Vauxhall Ampera News

Jul 10, 2014
  • Vauxhall boss confirms pure EV plans
  • Car will likely be based on Corsa, Adam or Viva
  • Second-generation Ampera confirmed
Jun 12, 2014
Running a company car could prove an expensive business, but not if you pick one of these. All of these cars are exempt from benefit-in-kind tax or are in the lowest band.
May 3, 2014

Both the BMW i3 and Vauxhall Ampera are able to handle real-world commutes on one charge, but which is best to drive and easiest to live with?

Apr 29, 2014
  •  Government confirms £200m of funding
  •  £5000 grant could continue until at least 2017
  •  Money also allocated for rapid charging network
Apr 28, 2014
What are hybrid cars, how do they work and who makes them? What Car? has the answers
Nissan Leaf
Mar 26, 2014
  • Electric cars, plug-in hybrids and range-extended electric cars
  • Real-world examples
  • All part of What Car?'s Approved Used scheme
Jan 30, 2014
  • Government and car makers join forces to promote EVs
  • £5.8m funding to introduce 140 additional rapid chargers
  • Map shows 5000 existing charge points across UK
Vauxhall Ampera
Sep 11, 2013
  • Vauxhall Ampera price cut by £3500
  • Now starts at £28,750
  • Range-extender tech to continue in GM range
Volkswagen Golf
Mar 12, 2013
  • Average economy of more than 70mpg
  • Hybrids, superminis and small family cars
  • Use True MPG to find real-world eonomy