BMW i3 and i3S 120Ah (Image: BMW Group)

Retired batteries stripped from high-mileage electric BMWs and Minis to be used in a mobile charging station for other plug-in vehicles

One of the biggest concerns about electric cars is what happens to the batteries They are historically difficult to recycle and could result in waste mountains . BMW UK has partnered with Off Grid Energy to provide second-life solutions for batteries decommissioned from its electric cars. Batteries are being used by the energy storage firm

Porsche Taycan Turbo S (Image: Porsche)

We Drove 8 Electric Cars over 120 miles…

…in real conditions so you don’t have to As it turns out, not all electric cars are created equal Electric cars are not absolute newcomers to the car industry anymore. Over the past five years or so, most carmakers have churned out at least one electric car with plans to release a handful of others

Renault ‘lollipop’ measures air pollution to reduce idling

Renault has customised the traditional lollipop to monitor air quality levels during the school run in order to mark Clean Air Day (October 8th). Renault commissioned the custom lollipop as part of its ‘Be Mindful, Don’t Idle’ campaign to raise awareness of the impact of parents and guardians leaving their engines running during the school

Renault electric SUV (Image: Auto Express/Playback)

Electric family cars are CHEAPER to own than petrol and diesel models

Lower maintenance and charging costs mean they are £132-a-month less expensive If you’re planning to keep your next car for a few years, you should be considering an electric vehicle to save money, that’s according to a new study. Analysis of purchase prices and running costs found that family-size electric vehicles are now more cost