Electric Vehicles

Polestar announces support for Apple CarPlay

Polestar, the maker of electric vehicles and related to Volvo has recently announced support for Apple CarPlay on its Polestar 2 model. The support will come via a new over-the-air update. Apple CarPlay adds an iPhone-like experience on the car dashboard, with support for Apple Maps, Apple Music, Siri and third party apps such as Waze. Apple CarPlay is now available! It's rolling out in the new software update, incrementally, […]

Ford has recalled 49k Mustang Mach Es due to overheating batteries

Ford has recently announced a new recall for the Mustang Mach E which is affecting around 49,000 cars. Ford has also asked all dealers to pause deliveries of the car until the issue is resolved. The main issue is that the Mach E could overheat, caused by the high-voltage battery connectors overheating. This could result in the car not starting or to lose power while in motion. Ford has stated […]

New MG Cyberster sports car revealed in latest patent images

MG has had a long and complicated history, involving Rover, British Leyland and more. Since 2006, the company has been run by the Chinese company SAIC and has been producing saloons, SUVs and hatchbacks. Apart from the MG TF continuing production after SAIC purchased MG, the company has not released any new sports cars and this recent patent leak will be the first convertible from the company. The new car […]

Peugeot updates the e-Rifter with new trim levels and interior upgrades

This week, Peugeot has updated the e-Rifter MPV with new trim levels, interior changes and more. Peugeot has also changed the pricing of the e-Rifter, now starting at £30,100 in the UK (after the Government Plug-in Car Grant). This is now £350 less than before, even the top spec e-Rifter GT is £1,060 less than before. The e-Rifter Allure Premium comes with 16-inch alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, front […]

Fiat launches new all-electric E-Doblò van

Fiat has updated the Doblò for 2022, with a very familiar design which looks pretty much identical to the existing ë-Berlingo from Citroën. This is because Fiat is owned by Stellanits and for all of those companies under that umbrella, the commercial vehicles tend to be very visually similar. The new E-Doblò joins the new Doblò range with combustion engines. The E-Doblò is the third all-electric van in the Fiat […]

Ora Funky Cat EV will cost £30,495 in the UK when it launches later this year

Chinese company Great Wall Motors has a new all electric hatch back to bring to the UK, with the Ora Funky Cat. The car has had significant interest from the UK market the company says, with over 6,000 registrations of interest to date. Like most new cars launched lately, the Ora Funky Cat is a full electric car, with a 48kWh battery and a quoted range of 193 miles. When […]

New Volkswagen ID. Buzz priced from £57,115 in the UK

Volkswagen announced the all new ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo earlier this year in March, but the company has finally revealed the pricing structure for the upcoming electric minivan. Pre-orders will take place between now and 30th June and it’ll go on sale in July. Potential customers will need to put a deposit of £2,000 down between now and 30th June to secure a slot, however this is only […]

BMW announces brand new iX1, an all electric SUV with 272 miles of range

Yesterday, BMW revealed its latest all electric model, the new iX1, an all electric SUV with 272 miles of range. This launch follows on from the launch of the brand new X1 model which has some traditional combustion engines too. The new iX1 joins BMW’s ever growing electric car lineup, with now EV versions of the BMW 4 Series, BMW X3 and the BMW 7 Series now on sale. BMW has […]

New Smart #1 SUV will be available to order in December 2022

Smart has recently planned on relaunching its brand, once a maker of less expensive cars and then up until lately, a couple of electric only versions of its existing cars were offered. Earlier in April, Smart unveiled its all new electric SUV called the #1. The company is now part owned by Chinese group Geely, which also runs Volvo and Lotus as well as being owned still by Mercedes-Benz, its […]