A new electric car club, Bluecity, has launched today in Hammersmith & Fulham, London. Bluecity is a new arm in the global-reaching Bolloré empire and hopes to take London by storm. Following Bolloré's winning tender for Source London in 2014, the company has been...read more
When Ecotricity first launched the Electric Highway - a series of rapid charge points across England, Scotland and Wales - the service was free to use. This helped attract many new owners of electric vehicles who were otherwise put off at the prospect of running out...read more
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...read more
The days of plugging in may be over sooner than expected, after successful trials of a new 20kW wireless charging road in France have been undertaken by Renault, Qualcomm Technologies and Vedecom. The demonstrated took place today, 18 May 2017, and showed-off Dynamic...read more
From today, electric vehicle (EV) drivers can visit Chargie (www.chargie.net) to book a charge at domestic chargepoints across the UK. That means at someones house or driveway, not usually public points. Chargie is the world’s first dedicated and bookable peer-to-peer...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
Next, the retail giant, is the latest company to embrace Rolec’s ‘EV Charge Online’ service, with the provision and management of their electric vehicle charging network. Rolec EV recently confirmed that Next had commissioned a second phase of charge point...read more
Volkswagen's latest electric concept has been unveiled at the Auto Shanghai 2017 car show and continues the line of I.D branded EVs that the company hopes to play a major role. The latest concept is a smart, in more than one way, CUV that's clearly been designed with...read more
Like streaming motorsport TV? Good news! Motor Trend OnDemand - USA's largest automotive subscirption video service - has launched in the UK and Europe, providing more than 2,000 hours of automotive content both live and on demand. For racers, Motor Trend has the...read more
Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) has led a consortium of organisations, including Unipart Group, Coventry University, WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group), Productiv, MCT ReMan and The National Composites Centre, in a successful bid for an APC (Advanced Propulsion...read more
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrW9myyROvk&feature=youtu.be At Autovolt we're big fans of electrified classic cars. Following our story about the Volkswagen Beetle in issue 15, Nov-Dec 2016, we were offered a glimpse at what can be achieved when electrifying...read more
Rolec EV has announced several hundred EV charging points are already forming part of its ‘revolutionary’ new EV Charge Online network, since its launch at the end of 2016. A large number of these EV charging points have been installed for leading companies such as...read more
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