BMW 7 series hybrid

BMW’s new 7-series flagship gets a hybrid power unit

BMW's flagship car is the 7-series and the latest version will go on sale this spring with a plug-in hybrid electric power unit. There is a choice of two model variants: the BMW 745e and...

Finnish startup reveals radical RMK E2 motorcycle

This is the E2 electric motorcycle from new Finnish manufacturer RMK Vehicles. The E2 is radical to say the least with power being delivered to the rear wheel by a rim motor and an unconventional...
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...
Boeing eVTOL PAVvideo

Boeing demonstrates electric vertical takeoff air taxi

Boeing has successfully flown an electrically-powered self-flying passenger air vehicle prototype. Boeing NeXt, the company's urban air mobility division, worked with another Boeing subsidiary, Aurora Flight Sciences, to design and develop the electric propulsion vertical...
VRCO NeoXCraft flying car

VRCO to test NeoXCraft flying supercar in 2019

Sometime this year, a British designed and built flying car should start flight tests with the aim of going into production in 2020. Yes, it looks and the spec reads like something out of...
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...
Etergo AppScooter

‘Two-wheel Tesla’ AppScooter nearing first deliveries

Dutch company Etergo is getting ready to put its AppScooter on sale and make the first deliveries of the electric, app-integrated two-wheeler. "This is not your run-of-the-mill scooter," said Etergo's Bart Jacobsz Rosier. "AppScooter is a...

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...

Netherlands opens electric flight research centre

The Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) has opened a new research facility complete with an electric Pipistrel Alpha Electro, which will be deployed as a research aircraft in NLR’s new Living Lab for Electric Flight. Cora...