Vauxhall — A Historic Marque Moves Into The Electric Age

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 18:00:00 +0000

Vauxhall UK produced its first car with an internal combustion engine in 1903, and according to Rob Llewellyn of Fully Charged, it will produce its last in 2028. The first Vauxhall was a 5-horsepower single-cylinder model with a tiller for steering. It had two forward gears and no reverse gear. After 125 years of internal […]

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Will UK’s Share of European Electric Vehicle Production Drop from 25% to 4%?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 00:02:02 +0000

Our friends over at Transport & Environment (T&E) are concerned that the UK is taking its electric vehicle production sector for granted and not doing enough to retain its EV production leadership. According to the organization, 25% of the EVs produced in Europe were produced in the UK in 2018. That’s quite a percentage, and […]

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Will UK’s Share of European Electric Vehicle Production Drop from 50% to 4%?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 00:02:02 +0000

Our friends over at Transport & Environment (T&E) are concerned that the UK is taking its electric vehicle production sector for granted and not doing enough to retain its EV production leadership. According to the organization, 50% of the EVs produced in Europe were produced in the UK in 2018. That’s quite a percentage, and […]

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Vauxhall Changes Its EV Pricing To Keep Vehicles Eligible For UK Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 02:14:37 +0000

The Vauxhall Mokka-e and Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life just got price reductions in the UK. The UK government has revised its policy supporting electric vehicle purchases. Well, it has reduced that support. The new policy does two core things: 1) it drops the amount of the grant from £3,000 to £2,500, and 2) it takes the […]

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New Vauxhall Mokka-e vs. 1903 Vauxhall Light Car

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 07 Nov 2020 22:01:02 +0000

The Vauxhall Mokka-e (aka Opel Mokka-e), as we’ve written before, is one of the more interesting and compelling new electric vehicles in Europe (it’s not available beyond Europe)

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Large Fleet Operator In UK Buys 279 Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:47:01 +0000

The second largest fleet operator in the UK, Openreach, has decided that the time is now to go electric. It just ordered 270 fully electric Vivaro-e vans and 9 Corsa-e cars

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Opel Vivaro-e Gets More Range, London Study Finds Lower Costs For Electric Delivery Trucks

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 15:18:11 +0000

Opel Vivaro-e electric delivery vanOpel will begin taking orders for its new Vivaro-e electric delivery van in June for fall delivery. A study by the City of London finds electric van operating expenses are 75% less than diesel vans.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Says Company May Purchase Technology From Tesla

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 00:42:23 +0000

Mike Manley CEO of FCAFCA CEO Mike Manley says his company may be interested in purchasing rolling chassis, known as skateboards, from Tesla to jumpstart its electric car ambitions, but has anyone told Elon?

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