Cars

Tesla is adding Starlink internet access to Supercharger locations

Tesla is looking to use Starlink internet satellites to provide dedicated connectivity at its Supercharger locations, which will be useful for those Tesla users not paying for the Premium Connectivity add on. Some users in Florida have been spotting some Starlink dishes at Supercharger locations but there is not any word yet on whether Tesla will be providing WiFi access for those charging or if it will replace the existing […]

Toyota announces new Hilux GR Sport with new Dakar themed design

Toyota has recently announced the new Hilux GR Sport, a new top of the range trim level for the Hilux which adds some unique Dakar rally themed aesthetics as well as some performance upgrades. On the outside, the grille now has a TOYOTA word across it, rather than the usual company logo – this is a hark-back to the fourth generation Hilux from the 80s. Also there are new 17-inch alloy […]

Tesla Cybertruck pushed back to 2023

Tesla has delayed the Cybertruck to 2023, but it was originally supposed to go on sale this year. The company has removed any reference to 2022 from its website but it now says that production will start in Q1 2023. Tesla originally debuted the Cybertruck back in 2019, at that event it said that production would start at the end of 2021. Tesla has now gone from being one of […]

Citroën launches new entry level e-C4 Sense

This week, Citroën has expanded its line up of the e-C4 with a new less expensive model sitting at the base, with the new Sense. Citroën says customer demands have requested for a more price accessible model and this is it. Sitting at £28,495 including the government’s £1,500 plug in car grant, the e-C4 is around £2,500 cheaper than it used to be. So, what has Citroën done to knock […]

Dacia Spring is now the best selling car in Romania

Dacia seem to have a hit on their hands already with the new Spring electric car. It is one of the cheapest on the market and is already on sale in most of Europe, including France, Romania and others. In Dacia’s home market of Romania the little Spring has now become the best selling car there, not the best selling EV but the overall car in the country. In just […]

Smart has ended production of the EQ ForFour

Smart has now ended production of the EQ ForFour, which has been on sale in the UK since 2017, with a small facelift in 2019. The EQ ForFour had a 80bhp electric motor and 17.6kWh battery with only 70 miles of range. Smart is to focus on the Concept #1 SUV which is due to go on sale later this year and is to be the first model the company has […]

Volkswagen discontinues Passat saloon, but estate version still offered

Volkswagen has taken the decision to discontinue the saloon version of the Passat, with only the Estate remaining on sale. The company has said that sales of the newer Arteon are higher and sales of the Passat Estate are higher too. Customers can now no longer order a brand new one and production ceased in December 2021. The Passat was last refreshed in 2014 with a new one expected in […]

Amazon Fire TV is being added to Ford SUVs this year

Some Ford SUV models in the US will be getting Amazon Fire TV preinstalled on the head units, with the capability to use Alexa, run apps and watch TV when on the road. Amazon has already partnered with Jeep for the same thing and starting this year, the 2022 Ford Explorer and the Lincoln Navigator SUV will be getting access too, as well as some SUVs from Stellantis. The interface […]

Many Stellantis MPVs now only available as EV

Stellantis has announced that a lot of its MPV versions of commercial vans are now going to be electric only, as the company discontinues all combustion versions. The Citroen Berlingo, Peugeot Rifter and Vauxhall Combo Life are now going to be EV only in most of Europe as the need for electric propulsion accelerates. Vauxhall is investing £100 million into the old Vauxhall Astra factory at Ellesmere Port to produce […]

Tesla Superchargers are now in all 50 US states

Tesla has this week announced that it now has Supercharger locations available for the public in all 50 US states. Earlier in the week, the company announced that a new location was made live in Hawaii, specifically in the town of Aiea with six stalls available. This is actually the second Supercharger supercharger location in Hawaii, the first is not available for public use as it was installed especially by […]