel-economy From 1 September 2017, cars...read more
Best Western Great Britain is leading the hospitality industry’s charge to accommodate more electric cars and says it costs less than the freshly squeezed orange juice served at breakfast to charge a guest’s car overnight. Thirty of its 250 sites now offer electric...read more
Tusker, one of the UK’s leading car benefit companies, recently installed a substantial number of Rolec’s AutoCharge electric vehicle charging pedestals at its Watford HQ. Each of the AutoCharge pedestals were equipped with Rolec’s EV Charge Online pay-to-charge...read more
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,...read more
Last weekend (4-6 August 2017) Tesla Rentals and ecarTestDrives raced out of their comfort zone and on to the drag strip at Santa Pod Raceway’s Ultimate Street Car (USC) event, to show modified petrol car fans what modern electric vehicles can do. The Tesla Model S...read more
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...read more
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