Spirit yachts

Getting into the Spirit of eco yachting

Sailing yachts are already zero emission, right? Wrong. True, when sailing under canvas using wind power alone there are no emissions. But when it comes to negotiating a tricky harbour or marina, it's usually...
VW electric buggy

The VW buggy is back – and now it’s electric!

Volkswagen is bringing back the dune buggy - this time powered by an electric motor. The fully electric buggy is based on the historical predecessors that found their home in California. Back then, the chassis...
2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Toyota launches new RAV4 Hybrid

In 1994, Toyota’s launch of the original RAV4 introduced a new kind of car to the world, one that combined the go-anywhere performance and rugged stance of an SUV with compact dimensions and handling...

Nissan announces new Leaf with bigger battery

Nissan has announced two new versions of the LEAF 3.ZERO electric car. They went on sale from 9 January 2019. The LEAF 3.ZERO, priced from £31,095 including the £3,500 UK Government Plug-in Car Grant, features...
Aston Martin Rapide E

Aston Martin confirms St Athan for Rapide E production

Aston Martin's second major UK manufacturing facility will become the company’s centre for electrification and the production home of the Lagonda brand. The Aston Martin Rapide E will be built at St Athan airfield in...
London ULEZ sign

Will your vehicle be charged under new ULEZ regs?

With just over four months to go until the introduction of the UK’s first ever ULEZ (Ultra Low Emission Zone), motorists are being urged to check if they will be liable to pay...
Zero Motorcycles Black Forest

Zero Motorcycles adds top-level adventure bike

The world's best-selling electric motorcycle maker, Zero Motorcycles, has upped its game yet again for its 2019 model line. There are more powerful base models, brand new tech features and bold new...
Aston Martin electric classic

Aston Martin to offer electric conversion to classic cars

Will classic cars be banned in the future to align with the government's pledge to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars? It's a possibility. What's also likely...
Diamond hybrid aircraft

First flight for electric-hybrid powered aircraft

Hybrid and electric power units are commonplace in cars these days but they are only just starting to be experimented with in aviation. Mainly that's because aviation is so heavily regulated but...