Renault accelerates its transition to an all-electric future in Europe, but the automaker has a "Plan B" as well. According to Automotive News Europe, Renault CEO Luca de Meo said at a media event that the French brand will become 100% electric in Europe in 2030. Previously it was expected that Renault would be at
Battery-powered vehicles are so popular these days in fact that the Nissan Leaf – the best selling electric car in the world. So Nissan recently topped the list of fastest-selling used cars in the UK. The list, published by used car marketplace Auto Trader(according to InsideEvs), covers all kinds of cars. The Leaf came out
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.
Kia Soul EV lost its most affordable trim level. The Kia Soul EV becomes less competitive these days, as there are new, more capable models. Sales decreased in the U.S. to some 940 in the first eight months of the year (compared to 2,157 in 12-months of 2017 or 1,728 in 12-months of 2016). South Korean EV was so far offered in
Audi has unveiled the e-tron - its first pure-electric production car. Will see 12 new EVs arrive by 2025. Having released details of the new SUV in a trickle for months, the details and design of the e-tron are no surprise. As such, the Audi is powered by two electric motors - one on each
Kia has just revealed that its Niro EV electric crossover travels more than 300 miles per charge. With just 64-kWh of battery capacity on board, exceeding 300 miles was not expected. Officially, the Niro EV is rated at 301 miles WLTP. It’s EPA rating has not been released, but it will be a slightly lower
The Renault ZOE can go further than you might think, if the speed is regulated. The top French electric car, the Renault ZOE, is rated for about 300 km (186 miles) or 200 km (124 miles) in the winter, using a 41 kWh battery. Recently, Renault shared an image with a result of 564.9 km (351 miles) on a single charge done
Almost 6% of new BMW and MINI sold these days are plug-ins BMW Group continues to improve its plug-in electric car sales in July. The pace of growth decreased last month to 30.9%. BMW i3 Mini Countryman PHEV are the most purchased. In total, some 10,649 plug-ins were sold, which is 5.9% of BMW’s total sales result for the month. This is
Following the long awaited LEAF 40 kWh launched earlier this year, Nissan have confirmed that a longer range and higher power LEAF EV is due in 2019. Nissan’s head of EV marketing, Brian Maragno, corroborated recent rumours that a LEAF, possibly with a 60 kWh battery, will be available next year, sporting the new 'E-Plus'