Audi e-tron (Image: Audi)

Vorsprung Durch Electric: Audi will release final petrol and diesel cars in 2026 and sell its last models with internal combustion engines in Europe in 2033 (but still offer them in China)

Bosses at German car firm Audi have today confirmed plans to phase-out petrol and diesel models, with a deadline of 2026 set for the release of its final vehicles with an internal combustion engine. After that date the brand will cease development of fossil-fuelled cars and redirect attention to pure electrification. By 2033, Audi says

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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

Tesla Cybertruck (Image: Tesla)

In Tesla’s shadow, Audi and Mercedes electric SUVs get no love

A couple of weeks ago, Mercedes-Benz quietly announced the price for its all-electric EQC sports-utility vehicle. A $67,900 starting price for a luxurious, 200-mile, 402-horsepower luxury crossover is a good start for the EQC brand. But the announcement got completely lost in the shuffle in a week filled with buzz about Tesla’s bulletproof, stainless-steel Cybertruck.

Electric cars with the longest range

EV range is a hot topic right now so we’ve listed the new electric cars with the longest range you can buy now… The first question most people have when a new electric car comes out is how much range it has. ‘Range anxiety’ is a phrase often thrown around to describe the fear EV

Mercedes-Benz EQC (Image: Mercedes-Benz)

Has the country that invented the car fallen behind on tech?

The relief was palpable from Berlin to Munich when Germany – announced its latest GDP figures. After months of gloom, modest growth of 0.4pc in the first quarter was heralded as a sign Europe’s largest economy might weather the global slowdown better than most experts predict. For the first time in six months, Germany is

Hyundai Kona Electric (Image: Hyundai)

EV sales stalling as customers left waiting more than a year for a car

Britain’s electric vehicle revolution is being hampered by a “bottleneck” in global battery production, as demand far outstrips supply of zero-emission vehicles. An investigation by the Press Association found that some dealers were telling customers they could be waiting more than a year if they placed an order for an EV today, with some manufacturers