Ultra-low emission registrations up 386% on first quarter of 2014 (Image: OLEV)

185,000 Plug-In Cars Were Sold In Europe In First Half Of 2018

June was the second-best month all time for plug-in electric car sales in Europe with more than 38,000 units put on the road. With year-over-year growth of 37% in June, market share jumped to 2.4% (2.2% for the first half of the year). The total sales in the first six months nearly hit 185,000 (43%

Fuel Included BMW i3 on static display (Image: T. Larkum)

Renault Zoe Climbs To #1 In Germany

The German plug-in electric car (PEV) market grew 23% in June, to 5,709 registrations, with plug-in hybrids (+25%) and fully electric cars (+21%) growing at a similar pace. In 2018, all-electrics are reaching 1% share, while plug-in hybrids have also grown their share to 1%, resulting in a total PEV share of 2%. But the

Untethered and Tethered Charge Points (Image: POD Point)

Choosing a Charge Point

When buying an electric car it is nearly always worthwhile to get a dedicated charge point installed at home. It’s more convenient than an ‘occasional use’ or ‘granny’ (13 Amp) charge cable because you don’t need to reel it up and put it away each time. It will also be significantly faster because a dedicated

Electric Cars (Image: Autocar)

Hyundai Ioniq, Volkswagen E-Golf, BMW i3 vs Nissan Leaf

The Hyundai Ioniq Electric is the latest addition to a growing class of city-friendly battery-powered hatchbacks. We pit it against its rivals The electric vehicle market is growing, so we’ve collected the Hyundai Ioniq, Volkswagen E-Golf, BMW i3 and Nissan Leaf together to see which comes out on top. A watched EV never boils. More