Electric Cars

Tesla has now built one million electric vehicles

This week, Tesla achieved a pretty large milestone. It has now produced over one million cars and the one-millionth one was a Model Y, the company’s latest model which is due to be shipping to customers very soon. Elon Musk (Tesla CEO), shared some photos on Twitter. Congratulations Tesla team on making our 1,000,000th car!! pic.twitter.com/5M99a9LLQi — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 10, 2020

Mercedes launches updated eVito van with more range

This week, Mercedes launched a new updated version of the eVito passenger van which, when compared to the previous generation of eVito it now has a much improved range, thanks to a much larger battery pack. Also, the eVito now has much faster charging options. What’s new? The previous generation of Mercedes eVito didn’t really have a very useable range, something only suitable for city use and shuttling passengers around […]

Tesla launches a new ‘track pack’ for the Model 3

Last week, Tesla launched the new ‘track pack’ for the Model 3 Performance to help the car cope better when being used on a race track, which people tend to do. The new pack is also joined by an over the air update, with Track Mode V2 which adds new features and metrics to monitor. What’s in the new track pack? The package is $5,500 and includes new performance wheels, […]

Ford announces new all-electric Transit, for the 2022 model year

Ford has been getting involved with electrifying its commercial vehicles for a little while here in the UK, with the plug-in-hybrid Transit Custom panel van, but it isn’t a full electric van. Ford has also proved that it can produce a fully electric vehicle with the new Mustang Mach E SUV which has an impressive range and a reasonable price. Ford announced last week that the Ford Transit, the larger […]

Tesla Model Y will be delivering to customers soon

Some customers who have pre-ordered the Tesla Model Y, are now starting to receive emails letting them know that delivery will be taking place in March this year. The Model 3 based SUV was introduced in March last year and production started to increase in January 2020. Electrek reported today that some customers have started to get emails to let them know that their Model Y is ready for delivery, in […]

Tesla Model S now has more range as standard

Yesterday, Elon Musk revealed on Twitter that the Tesla Model S now has nearly four hundred miles of range, on one charge. The Model S has now been updated for an EPA estimated range of 390 miles in the US, whereas it used to be 373 miles. On the UK site, the WLTP range is at 379 miles on the Long Range model, which is £77,700. Elon has said that […]

Ford Mustang Mach-E made a debut in London last week

Last week, people in London on the roads near Marble Arch were seeing the new Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV, with deliveries here in the UK scheduled to be later in the year, sometime in the autumn. Ford has also said that dealers here in the UK and parts of Europe would be getting earlier access to the Mach-E than the dealers in the US, hence the early reveal of the […]

Dacia will have a Renault-based, all-electric car in the next two years

Romanian car company Dacia is famed for making really inexpensive but good quality cars here in the UK, its parent company Renault supplies parts from older models to drive the price down but until now the company has not had an electric car or any hybrid for that matter. Whereas Renault has launched EV models with the now famous Zoe and Twizzy as well as multiple electric van models, which […]

New Volkswagen e-up! open for order, starts at £19,695

At the end of January, Volkswagen opened up the order books for the brand new e-up! electric car, which has arrived shortly after the whole range was revamped, along with a return of the up! GTI The new e-up! has the same new features as the rest of the line up, so active lane assist is now standard as is the new VW logo. Range The outgoing e-up! had less […]

Elon Musk: ‘It won’t be long’ until the Model S can go 400 miles on one charge

During Tesla’s most recent earnings call, CEO Elon Musk revealed that the Model S could have a 400 mile range before long, when the Model S and Model X switch to using the new battery cells which are currently in use with the Model 3. “We’re rapidly approaching a 400-mile range for Model S. So, it won’t be long before Model S has a 400-mile range” Elon Musk – Tesla […]