Magtec to build drive plant in Rotherham

UK-based engineering firm Magtec is opening a factory for the design, manufacture and integration of its drive systems for electric and hybrid vehicles. The company has commissioned a 65,000 sq ft facility in Rotherham, South Yorkshire to scale up production and meet growing international demand for its innovative technologies. Magtec is known for delivering electric […]

Fisker to open brand centres in EU & USA in 2022

The Californian electric car manufacturer Fisker gives more details about its plans for branches in the USA and Europe. A series of sales locations is to open starting in L.A, followed by more locations in the USA and Europe. The company’s first so-called ‘Brand Experience Center’ is scheduled to open in Los Angeles in the […]

New MG 5 EV variant released in the UK

The MG 5 EV has gained a new variant with a larger 61.1 kWh battery in the UK, which the Chinese firm says gives it a 250-mile range. Prices for the new range-topping electric estate start at £26,495 for Excite trim, while the Exclusive starts from £28,995 (post-grant). Pricing has not changed much from the […]

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 […]

Everrati & Superformance announce electric GT40

British conversion company Everrati and Superformance, a Californian manufacturer of nostalgia sports cars inspired by the 1960s, have entered into a strategic partnership that will see the creation of an electrified version of the legendary GT40 as a joint first. Everrati specialises in the conversion of classic and vintage cars. The collaboration with Superformance – […]

BMW launches iX and i4 configurator

BMW has opened the online configurator for its new electric models i4 and iX. Prices for the electric sedan start at £51,905, for the larger electric SUV iX at £69,905. BMW also offers pre-configured models for both series. The pre-configured versions are intended to save customers the tedious process of putting together their model from […]