Nissan plant in Sunderland secures continued survival

The future of the British Nissan plant in Sunderland is secure in the long term due to the trade agreement reached between the UK and the EU. In return, the Japanese automaker is even investing in the English site. As the BBC reports, citing Nissan COO Ashwani Gupta, the carmaker now assesses the Brexit deal […]

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Fleets could save more than £17 million a year in Congestion Charge fees by going electric

Fleet and business vehicle operators could save more than £17 million a year in London Congestion Charge Zone payments by switching to electric or plug-in hybrid cars and vans, according to new research by Citroen UK. Analysis of Transport for London d…

Porsche releases the RWD Taycan

While the Porsche Taycan with rear-wheel drive is already available in China, dealerships in Germany, the US and the UK are now to follow. With rear-wheel drive and the optional battery, the basic Taycan is the version of the model series with the longest range. In Germany, prices start at 83,520 euros. The Porsche Taycan […]

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Volkswagen ID.3 collects two trophies at annual What Car? Car of the Year Awards

The Volkswagen ID.3 has taken a further two trophies home after success this week at the What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2021. This brings the tally of trophies the model has received so far in the UK to nine. What Car? named the ID.3 its ‘Small Elect…

All-electric Fiat 500 is soft top of choice at What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2021

The New Fiat 500 has taken another award win in the UK, being crowned Convertible of the Year and Best Small Car for the City by What Car? in its 2021 Car of the Year Awards. It is the first time an electric car has won the Convertible of the Year cate…

Volkswagen adds EV makers to CO2 pool with SAIC

Volkswagen AG has opened its CO2 pool in the EU further at the end of last year to include more manufacturers. The new pooling partners all make electric vehicles. Take the Chinese newcomer Aiways, whose BEVs will now add to Volkswagen’s “efforts” in keeping in line with the EU emission regulations as the company drives […]

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Renault ZOE named ‘Best Small Electric Car for Value’ in the What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2021

The Renault ZOE has underlined its appeal as the perfect entry to pure-electric vehicle ownership after being hailed as the ‘Best Small Electric Car for Value’ in the What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2021. The well-known magazine and online new car buy…