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Europeans Manufacturers Need Small Electric Cars Despite Profit Problem

Europeans Manufacturers Need Small Electric Cars Despite Profit Problem. “Get ready for the $3,000 to $5,000 EV?” European manufacturers are in danger of conceding the mass market for electric cars to China as they relentlessly try and reinvent the traditional car while ignoring likely big changes in mobility habits. As European carmakers spend billions motoring […]

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Jeep Renegade Trailhawk PHEV

Jeep Renegade Trailhawk PHEV review

Jeep Renegade Trailhawk PHEV review. For – individual looks, rugged off roader, well equipped, powerful. Against – needs more battery range, who’s going off road? *** Price £39,100 Choices – Mitsubishi Outlander, Mini Countryman, Kia Niro, Renault Captur, Suzuki Across There’s nothing bland or boring about the Jeep Renegade. The body design of this SUV […]

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Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf E-Tekna e+ 3.ZERO review

Nissan Leaf E-Tekna e+ 3.ZERO review. For – well-equipped, high quality, terrific everywhere but the motorway. Against – expensive, range-threatened. Useable highspeed range 81 miles/45.2% £37,820 (after subsidy) *** The Nissan Leaf has long been a trail blazer for electric cars and its looks, size and range have all been gradually improved over the years. […]

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Electric Car Sales Set To Spurt, But Subsidy End Poses Questions

Electric Car Sales Set To Spurt, But Subsidy End Poses Questions. “There are increasing concerns around a potential battery shortage that could change growth curves on EV adoption in coming years. Europe’s electric car revolution looks unstoppable and experts are scrambling to raise medium and long-range sales forecasts, but once well-healed first adopters have been […]

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Lower Prices, Better Range Should Sell Electric, But Beware Government Edict

Lower Prices, Better Range Should Sell Electric, But Beware Government Edict. “We think the transition towards a 100% EV world could happen as soon as potentially limiting factors like availability of batteries, and charging infrastructure allow for it” The electric car band-wagon is gathering speed with Volkswagen now saying 70% of sedan and SUV sales […]

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Will “Affordable” E.Go Be Undercut By The Chinese?

Will “Affordable” E.Go Be Undercut By The Chinese? “We don’t expect competition from Chinese anytime soon in that segment because cars like this won’t easily pass EU homogolation. The e.Go represents very solid German engineering. As BMW unveils another unaffordable battery-powered behemoth, European car buyers on modest incomes may be wondering if there will ever […]

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VW ID.3

VW ID.3 1st Edition Pro Power 58kWh review

VW ID.3 1st Edition Pro Power 58kWh review. For – understated elegance, great driving experience, excellent design. Against – expensive for a town car. **** £39,500 before government grant Competition – Nissan Leaf, Renault Zoe, Mini E, Honda E, BMW i3, Kia-eNiro, Hyundai Kona, Mini e, Fiat 500e, Vauxhall Corsa E, Peugeot e208, Hyundai Ioniq, […]

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Jaguar I-Pace SE review

Jaguar I-Pace SE review. For – handsome, luxurious, fast, quiet Against – best stay local Motorway range effective 125 miles/73.25% **** £76,045 Competition – Audi-e-Tron, Mercedes EQC, Tesla Model X, Ford Mustang Mach E, BMW iX3 Jaguar was quick off the mark with its first all-electric I-Pace, although I’ve often wondered whether, in this digital […]

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Europe’s Electric Car Sales Will Beat 1 Million In 2021, But Growth Will Slow

Europe’s Electric Car Sales Will Beat 1 Million In 2021, But Growth Will Slow. “Government incentives are the driving force. This masks some challenges: prices must come down, range go up and more charging infrastructure is needed,” Accelerating battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales in Western Europe will beat 1 million for the first time in […]

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