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Gridserve announces raft of new motorway electric car charging hubs
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Gridserve announces raft of new motorway electric car charging hubs

Gridserve planning a total of 20 Electric Hubs and six Electric Forecourts, with 13 sites already under construction
9 Dec 2021
New pure-electric BMW 3 Series leaked from Chinese patent office
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BMW 3 Series

New pure-electric BMW 3 Series leaked from Chinese patent office

Undisguised images of the new BMW 3 Series - which could be called i3 - detail the saloon’s styling ahead of its intended launch next year
8 Dec 2021
Volkswagen signs three new deals to secure EV battery supply to 2030
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Volkswagen

Volkswagen signs three new deals to secure EV battery supply to 2030

Volkswagen says its new partnerships will help it to reach an annual production capacity of 2.2 million electric cars by the end of the decade
8 Dec 2021
Renault Zoe awarded zero-star Euro NCAP safety rating
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Renault ZOE

Renault Zoe awarded zero-star Euro NCAP safety rating

Renault’s EV hatchback is only the third car in history to receive zero stars from Euro NCAP, despite the previous model scoring top marks
8 Dec 2021
New 2022 Volkswagen Amarok previewed in latest sketches
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Volkswagen Amarok

New 2022 Volkswagen Amarok previewed in latest sketches

Popular Volkswagen Amarok pick-up truck will return for a second generation with improved tech and a fresh look
8 Dec 2021
Radford Type 62-2 completes final round of track testing
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Radford Type 62-2 completes final round of track testing

Radford’s engineers have signed-off on the Type 62-2’s development programme, with first customer deliveries on-track to arrive next year
8 Dec 2021
We test the new Kia Sportage, McLaren 756LT Spider plus much more in this week’s Auto Express
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We test the new Kia Sportage, McLaren 756LT Spider plus much more in this week’s Auto Express

In this week’s Auto Express we put Kia's Sportage to the test, plsu drives of the McLaren 765LT Spider and Mercedes EQB
8 Dec 2021

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Renault Kadjar updated with new trim levels and kit
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Renault Kadjar SUV

Renault Kadjar updated with new trim levels and kit

The Renault Kadjar receives two new variants offering more equipment, ahead of the model’s replacement due to be shown next year
8 Dec 2021
Porsche Vision Gran Turismo all-electric virtual racer unveiled 
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Porsche

Porsche Vision Gran Turismo all-electric virtual racer unveiled 

Porsche has unwrapped a next-generation virtual race car designed for Gran Turismo 7, with 1274bhp
7 Dec 2021
Toyota to launch Europe-specific hybrid and electric car platform
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Toyota

Toyota to launch Europe-specific hybrid and electric car platform

Toyota’s new ‘E3’ architecture will cater for different electrified powertrains in one vehicle according to market conditions, claims the firm’s Europ…
7 Dec 2021
Peugeot to go electric-only in Europe by 2030
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Peugeot

Peugeot to go electric-only in Europe by 2030

Peugeot is getting swept along in the Stellantis electrification shift, as confirmed by the brand’s CEO, Linda Jackson
7 Dec 2021
Measures needed to keep older drivers safe, say experts
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Measures needed to keep older drivers safe, say experts

Fatal car accidents involving drivers aged 70 to 79 are expected to rise by 40 per cent over the next 20 years
7 Dec 2021
Facelifted Mercedes A-Class spotted ahead of 2022 launch
New 2022 Mercedes A-Class facelift
Mercedes A-Class

Facelifted Mercedes A-Class spotted ahead of 2022 launch

The updated Mercedes A-Class will soon receive a few design tweaks – and there’s a revised AMG A 45 hot hatch on the way, too
7 Dec 2021
Polestar 2 gets over-the-air performance upgrades in Europe
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Polestar 2

Polestar 2 gets over-the-air performance upgrades in Europe

67bhp and 20Nm added to Polestar 2's dual-motor powertrain via over-the-air upgrade purchase, offered in certain European markets and the UK
7 Dec 2021
New Audi A4 Avant spied ahead of 2023 launch
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New Audi A4 Avant spied ahead of 2023 launch

The new Audi A4 Avant will be powered by a range of hybridised combustion engines, with a pure-electric option arriving later on
7 Dec 2021
New Renault Austral: Kadjar replacement spied for the first time
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Renault

New Renault Austral: Kadjar replacement spied for the first time

Renault’s new Austral family SUV is seen in disguise ahead of its launch next year; Kadjar name ditched for new branding
7 Dec 2021
Stellantis plans huge revenues with new software-driven cars
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Stellantis plans huge revenues with new software-driven cars

Stellantis says it’ll rake in more than €20 billion in annual revenues by 2030 thanks to its new technology and subscription services
7 Dec 2021
Best-selling cars of 2021
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Best-selling cars of 2021

We reveal Britain’s best-selling cars for 2021 so far
7 Dec 2021
New Mercedes eVito van updated with 70% more battery capacity
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Mercedes Vito Van

New Mercedes eVito van updated with 70% more battery capacity

A “comprehensive” update of the electric Mercedes eVito’s powertrain raises its range to up to 314km (195 miles), with fast charging also added
6 Dec 2021
Rivian offered incentives by British government to build UK factory
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Rivian

Rivian offered incentives by British government to build UK factory

The UK government has offered American electric car manufacturer Rivian perks in a bid to secure a £1bn car factory in Somerset
6 Dec 2021
UK new car sales turn a corner in November, but semiconductor woes continue
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UK new car sales turn a corner in November, but semiconductor woes continue

‘Order early’ says SMMT boss, warning new car buyers face ongoing delays in 2022
6 Dec 2021
New 2022 Mazda 2 launched as rebadged Toyota Yaris Hybrid
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Mazda 2

New 2022 Mazda 2 launched as rebadged Toyota Yaris Hybrid

Mazda and Toyota collaborate to produce Yaris-based 2, which will launch next spring and be sold alongside existing Mazda 2
6 Dec 2021
'Boycott greedy fuel retailers whose gallons cost £8 or more'
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'Boycott greedy fuel retailers whose gallons cost £8 or more'

Mike Rutherford thinks current fuel prices are ripping-off the British motorist
5 Dec 2021
2022 Highway Code changes: cars must give way to cyclists when turning
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2022 Highway Code changes: cars must give way to cyclists when turning

We asked the DfT to explain new 2022 Highway Code rules, and how they’ll be enforced
3 Dec 2021
Next-gen Mercedes E-Class seen testing for the first time
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Mercedes E-Class

Next-gen Mercedes E-Class seen testing for the first time

New Mercedes E-Class executive saloon is expected to launch in 2023 after all-electric EQE, with technology inspired by latest S-Class
3 Dec 2021
New 2022 Polestar 3: electric SUV shown in new image
Polestar 3 teaser image
Polestar 3 SUV

New 2022 Polestar 3: electric SUV shown in new image

Polestar gives best look yet at its third production model, which will be built in the US and promises to be “one of the most climate-responsible cars…
3 Dec 2021
New 2022 Ferrari Purosangue SUV: new spy shots show production body
New 2022 Ferrari Purosangue SUV
Ferrari

New 2022 Ferrari Purosangue SUV: new spy shots show production body

Ferrari’s first ever SUV has been spotted again before its debut next year, ditching previous Maserati mule body work for new disguise
2 Dec 2021
New Morgan 3-Wheeler previewed in design sketches
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Morgan

New Morgan 3-Wheeler previewed in design sketches

The collection of drawings shows some of the design elements Morgan will incorporate into the next 3-Wheeler, due for launch in 2022
2 Dec 2021
Nissan lunar rover concept unveiled as part of JAXA collaboration
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Nissan

Nissan lunar rover concept unveiled as part of JAXA collaboration

Nissan’s prototype uses the same e-4ORCE technology as the Ariya SUV, and is designed to provide grip on the surface of the moon
2 Dec 2021
Nissan unveils four new concepts to preview electrification drive
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Nissan

Nissan unveils four new concepts to preview electrification drive

There’s a sleek sports car, two SUVs and a single-cab pick-up truck, all powered by Nissan’s e-4ORCE four-wheel-drive electric powertrain
2 Dec 2021
Toyota Corolla Cross SUV confirmed for the UK in 2022
Toyota Corolla Cross SUV
Toyota Corolla Cross

Toyota Corolla Cross SUV confirmed for the UK in 2022

New Toyota Corolla Cross fills vacant space in the brand’s line-up between C-HR and RAV4
2 Dec 2021
Nearly two percent of UK vehicles are dodging road tax, survey shows
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Nearly two percent of UK vehicles are dodging road tax, survey shows

Latest DVLA figures suggest a small rise in unlicensed vehicle use, amounting to £119m in potential lost revenue
2 Dec 2021
New Toyota GR Yaris H2 is a hydrogen powered hot hatch
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Toyota GR Yaris

New Toyota GR Yaris H2 is a hydrogen powered hot hatch

The hydrogen-powered Toyota GR Yaris H2 concept showcases future potential for hydrogen – but not as a fuel cell car
2 Dec 2021
Experimental Lexus ROV buggy looks to hydrogen power
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Lexus

Experimental Lexus ROV buggy looks to hydrogen power

Lexus is exploring the potential for hydrogen fuel for the future with its ROV off-road buggy concept
2 Dec 2021
Toyota to offer specialized electric car ‘hubs’ for bZ4X sales
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Toyota

Toyota to offer specialized electric car ‘hubs’ for bZ4X sales

Dealers will deliver series of specialized EV retail points to sell Toyota’s first bespoke EV, the bZ4X SUV
2 Dec 2021
Lexus RZ will be firm's first bespoke electric car
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Lexus

Lexus RZ will be firm's first bespoke electric car

All-electric Lexus RZ will use the same platform as the Toyota bZ4x
2 Dec 2021