Vauxhall Ampera

Type: Product
Name: Vauxhall Ampera
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Vauxhall promises Ampera-successor EV and sub-Adam city car

Vauxhall-Opel’s CEO has confirmed the company is planning a successor to the slow-selling Ampera electric range-extender car, and a new entry-level city car set to cost around £7,000. Bosses have previously told us it’ll be badged Viva.Announced in a ... [Published AutoExpress - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Is the clock ticking for the Vauxhall Ampera?

The Vauxhall Ampera may be discontinued next year after already-weak sales slowed further in 2014.Automotive News is speculating the Vauxhall/Opel Ampera may be withdrawn from Europe when the second-generation Chevrolet Volt is launched next year; the ... [Published Motoring Research - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Government cars go electric

Downing Street to be fitted with charging points as Government car fleets go electric Ministers will soon be driving to official engagements in electric cars while even Downing Street will be fitted with charging points, the Government has announced.More ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Worldwide PHEV And EV Sales Top 500,000

According to the Plug-In Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Research Center at UC Davis , global sales of PHEV’s and EV’s worldwide passed the 500,000 mark at the end of June, 2014. The US accounts for about 45% of that total, while Japan is second, China third ... [Published Gas 2 - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Speech: Car Lite London: car clubs will help more Londoners drive less

Good morning,I was delighted to have been invited to speak today and I would like to thank ZipCar, Transport for London and London Councils for organising today’s event.I’d like to talk briefly today about how it is now possible not only to imagine, but ... [Published Cabinet Office - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sussex Police to test electric and fuel cell vehiclesSussex

Sussex Police has announced forthcoming trials of electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles ahead of plans to permanently deploy the technology on its fleet.The Surrey and Sussex Police Driving School will drive a Vauxhall Ampera range-extended electric ... [Published FuelCellsWorks.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Sussex Police wants its officers using hybrid and electric cars

FIRST OF MANY? Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne and Chief Constable Giles York with the hybrid carComments (0)SUSSEX Police have taken a step towards becoming a greener force by test driving a hybrid car for the first time.Surrey and Sussex ... [Published Crawley News - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 2 reports

Alternative fuel vehicle sales soar in the UK, with 143% growth in EV market

Half way through the year, the electric car market is proving that it is still performing strongly, showing record growth of 143.9% up to the end of June.In the first six months of this year, 2,558 fully electric cars were registered in the UK, according ... [Published Green Car Website - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Get yourself plugged into the future of motoring

The Tesla Model S, the newest electric car that will be on display at the green motor show being held at the Cheese and GrainComments (0)FROME will be showing off its green credentials even further tomorrow with the town's first electric vehicle even ... [Published Frome Standard - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

We Buy Any Car TV advert banned

A television advert for the car buying service webuyanycar.com has been ruled “misleading” by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), and must not be shown again in its current form.The complaint and the decision centred on the phrase “no nasty surprises” ... [Published MSN UK - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Motorpoint unveils new range of savings on plug-in cars

MOTORPOINT is hoping to power demand for electric cars by offering savings on a range of plug-in hybrid vehicles.The UK’s largest car supermarket, with seven sites across the UK, is offering its customers savings against new of more than £18,000 on the ... [Published Car Dealer Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Police test drive hybrid cars

For the first time Sussex Police will take a step towards being a greener force by test driving a hybrid car.A Vauxhall Ampera Hybrid car will be test driven by Surrey and Sussex Police Driving School for four weeks and a Hyundai ix35 Hydrogen will also ... [Published Sussex Police Online - Jun 30 2014]

Quotes

...what Porsche refers to as "the first plug-in hybrid in the premium SUV segment" and, along with the 918 Spyder , make it (almost unbelievably) "the world's only car manufacturer to offer three plug-in hybrid models" (unless, of course, you count the Opel/Vauxhall Ampera as separate from the Chevy Volt and Cadillac ELR ). The system mates a 3...
"As part of that, after some investigation, we have actually managed to establish a team to put proper charging points up and down Downing Street so that we can also run electric vehicles in Downing Street itself."
Dennis Ord, who sourced the vehicle for the driving school, said: "We are looking to future proof our fleet of cars and reduce our carbon footprint."
Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, "Improving economic conditions have helped propel the UK new car market to a strong first half-year performance, with registrations up 10.6 per cent on the same period in 2013."

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Vauxhall promises Ampera-successor EV and sub-A... [Published AutoExpress - Jul 23 2014]
Is the clock ticking for the Vauxhall Ampera? [Published Motoring Research - Jul 21 2014]
Together in Electric Dreams? [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 20 2014]
Keeping cool: how to keep your electric car hap... [Published Green Car Website - Jul 18 2014]
Government cars go electric [Published Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
Toyota Yaris 2014 price and specs [Published CarBuyer.co.uk - Jul 15 2014]
Worldwide PHEV And EV Sales Top 500,000 [Published Gas 2 - Jul 14 2014]
Together in Electric Dreams? [Published WHEB Ventures - Jul 10 2014]
Speech: Car Lite London: car clubs will help mo... [Published Cabinet Office - Jul 10 2014]
Sussex Police to test electric and fuel cell ve... [Published FuelCellsWorks.com - Jul 09 2014]
Sussex Police wants its officers using hybrid a... [Published Crawley News - Jul 05 2014]
New Car Awards 2014 countdown: family car [Published AutoExpress - Jul 05 2014]
Alternative fuel vehicle sales soar in the UK, ... [Published Green Car Website - Jul 04 2014]
Demand for greener cars powers UK auto sales [Published Telegraph - Jul 04 2014]
Get yourself plugged into the future of motoring [Published Frome Standard - Jul 03 2014]
We Buy Any Car TV advert banned [Published MSN UK - Jul 02 2014]
Motorpoint unveils new range of savings on plug... [Published Car Dealer Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
Motorpoint Announces Up To £18K Of Savings On S... [Published Puregreencars - Jul 01 2014]
GM boss Dan Ammann at the Goodwood Festival of ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 01 2014]
Police test drive hybrid cars [Published Sussex Police Online - Jun 30 2014]
2014 Audi A3 e-tron review [Published What Car? - Jun 25 2014]
Vauxhall Ampera: roomy and comfortable family car [Published Telegraph - Jun 18 2014]
'Charge Rage' electric car owners get angry aft... [Published Telegraph - Jan 23 2014]
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