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  • Vauxhall announces entry-level Ampera Earth

    Vauxhall has announced details of its entry-level Ampera, completing the trio of trim levels available for this extended-range electric vehicle (EREV). Called ‘Earth’, this model is available for order today at £34,995 – that’s £29,995, once the UK government’s £5000 Plug-in Car Grant is taken into account.
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    By Will Dron July 11, 2012 4:27 PM
  • Nissan LEAF leads UK electric vehicle sales in first six months

    Nissan has sold 343 Nissan LEAF electric cars in the UK in the first six months of 2012, according to the latest figures from the SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders).
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    By Farah Alkhalisi July 6, 2012 11:40 AM
  • Will President Obama deliver 1m electric vehicles by 2015?

    U.S. President Barack Obama’s goal of putting 1 million electric vehicles on U.S. roads by 2015 has come under fire from CBS News. A report published over the weekend highlights vehicle sales to date that are much lower than predicted, and suggests projections for the next few years are greatly overblown.
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    By Will Dron June 7, 2012 11:48 AM
  • YouTues: Tesla’s Elon Musk is Iron Man

    It’s been a long time coming, but Chris Paine’s 2011 feature documentary film Revenge of the Electric Car, a fascinating behind the scenes peek at Tesla, Nissan and Chevrolet as they race to launch ground-breaking plug-in cars, is finally coming to screens in the UK. And to mark the occasion, YouTues this week has a clip from the film showing how Tesla’s Elon Musk is “as close as you can get to a real life Tony Stark” (a.k.a. ‘Iron Man’).
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    By Will Dron May 29, 2012 2:37 PM
  • EcoVelocity 2012 wrap: the good and the bad

    EcoVelocity 2012, the second outing of the annual green motorshow, was generally considered a big success, especially given that the first show took place in a different venue just eight months prior. However, not everything was rosy, as one reader pointed out to us by email.
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    By Will Dron May 23, 2012 4:08 PM