Electric Vehicles

Peugeot announces new electric e-Rifter MPV

Peugeot has launched a new electric version of the Rifter MPV with the e-Rifter which is actually based on the Partner commercial vehicle, which also gained an all electric version in early February. This is similar to the Life version of the Vauxhall Combo-e which was announced earlier this month too. As Peugeot is in the same PSA group as Vauxhall and Citroën all of the electric versions all share the […]

Tesla has stopped taking orders for the base line Model Y

In the last few days, Tesla has stopped orders for the entry level Model Y small SUV. The Standard Range version only launched a few weeks ago and has been dropped all of a sudden. This decision could be for any reason, supply issues, backorders retooling etc. The base price of the Model Y was $39,990 which was a reduced price anyway, now the Standard Range version has gone the […]

The Volkswagen ID.5 will start production this year

Volkswagen’s third vehicle in the ID family will be the ID.5 with the first two models, the ID.3 and ID.4 already on sale. The ID.3 is a Golf sized all electric hatchback and the ID.4 is a compact sized all electric SUV. The upcoming ID.5 is going to be a coupe version of the ID.4, but currently it doesn’t look like it’ll go on sale across the pond, in the […]

Ford’s models will be all electric by 2030 in Europe and UK

Here in the UK, the government is going to be banning the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by the year 2030. Then in 2035 the sale of new hybrids will be banned too, meaning that from the year 2035 the only new cars that’ll be allowed to be sold will be 0% emission, whether that be 100% electric or hydrogen. Ford has announced this week that in the […]

Tesla has been ordered to recall 12,300 Model X cars due to loose trim

Tesla has been ordered to recall over 12,000 Tesla Model X vehicles worldwide due to trim issues related to adhesive. Germany has instigated the recall, specifically KBA, the motor vehicle regulator in Germany. The KBA has said that on older Model X vehicles, the trim could become loose and then could fall off while the car is moving, which is a serious safety issue. This issue affects older Model X vehicle, […]

Mercedes is not going to sell the EQC in the US ‘for now’

Mercedes launched the all electric EQC SUV in 2019 here in the UK and Europe but the USA is a very big market for Mercedes and competition for electric cars is fierce especially with Tesla selling huge numbers. Despite this so far Mercedes hasn’t launched the EQC in North America but this decision may change in the future. Large SUVs and pick up trucks are very popular in the US […]

Audi announces new all electric E-tron GT

This week Audi has announced the all new, all electric E-tron GT, its third car under the E-tron brand and while the first two models have been high riding SUVs, the GT is more of a rival to the Tesla Model S, which Audi has describes as “the gran turismo of the future.” The GT is also around the same price as the Tesla Model S, with prices starting at […]

Vauxhall launches all electric Combo-e Life with 174 miles of range

Vauxhall launched the new Combo-E commercial van recently, it shares its platform with the Peugeot e-Partner and Citroën e-Berlingo and this week the first non van version of the Combo-e has been announced, with the Life variant which is geared more towards families, with room for up to seven seats and a range of 174 miles. The Combo-e Life has a single electric motor which makes 134bhp, taking it from 0-60mph in […]

Volkswagen’s entry level ID.3 is now on sale in the UK

Today, Volkswagen has put the new ID.3 Pro on sale priced at £28,670 after the government grant, sitting at the entry level of the range. The Pro moniker refers to the electric motor, available on the Life, Business and Family trim levels and sits just underneath the Pro Performance motor option. The Pro Performance is priced at £29,990, with the government grant. Understandably, the Pro version has less power than the […]