Euro NCAP gives Ford, Hyundai and Toyota EVs top safety rating

Independent safety authority Euro NCAP has released safety ratings for five new cars. The Ford Mustang Mach-E, Hyundai’s IONIQ 5 and TUCSON and the Toyota Yaris Cross all achieve a top rating of five stars, while the new Hyundai BAYON is awarded four stars. Ford’s new all-electric crossover SUV, the Mustang Mach-E, bears little resemblance to the 5-litre muscle car with which it shares…

9 in 10 Brits want to do more to fight climate change, claims study

A study looking at public attitudes towards electric vehicles and the climate crisis has revealed the personal sacrifices Britons are willing to make in the fight against global warming. Climate Countdown, the latest in Ford’s quarterly Go Electric reports, finds an overwhelming majority of Brits (91%) feel they have a personal level of responsibility in the fight against climate…

VW delivers more EVs for Onto’s subscription customers

Volkswagen is to fulfil its latest fleet order with electric car subscription service, Onto. A mix of e-up!, ID.3 and ID.4 models will be available for Onto customers to book. The deal will grow Volkswagen’s presence in Onto’s electric-only fleet, with the e-up!, ID.3 and ID.4 models covering three key vehicle classes popular with subscription customers. The arrival…

Further plans for £2.5bn West Midlands Gigafactory unveiled

The West Midlands Gigafactory, a public-private joint venture between Coventry City Council and Coventry Airport Ltd, has today unveiled further plans for its future as it continues to explore investment opportunities with battery manufacturers worldwide. Located in the epicentre of the UK’s automotive industry in Coventry, the Gigafactory will begin supplying high-tech batteries for electric…

MOKE goes all electric

Order books for electric MOKE open today  All MOKEs to be electric by January 1st 2022  Deliveries to take place for Summer 2022  Electric MOKE to be built in the United Kingdom Prices start at £29,150 (not including local taxes and electric vehicle incentives) MOKE International has announced the introduction of the all-electric MOKE. Reservations…