Jeep Wrangler 4XE PHEV Rubicon render
13 Jan 2020

JEEP WRANGLER PHEV: First official specs and details

Specs and details for the Wrangler PHEV have been leaked to Practical Motoring before the model’s official detailed announcement, the new Wrangler set to come with a 2.0-litre petrol turbo engine mated to a ZF-sourced eight-sped hybrid transmission with a plug-in electric battery.

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Hummer electric vehicle lebron james 2022
13 Jan 2020

LeBron James to relaunch Hummer as an electric car brand

Hummer by name, hummer by an electric drivetrain…

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Mercedes AMG C63 S
20 Dec 2019

Report: Mercedes-AMG could axe 75 percent of its range next year

Vehicle emissions targets set years ago are starting to have an effect on what cars we can buy now, with Mercedes-Benz set to cut back on AMGs.

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10 Oct 2019

Nissan Australia launches solar EV charging station

You could soon be able to buy a solar electric vehicle charging station to juice up your EV at home.

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30 Sep 2019

Bollinger electric ute and SUV revealed

A 21st century alternative to the Land Rover Defender is about to arrive, touting an almost 2400kg payload capacity and serious off-road ability.

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18 Sep 2019

Tesla Model S faster round the ‘Ring than Porsche Taycan

In another battle of the fastest ‘Ring record, electric car makers Porsche and Tesla are about to face off.

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13 Sep 2019

Hyundai and Kia confirm 800 volt electric vehicles

Hyundai and Kia are about to make a big step to reduce range anxiety.

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11 Sep 2019

Electric Mini Cooper in Oz next year

Mini, like so many carmakers, is going electric, confirming its new EV will be available to buy in Australia next year.

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09 Sep 2019

Mercedes-Benz unveils GLC and GLE plug-in hybrids

New electric hybrid tech reaches Mercedes’ updated GLC 350e petrol and new GLE 350de diesel hybrids.

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05 Sep 2019

Porsche Taycan specs and details

Porsche has unveiled the all-new Taycan. Here is everything you need to know about the world’s newest (and temporarily greatest) electric vehicle.

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Rivian electric vehicle skateboard platform
26 Apr 2019

Ford to build all-new electric vehicle on Rivian ‘skateboard’ platform

Ford this week announced a US$500 million investment in EV start-up Rivian, with news the Rivian skateboard platform would underpin an all-new Ford EV.

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2019 Nissan Leaf review by Practical Motoring
01 Apr 2019

Labor wants 50% electric vehicle ownership by 2030…will follow US in fuel efficiency regulation

The Labor party has announced it wants to see a rapid increase in electric vehicle ownership in Australia with 50% of all cars owned being electric by 2030, what are the other parties saying?

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Hyundai has shown off its autonomous vehicle tech and a wireless charging concept that it expects to have up and running around 2025.
04 Jan 2019

Hyundai video demonstrates wireless electric vehicle charging system

Hyundai has shown off its autonomous vehicle tech and a wireless charging concept that it expects to have up and running around 2025.

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volkswagen teases portable electric vehicles fast charging stations
03 Jan 2019

Volkswagen teases portable electric vehicle fast charger

Volkswagen teases portable electric vehicle fast-charging station, claims it can charge a battery in 17 minutes…to be rolled out in first half of 2019.

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2018 BMW i3s Review
31 Dec 2018

BMW opens up on transition to electrified vehicles

BMW sold more than 100,000 electrified vehicles in 2017 with 2018 figures set to hit around 150,000 sales. By 2025 it will have around 25 electrified vehicles in its range.

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