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Original Nissan Leaf owners “dumped” after remote app features terminated
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Original Nissan Leaf owners “dumped” after remote app features terminated

The shutdown of the UK’s 2G networks means owners will no longer be able to control their cars via their smartphone
4 Mar 2024
iPhone, iPad, iCar? Apple’s self-driving EV is still in play!
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iPhone, iPad, iCar? Apple’s self-driving EV is still in play!

Recent setbacks suggest that tech giant’s first electric car will most likely arrive no sooner than 2028
25 Jan 2024
Afeela saloon is an EV from the makers of Fortnite, Gran Turismo, ChatGPT… and the Honda Civic
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Afeela saloon is an EV from the makers of Fortnite, Gran Turismo, ChatGPT… and the Honda Civic

New Afeela saloon has been previewed as a joint venture between Honda and Sony, with help from Epic Games and OpenAI
10 Jan 2024
Huge Apple CarPlay update brings custom dials to EVs like the Porsche Taycan
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Huge Apple CarPlay update brings custom dials to EVs like the Porsche Taycan

New update for Apple’s car software brings custom dials and climate controls
20 Dec 2023
New Toyota battery tech to deliver 500-mile EVs by 2026; 750-mile ranges to come
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New Toyota battery tech to deliver 500-mile EVs by 2026; 750-mile ranges to come

Toyota has revealed details on its latest battery technology, set to underpin its next generation of EVs
14 Sep 2023
Do EVs have engines?
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Do EVs have engines?

Electric cars look very similar to petrol cars, but under the skin they are very different. We look at how EVs work
22 Aug 2023
Do EVs need oil?
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Do EVs need oil?

Electric vehicles (EVs) don’t need engine oil, but they still need to be serviced regularly. We take a closer look at what that involves...
22 Aug 2023
BT announces plans to enter EV charging market
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BT announces plans to enter EV charging market

Phone and communications titan announces plan to transform its streetside broadband boxes into EV chargers
27 Jul 2023
What are heat pumps?
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What are heat pumps?

Electric cars are often available with heat pumps, but what are they and why would you need one?
5 Jul 2023
RFID cards: how do charging cards for electric cars work?
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RFID cards: how do charging cards for electric cars work?

RFID cards are an easy and convenient way to get access to the UK’s public charging points. Here’s everything you need to know…
6 Oct 2022
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Electric cars vs plug-in hybrids vs hybrid cars
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Electric cars vs plug-in hybrids vs hybrid cars

Electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars all have their pros and cons, but which is right for you?
25 Jul 2022
What are lithium-ion batteries?
What are lithium-ion batteries?
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What are lithium-ion batteries?

Lithium-ion batteries are found in most electric vehicles, but what exactly are they and how do they work?
16 Mar 2022
Can I generate my own electricity for my electric car?
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Can I generate my own electricity for my electric car?

Using solar panels or a wind turbine for home generation could make your electric car even greener
26 Jul 2021
Can you store energy you generate?
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Can you store energy you generate?

Generating your own energy through solar or wind is one thing, but you'll need a home battery system to make the most of it
11 Oct 2019