Articles about Vauxhall

  • Safety updates announced for Volt and Ampera

    General Motors has today announced its safety updates for the extended range electric Chevrolet Volt and its UK-bound Vauxhall Ampera sister car in the wake of an investigation into possible battery fires after a severe accident.
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    By Will Dron January 5, 2012 10:10 PM
  • Chevy Volt fire investigation: no delay to UK launch (exclusive)

    In the midst of an investigation into post crash-test electrical fires on the Chevy Volt in America, Chevrolet and Vauxhall in the UK have told TheChargingPoint.com that no delays to the UK launches are expected.
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    By Will Dron December 7, 2011 8:41 AM
  • Daihatsu two-seat pure-electric at Tokyo Motor Show

    Not so long ago, the concept of a dinky little two-seat pure-electric city car was purely the province of concept-car whimsy. Well, that’s going to change pretty dramatically over the next couple of years.
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    By Gavin Conway November 14, 2011 4:05 PM
  • 2011 RAC Future Car Challenge preview

    The 2011 RAC Future Car Challenge kicks off next Saturday 5th November. Following on from the huge success of the inaugural run last year, the Future Car Challenge (FCC) will once again set off from Madeira Drive in Brighton, covering 60 miles to finish up at London’s Pall Mall.
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    By Gavin Conway October 31, 2011 4:50 PM
  • Bugs, buggies and bubble cars: micro-motoring 21st century-style

    Farah investigates the return of the tiny urban vehicle, historically epitomised by the ‘bubble car’ and the ill-fated Sinclair C5. Does this latest generation from the likes of Audi, VW, Renault and Vauxhall really have a future?
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    By Farah Alkhalisi September 13, 2011 9:43 AM