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Jaguar I-PACE Concept

The I-PACE Concept previews Jaguar’s first-ever electric vehicle. The five-seat production version will be revealed in late 2017 and will hit the road in 2018. The I-PACE Concept is an electric performance SUV with a cab-forward design that combines a supercar silhouette with sports car performance and five-seater SUV versatility. It has a new electric vehicle architecture […]

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NISSAN INSTALLS VEHICLE-TO-GRID TECHNOLOGY

Nissan has installed vehicle-to-grid technology at its UK-based European R&D facility, Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE), becoming the first Nissan site in Europe with V2G technology. Developed by Nissan in partnership with multinational energy provider Enel, eight V2G chargers have been installed at the site and will be available for all NTCE employees to use. The […]

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NISSAN E-POWER: AN ELECTRIC CAR POWERED BY A PETROL ENGINE

Nissan has announced that it’s bringing its e-POWER series hybrid system to market. The Nissan Note e-POWER will be the first mass-production compact segment car ever to be equipped with a series hybrid system. e-POWER adds a small petrol engine to charge the high-output battery when necessary, eliminating the need for an external charger while offering […]

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MINI COOPER S E COUNTRYMAN ALL4 PLUG-IN HYBRID

The electric MINI is here, thanks to the arrival of the new MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid. A 3-cylinder petrol engine and electric motor combine to produce a total system output of 224 hp, a 0-62 mph time of 6.9 seconds, CO2 emissions of 49 g/km and average fuel consumption of 134.5mpg. Electric […]

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AUDI ENDS ENDURANCE RACING, THE FUTURE IS FORMULA E

In a significant move for the electric car industry, Audi is taking up a factory-backed commitment in the all-electric Formula E racing series, and terminating its FIA WEC commitment, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, at the end of the 2016 season. Audi has said that it is important to focus on the things that will keep the brand […]

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NISSAN E-NV200 WORKSPACE, THE WORLD’S FIRST ALL-ELECTRIC MOBILE OFFICE

The Nissan e-NV200 WORKSPACe is the world’s first all-electric mobile office, thanks to a collaboration with UK-based design workshop Studio Hardie. This office environment on wheels features an integrated fold-out desk, touchscreen computer, wireless internet, smartphone-controlled LED lights, wireless phone charging, Bluetooth® audio system, mini fridge and barista-quality coffee machine. The e-NV200 WORKSPACe concept not only highlights […]

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NISSAN LEAF FOR £175 PER MONTH

You can now drive an electric Nissan LEAF 24kWh Acenta for just £175 per month by taking advantage of a new Nissan deal on a used model. This is based on a 3-year PCP finance deal, for just a £175 customer deposit, a £1000 dealer deposit contribution and monthly payments of £175 with 3.9% representative APR. Since […]

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MINI PLUG-IN HYBRID TO BE LAUNCHED

A MINI plug-in hybrid model is to be launched, featuring a combustion engine and an electric motor, allowing purely electric propulsion for the first time in a regular production MINI. The next generation MINI Countryman plug-in hybrid is currently a test vehicle. The intelligent energy management system controlling how the combustion engine and electric motor operate together […]

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RENAULT ZOE WINS 2016 E-RALLYE MONTE-CARLO

The 2016 e-Rallye Monte-Carlo saw Renault ZOEs combine second and third places overall with victory in the all-electric vehicle class. This year’s event took the challenge a step further with a 1,300-kilometre route that incorporated six timed regularity zones (RZ), with some of the action taking place after nightfall. Following back-to-back victories on the Rallye Monte-Carlo ZENN […]

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PLUG-IN GRANT FOR ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLES

A plug-in grant for electric motorcycles is soon to be available, with the price of each vehicle being reduced by £1,500 or 20% of the total purchase cost, whichever is the smaller number. The grant will be made available for new road registered electric motorcycles and scooters reaching certain quality criteria, which include having a battery with […]

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