Aston Martin to unleash first electric sports car by 2025

Aston Martin plans to launch its current front-engined sports cars, including the Vantage and DB11, as next-generation all-electric cars from 2025. Before 2025, however, Aston Martin will focus on hybrid powertrains. The electric cars from Aston Martin are to offer a range of more than 600 kilometres. Additionally, CEO Tobias Moers wants to follow the […]

Volkswagen sold over 170,000 EVs in the first half of 2021

The Volkswagen Group delivered more than twice as many electric cars in the first half of 2021 as in the same period last year (+165.2 per cent). A total of 170,939 of the Group’s battery-electric cars were sold worldwide by the end of June, 110,991 of them in the second quarter alone. In addition, the […]

New Vauxhall Grandland available to order in the UK

The new Vauxhall Grandland is available to order now in the UK. The new Grandland PHEV is available from £34,365, representing a saving of over £6,000 compared with the comparable outgoing model. The new model is based on the Grandland compact SUV, which has been given a facelift. Formerly known as the Grandland X, the model […]

New UK Hatch Plug-In Hybrid version extends Renault Megane range

Renault Megane electrified range expanded in the UK with new Hatch Plug-In Hybrid version. The Megane Hatch Plug-In Hybrid will be available to order from August with the first UK customers set to take delivery in September, while the ICE counterparts are to be scrapped from the lineup. The French automobile manufacturer first presented the […]

Bentley shows 2nd plug-in hybrid ‘Flying Spur’

After the SUV Bentayga, Bentley has presented its second plug-in hybrid. The Flying Spur saloon has a total range of over 700 kilometres but manages a purely electric range of 40 kilometres. Bentley has announced the electric range with reference to the preliminary WLTP data, but the official certification of the model is still pending. […]

BYD crack 40,000 EVs sold mark in June

BYD’s sales of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles exceeded the 40,000 mark for the first time in June. PHEV sales in particular saw a sharp increase, which is likely to be related to the launch of corresponding vehicles. BYD sold a total of 51,015 vehicles in June, including 20,016 BEVs and 100 PHEVs. While overall […]

Norway marks 13,184 EVs sold during June

In Norway, 13,184 new electric cars were registered in June. The share of electric cars in new passenger car registrations was 64.6 per cent last month. Norway’s most successful model across all drive types in June was the Tesla Model 3 with 3,196 new registrations. Compared to June 2020 (5,041 new registrations), the 13,184 electric […]