MG ZS EV – Welcome to the revised 72kWh model, MG’s best-selling EV

Welcome to the revised 72 kWh MG ZS EV

MG Motor has pulled the wraps off the New MG ZS EV, which arrives in the brand’s dealerships in November 2021.   The renewed model builds on the success of the existing ZS EV, which is the brand’s best-selling pure electric model and a consistent fixture among the UK’s top 10 best-selling EVs. The revised […]

September was the best month ever for new battery electric vehicles

September was the best month ever for new battery electric vehicles

The UK new car market has recorded its weakest September since 1998 ahead of the introduction of the two-plate system in 1999, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).   Some 215,312 cars were registered in the month, a -34.4% fall on September 2020, when pandemic restrictions were significantly […]

Kia breaks September sales record and their EVs exceed 10,000 units

Kia breaks September sales record and their EVs exceed10,000 units

Kia UK has recorded its highest-ever September sales, according to new registrations data released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).   Kia registered 16,661 units in September 2021, marking an 11.8 per cent year-on-year rise over 2020. This also represents the company’s third-highest monthly sales of all time in the UK. […]

char.gy signs up to become new Zap-Pay partner

char.gy signs up to become new Zap-Pay partner

Zap-Map, the UK’s leading EV mapping service, is delighted to announce that char.gy is the latest charge point operator to join Zap-Pay.   The two companies, having recently signed the agreement, are beginning work on the technical integration to set up char.gy as a fully-fledged Zap-Pay partner. char.gy will become the third charge point operator […]

Record year for carbon reduction despite COVID stalling economic progress

Record year for carbon reduction despite COVID stalling economic progress

The past two decades have seen the UK automotive sector maintain its position as one of the country’s most important economic assets. Turnover is up 25.7% since 1999, to £60.2 billion last year, with a more than three-fold increase in R&D spending over the same period. However, the past year has seen the industry hit […]

All-electric EQS from Mercedes-Benz now available to order from £99,995 OTR

All-electric EQS from Mercedes-Benz now available to order from £99,995 OTR

The all-electric EQS is now on sale, priced from £99,995 on-the-road for the EQS 450+ AMG Line.   With a range of up to 453 miles (WLTP) from its 107.8 kWh lithium-ion battery, the 333 hp EQS is the new flagship of the Mercedes-Benz battery electric vehicle (BEV) line-up. It is also the first Mercedes-Benz […]

Volkswagen takes next big step and introduces Over-the-Air updates for all ID. models

Volkswagen takes next big step and introduces Over-the-Air updates for all ID. models

Volkswagen is taking the next big step towards becoming a software-oriented mobility provider with its ACCELERATE strategy. Effective immediately, all ID. models will receive regular software updates via mobile data transfer. The updates had previously only been available as part of a test phase for customers who had registered with the ‘ID. First Movers Club’. […]