Results | electric car (2000)

Material used to make EV batteries now mined in UK

Researchers find way to produce lithium in UK


British researchers working on ways to source lithium for electric car batteries have extracted a precursor compound from UK rocks.
New EV battery could be cheaper, safer and easier to recharge

New EV battery 'cheaper, faster to charge'


Researchers at Penn State have found that lithium iron phosphate batteries could be a cheaper, safer alternative to the ones currently used.
First electric Rolls-Royce will be a completely new model called Silent Shadow

Rolls-Royce's first electric car gets a name


Rolls-Royce's first electric model will be officially unveiled by the end of this year and take the form of a completely new model, reports say.
Sony's electric car tested on European roads

Sony's electric car shown testing in Europe


A year after its surprise debut at the 2020 Consumer Electrics Show (CES), the Sony Vision-S electric car has been shown testing on European road
Apple targets 2024 for passenger car with

Apple targets 2024 for electric car


Apple will launch its long-talked-about electric car by 2024, according to new reports.
New Green number plates for electric cars in UK

Green plates may influence one in five to buy a EV


Those who buy electric cars from today (December 8) will be eligible for a green-accented number plate that affords the driver on-road benefits.
Britain's first electric forecourt opens in Essex

Britain's first electric car charging forecourt


Britain's first electric car charging forecourt has opened in Braintree, Essex, with the capability to charge 36 plug-in cars at the same time. 
EU to impose tighter environmental restrictions on EV batteries

EU's tough new eco standards for EV batteries


The EU will next month set regulations that aim to make Europe into a centre for environmentally friendly electric car batteries.
The Peugeot e-208 is not a car, says Jeremy Clarkson

Shock: Clarkson isn't a fan of electric Peugeot


This week's review by Jeremy Clarkson is of the Peugeot e-208 — meaning that a good portion of it is spent bashing the concept of electric cars.
Entry level VW ID.3 will cost under £30,000

Entry-level VW ID.3 will cost under £30,000


Volkswagen has announced that it will release a £29,990 entry-level version of the ID.3, its new flagship pure-electric vehicle.
Study predicts UK electric car shortage for 2021

Study predicts UK electric car shortage for 2021


New research suggests the UK may face an electric vehicle shortage in 2021 due to car makers favouring production for markets in mainland Europe.
Energy firms seek power to cut off electric car charging

Energy firms seek power to pause EV charging


Energy watchdog Ofgem is considering allowing electricity providers to cut power to electric car chargers during periods of high demand.