Mate Rimac: the rising star of electric supercars | Automotive industry

Mate Rimac cannot help but be distracted. Cars are flying around the corner behind me as they turn on to the hill climb at the racetrack in front of Goodwood House. The deafening roars and the rapt crowd are testament to the power and lure of the internal combustion engine. Rimac is not, on the … Read more

What it’s like to drive an electric school bus

Like most American school children, I have enduring memories of traveling in big yellow school buses and inhaling big diesel fumes. Companies like Lion Electric are looking to change the diesel school bus experience by offering a trio of electric school buses that will transform and make greener (not yellower) the school commute for students … Read more

Lion Electric gives the big yellow school bus a jolt

Like most American school children, I have enduring memories of traveling in big yellow school buses and inhaling big diesel fumes. Companies like Lion Electric are looking to change the diesel school bus experience by offering a trio of electric school buses that will transform and make greener (not yellower) the school commute for students … Read more

A living room on a skateboard: how electric vehicles are redefining the car | Automotive industry

Take any petrol car sold today and show it to a mechanic working on a Ford Model T 100 years ago and there is a fairly good chance they would understand roughly how it works. An internal combustion engine at the front turns the wheels, carrying a driver behind a steering wheel, some passengers and … Read more

Brace for a shock: cost-of-living crisis drives up price of electric car charging | Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars

While petrol price rises may have made the headlines, the energy crisis has also been hitting owners of electric cars in the pocket. The cost of charging at home has risen by 43% for some drivers, while the already higher cost of on-the-road recharges has gone up 25%. As energy prices are forced up due … Read more

Mercedes wants your next Amazon delivery to arrive in an electric eSprinter van

Driving a battery-powered commercial panel van may not sound exciting to you—but to Mercedes-Benz and the likes of Amazon and UPS, it promises to be a bellwether moment. As the Mercedes engineer driving me for a short stint in the prototype eSprinter suggests, there’s very little difference between this box van and the gas- and … Read more