Peugeot e-208 (Image: Peugeot)

2020 set to be year of the electric car as sales soar

Experts are predicting that 2020 will be the year of the electric car as sales continue to rise. Figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that the number of battery-electric vehicles registered in November increased by 228.8 per cent compared to the same month in 2018 – with over

Peugeot e-208 (Image: Peugeot)

Peugeot positions e-208 as tough rival to fuel-powered siblings

Peugeot hopes to draw buyers to the brand’s first mass-market full-electric vehicle — the e-208 — with a long-term battery warranty and lease rates that are comparable to internal combustion versions. The favorable terms are part of Peugeot’s ambitions to have the e-208 account for 15 percent of its new small hatchback’s global volume. Last

Peugeot e-208 (Image: Peugeot)

More new models, tougher CO2 rules poised to boost EVs, plug-in hybrids

A lack of choice has been one reason that buyers in Europe have not fully embraced full-electric and electrified plug-in hybrid cars. But that is quickly changing as automakers prepare to launch more models to prepare for tougher CO2 emissions regulations that start to take effect in 2020. The number of EVs on sale in