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Fiat 500 electric: new assembly line under construction

Work on new assembly line for forthcoming Fiat 500 electric begins at Mirafiori plant in Turin

Engenie to install 2,000 new 50kW chargers in UK

£35 million investment from infrastructure funding group paves way for thousands of new electric-car chargers

Aiways U5
AIWAYS plans 8,000-mile SUV prototype drive

Chinese start-up to mark U5 model's European launch with ultra-long-distance run

Bentley EXP 100 GT electric concept revealed

Bentley marks 100th birthday with electric EXP 100 GT concept car

Go To-U
To-U app will guide users to free 'destination' charging

Charging at over 500 hotel and restaurant locations in the UK included with To-U app

Electric Toyota Proace vans announced

Two bodystyles of the Toyota Proace van will be offered in battery-electric form

On-street charging gets £37m boost from Government

Department for Transport announces funding for 12 projects to help drivers charge on streets

New Hyundai BlueLink app and infotainment system in detail

Smartphone app control of charging and climate finally comes to Hyundai's plug-in models

New Hyundai Ioniq 2020: specs, prices and prototype drive

Hyundai Ioniq Electric to gain bigger battery, with Hybrid and Plug-In versions receiving updates, too

VW ID.R Goodwood
Volkswagen ID.R breaks Goodwood Hillclimb record again

Electric Volkswagen ID.R racer posts fastest ever Goodwood Hillclimb time of 39.9 seconds

Uniti One
Orders open for electric Uniti One Founders Series

Swedish manufacturer opens order books for 2020 Uniti One, with limited-run Founders Series offered to early buyers

Facelifted Volkswagen e-up! could deliver 160-mile range

New Volkswagen e-up! city car could deliver almost twice as much range as the previous model, it has been suggested

Kia Soul EV
New Kia Soul EV 2019: UK price announced

Order books open early for Kia Soul EV, as manufacturer confirms price for 'First Edition' model

New Fisker electric SUV teased ahead of 2021 launch

American company Fisker targets $40,000 starting price, wireless charging and near-300-mile range for SUV due in 2021

Extreme E
Extreme E off-road electric racing car revealed

ODYSSEY 21 E-SUV will form basis of entries in new off-road series from Formula E founder

Toyota to trial solar batteries on electrified cars

Manufacturer announces joint project with Sharp and NEDO to assess potential of solar battery technology

New Jaguar Land Rover electric and hybrid cars to be built in Castle Bromwich

Pure-electric Jaguar XJ will be first off the line; JLR calls for UK battery 'gigafactory'

Comment: Education and changing the way electric cars are sold could solve range anxiety

There are ways to make owning an electric car easier for the masses, beyond waiting for battery technology and infrastructure to improve

BMW experiments with ‘Power BEV’ test car

Converted BMW 5 Series with 710bhp used to experiment with company’s latest electric technology

Electric car sales UK: electric car sales up 61.7%

Electric-car sales grow again in June as 2,461 new battery electric vehicle enter UK roads