Articles about Vauxhall

  • BMW i3 EV concept caught on the road in Chicago: video

    Static spyshots can be intriguing, but there really is nothing like seeing a car rolling under its own power. Of course, we have seen heavily disguised versions of BMW i3 prototypes running around during winter testing, but here we get to see the concept car strutting its stuff on the streets of Chicago.

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    By Gavin Conway August 16, 2011 5:09 PM
  • 2015 Vauxhall Ampera could be cheaper, less Volt-like

    Vauxhall plans to launch a second generation Ampera range-extended electric car in 2015, and it will cost significantly less than the current model and feature a more radical design, reports Autocar.
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    By Will Dron August 10, 2011 2:08 PM
  • I wouldn’t buy an EV just yet – but I’d rent one

    As a city-centre resident with no off-street parking and only a slim chance of parking even within sight of my house, I’m not an ideal candidate for EV ownership.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi July 28, 2011 12:04 PM
  • Electric black cabs could change Londoners lives says EcoVelocity

    Imagine how London’s city centre would change if every single black cab were pure-electric powered. That ever-present steely tang of oily fumes would virtually disappear along with the omnipresent rattle of tired old diesel engines (yes, buses would still be an issue but you get the drift).
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    By Gavin Conway July 26, 2011 5:55 AM
  • Converting the faithful: do the sums add up for retro-electrification?

    Reverend Gadget, one of the stars of the forthcoming feature documentary Revenge of the Electric Car, is doing a lot for the awareness of aftermarket EV conversions Stateside, and enjoying the patronage of celebrities – he’s the fellow doing amazing electric conversions of classics such as the Porsche Speedster. Yet there’s a thriving EV conversions scene in the UK, too, if a slightly more homespun and lower-profile version.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi July 19, 2011 10:08 AM