A selection of EVs - by the Octopus Energy Group

Electric cars made up 17% of UK sales in September


Electric vehicles made up 17% of UK car sales in September, increasing their market share.
2022 Citroen Oli concept car

Citroën Oli concept features cardboard panels


Citroën has unveiled a new concept car that presents an innovative set of ideas on how to reduce the scourge of bloat and excess in EV design.
Financial incentives for electric car owners charging off-peak

Rising energy costs putting buyers off EVs


Some 63% of drivers say that the rising cost of domestic energy is now a deterrent against buying or owning an electric vehicle.
Dacia Manifesto concept

Minimalist Dacia Manifesto concept revealed


Dacia has unveiled a new concept car, the Manifesto, majoring on spartan minimalism to keep costs down.
Volvo XC40 Recharge P8

Housebuilders lobbied against home EV chargers


Some of the UK’s largest construction companies privately lobbied the government against new EV charger rules.
Robert Llewellyn my petrol car hell

Robert Llewellyn: My petrol car hell


Robert Llewellyn hadn't driven a petrol car for 12 years ... until now. Here's his account of the experience.
Sebastian Vettel will drive eco-friendly ex-Mansell Williams F1 car ahead of British GP

Vettel will drive eco-friendly ex-Mansell F1


F1 driver Sebastian Vettel will take to the Silverstone circuit on Sunday in the car with which Nigel Mansell won the British Grand Prix.
Bloodhound LSR project still alive and now aiming for first carbon zero land seed record

Bloodhound SSC project is alive, and going green


A cat may have nine lives but one dog is proving just as resistant to death: the Bloodhound project is still "very much alive", and going green.
Electrogenic announces drop-in EV conversion kit for working Land Rovers

New 'drop-in' EV conversion kit for Defenders


The Oxfordshire-based classic EV conversion company, Electrogenic, has announced a new “drop in” kit for converting classic Land Rovers.
Benedetto Vigna, Ferrari Capital Markets Day 2022

Ferrari confirms EV plans but continues ICE


Ferrari will continue to produce its pure-combustion engines beyond 2030 but will ramp up the share of electric models to 80%.
Electric car charging point parking bays

Price of rapid charging EVs jumps 21%


The average cost of topping up an electric car’s battery using a public rapid charger has increased by more than a fifth in the past eight months
Renault's eco-friendly Scenic Vision concept is battery-electric for everyday driving but deploys hydrogen for long trips

Renault Scenic Vision is a hydrogen-BEV hybrid


Renault believes its new zero-emission Scenic Vision concept car offers a convenient solution to quick refuelling on long trips.