Škoda Octavia vRS UK launch in November

The plug-in hybrid version of Škoda’s sporty Octavia vRS will be available to order in the UK from 3 November. The Czech hybrid vehicle will start with a price of £35,020. Škoda made the announcement on Twitter, after originally announcing the plug-in hybrid variant of the popular Octavia model last March. The Octavia vRS will […]

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Local Motors’ autonomous shuttle draws new investor

LM Industries, the parent company of Local Motors, has received $15 million in financing. The money will be used to advance product development, production and deployment of the 3D-printed Olli autonomous electric shuttle bus. The money comes from the Mirai Creation Fund II, managed by the Japanese Sparx Group. To clarify, this investor has nothing […]

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5,000 miles of free driving for Audi EV and PHEV drivers switching to Octopus Energy for home energy supply

Audi UK and green energy technology company Octopus Energy have joined forces to offer owners of the brand’s increasingly broad range of electrified models the opportunity to travel for up to 5,000 miles with no impact on the environment, or their home…

Peugeot e-208 wins Best Electric Car at Autocar’s inaugural‘Britain’s Best Cars

The all-new PEUGEOT e-208 has taken home the ‘Best Electric Car’ award at Autocar’s inaugural ‘Britain’s Best Cars Awards’. This award is one of just ten new car accolades presented by Autocar in these awards. The full-electric all-new PEUGEOT e-208 wa…

UK’s first electric ferry, using old Nissan Leaf batteries, launched in Plymouth

UK’s first sea-going electric ferry, e-Voyager, is launched in Plymouth to begin series of trials using re-purposed Nissan Leaf electric car batteries.
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Riversimple to launch serial production of fuel cell vehicles by 2023

The British start-up Riversimple has returned with production plans. The company announced that it will start series production of its Rasa fuel cell-powered small car in 2023 and a light delivery van for the last mile from 2024. Riversimple plans to procure 150 million pounds (around 166 million euros) over the next three years to […]

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