News: HONDA HYBRID & EV BATTERIES GET ‘SECOND LIFE’ IN NEW RECYCLING INITIATIVE

Due to a lot of myths and untruths regarding battery packs being posted recently, Honda Motor Europe has explained to MotorMartin how they are expanding their battery recycling partnership with SNAM (Société Nouvelle d’Affinage des Métaux) to advance the sustainable usability of its end-of-life traction batteries. The pan-European arrangement, they say, will see SNAM collect… Read More News: HONDA HYBRID & EV BATTERIES GET ‘SECOND LIFE’ IN NEW RECYCLING INITIATIVE

News: NEW LEXUS UX GAINS HIGHEST SAFETY RATING FROM EURO NCAP

With the new Lexus UX gaining traction here in the UK it’s important to remind ourselves just how good this all new hybrid is, especially as Lexus offer an almost unique amalgamation of technology and style unmatched by others in the market. Now then seems the perfect time to celebrate the Lexus UX compact SUV… Read More News: NEW LEXUS UX GAINS HIGHEST SAFETY RATING FROM EURO NCAP

News: HYUNDAI MOTOR SLASHES WAITING TIMES FOR 2020 KONA ELECTRIC

This just in and rather timely given the latest motoring announcement from the government regarding new car buying in 2035 as Hyundai have said that, in response to significant customer demand, waiting times for the new 2020 Kona Electric will be significantly reduced. The move, they say, follows a significant ramp up in availability of… Read More News: HYUNDAI MOTOR SLASHES WAITING TIMES FOR 2020 KONA ELECTRIC

News: NEW FORD MONDEO HYBRID CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF THE M1 MOTORWAY WITH ITS 1959 PREDECESSOR

Ford have explained to MotorMartin recently how they brought new and old favourite police cars to the M1 to help celebrate 60 years of use on UK motorways. With the original stretch of the higher speed trunk road running through Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire, the three counties’ police forces decided on a standard car to… Read More News: NEW FORD MONDEO HYBRID CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF THE M1 MOTORWAY WITH ITS 1959 PREDECESSOR

News: HONDA COMMITS TO TOTAL ELECTRIFICATION IN EUROPE BY 2025

Honda took to the stage at Geneva recently to announce the further acceleration of its electrification ambitions. The company has explained to MotorMartin its intention to move 100 per cent of its European sales to electrified powertrains by 2025. This new ambition builds on the brand’s 2017 aim of two-thirds of its sales to be… Read More News: HONDA COMMITS TO TOTAL ELECTRIFICATION IN EUROPE BY 2025

News: ENHANCED FORD MONDEO WITH NEW HYBRID WAGON UNVEILED

Just putting this out there for all the Ford fans reading. Straight from Ford themselves and hot off the press. Enjoy: The enhanced Ford Mondeo – introducing elegant new exterior and interior design details and a new Hybrid Wagon variant for the first time – was revealed at the Brussels Motor Show, Belgium, for delivery… Read More News: ENHANCED FORD MONDEO WITH NEW HYBRID WAGON UNVEILED

News: BMW GROUP DELIVERS OVER 140,000 ELECTRIFIED VEHICLES IN 2018

With the motoring landscape seemingly on the brink of massive changes it’s the braver manufacturers that are best placed to enjoy the benefits of our changing buying habits. A recent experience with the superb BMW i8 has certainly convinced the naysayers at MotorMartin Towers that hybrid and EVs are here to stay and can still… Read More News: BMW GROUP DELIVERS OVER 140,000 ELECTRIFIED VEHICLES IN 2018