While some car makers will easily hit their EU emissions targets, others are in trouble The enforced need to dramatically reduce the CO2 emissions of cars sold in the European Union and UK this year has led to expensive stumbles from manufacturers including BMW, Ford and Jaguar Land Rover as new electrified technologies faltered at
Though it’s electric, the BMW iX3 feels very familiar. It had to be an SUV, everything these days is an SUV. But if you’re a brand launching its first “mass-produced” electric car, why wouldn’t you position it in the lowest-risk segment? The 2021 BMW iX3 may not be a completely new model (like, say, the
Renault SA is pushing ahead with plans to cease vehicle production at a plant outside Paris despite union opposition and government pressure to keep manufacturing in France. “We’re facing up to reality,” Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said Wednesday after meeting with labor representatives at the Flins plant that’s made 20 different models over almost 70 years.
A TEENAGER is on a mission to get as many other young drivers using electric vehicles as possible. Harrison Hughes from Hove is so passionate about electric cars that he saved up to buy a second-hand one before he had even passed his driving test. The 17-year-old said: “For years I’ve been fascinated that you
Consumer demand for electric cars is about to turn a dramatic corner, but how many auto brands will have a real story to tell about innovation? It’s not long ago that only the Tesla S, Nissan Leaf, BMW i3 and Renault Zoe were the only pure electric cars we’d spot on the roads, year after
Like most things, the government’s plan to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2030 wasn’t much of a secret, so its announcement last night won’t come as a surprise to many in the motor trade. The prime minister Boris Johnson has bought forward the deadline to ban the sale of traditionally fuelled cars in less
2030 is a little more than 9 years away, but news of the UK’s plan to ban sales of new gas/diesel cars in 2030 has reportedly led to a surge in interest in electric vehicles (EVs). Practically speaking, there’s one decent reason for that, but the core reason is probably just increased awareness that electric