New electric e-Rifter is a real shifter: RAY MASSEY gets behind the wheel of Peugeot’s latest offering

  Peugeot’s boxy, van-based Rifter has proved a hit with active families  The new electric model is available in two trim levels: allure premium and the GT Have you noticed how van drivers who whizz past you or sit on your tail always seem to look happy and contented? That’s because vehicle manufacturers know that

Nissan's e-NV200 Electric Ice Cream Van (Image: Nissan)

Electric vans: Six of the best on sale today

THE electric van segment is expanding at an impressive rate. Vans make excellent platforms for electric powertrains, with their long wheelbases and relatively square dimensions ensuring that batteries and motors fit snugly and without any intrusions into the all-important payload. But with a bigger selection than ever, which one do you opt for? Let’s take

2020 Renault Zoe (Image: Renault)

The Internal Combustion Engine Apocalypse Is On The European Horizon

Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas wrote in a note to clients on Friday that global EV sales will grow 50% or more next year, while sales of internal combustion engine vehicles are expected to grow 2% to 5%. He also predicted that global EV penetration will rise from 4% to 31% by 2030. Those predictions

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

Peugeot e-208 (Image: Peugeot)

Traditional European EV Players Under Threat From Surging Peugeot

Seemingly from nowhere, French automaker PSA has assaulted a tardy Volkswagen to deliver what could be the people’s electric car. Yes, the Renault Zoe and the Nissan Leaf, along with strong EV players from Hyundai and Kia, rule the sub-€40,000 EV roost in Europe, but the 210-year-old Peugeot has surprised the market. PSA has already