Opel Corsa-e Electric Car (Image: Opel.com)

Opinion: Are electric cars really too expensive?

‘Electric cars cost too much’. Well, yes, they are expensive. But too expensive? I’m here to argue they’re not. Let’s look at a perfect example: the award-winning, best-selling Vauxhall Corsa, which is offered in petrol, diesel and pure electric Corsa-e guises.   Now, you can buy an entry-level Corsa for £17,015, whereas the cheapest Corsa-e is £26,690. There, argument proven: electric Corsa costs

Vauxhall Corsa-e (Image: Vauxhall.co.uk)

Vauxhall cuts electric vehicle prices so customers can still use Plug-in Car Grant

Vauxhall is the latest car maker to have tweaked pricing for its electric car range in the wake of the government’s changes to the Plug-in Car Grant. Vauxhall’s new pure-electric Mokka-e in SE Premium trim now starts at £33,040 while the top-of-the-range Launch Edition starts at £34,995. As for the Vivaro-e Life people mover, prices

Vauxhall Corsa-e (Image: Vauxhall.co.uk)

2020 set to be year of the electric car, say industry analysts

Mini, Vauxhall Corsa and Fiat 5oo will join rapidly expanding European EV market Europe’s carmakers are gearing up to make 2020 the year of the electric car, according to automotive analysts, with a wave of new models launching as the world’s biggest manufacturers scramble to lower the carbon dioxide emissions of their products. Previous electric