New plug-in hybrid variants of the DS 7 Crossback

PSA brand DS Automobiles has expanded its plug-in hybrid offering for the DS 7 Crossback. In addition to the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4×4 with all-wheel drive, the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 225 with front-wheel drive is another PHEV variant now on offer. PSA is relying on the well-known EMP2 technology: The Opel Grandland X […]

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Renault UK offer Zoe with cash and wallbox

Renault UK is offering new car buyers money off its range of electrified models, with up to £1,000 to switch to an all-electric New Zoe, or £500 towards the deposit on All-New Clio Hybrid and All-New Captur Plug-in models. As countries across the European region introduce stricter emissions targets as well as higher premiums and […]

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Mercedes-Benz EV charging service now integrated with BP Chargemaster’s Polar Network

Mercedes-Benz EQC customers now can enjoy integrated access to the UK’s largest public electric vehicle charging network. Polar, operated by BP Chargemaster, is now available along with other charging networks, through one optional subscription, via Me…

UK scrappage scheme and Tesla Giga Bristol rumoured

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering a premium of up to £6,000 for the exchange of a diesel or petrol car for an electric vehicle with an official announcement expected on 6 July. There are also rumours that Tesla might plan a Gigafactory on the Isles. But first to the rumours from No. […]

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Road to Recovery tool suggests car sales will bounce back rapidly following the opening of dealerships

Google Trends data show that, since the PM’s launch of the COVID-19 recovery strategy (11 May), there has been a significant boom in demand across the automotive industry – so much so that the demand is now parallel with the numbers pre-lockdown,…