Nissan Leaf completes 230 mile autonomous journey

A modified 2017 electric Nissan LEAF electric vehicle has completed the UK’s longest and most complex autonomous car journey - self-navigating 230 miles on British roads. The vehicle travelled from Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) in Cranfield, Beds., to the brand’s manufacturing plant in Sunderland. Over the course of the 230 mile autonomous journey, the…

Hyundai Kona Electric crowned Which? Product of the Year

The Hyundai Kona electric vehicle (EV) has been crowned Which? product of the year for 2019, in a top 10 dominated by products showcasing innovation, environmental credentials and bargain value.    The consumer watchdog’s product researchers nominated and voted for their exceptional products launched and tested over the last year - whittling down 3,500 products to…

Zap-Map announces voice features for EV charging

Zap-Map, which helps EV drivers find their nearest charging points, has announced a free voice-activated function on Google Assistant. Available on Android and iOS mobile devices, Google Home and in-car using the latest version of Android Auto, Zap-Map uses natural language processing to provide voice responses to customers’ commands such as ‘find a charger nearby’ …