July 26, 2017New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned in the UK from 2040. This announcement from the government is in response to being taken to court by Environmental law firm ClientEarth over levels of air pollution.
July 20, 2017Electric vehicles could create an additional peak electricity demand of up to 18 GW by 2050, equivalent to an additional 30 per cent on top of today’s peak demand of 60 GW, according to one scenario in National Grid’s recently published ‘Future Energy Scenarios’ (FES).
July 12, 2017UK car buyers registered more electric and plug-in hybrid cars during the first half of 2017 than in any previous six-monthly period.
May 23, 2017Ecotricity has announced a price change for the Electric Highway with the energy being charged at 17p per unit, and the cost of providing the service will be a £3 connection fee for all sessions.
March 22, 2017Renault has signed its 100,000th electric vehicle battery leasing contract.
March 22, 2017The Citroën E-Berlingo Multispace is an all-electric model with a driving range of up to 106 miles.
March 8, 2017The new Volvo XC60 has been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show and includes a T8 Twin Engine petrol plug-in hybrid powertrain in the model line-up.
March 8, 2017The new Kia Optima Sportswagon Plug-in Hybrid has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show and it promises a pure electric range of over 37 miles, along with 188mpg.
March 8, 2017The Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show and is due to have an all-electric range of 34 miles.
March 8, 2017The Hyundai IONIQ Plug-in has been showcased at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, resulting in the IONIQ range now having electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid models.