Vauxhall will offer a pure-electric Corsa from summer 2019. So we hope and a PHEV version of the Grandland X SUV will be join at the same time. As the company will have four electrified models on sale by the end of 2020. Opel has made the announcements as part of planned model updates, and
LEAF sales have been stable through year, but finally, we see a significant uptick. September 2018 is shaping up to be the strongest sales months in U.S. history (thanks largely to what Tesla Model 3), but at least some decent progress has been made in September with Nissan LEAF. With 1,563 LEAFs sold in September, up from the 1,315 LEAFs sold
There are now more than a million electric vehicles on European roads, as sales until the end of June 2018 show that plug-in registrations have increased more than 40% compared to last year. The figures come from EV Volumes, and show that around 195,000 electric cars were sold in the first half of 2018 across Europe.
Baojun will launch the E200, its second battery electric vehicle. It features more than 200 upgrades compared to the E100, including a longer range, a new exterior and interior design. The Baojun E200, produced by General Motors’ SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture, has a constant-speed range of up 270 kilometers and 210 kilometers under New European Driving
Renault has announced that it is investing more than one billion euros (£874 million) in electric vehicle production and development in France. Four main projects will benefit most from the investment, including the introduction of a new Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance platform, with the architecture specifically designed for electric powertrains. Also set to benefit is the facility
Nissan’s recently unveiled LEAF NISMO, with sporty look and mild-side preformance as many said. Nissan presents the new LEAF NISMO at the factory test track in Oppama. The clip focuses mostly on appearance, though acceleration will be stronger due to a more responsive acceleration pedal and some chip tuning. The Nissan LEAF NISMO features a custom tuning computer for
The second-generation Nissan LEAF is a best selling in Europe in terms of plug-in electric car sales, regardless of type; all-electric or plug-in hybrid. The Japanese manufacturer says that it sold in the first six months of 2018 more than 18,000 copies of the LEAF, which is more than Renault ZOE. The long-standing leader of the European
Peugeot's next generation 208 supermini will be available as a pure-EV alongside conventional powertrains. Peugeot developing a new compact platform which is able to deal with electrified powertrains, the popular supermini is set to be offered with a range of powertrain options. This allows the buyer to decide, and will see Peugeot's range driven by customer demand.
Porsche has invested in electric supercar manufacturer Rimac, taking a 10% stake in the Croatian EV manufacturer. A very young company - Rimac was started working in his garage to produce an electric sports car in 2009. Rimac has quickly gained a reputation as a key player in the EV development market. In March 2018 Rimac
The first electric buses in New Zealand happen to be 82-seat double-deckers. Dutch company Heliox announced that this summer it will deliver to Tranzit eight DC chargers for the launch of the fleet in the capital city of Wellington. Two of those chargers are to be 450 kW ultra-fast chargers for roof-mounted pantographs. The other chargers will