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Zero raise the bar for electric motorcycles with longer range and faster charging in 2018 models

Zero Motorcycles is the global leader in electric motorcycles and powertrains. Designed and crafted by hand in California, Zero motorcycles combine Silicon Valley tech with traditional motorcycle soul to elevate the motorcycling experience for intelligent, innovative, riders around the world. The company has just announced the release of its 2018 model range and once again…

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Tesla charging network expands, Adelaide to Brisbane link is now complete

Tesla has expanded its charging network further across Australia with the addition of five Superchargers across Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia and the rapid growth of Destination Chargers across the country. The Supercharger link between Melbourne and Adelaide is complete with the opening of Horsham in Victoria, and South Australian locations Keith, Clare Valley…

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Oil giant Shell, one of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies, is betting on electric cars.

Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies, has announced that it has completed a deal to take over NewMotion one of Europe’s largest electric vehicle charging providers. They specialise in converting parking spots into electric charging stations and have more than 30,000 electric charge points in Europe. This shows that the…

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The new Range Rover Electric Hybrid with a plug-in hybrid electric powertrain providing silent, sustainable luxury

Following the announcement of the new Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid electric vehicle last week, Jaguar Land Rover’s journey from conventional internal combustion engines to electrified vehicles continues with the announcement of the new Range Rover P400e PHEV. Conceived nearly 50 years ago for the country set to use on the estate and then drive…

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Ford’s Future: A cut to conventional engine development funding of 30% to be invested into electric EV technology

New CEO Jim Hackett has presented his vision of Ford’s future. The plan is to make Ford a “fitter”, leaner more responsive company. With a reduction in the model range and development of conventional passenger cars Ford plan to free up capital to invest in their profitable SUV and truck division plus their recently announced…

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NISMO announce a performance “hot hatch” concept Nissan LEAF EV to debut at the Tokyo Motor Show

NISMO, the in-house tuning, motorsports and performance division of Nissan, have released details of their performance concept of the new Nissan LEAF. Due to be officially unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month, the NISMO Concept LEAF has a sporty new exterior design. The application of NISMO racing technology to the car’s body…

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Mazda, Toyota and Denso join forces to develop electric vehicle technology

In a recent announcement Mazda, Toyota and Denso confirmed that they are joining forces to develop electric vehicle technology. The three companies have also agreed to establish a new company, EV C.A. Spirit, as a joint development center consisting of “selected engineers to ensure the efficient implementation of the joint technological development projects.”  (Photo above…

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