MG smashes sales records amid booming demand for its electric vehicles

An old name reborn: MG sells its 20,000th car of the year amid booming demand for electric vehicles By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 16:51 EDT, 17 September 2021 | Updated: 05:24 EDT, 20 September 2021 MG has smashed its sales records amid booming demand for its electric vehicles. The British motoring brand … Read more

Citroen WILL sell its tiny Ami electric car in the UK from £6k

Citroen’s new back-to-basics green electric city car costing around £6,000 is to be sold in the UK following ‘unprecedented’ demand for it to cross the Channel. Bosses gave the green light to the quirky two-seater Citroen Ami runaround coming here in spring 2022 after receiving more than 12,000 expressions of interest from potential British customers. … Read more

Billionaire Trevor Milton – who founded electric truck film Nikola – is charged with fraud

BREAKING NEWS: Billionaire Trevor Milton – who founded electric truck firm Nikola – is charged with three counts of fraud for ‘misleading investors and lying about nearly ALL aspects of the business’ Trevor Milton was charged with three counts of making false and misleading statements Thursday It is claimed he lied to investors about his … Read more

Elon Musk confirms Tesla will open Supercharger stations to other electric cars by year’s end

Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla will allow owners of other company’s electric vehicles to charge up at its Supercharger stations—adding the option will be available before the end of 2021. ‘We’re making our Supercharger network open to other EVs later this year,’ the 50-year-old CEO tweeted Tuesday. In the US, Tesla’s cars use the … Read more

Girl, 5, is ‘scarred for life’ after being hit by electric bike and dragged 50ft down the street

Girl, 5, is ‘scarred for life’ after being hit by electric bike and dragged 50ft down the street Emily Hill needed 24 stitches to her scalp after she was dragged by moped Mother sounding the alarm after daughter struck in quiet West Yorkshire street The 22-year-old rider is being investigated by police following alleged collision  … Read more

Retired lecturer converts 1934 Austin Seven tourer into electric runabout that uses batteries 

Austin powers! Retired lecturer converts noisy 1934 open-top Austin Seven tourer into an eco-friendly electric runabout that uses batteries David Willis, 84, transformed his 1934 Austin Seven into a modern electric car   Original 747cc petrol engine swapped for Chinese 10KW electric motor for £1.6k Top speed of 40mph and a full charge gives it around … Read more

Halfords revs up profits to £96.3million as demand for electric scooters and bikes soars

What pandemic? Halfords revs up profits to £96.3million as demand for electric scooters and bikes soars to 94% while Dr Martens kicks off a good year with sales up to £773million Dr Martens sales in the last 12 months to March 31 jumped 15% to £773million   Halfords reported underlying pre-tax profits of £96.3million – 72% … Read more

Halfords revs up profits to £96.3million as demand for electric scooters and bikes soars

What pandemic? Halfords revs up profits to £96.3million as demand for electric scooters and bikes soars to 94% while Dr Martens kicks off a good year with sales up to £773million Dr Martens sales in the last 12 months to March 31 jumped 15% to £773million   Halfords reported underlying pre-tax profits of £96.3million – 72% … Read more

TV ad for electric cleaner is banned for showing ‘harmful gender stereotypes’

TV ad for electric cleaner is banned for showing ‘harmful gender stereotypes’ because only two of the people it featured in it were men Television advert for the JML Hurricane Spin Scrubber has been banned  Complainant said advert suggested that cleaning is a responsibility of women The commercial depicts several women using cleaning tool around … Read more

One third of UK businesses plan to install electric vehicle charging points at employees homes

One third of UK businesses would consider installing electric vehicle charging points at employees’ homes One third of firms would think about putting charging points in employees’ homes to support the use of electric vehicles, according to new research  One in five claim the increase of home working has influenced their plans Upfront costs and … Read more