BMW unveils Brit-built fully electric MINI

It has a 135kW motor, with a maximum range of up to 144 miles per charge

Vast majority of EV drivers ‘willing to use smart charging tech’

A new study reveals most people would be happy to have their charging automatically managed to avoid times of peak grid demand if it cut their energy bills

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UK’s EV charging sites ‘now outnumber petrol stations’

Charging point locator service Zap-Map suggests the number of EV charging locations has increased by 57% in the last year

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Octopus Energy teams up with car consortium on EV charging network

The supplier will provide the IONITY EV rapid-charging network with renewable electricity

BMW i8 in tank of water
Smoking BMW i8 gets submerged in water for 24 hours

The Brandweer Midden- en West-Brabant fire service said putting it out it the ‘normal’ way was difficult

Yü Energy launches electric vehicle charging service

This new service will help businesses to achieve their EV charging goals whether that be to attract and retain customers, create a new revenue stream, reduce fleet costs or improve their environmental credentials.

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Legal & General buys 13% share in Pod Point

The financial services company said it wants to be on board with the transition to low carbon transport

Tesla Model 3
Tesla cuts Model 3 prices as it shifts to online-only business model

The price reduction aims to bring the EV into direct competition with traditional combustion-engine family cars

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Amazon leads $700m investment into Rivian

The multinational corporation is leading a new round of investment in the EV startup

And now for some very grave news… a Tesla hearse to die for

If you thought other electric cars sounded great, this one is simply heavenly