Vauxhall plant to go all-electric

Ellesmore Port will begin solely producing battery-electric vans from 2022 due to a £100m investment from Stellantis

Vauxhall Corsa to lead company’s 2020 electrification charge

The British vehicle manufacturer plans to release an electric version of all of its models by 2024

Carmakers join Clegg’s £9m low carbon car scheme

Major manufacturers BMW, Nissan, Renault, Toyota and Vauxhall are all joining a new ‘Go Ultra Low’ campaign to persuade drivers to get greener cars. Launched by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today (pictured), the scheme puts more than £9 million towards creating hundreds more charging points across the country. This includes 140 new rapid chargepoints […]

Reporter’s Blog: Vauxhall’s new car is a hybrid, even if they say it’s not

Vauxhall says their new electric car ticks all the boxes. The Ampera runs on an electric motor, costs around £2 to charge, has space in the back for the kids and even comes with an eight-year warranty on the battery. The makers even go as far as saying the car, which “is not a hybrid”, […]

Vauxhall taking orders for new hybrid

UK car manufacturer Vauxhall has announced it is taking orders for its new hybrid Ampera. The company will display the car in showrooms from May at 23 specialist retailers. The Ampera E-REV (Extended-Range Electric Vehicle) has a 1.4-litre 74bhp petrol engine which powers a 16kWh lithium-ion battery. This in turn runs a 148bhp electric motor, […]