Car makers’ electric vehicle plans — a brand-by-brand guide (updated)


Fancy going all-electric with your next new car? Here are all of the current and upcoming pure-electric models you'll be able to buy.
Volvo unveils its first pure-electric car: the XC40 Recharge

Volvo unveils its first pure-electric car


Volvo is now the latest car maker to have a crack at the electric car whip, with the launch of its first pure EV: the XC40 Recharge crossover.
Peugeot boss: 'Why should my company pay for electric car chargers?'

Peugeot boss: 'We won't pay for charging points'


Carlos Tavares said that building public charging points is not a part of PSA's core business, and not its responsibility.
M6 Toll motorway booth driver POV

Toll roads could be needed to plug EV road tax gap


A new form of road pricing will be needed if the government is serious about banning petrol and diesel cars, a cross-party group of MPs has said.
James Dyson electric car details and launch date

Dyson scraps electric car plans


Dyson has confirmed it will be shutting down its automotive development division — putting an end to the company's plans of becoming a car maker.

Audi's big electric and plug-in hybrid push


Audi has kept most of its expansive electric car plans under wraps. Now, though, we have a clear idea of just what the car maker has on the way.
History of electric cars

The history of the electric car (spon)


Electric cars may be on the cusp of a breakthrough, but they spent decades in a cul-de-sac after being first off the line almost 200 years ago.

Petrol & diesel cars could be banned in UK by 2035


Transport secretary Grant Shapps has suggested the government could soon accelerate plans to ban new petrol and diesel cars in the UK.
Charging into the future: how our homes – and streets – will adapt to the new electric car age

How our homes will adapt to electric cars (spon)


As pure-electric cars such as the pioneering Kia e-Niro gradually replace petrol- and diesel-powered models, homes, garages and the streets...
Bugatti Baby pure-electric ride on replica Bugatti Type 35 racing car toy

Bugatti reveals £26,000+ ride-on toy


Children may be too young to drive the 261mph Chiron supercar, but that doesn't mean kids can't get behind the wheel of their very own Bugatti.

Electric car grant to be scrapped


Transport secretary Grant Shapps confirms the electric car grant "will go eventually" — but hasn't said when the government will pull the plug.
Jurassic spark: 222 miles along the Jurassic Coast in the Kia e-Niro electric car

Jurassic spark: 222 miles in Kia e-Niro (spon)


Some of Britain's most popular visitor destinations are found along the Jurassic Coast, where the foot of Britain dips into the waters of...
10 electric car myths

Busting 10 common electric car myths (spon)


To clear up some of the confusion around electric cars, we've had a go at busting 10 of the most common myths about zero-emissions motoring.