BMW eDrive Zones automatically switch hybrid cars to electric mode in cities


BMW has introduced new “eDrive Zones” designed to ensure its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models run in zero-emission electric mode when in cities.
Goodwood Speedweek set for October, combining Festival of Speed and Revival

Goodwood Speedweek set for October


Goodwood has announced a new three-day motor sport festival that combines elements of the famous Festival of Speed and Revival events.
German court calls Tesla Autopilot claims misleading

German court: Tesla Autopilot claims 'misleading'


A court in Munich has found that Tesla’s claims about its Autopilot technology are misleading and exaggerated.
Tesla installs world’s 2000th supercharger

Tesla installs world’s 2000th supercharger


ELECTRIC motoring juggernaut Tesla has hit another milestone, as it installed its 2000th supercharger site across the globe.
BMW could offer heated seats and cruise control on subscription

BMW could offer heated seats on subscription


BMW is exploring the idea of subscription-based vehicle options such as heated seats, cruise control and sports suspension.
Tesla supplier creating million-mile battery

Tesla supplier creating 1.24 million-mile battery


A Chinese company has created a battery that it claims will take your car two million km (1.24m miles) before it needs replacing.
Toyota partners with Chinese companies to produce hydrogen fuel cell

Toyota doubles down on hydrogen


Toyota is intensifying its efforts to make hydrogen powered vehicles a commercial viability by starting a venture with five Chinese companies.
New Skoda Octavia majors on safety

New Skoda Octavia majors on safety


The latest fourth-generation Skoda Octavia goes on sale this summer, and it comes with an array of amazing safety tech.
2020 Tesla Model Y: prices, range, specs and release date

Tesla ‘hybrid battery’ allows 20% more range


A team of researchers working with Tesla have devised technology to boost electric car range without increasing the size of the battery pack.
Autonomous car company launches delivery service in California

Self-driving cars deliver packages in California


An artificial intelligence company is using autonomous driving tech to deliver as many as 700 packages per day to residents of California.
Study finds that infotainment systems could be worse for driving than cannabis or alcohol

Infotainment systems are slowing reaction times


A new study has found infotainment systems like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay have a bigger effect on reaction times than alcohol or cannabis.
New app enables Alexa to answer your electric car questions

New app enables Alexa to answer your Ev questions


A new app for Amazon Alexa and Google Play devices that answers commonly-asked electric car questions has been launched.
Ep Tender electric car trailer

Battery trailers for electric cars can boost range


EP Tender, a company based near Paris, has come up with an innovative solution to restricted electric car range.