Articles about Vauxhall

  • Volvo working on electric cars with 600-mile plus extended range

    Volvo has announced it is working on three types of range extended electric cars that offer the economy of pure electric motoring but also the ability to be driven more than 600 miles without stopping.
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    By Will Dron July 15, 2011 11:55 AM
  • Green with EN-V – is this the future of urban mobility?

    The cities of tomorrow face a huge problem – overpopulation. Currently, 50% of the world’s inhabitants live in an urban environment and by 2030 that is expected to rise to 60%. If you’re the kind of person that struggles to get on the train to work or sits in traffic for hours a week, the message is, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet – we’re facing an unprecedented strain on our already overstretched transportation systems. A fundamental rethink is needed in both urban planning and transportation to avoid our cities grinding to a halt.

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    By Will Dron July 12, 2011 11:46 AM
  • Chevrolet announces UK price for Volt

    Chevrolet has just announced the UK price for its Volt extended range electric car – the world’s first E-REV, the Volt will hit our shores next year with a pricetag of £28,545 on-the-road after the £5,000 plug-in car grant. Chevrolet claims that this makes it cheaper than some traditional petrol or diesel-engined five-door hatchbacks.
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    By Will Dron July 1, 2011 1:28 AM
  • Electric heaven at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed – our guide

    Motorsport legends both human and metal, the world’s finest supercars, historically-significant classics and all things fast and powerful feature at the Goodwood Festival of Speed – and this year it’s a showcase for new and next-generation technology as well. Concepts and consumer-ready vehicles alike are going to be on show or seen in action, and there’s a fair few electric vehicles amongst these.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi June 28, 2011 6:40 PM
  • Electric vehicle events calendar: time to get up close and personal

    The best way to find out if an electric car is right for you is to get up close and personal with them, and this summer there will be no shortage of events with electric cars on display.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi June 17, 2011 3:19 PM