Final gasoline, diesel technology to roll out from 2026 VW is reducing old-school engines to ‘the absolute minimum’ Volkswagen AG expects the era of the combustion car to fade away after it rolls out its next-generation gasoline and diesel cars beginning in 2026. Traditional automakers are under increasing pressure from regulators to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions
Energy technology company Myenergi has launched an updated version of its zappi EV charger, one that it says “bridges the gap” between renewable generation and electric vehicles. The new zappi charger fully complies with new regulations to come into force next year, and professes to be far easier to install due to no earth rod
Marston’s Inns and Taverns is to become the first UK pub company to roll out rapid electric vehicle chargers after announcing plans to work with Engenie to install 400 at sites nationwide. The 50kW chargers will allow up to three cars to charge at each site simultaneously and will be powered by 100% renewable electricity.
Free charging for electric cars will be available for customers at some Tesco stores from next year. Tesco, in partnership with Volkswagen, plans to install almost 2,500 charging bays at up to 600 stores by 2020. A standard 7kW charger will be available for free, but drivers will have to pay for a faster service.
New Kia Soul EV will challenge rival electric cars including the Nissan Leaf and Hyundai Ioniq Electric, and here’s everything you need to know about it… On sale: Early 2019 | Price from: £32,000 (est) Treading the fine line between funky looks and being practical for families, the Kia Soul is a boxy small SUV
DrivingElectric has named its first Car of the Year, the Kia e-Niro, at the first ever DrivingElectric Awards Our inaugural awards have been won by the all-new Kia e-Niro, and it’s not hard to see why. This pure electric, compact family SUV gets a range of 301 miles, and promises to be comfortable and great
After decades of ups and downs, electricity is finally emerging as the fuel that will propel the planet into the future as more governments look to address their pollution problems by phasing out vehicles that run on fossil fuels. As a result, automakers are scampering to flood the market with electric cars, trucks and, especially,
Is the all-electric Hyundai Kona a better SUV buy than a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV or the hybrid Toyota C-HR? As emissions regulations become ever more stringent, car manufacturers are increasingly looking for ways to cut down their models’ CO2 outputs – or eradicate them altogether. This in turn means buyers who take the plunge have
Traditional auto manufacturers and middle distillate refiners should be wary that a niche technology could be about to snowball into full-scale disruption Clayton Christiansen’s classic business book The Innovator’s Dilemma argues that value to innovation is an S-curve, with a long initial phase of relatively slow value growth followed by an explosive ramp-up once the
The company is cutting 15 percent of its workforce and shuttering five plants. General Motors announced today that is planning to lay off 15 percent of its contract workers, shutter five plants in North America, and discontinue production on six vehicle models next year. The move comes as part of a major restructuring of the