Need an EV that’s small, stylish and Italian? Then welcome to the new Fiat 600e.
The big sister to the cute 500e, the 600e boasts a 54kWh battery, a range of more than 250 miles and some of the very latest safety and comfort technology. Available as a five-door with a 360-litre boot, the 600e matches practicality to efficiency along with five seats inside.
With a 100kW fast charger system, it takes less than half an hour to charge the 600e’s battery from 20% to 80% along with three driving modes – eco, normal and sport – with a 0 to 60mph time of less than 9.0 seconds.
The Fiat 600e is available in standard or La Prima trims with prices starting from £32,995 with the first deliveries in early 2024.
New charging Gigahub for NEC Birmingham
The UK’s largest public EV charging hub has opened at the NEC Birmingham in the West Midlands.
Enabling 180 EVs to charge simultaneously, the hub boasts 30 ultra-fast 150kW chargers and 150 7kW charge points. Run in connection with the EV Network and BP Pulse, the Gigahub has access to a drive-through Starbucks for drivers at the UK’s leading live events business.
“This new, nationally significant BP Pule Gigahub at the heart of the UK’s road network, is another great example of our strategy in action,” said Akira Kirton from BP Pulse. “We plan to roll out hundreds of hubs this decade in places EV drivers need them – urban areas, on trunk roads and motorways and at destinations such as restaurants, retail parks and hotels.”
Skoda Enyaq offer with up to £7,500 savings
Skoda is offering up to a £7,500 saving on its all-electric Enyaq models for a limited time. Skoda has introduced a range of offers including on the Enyaq to help support drivers who take advantage of Transport for London Scrappage Scheme following the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone.
The Scrappage Scheme itself offers a financial support package of up to £2,000 to eligible drivers when purchasing a new compliant model. Skoda is boosting that still further for customers after an Enyaq or Enyaq Coupe with a £2,000 discount and a deposit contribution of up to £3,500 for those who order by 2 October on a Solutions PCP.