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Tesla Model S

Tesla adds 150 Destination Chargers to its European network

Electric car maker adds new chargers to recreational destinations including restaurants, shopping centres and ski resorts

25 April 2016
Electric cars

Dutch government wants to ban petrol and diesel cars

Dutch Labour party wants to halt the sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2025; is this the beginning of the end for the mass-produced combustion engine?

6 April 2016
Green cars
Tesla Model 3

Seven innovative electric cars that preceded Tesla's Model 3

With the arrival of the new Tesla Model 3, we look back at some of history's most significant all-electric passenger vehicles

30 March 2016
Green cars
Volvo S90 Plug-in

Government to review plug-in grant next year

As sales of electric and hybrid vehicles rise by a third over 2015, the government may review the plug-in grant that incentivises buyers

24 March 2016
Green cars
Atieva's website shows this line drawing of a potential future EV model

Chinese giant BAIC to make Tesla rival with electric car start-up Atieva

Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC) and Californian company Atieva plan to unveil their first electric vehicle at the 2016 Beijing motor show

10 December 2015
Green cars

UK trials of wireless charging tech to begin this year

Highways England confirms that testing of dynamic wireless power transfer charging technology will get under way in late 2015

13 August 2015
Green cars
Mahindra e2o electric vehicle

Mahindra progresses plan to bring G-Wiz successor to the UK in 2016

Indian manufacturing giant intends to bring its fully electric e2o compact car to the UK as a sub-£10k model

13 July 2015
Green cars
Tesla Model S P85D
The Model S will check the status of its charging network every 30 seconds

Tesla makes Model S 'more connected'

Electric car's link to charging network will 'end range anxiety', claims Musk

19 March 2015
Green cars
London's charging points could become more reliable under new scheme

London boroughs commit to EV charger maintenance scheme

Southwark and Sutton sign over responsibility for upkeep of their electric vehicle charging points to Source London; other boroughs expected to follow

6 March 2015
Green cars
Around 300 broken electric car charging points in London are set to be fixed by the summer

Broken EV charging points in London finally set to be fixed

More than 300 charging points for electric cars will be fixed "by this summer", as parking fees for EV bays are also set to be introduced

24 February 2015
Green cars


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    First Drive
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    27 April 2016
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    First Drive
    26 April 2016
    Jaguar's debut SUV wowed us abroad, but does it still impress as much here on the UK's roads?