Tesla Model 3 no longer eligible for EV rebate in Canada

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Nio is launching in Europe, with its first showroom and sales in Norway Nio ET Preview: foreshadows Chinese brand’s first saloon car to rival Tesla Model S The Nio electric car skateboard chassis underpins all current models Nio EP9: ...

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Lotus electric: sports cars, SUVs and saloons planned by 2025

Lotus boss Matt Windle in new Evija assembly hall New Lotus factory to build Type 131 sports car Lotus Evija EV hypercar Lotus new car family teased Lotus partnering with Extreme E team Lotus SUV rendering Lotus LEVA project ...

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Electric Car Charging Points UK

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BMW’s 2025 electric cars: boss previews the ‘Neue Klasse’

BMW CEO Oliver Zipse with the electric IX SUV and i4 saloon BMW CEO Oliver Zipse exclusive interview in CAR’s September 2021 issue BMW CEO Oliver Zipse at the wheel of the new electric i4 M50 BMW CEO Oliver ...

Mercedes-Benz electric cars: everything from EQA to EQS explained

Electric Mercedes-Benz: the first one to plug in is the EQC Mercedes EQC: the first full production EV from Daimler Mercedes-Benz EQV: an electric V-Class is coming ► Electric Mercedes cars and Project EQ► The current Mercedes electric car line-up► What you ...

Cadillac to go EV only by 2030

► Revealed during the luanch of the new Lyric SUV► GM to follow in 2035► GM also aims to be carbon neutral by 2040 American legacy brand Cadillac has announced it will be a pure EV manufacturer by 2030.  ...

Polestar 0: electric brand targets climate neutral car by 2030

► Volvo’s electrified offshoot► Two models already on sale…► And many more to come Polestar has revealed a new plan to create a climate neutral car by 2030. Called Polestar 0, the goal was announced at the company’s very first ...

Nissan’s Ambition 2030 promises 15 EVs, solid state batteries in 2028

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► Mini’s going fully electric► New hatch in 2023 will be smaller► Plus e-JCW concepts and production-spec Urbanaut Mini’s announced a huge roadmap on just how the whole brand will go electric across the next decade. While it’s started ...

Cheapest electric cars 2021: affordable EVs

Cheap electric cars: the Renault Zoe shows you don’t have to spend loads on an EV The future Volkswagen ID.1, revealed in our artist’s impression by Andrei Avarvarii and due in 2023 ► The cheapest EVs on sale in 2021► Low ...

Best electric SUVs 2021

Best electric SUV: the Audi E-Tron Are there any electric SUVs? Yes! Inside the Jaguar i-Pace EV The Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Jaguar i-Pace and Tesla Model X two leading electric SUVs Kia electric SUV: the e-Niro 64kwh First ...

Electric vehicle reimbursement rate increases by 25 per cent

25 Nov 2021 Advisory Electricity Rates (AERs) for electric vehicles (EVs) have been increased by 25%, a move that has been welcomed by the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) and British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA). The AER ...

Ratio of chargepoints to electric vehicles falls

1 Dec 2021 New analysis by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has revealed that the ratio of vehicle chargepoints to plug-in cars deteriorated by -31% during 2020. The research shows that at the end of 2019, ...

Tesla Supercharger network UK: trial to allow other EVs begins

CAR magazine tests the Tesla Supercharger in Grantham, UK Tesla Supercharger V3 – piling in more than 1000 miles of range per hour! Tesla Supercharger V3 – piling in more than 1000 miles of range per hour! The first ...

First all-electric Ferrari confirmed for 2025

► First EV announced at shareholders’ meeting► Ferrari maps out its electrification strategy► It’s already begun with the SF90 hypercar Maranello has confirmed it’s working on its first EV as part of a new electrification strategy, when chairman and ...

Audi electric cars: Ingolstadt’s EV plans explained

► Audi’s next electrified decade planned► Confirmed: 30 electrified model lines by 2025► The platforms, the PHEVs, the future models VW Group has laid out its plans for its electric and plug-in hybrid cars over the next decade, and Audi is going ...

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► The best EVs to lease in 2021► From small EVs to larger electric cars► The best deals under £400 Thanks to government grants, modern technology and economies of scale, an EV is an increasingly sensible choice for many motorists – ...

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What is Extreme E? Everything you need to know

► A rough guide to Extreme E► What is it? Why should you care?► CAR talks to Jamie Chadwick and Veloce Racing Extreme E might be the wacky brainchild of Formula E founder Alejandro Agag, but there’s more to ...

Future electric cars: EVs launching in 2021 and beyond

Turquoise Aiways U5 front three-quarter Grey Audi Q4 e-Tron concept Pininfarina Battista Rose gold BMW iX near-production model Blue Byton M-Byte front three-quarter Grey Citroen Ami front three-quarter Blue 2021 Cupra Born front three-quarter Grey Dacia Spring front three-quarter ...

Electric car batteries: everything you need to know

How an electric car battery works BMW i3 and its lithium-ion battery: how it works Most modern electric cars use lithium-ion batteries for longer range, like the Jaguar i-Pace Electric vehicles (EVs) normally store the batteries along the bottom ...

DS to go all-electric from 204

+1 ► Citroen spinoff going EV-only► Program will start from 2024► Will bring an end to the E-Tense hybrids.  DS Automobiles is the latest brand to commit to electric power, with a new announcement revealing it’ll only sell EVs ...

Lamborghini electric plans: boss announces first full EV from 2025

► Lambo’s Cor Tauri electrification plans► All-hybrid range by end of 2024► Plus, a new BEV car from 2025 onwards Stephan Winkelmann, boss of Lamborghini, has outlined the brand’s plans to electrify over the next decade, with the end ...

EV charging at home: everything you need to know

Electric car charging at home – Skoda Citigo Electric car charging at home – Smart Fortwo Electric car charging at home – 3-pin socket Electric car charging at home – garage charger Electric car charging at home – Honda ...

Vauxhall electric plans: Manta to be reborn as electric crossover

► Vauxhall’s EV plans explained► Stellantis saves Ellesmere Port► And Manta name will be reborn Vauxhall, and its sister brand Opel, will go all-electric by 2028. The news comes off the back of the Stellantis EV Day conference that ...

Honda electric cars: what you need to know

► Your electric Honda briefing► Electric vision explained► All-electric sports car could be coming soon Honda has an ambitious strategy to electrify every mainstream model sold in Europe by 2022. While it may only have one fully-electric car on sale ...

Toyota's electric car vehicle plans in detail

Toyota bZ4X: the company’s all-electric SUV Toyota’s Beyond Zero electric programme: could this EV be seen on 19 April 2021? ► Toyota’s big electric plans► EVs finally arrive alongside hybrids► But so does stylish hydrogen power  Toyota has shown its new bZ4X ...

Fastest electric cars: the quickest accelerating EVs in 2021

The fastest electric cars: quick EVs like the Lotus Evija redefine accessible performance Aspark Owl: quickest and fastest electric cars on sale World’s fastest electric cars: we have the Aspark Owl as the quickest, with 0-60mph in just 1.69sec ...

Foxconn announces new ‘Foxtron’-branded EVs

► Electronics giant, Foxconn, gets into cars► Model C, E and T announced► Under ‘Foxtron’ branding The electronics manufacturer and key supplier to the likes of Apple, Foxconn, has announced its entering the automotive industry. It’s starting off with ...

UK gigafactories: can its car makers compete in the battery arms race?

Britishvolt’s proposed £2.6billion gigafactory in Northumberland StoreDot’s Dr Doron Myersdorf in his Israeli lab Mike Hawes, CEO of The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Nissan Manufacturing UK has announced plans for its own gigafactory Graham Hoare, Britishvolt’s president ...

The longest range electric cars of 2021

The longest range electric cars on sale today: filling up is becoming less frequent ► The best electric cars with long ranges► Long-range EVs from Jaguar, Tesla, Kia► Drive for miles with long-distance cars Range has become one of the most important ...

‘Classic cars are time machines’: Richard Hammond tells us about his workshop and new TV show

► Richard Hammond’s Workshop: streaming on discovery+► Revealed: the storylines in episodes 3 and 4► And Hammond could work on your car, thanks to Sky VIP PROMOTIONAL POST in association with Richard Hammond is in good spirits when he talks to us ...

Matchbox goes green with new range of sustainable toy EVs

A new generation of electric, greener Matchbox toy cars for 2022 The Tesla Roadster Matchbox toy car A Matchbox made in e-heaven: the Tesla Roadster model Accessories now include Matchbox EV charging station New Tesla Matchbox car arrives in ...

Vision of a more diverse motorsport world

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Axsim review: a driving sim with fighter jet G-forces

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