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UK Fossil Vehicle Sales Tumble By 18% As EVs Triple To 6% Market Share

February 7th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

UK combustion vehicle sales fell 18% year on year in January as plug-in electric vehicles took almost 6% of the market, up from 2.2% a year ago. Diesel sales were hit particularly hard, selling 36% less volume than January 2019. Will the UK government's recent target of phasing out combustion vehicles by 2035 be overtaken by consumer preferences


Jaguar Responds To Criticism About I-PACE Efficiency

November 5th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Some testers have found the Jaguar I-PACE has less real world range than the EPA or WLTP estimates. Jaguar says people should relax and drive happy. The I-PACE is a great car that is a joy to drive.


Dirty Reality Catching Up With Fossil Fuel Vehicles

September 8th, 2018 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

This week marks an important transitional step away from the obsolete technology of dirty fossil fuel vehicles and in favor of electric vehicles that can run on clean energy. The Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) has come in to force in the EU from 1st of September 2018, leading to much hand-wringing by the traditional fossil fuel vehicle OEMs, whose cars have always been highly polluting, and are now running out of road


Mercedes Doubles Down On NEDC Range Claim For EQC

September 6th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

A controversy has arisen over the actual range of the Mercedes EQC. Officially the company says 450 km or 279 miles. But in its press release, it says "about 200 miles" repeatedly. Which is it?


Tesla Model 3 = Most Efficient Electric Car On Highways

August 19th, 2018 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

New aggregated data from the gurus over at A Better Route Planner show that Tesla Model 3 efficiency is the highest of any production car at highway speeds, with outstandingly low energy consumption. This outstanding efficiency, combined with great supercharging speeds, makes the Model 3 the best road tripping EV in production



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