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Choosing Tyres for Electric Cars

The efficiency and performance of an electric vehicle (EV) is affected by the tyre fitted to the car.  In some instances the range an EV can travel could be affected by up to 10%. Therefore tyre choice is very important to the … Continue reading

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Tesla Honours Continental

Tesla Motors have named Continental Tyres as an Excellent Development Partner. The accolade comes after the two companies have worked closely together to develop specialty tyres for the Tesla Model S electric car. Continental supplies Tesla with tyres which ensure … Continue reading

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Electric VW e-Up costs from £19,250

Volkswagen’s new all-electric VW e-up! goes on sale today, with prices starting at £19,250, which includes the £5000 government grant. Only 24 VW dealerships across the UK have been designated by the German giant as specialists for electric vehicles, and … Continue reading

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Nissan EV to tackle Le Mans 24-Hours

Nissan has taken its electric car development to the next level with the unveiling of its revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC electric racer: the car shares the same battery technology as the standard Nissan Leaf. The Zero Emissions on Demand racer … Continue reading

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MG6 gets greener

MG has made its diesel MG6 cleaner, greener and more economical. The latest version is capable of 57.6mpg, compared with the previous 53.5mpg, and now emits just 129g/k, and improvement of 10g/km. All DTi-Tech MG6 vehicles feature advanced stop-start and … Continue reading

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Plug-in car sales fail to take off

Sales of plug-in vehicles across the UK are failing to take off, despite the government’s ultra-low emission incentive scheme Figures just released by the DVLA shows registrations of plug-in-grant eligible cars grew by just 14% in the first half of … Continue reading

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Vauxhall cuts £3500 off Ampera

Vauxhall has cut the price of its Ampera extended-range electric vehicle by £3500 in an effort to kickstart sales of the car across the UK. The Ampera now starts at £28,750, including the Government’s £5000 grant. “Ampera’s new price position … Continue reading

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Porsche unveils 918 Spyder

Porsche has lifted the wraps from the full production version of its 214mph petrol-electric hybrid two-seater 918 Spyder. Delivering a combined 875bhp, it’s the most powerful Porsche road car to date. It’s also the fastest Porsche road car built. Built … Continue reading

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Land Rover launches first hybrid Range Rover

Land Rover has unveiled new hybrid versions of its Range Rover and Range Rover Sport. According to the car maker, the new models deliver spectacular economy gains, “staggering” performance, uncompromised comfort and even better refinement than conventional diesel and petrol … Continue reading

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BMW signs new deal with wall-mounted EV charge supplier

BMW has signed a new partnership with Schneider Electric in the UK to supply the car maker with wall-mounted chargers for its new i cars, including the BMW i3. The new partnership means Schneider will not only be the sole … Continue reading

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