Xiaomi to Unveil Prototype of Its First Car in August

Xiaomi has been working on its first electric vehicle for some time, and we expected it to be revealed by 2024. But the Chinese media has information that the company’s founder, Lei Jun, will present an engineering prototype at a public event as early as this August.

EV interest surges as fuel prices hit new highs

With the costs of filling the fuel tank of an average family car with 55 litres of petrol exceeding more than £100 for the first time, interest in EVs went up 113% in the first two weeks of June, according to research from Forbes Advisor.

Plug-in car grant shutdown sends “wrong message”

The government’s decision to end the plug-in car grant (PICG), with funding being instead funnelled into electric vans, taxis and motorcycles, as well as towards charging infrastructure sends the “wrong message,” the car industry has warned.

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