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  • Chevrolet Volt and Camaro Pricing Announced For UK, Launch Spring 2012

    Chevrolet has announced pricing of the Volt range extender EV and Camaro coupe and convertible muscle cars which launch in the UK in Spring 2012. Regardless of whether you are a petrol head or an environmentalist, Chevrolet has it covered.  Let's start with the green… Continue reading »

  • Renault Fluence EV

    Renault Announces Price Of Fluence EV Ahead Of Launch Next Year

    Renault has announced pricing of its Fluence EV (what it calls a ZE - Zero Emissions vehicle) ahead of the car going on sale in the UK next year. A special 'Prime Time' launch edition will be priced at £17,850 on the road, after a… Continue reading »

  • Think Global Declared Bankrupt

    We reported back at the end of May that Norwegian EV manufacturer Think had lost key investor and battery market Ener1.  So there's some unsurprising news today -- Think has been declared bankrupt. A court appointed administrator will immediately take over running of the Oslo-based… Continue reading »

  • THINK City

    Norwegian EV Maker THINK Loses Key Investor

    Norwegian EV maker THINK  has lost another key investor.  Battery maker Ener1 has announced it will return its 31% stake to the company and take a write down of $73.3 million. This is not the first investor THINK has lost -- back in 2002 Ford… Continue reading »

  • Nissan Leaf Becomes First EV To Score Euro NCAP 5 Star Rating

    Banish any thoughts that the G-Whizz may have left you with that electric cars are just battery powered coffins -- Nissan's Leaf EV has scored the maximum 5 Star rating in the Euro NCAP crash tests. The Leaf, which was voted 2011 World Car of… Continue reading »

  • Kia Naimo EV Concept Debuts At Seoul Motor Show [VIDEO]

    The Kia Naimo electric concept car takes its name from the Korean word "Ne-mo", that means 'square shape'. The Naimo is an electric crossover utility vehicle with simple lines and solid, muscular stance. The Naimo has no traditional wiper blades on the windscreen – instead… Continue reading »

  • BMW ActiveE

    BMW ActiveE Revealed Ahead Of Geneva Debut

    BMW ActiveE is a new electric vehicle based on the 1 Series Coupe, that will be offered for lease later this year in U.S., China and Europe. A test fleet of over 1000 BMW ActiveE vehicles will be produced at BMW's Leipzig plant. The ultimate… Continue reading »

  • e-motive Launches ‘Ride Green’ Scrappage Scheme For Electric Scooters

    e-motive is to pilot ‘Ride Green’ program for motor bikes and scooters, its own version of the Government’s highly successful scrappage scheme for cars. If you own a motor cycle or scooter with a current MOT you can part exchange it and receive a £500… Continue reading »

  • Buyers Considering Electric Vehicles Rises Five-Fold

    Have you ever considered buying an electric vehicle? A new survey by vehicle valuation expert Glass, has revealed that the number of people considering buying a plug-in hybrid or battery electric car as their next vehicle has risen from 9% to an impressive 53%, representing… Continue reading »

  • Video: Tesla Model S Alpha Hits The Road

    Tesla's all-electric Model S is expected to enter production in 2012 if all goes as planned. Before Model S enters production it will complete two vehicle testing phases, Alpha and Beta. The Alpha phase began in 2010 and here we have video footage showing the… Continue reading »

  • Rendered Speculation: Electric Renault City Car Based on Smart ForTwo

    Last April Daimler and Renault-Nissan announced a strategic alliance. The Renault-Nissan alliance will share its small diesel and petrol engine expertise and technology, which Mercedes-Benz use in the next-generation smart ForTwo. In return Daimler, will share its four- and six-cylinder engines with Nissan's luxury arm,… Continue reading »

  • Charge! Toyota advances ECO-Car Development

    Toyota is to start European road trials of an electric-powered version of its iQ City Car from next year, according to a progress report on its product and technology strategies for low-carbon vehicles. iQ EV will hit the USA in 2012, but Toyota is looking… Continue reading »

  • Toyota debuts RAV4 EV prototype at Los Angeles Auto Show (Video)

    Toyota has unveiled the second generation RAV4 EV prototype at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The RAV4 EV is jointly created with Tesla Motors, who was responsible for building and supplying the battery, as well as other related parts. To distinguish it from the standard… Continue reading »