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RENAULT Z.E. RANGE ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Renault announces two new electric vans

Renault has unveiled an all-electric version of its Master Z.E. van, as well as increasing the range of its Kangoo Van Z.E. The new Kangoo Van Z.E. now has an NEDC range of 168 miles, which has increased by over 50% and is the longest of any electric LCV. It also allows for faster charging […]

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Audi Q8 concept

Audi Q8 concept

The Audi Q8 concept is a 122mpg plug-in hybrid with a 37-mile range on purely electric power, a total range of up to 621 miles, and the production model based on concept is due for launch in 2018. The Audi Q8 concept uses production technologies for the drive system and suspension. The combustion engine is a 3.0 […]

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Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ

Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ

The Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ electric MPV concept is a zero emission, all-wheel drive, electric MPV with 8 seats and a 370 mile range. Meanwhile, Volkswagen’s Chairman says the brand wants to sell one million electric cars per year by 2025. The I.D. BUZZ concept vehicle has all-wheel drive with electric motors on front and rear axles, a […]

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BMW 530e iPerformance Saloon

BMW 530e iPerformance Saloon

The BMW 530e iPerformance Saloon is the plug-in hybrid version of the new 5 Series, with an official combined fuel consumption figure of 141.2mpg, along with 46g/km CO2 emissions and a pure electric range of 29 miles. Available to order from mid-January for delivery in March, prices start from £43,985. The BMW eDrive system’s state-of-the-art electric motor has […]

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HOW ELECTRIFICATION, AUTONOMY AND CONNECTIVITY IS DISRUPTING THE CAR INDUSTRY AND IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR BILLIONS

Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of Renault, Nissan and the Renault-Nissan Alliance, has said that the disruptive triangle of electrification, autonomous drive and connectivity technology is forcing the global auto industry to rethink how our cars will operate in the future, and how we will use them. He explains that if we get it right, […]

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RENAULT KANGOO MAXI Z.E.

NEW RENAULT KANGOO Z.E. VAN RANGE TO INCREASE BY 50%

The Renault Kangoo Z.E. is due to gain a new motor and battery package that will increase the NEDC driving range by more than 50 per cent, from 106 miles to 168 miles – equivalent to 124 miles in real world driving conditions. The new Kangoo Z.E. will offer the longest available driving range in the small […]

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Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025

The leaders of four major global cities say they will stop the use of all diesel-powered cars and trucks by the middle of the next decade. From the BBC The mayors of Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens say they are implementing the ban to improve air quality. They say they will give incentives for […]

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Car manufacturers join up to create EV charging network

BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe. The goal is the quick build-up of a sizable number of stations in order to enable long-range travel for battery electric vehicle drivers. This will be an […]

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NEXTEV UNVEILS THE WORLD’S FASTEST ELECTRIC CAR

Electric car company NextEV has unveiled its new brand, NIO, and its electric supercar, the 194mph NIO EP9, claimed to be the world’s fastest electric car. On 12 October 2016, the EP9 lapped the 20.8km Nürburgring Nordschliefe in 7m 05.12s, beating the previous EV lap record held, making it the fastest electric car in the world. Additionally, on […]

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New Volkswagen e-Golf

The new 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf has an increased NEDC driving range of 186 miles. Compared to its predecessor, the new zero-emission vehicle offers more power, longer range and more features, including fully digital instruments and it’s the world’s first electric car with gesture control. Volkswagen claims that the e-Golf will have a range of at least 124 miles in […]

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