// Lexus working on all-electric IS replacement

Lexus is allegedly developing an all-electric IS successor, with a launch expected by 2025. The new sedan will do battle with the likes of the Tesla Model 3, BMW i4, and Polestar 2.

// Hyundai all but confirmed to be working on Ioniq 5 N

Hyundai is reportedly working hard on a high-performance version of its Ioniq 5 electric SUV, which could share components with Kia’s top-rung EV6 GT.


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// Triumph shows first look at its electric bike

Triumph has been working on its first all-electric motorbike for nearly a year, believe it or not.

// Sparking up the EV charging industry

Jet Charge has raised A$25 million to power the Australasian EV transition.

// Alfa Romeo wants to return to making sports cars but EVs come first

Alfa Romeo may still soon return with a new sports car. However, that depends on how quickly the marque can…

// Chinese EVs in hot demand globally

Tesla China has enjoyed a good start to this year, exporting 40,499 EVs (mainly Tesla Model 3s and Model Ys) and selling 19,346 in China.

// DeLorean going into the future with electric sports car planned for 2022

Great Scott; DeLorean is making a return to the automotive world. Yeah, you read that right. The Texas-based manufacturer responsible…

// Do current fuel prices mean this is the best time to buy an EV?

Fuel prices are surging as a result of increased overseas demand, Covid-19 restrictions, international oil prices, and geopolitical issues, and it’s rough going for Kiwi drivers.


// Current National New Car Deals

Updated every Friday, here’s a complete list of current National deals for new cars, utes, and light commercials.

// Clean Car Calculator

Input vehicle make and/or model to calculate if the car will receive a rebate, fee or sits in the zero band (no change).