December 17, 2015
The government has today (17 December 2015) announced a long-term extension to its' plug-in car grant
August 26, 2015
The current plug-in car grant
scheme is to continue to offer motorists up to £5,000 off the price of an electric car until at least February 2016 for all categories of vehicle, boosting further the rapidly-growing plug-in car market.
July 12, 2015
In the July 2015 Budget the Chancellor announced a new vehicle excise duty (VED) banding system
for cars registered on or after 1 April 2017 where there will be a flat standard rate of £140 except for cars emitting 0g/km CO2.
July 1, 2015
The Government has confirmed that the current structure of the UK government's Plug-In Car Grant
will end this year, coinciding with the sale of the 50,000th electric vehicle (EV) or the end of the budget period, whichever comes first.
November 10, 2014
Business Secretary Vince Cable has opened the £1bn Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC)
headquarters at the University of Warwick, and up to £100m of new funding is now available for companies.
July 21, 2014
After many years, the government’s car fleets are being provided with funding to introduce plug-in cars and vans
April 29, 2014
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP)
, the multi-stakeholder organisation charged with promoting effective policy to deliver carbon reductions from all aspects of road transport, has announced its work programme for 2014-15.
April 29, 2014
The Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV)
has announced how it will spend its £500m funding allocation for low emission vehicles over the next five years.
November 14, 2013
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has launched a call for evidence from key players in the industry to find out how to kick start demand and make the UK the number one European destination for investment in ultra low emission vehicles.
September 4, 2013
At LCV2013 today Transport Minister Norman Baker launched the governments strategy to drive forward the ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) industry.