The electric SsangYong Korando is revealed as the Korando e-Motion, a new budget EV from SsangYong due to go on sale this year. SsangYong isn’t having the best of times as it seeks a new owner, but it’s decided to drive ahead with an electrification plan in the hope it will attract investors, and here’s […]
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The new Nissan Qashqai production starts in Sunderland, and Nissan celebrates with a Skills Foundation Course for all local schoolchildren. You probably don’t think of the Nissan Qashqai as a ‘British’ car, but it is. Since it launched in 2007, the Qashqai has accounted for one in five of all cars built in the UK, […]
Land Rover is developing a prototype Land Rover Defender powered by a hydrogen fuel cell which will start testing this year. Battery electric vehicles are dominating the move from ICE to EV, but they’re not the only game in town as car makers seek to eliminate CO2 emissions from cars (well, at the point of […]
A new Alpina XD3 arrives as Alpina updates its take on the BMW X3 with the latest version, which gets 350bhp diesel power and costs £67,950. It’s only a few days since the BMW X3 and X4 facelift was revealed, but Alpina is quick off the mark with their take on the latest titivated models. In […]
Maserati reveals the prototype for the new GranTurismo testing ahead of a debut later in 2021. And there’s no V8, just an EV powertrain. Early last year we revealed the arrival of a hybrid Maserati Ghibli as Maserati started to flesh out plans for an electric future. And it duly arrived last summer. But what […]
The new Lexus NX arrives as Lexus deliver an evolutionary design with new infotainment and a new plug-in hybrid Lexus NX 450h+. We had a bit of a tease for the new Lexus NX a week or so ago, and now it’s here with an evolutionary design, a new cockpit, a new platform, and a […]
The Tesla Model S Plaid officially arrives as Tesla delivers a Model S with 1,020bhp, three motors, and sub-2-second 0-60mph. It’s just a few days ago that Elon Musk announced there won’t be a Tesla Model S Plaid+ as the regular Model S Plaid was just so good. Now it’s here, it’s hard to argue […]
The new Volkswagen Multivan arrives to replace VW’s Caravelle, complete with a new look, new MBQ underpinnings, and hybrid options too. No, this new Volkswagen Minivan isn’t the new electric ID Buzz, but it is an all-new replacement for VW’s Caravelle – and perhaps a Touran and Sharan alternative – and it’s moved on a […]
Mission Motorsport, The Forces’ Motorsport Charity, breaks the Renault Zoe EV hypermiling record thanks to ENSO EV Tyres. Hypermiling records – driving a car for as far as possible in circumstances totally unrelated to real-world use – often seem rather pointless. But a new world record set by Mission Motorsport, The Forces’ Motorsport Charity, in […]
London Electric Cars will turn your classic Mini into an electric Mini with used bits from a Nissan LEAF from £30k. Back in 2018, we reported on the arrival of an electric conversion for the classic Morris Minor from London Electric Cars (LEC) which, at just £10k, seemed a great way to have a little […]