Electric cars fly off UK forecourts in June 2022 (surprise, surprise!)

Electric cars fly off UK forecourts in June 2022 (surprise, surprise!)

Highlighting the impact the current surge in fuel prices is having on consumer buying behaviour, Auto Trader’s market data shows used electric cars are flying off UK forecourts.   Not only are they currently the fastest fuel type to sell, taking an average of just 27 days, compared to 33 and 35 days for used petrol […]

Hyundai unveils design of all-electric IONIQ 6

Hyundai unveils design of all-electric IONIQ 6

The IONIQ 6 has been revealed by the Hyundai Motor Company, the second model in its IONIQ dedicated all-electric-vehicle line-up.   IONIQ 6, which Hyundai describes as an ‘Electrified Streamliner’, is aerodynamically sculpted and makes innovative use of sustainable materials. Inspired by Hyundai’s ‘Prophecy EV Concept’, IONIQ 6 is characterised by clean, simple lines that […]

Domestic charge point regulations EV owners need to be aware of as of 30th June

Domestic charge point regulations EV owners need to be aware of as of 30th June

Electric vehicle charge points sold in Great Britain for private (domestic or workplace) use are being regulated to help manage the increase in electricity demand from the transition to electric vehicles and come into force on 30th June 2022.   The regulations ensure charge points have smart functionality, allowing the charging of an electric vehicle […]

Polestar 5 GT to debut exclusive new Polestar electric powertrain

Polestar 5 GT to debut exclusive new Polestar electric powertrain

Polestar is showing a development prototype of the Polestar 5 in public for the first time at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed (23-26 June).   Polestar 5 is a high-performance electric 4-door GT with proper sports car credentials and the production evolution of the Precept concept car first shown in 2020.   Pete Allen, […]

GRIDSERVE and Moto unveil latest high power, 350kW-capable electric Super Hubs

GRIDSERVE and Moto unveil latest high power, 350kW-capable electric Super Hubs

Sustainable energy company GRIDSERVE and Moto, the UK’s largest motorway services operator are bringing six new high power chargers to Moto Severn View and eleven to Moto Heston.   This is part of their ongoing nationwide effort to improve access to charging facilities and reduce range anxiety for EV motorists. This year alone, Moto and GRIDSERVE […]

The new MG5 debuts at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The new MG5 debuts at Goodwood Festival of Speed

MG Motor UK has announced its attendance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where it will offer visitors the chance to be among the first to see the new MG5 EV. The first official UK viewing will take place on Electric Avenue from Thursday 23rd June, with the award winning all electric estate car taking […]

Government’s plug-in car grant closure on 14th June is ‘hugely disappointing’

Government’s plug-in car grant axe is ‘hugely disappointing’

The government announced on 14th  June 2022 that it has closed the plug-in car grant scheme to new orders in a move that is expected to heavily disincentivise EV adoption across the UK.   Mike Coulton, EV Consultant at Volkswagen Financial Services UK, explained that the decision is ‘hugely disappointing’ as many people need financial […]

Renault announces pricing for 100% electric Megane E-Tech

Renault announces pricing for 100% electric Megane E-Tech

Renault has confirmed full pricing and specification of the All-New Megane E-Tech 100% Electric, which is available to pre-order now priced from £35,995 OTR with first deliveries expected later in the year.   The All-New Renault Mégane E-Tech is the first of a new generation of electric vehicles built on the advanced CMF-EV platform, styled […]

AMI 100% ëlectric available from just £19.99 per month

AMI 100% ËLECTRIC available from just £19.99 per month

After announcing UK pricing and specifications for Ami 100% ëlectric and My Ami Cargo just a few weeks ago, Citroën UK has now revealed the first retail consumer offer available on the exciting new Ami 100% ëlectric quadricycle.   Thanks to Citroën UK’s ‘Fair Pricing’ policy and vastly improved reputation for strong residual values, buyers […]

Polestar 3 – Polestar to debut first electric performance SUV in October 2022

Polestar 3 - Polestar to debut first electric performance SUV in October 2022

Polestar, the Swedish electric performance car company, has announced that the world premiere of its next car, the Polestar 3 electric performance SUV, will be in October 2022.    The launch of the car marks Polestar’s entrance into one of the highest margin and growth segments in the automotive industry, particularly in the United States. […]