The multi-award winning Nissan LEAF has entered the record books again. The convoy of 225 cars was driven around the Silverstone Circuit to break the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest parade of electric vehicles’, beating the previous record of 218 held by Chrysler in the US.
The new BMW sub-brand focused on developing sustainable mobility solutions has been launched.
The first regular shipment of 100 per cent electric Nissan LEAFs bound for Europe is today arriving in North East England.
The 2010 Paris Motorshow will see the Octavia Green E Line concept. Škoda’s first-ever electric-powered vehicle will demonstrate the company’s innovative potential and technological competence in this growing area. The first fleet of test vehicles is planned for 2011.
The Jazz will feature the same 1.3 litre i-VTEC as the Insight hybrid and despite its taller body shape, the new car has similar CO2 emissions of 104 g/km – 21g/km less than the current lowest-emitting 1.2-litre petrol Jazz.
Infiniti has released a sketch of its first electric vehicle and confirmed a 2013 launch. The sketch was shown by Infiniti’s Senior Vice President, Mr Andy Palmer, during a ceremony held to mark the opening of the Infiniti Centre Piccadilly in London.
To celebrate Peugeot’s 200th anniversary and to highlight the enormous possibilities offered by the use of electric power, Peugeot’s engineers and stylists have created the EX1, a performance car of the future.
Vauxhall’s Vivaro e-Concept, an electric van with an extended range of up to 250 miles, will make its debut on Wednesday this week at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany.
Saab is taking its first step towards developing an all-electric vehicle with the Saab 9-3 ePower. Making its world premiere at the Paris International Motor Show later this month, the Saab 9-3 ePower is the prototype for a test fleet of 70 vehicles which will participate in extensive field trials in Sweden early next year. This all-electric family estate represents an important step forward for Saab’s pursuit of delivering cleaner and sustainable mobility solutions.
Munich’s electricity supply is about to spark 20 road-ready Audi A1 e-trons into life on the German city’s streets as part of an exciting pilot project undertaken by Audi AG in partnership with E.ON, the Munich municipal utility company Stadtwerke München (SWM) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM).