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May the 4orce be with you – Nissan ARIYA E-4ORCE review

As with the smaller battery model we tried recently, equipment includes the latest safety and driver-assist technologies, including ProPILOT with Navi link, the most innovative iteration of Nissan’s advance driver-assistance system in Europe to date. It features Nissan Safety Shield 360, the vehicle is available with Intelligent Around View Monitor, Intelligent Forward Collision Warning, Emergency Lane Keeping, Intelligent Emergency Braking and Rear Automatic Emergency Braking technology.

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Creating a Buzz – VW ID.Buzz review

If you want one, be prepared for a lengthy wait as demand has been extremely strong.. Two versions will be available from launch, a five-seat ID. Buzz and an ID. Buzz Cargo commercial van with up to three seats across the front and the cargo box behind. Further versions are planned but not before next year – including a long wheelbase version with more seating and versatility.

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Pole position – Polestar 2 Review

Polestar 2, other numbers are available, is based on Volvo underpinnings and technology and built in China by Geeley, the Swedish carmaker’s owner. It sits on Volvo’s SMA XC40 platform while the new Polestar 3 SUV, launched last year, shares the XC90 underpinnings. Sales globally hit 51,500 cars in 2021 with  hopes for 80,000 this year and 290,000 around the world by 2025.

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How good is your understanding of EVs?

In a recent survey of 2,000 UK motorists, just 23% rate their understanding of electric vehicles as good or excellent, while 38% believe that their knowledge is poor or very poor. This is despite the fact that there are now almost 1.1 million electrified vehicles on UK roads as the country moves towards the 2030 ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars.

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Charging Infrastructure

bp pulse focuses on fleet-charging

By discontinuing its direct-to-consumer offer, bp pulse will be able to devote full attention to providing the best possible EV charging offer for electric vehicle drivers and EV fleets. It will continue to support consumers who have already purchased bp pulse home-charging units, including honouring the full, three-year warranty period and completing installations.


Honda showcases new range of electrified vehicles and services

With the Honda car range already fully electrified, following the arrival of the latest hybrid Civic model last year, the event showcased both the breadth and ambition of the brand’s electric mobility offering as it enters the next phase of its European development.

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Ford announces three-year hydrogen trial

Project will establish if hydrogen fuel cell technology can deliver more zero-emission range to heavy-use E-Transit customers travelling high mileages, with maximum loads, ancillary equipment such as chillers and with limited charging opportunities in the working shift.

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Electric platform to take LEVC beyond taxis

Modular, scaleable SOA will be produced in two versions, dubbed Premium and Commercial, and accommodate vehicles between 4.9 and six metres in length and wheelbases from three to 3.8 metres. The more compact battery packs are placed under the floor with capacities from 73kWh to 120kWh, taking range between charges up to 500km.

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More hybrid power adds appeal to Suzuki Swace

The Suzuki Swace is not a car that will write many headlines – but that’s likely because it does all that many owners will want without making any fuss about it. Like its Toyota source model, this is a very competent mid-sized estate, comfortable to drive, with plenty of space inside and very well put together.

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Charging Infrastructure

ChargeUK is the new voice of the EV charging industry

Members of ChargeUK have announced they will invest over £6 billion installing and operating new EV charging infrastructure by 2030. They will install tens of thousands of new chargers this year, with the aim of doubling the size of the network through 2023. 




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