Jagaur Land Rover is reported in media to be well advanced on plans to develop a new pure electric car squarely aimed at the Bentley sector from 2025.
It comes as other media stories say Ford, Renault and Mercedes-Benz are also looking at ramping up their electric cars, Toyota group has revealed a range of pure electric cars to replace all their existing models in a couple of years, while Lotus is reportedly developing a sporting SUV in the style of the new Aston Martin DBX707.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has already pushed up fuel prices in Britain and the RAC predicts they could further rise.
On Sunday, petrol was close to 150ppl and diesel almost 153ppl, but the motoring body believes it could exceed these levels fairly soon and remain high for months to come as more people hit the roads in Spring and Summer.
Charging your electric car off-peak could save you nearly £20 each time, says Select Car Leasing.
It looked at the most popular BEVs and charging times and the least you could save would be £6.85.
Firefighters are reportedly struggling to extinguish a blaze on a car transporter stranded off the Azores since last week due to the traction batteries on some 4,000 cars it carries spontaneously combusting when seemingly put out.
The vehicles were all from brands within the Volkswagen Group in transit from Germany to the USA.
Nearly a third of drivers surveyed (29%) want their next vehicle to include a Usage-Based Insurance or Pay as You Drive insurance solution as part of the connected services offered by the vehicle manufacturer.
Around the same percentage also want their next car to offer automatic crash detection and avoidance systems, said Verex Group, who make in-car connectivity programmes.
Insurance premiums have risen by an average £76 in twelve months, says Comparethemarket.
It is a good time to shop around for better deals with the average policy saving now about £119 on a like for like basis.
Checking tyre pressures and tread are the most researched queries on search engines, say CarMoney.
Wipers, oil changes and windscreen scratches are next in motorists’ enquiries.