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.
Minister to give keynote address at Cenex LCV2015 National Low Carbon Vehicle Event – just two weeks to goAugust 26, 2015
Anna Soubry, MP Minister for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise, is to give a keynote address at the Cenex LCV2015 National Low Carbon Vehicle Event taking place at Millbrook, 9-10 September 2015.
The Sustainable Vehicle Technology (SVT) Conference will now take place at the Cenex LCV2015 event on 10 September 2015.
The first ever pure electric Audi production car will be previewed by the Audi e-tron quattro concept.
The LUTZ Pathfinder project, using electric self-driving pods which are programmed to optimise energy use and which will be on the streets of Milton Keynes later this year, will be showcased at the UK’s leading low carbon vehicle event, LCV2015, on 9/10 September.
Cenex LCV2015, the UK’s largest technology showcasing and networking event for the UK low carbon vehicle community, has announced its seminar programme, the largest and most comprehensive to date, which will include more than 100 presenters.
The electric Renault ZOE and Twizy now have updated the trim levels, at the same time as introducing a new longer-range motor to the ZOE (available from £13,445), resulting in a 149-mile NEDC range.
The new BMW 320d ED Sport Saloon & Touring has fuel economy of up to 70.6mpg and emissions of just 104g/km CO2, as well as sitting in VED Band B and having a BIK tax of just 19 per cent.
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.
A Honda Civic Tourer has set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for ‘Lowest fuel consumption – all 24 contiguous EU countries (all cars)’, recording an average 100.31 miles per gallon over 8,387 miles, in a 25 day drive across all 24 EU countries.