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‘Informed consumers are vital to a mature electric car market’

Andy Palmer thinks motorists need to learn more about electric cars with the 2030 petrol and diesel new car ban looming on the horizon Over a decade ago, when I began developing what became the world’s first mass-market electric car, the Nissan Leaf, it was considered an oddity. EVs back then were treated with scepticism and intrigue

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British drivers buying millions of EVs – second only to China in number of cars purchased

CAR BUYERS in the UK have purchased the second highest number of EVs in the world – second only to China. The staggering rise in the number of electric vehicles (EVs) purchased by Britons was underlined by new figures showing the UK second only to China in the amount of battery-powered cars bought in the

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How Much Range You Really Need in an Electric Car

Stop trying to re-create your gas engine car from electricity and the answer will become clear. If you’re considering an electric vehicle, don’t make the mistake of buying one with too much range. Unlike combustion engine cars with virtually unlimited range, electric cars make the most sense when they have the right amount of range, not a

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi outline £19bn EV plan

Alliance will sell 35 pure-electric cars on five new platforms by 2030 The Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance has confirmed a €23 billion (£19bn) investment in electrification over the next five years as it seeks to strengthen the partnership between the three brands. The money will be spent on expanding the common electric platforms available to brands within the Alliance

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Electric Nissan Ariya goes on sale in the UK as Nissan finally delivers a new EV to market

The new electric Nissan Ariya goes on sale in the UK from £43k, as Nissan finally delivers a new EV to the market, 12 years after the Nissan LEAF arrived. Nissan has become synonymous with EVs ever since the electric Nissan LEAF arrived back in 2009, but despite that early lead in electric cars it’s failed

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Nissan: Tipping point: 70% of European drivers would consider an electric vehicle as their next car

When asked if they would consider buying an electric vehicle as their next car, 70% of European drivers say they would. The most popular reason for drivers considering the change is the environmental benefits offered by a zero-emissions vehicle (49%) When asked if they would consider buying an electric vehicle as their next car, 70%1

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These models are are still eligible for the £2,500 electric car grant after new updates

CAR GRANTS for those purchasing brand new fully-electric road cars have been dramatically cut from £3,000 to £2,500 under a new initiative from the Government. Campaigners have attacked the proposals with many warning it could be families and those who need to purchase larger road cars who will be the most affected. The proposals also