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Latest stories

  • Vauxhall Ampera off to roaring start in Europe

    General Motors’ range extended electric car might have had a bruising start to the year in the U.S., but in Europe it’s a very different story. GM says that it already holds 7,000 orders for the 2012 Vauxhall (Opel) Ampera, which is remarkably good going considering that the sales target for the year is 10,000 units.
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    By Gavin Conway March 21, 2012 6:09 PM
  • West Coast Electric Highway: Vancouver to Mexico in an electric car

    The great American road trip is the preserve of fossil-fuelled cars, right? Well, a project called the West Coast Electric Highway is looking to change all that, eventually making it possible to travel in your EV from Vancouver, Canada to the Mexican border – that’s a total of 1,395 miles.
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    By Gavin Conway March 20, 2012 12:10 PM
  • The Conway Column: Geneva was most electrifying motor show yet

    The concepts were cool, but it was the ‘real’ electric vehicles that impressed.


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    By Gavin Conway March 13, 2012 11:40 AM
  • Vauxhall / Opel Ampera and Chevy Volt voted Car of the Year 2012

    The 2012 Vauxhall / Opel Ampera has been awarded the European Car of the Year title, along with its sibling 2012 Chevrolet Volt. There were 35 contenders in the running, voted on by 59 motoring journalists from 23 countries.
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    By Gavin Conway March 5, 2012 3:08 PM
  • Chevrolet Volt order book open, spec confirmed

    Chevrolet has opened the order book and finalised the specification for the UK version of its extended-range electric 2012 Chevy Volt. After the £5,000 Plug-In Car Grant the Volt, which comes in just one trim level, will cost £29,995.
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    By Gavin Conway February 29, 2012 5:24 PM