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On a charge: The electric revolution is in full swing
Electric cars are popping up everywhere, but is that down to buyer demand or incoming costly fines manufacturers are facing? James Baggott investigates
Jul 22, 2019
James Baggott
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Lotus Evija heralds new era of sports cars from Hethel based manufacturer
The Lotus Evija is the first British all electric hypercar. It is also the first car produced by Lotus under Geely ownership. We caught up with Simon Clare, Global Marketing Director at Group Lotus to find out how new ownership could revive the iconic British sportscar manufacturer.
Jul 17, 2019
Jim Murray Jones
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Electric sentiment shifting as EVs go premium
As more premium brands embrace Electric, the desirability of EVs begins to climb. Craig Cheetham considers the impact of recent electric announcements from Porsche and Jaguar.
Jul 16, 2019
Craig Cheetham
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Basking in the sun, soaking up the miles
Dutch startup Lightyear has designed an electric vehicle from the ground up. With a relentless focus on efficiency, it has a claimed WLTP range of 725 kilometres. Have its technically minded co-founders found an antidote to range anxiety?
Jul 11, 2019
Jim Murray Jones
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Driving a hard bargain
Craig Cheetham gets behind the wheel of a Perodua Kelisa as he considers a DriveTribe poll on "the best budget cars of the last 30-years". Will economic uncertainty unleash a new wave of no-frills driving options?
Jul 11, 2019
Craig Cheetham
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Car firms look out: The disruptors are coming
Amazon, Google, Apple and Dyson are all vying to be the next big disruptor of the car industry, writes James Baggott. But which do you think will have the greatest impact?
Jul 9, 2019
James Baggott