A Tesla Factory May Be Coming to the UK After All

After sacking off the UK for the location of its Gigafactory, it seems that Tesla may still have its eye on expanding onto our little island after all. Read More >>

Renault’s Morphoz Concept is a Shapeshifting Go-Anywhere Car

There’s nothing like a new concept car to fire up the imagination and Renault’s recently unveiled Morphoz does just that. For starters, the electric-powered car increases its length depending on what you want to use it for. Not a bad start. Read More >>

The High-Tech Honda e is Your New Home From Home

The Honda e isn't just another car release. Oh no, this electric car is special, real special. From the outside it’s got looks that set it apart from everything else. Yup, we think the Honda e is pretty darn unique with the odd whiff of Honda’s heritage (think old-school Civic) combined with bang-up-to-date features and functionality. That includes digital door mirrors and flush-fit door handles no less. It’s a super-cool bit of kit. Read More >>

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Elon Musk Hits Traffic Pylon With New Cybertruck

Billionaire tech icon Elon Musk turned a lot of heads in the US city of Malibu, California on Saturday night when he showed up to a swanky restaurant in his new Tesla Cybertruck. But Musk’s night on the town included at least one embarrassing hiccup. The founder of Tesla and SpaceX hit a traffic pylon with his shiny new vehicle that some Twitter users joked was roughly the height of a small child. Read More >>

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Virgin Media to Install 1,200 EV Charging Points Across the Country

Following a successful trial of transforming its broadband cabinets into EV charging points, Virgin has more on the way in the next 18 months. Read More >>

Flash Memory on Some Tesla Cars Is Reportedly Burning Out, Causing Major Issues

Displays on older models of Tesla electric vehicles are bricking because of shoddy flash memory, according to reports in Inside EVs and Motherboard. Read More >>

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Wales Wants to Future Proof Homes by Adding EV Charging Points to Them as Standard

The Home Builders' Federation is adamant that all new housing estates in Wales need to incorporate charging points for electric cars or no bugger will want to use them. Read More >>

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Bosch Hopes Triggering Explosions Will Actually Make Electric Cars Safer When They Crash

Building an electric vehicle isn’t as easy as swapping a fuel tank for a battery and a fuel-guzzling engine for an electric motor, it requires an extensive redesign of the car as we know it, including planning for new risks when an accident occurs. That’s where Bosch thinks intentional explosions could actually make electric vehicles much safer. Read More >>

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The World’s First Pop-up EV Charging Points Are Being Trialled in Oxford

Cheltenham-based consultancy firm Duku and its sister company Albright IP have developed a pop-up EV charging point that's being tested in the real world in a pilot program taking place in Oxford. Read More >>

News of an Employee’s Death at a Tesla Facility Renews Focus on Company’s History of Safety Concerns

Tesla confirmed Tuesday that the body of one of its employees was found at the company’s Gigfactory last week and police are currently investigating the incident, Business Insider reported. Read More >>

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Soon you’ll be able to charge your EV at one of over 2,500 sites across the UK

To make the transition to a future of electric vehicles go as smoothly as possible, a new EV charging network is being set up across the UK to keep your car juiced up. It's a petrol station for your electric car, essentially. Read More >>

Tesla Posts Record Deliveries in Q2 2019, But Still Lost £327 Million

Electric car giant Tesla had its stock plunge over 10 per cent in after-hours trading after posting a $408 million (£327 million) loss in Q2 2019—despite shipping record numbers of cars, CNBC reported on Wednesday. Read More >>

The Boosted Scooter Is a Blast

Electric scooters are dangerous. It seems like you can’t go a day without seeing a scary story in the news reminding the world of this fact. People die riding these things. So it wasn’t surprising when Boosted emphasised safety in announcing its new e-scooter. The £1,600 Boosted Rev has three brakes, wide handlebars, fat tyres, and a bombproof frame. It also has a top speed of 24 miles per hour, which as I learned after two weeks riding the Rev, is as thrilling as it is terrifying. Read More >>

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The Government Is Considering Plans for All New Homes to Come With EV Chargers

The government is doubling down on its initiative to reduce emissions and stop people causing themselves a mischief when charging their electric cars at home with its plans to have all new builds come with an EV charger. Read More >>

Electric Cars Aren’t Enough to Solve the Growing Transport Problem Says a New Report

Even if everyone switches to electric cars, it won't solve the overarching transport issue, says a new report. Read More >>