Volkswagen Passat GTE plug-in hybrid prices and specs announced

Prices and specs for Volkswagen’s plug-in hybrid Passat GTE have been announced; it costs from £36,525 before a £2500 government grant Volkswagen’s Passat GTE plug-in hybrid will arrive in showrooms this month, costing from £36,525. Four models are available – two saloons and two estates. The prices exclude a government plug-in car grant of £2,500.

Renault and VW win electric What Car? awards

The What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2016 saw prizes awarded to the Renault Zoe and Volkswagen Passat GTE in the electric car categories. The Passat Estate GTE scooped the overall Best Electric Car prize, along with winning the Best Buy £20,000-£40,000 category. Meanwhile, Renault’s Zoe Dynamique Nav Rapid Charge took the Best Electric

Tesla Model X (Image: Tesla)

Top 10 Electric Vehicles Coming Soon in 2015

Last year marked a big breakthrough for electric cars; the majority of major manufacturers invested heavily in developing electric drive-trains and subsequently added an array of appealing battery-electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models to their rosters. By the end of 2014 there were over 17,000 plug-in cars and vans on UK roads with that

Volkswagen twin-up! PHEV (Image: VW)

Top Ten 2015 Green Car – Twin-up!

The year 2015 will see the strengthening of the market for electric vehicles (EVs); both pure electric and plug-in hybrids. With over 17,000 EVs already on UK roads, Next Green Car forecasts almost 40,000 will be in use by the end of the year. New low emission petrol and diesel models will also be launched