About Green Cars
What’s the future for the oil companies as sales of electric cars rise?
The Government’s announcement of a plan to ban the sale of all diesel and petrol cars by 2040 has created quite a stir in the motor industry. This plan is in a bid to tackle air pollution and is part of a much wider scheme to make the UK more eco-conscious.
It was not so long ago that you had a simple choice in life: you could be environmentally responsible or you could drive a ‘Chelsea Tractor’. Even ten years back, the thought of choosing a 4×4, or SUV, as our American cousins are gradually teaching us to say, and at the same time having a care for your car’s green credentials would have resulted in laughter and derision.
The UK (and many other countries) are currently undergoing an enormous shift in the public approach to being eco-conscious. There has been rapid growth in environmentally friendly cars on the roads and this reflects a change in mindset.
Almost every car manufacturer now offers a range of green vehicles, from a fully electric option to hybrids.
With everything that is going on in the UK it is easy to forget that the country is still leading the way in the fight against climate change. As renewable energy technology develops, the country is seeing a significant shift towards renewable technology as well as a change in public habits. In this article we look at three ways the UK is fighting climate change.
Leasing a car is usually the most popular option for drivers, as you don’t have to pay a lot of money upfront and the monthly repayments can be very affordable.
Air pollution is a major problem in our cities, especially in the capital, London. There are different attempts to combat the issue, including the introduction of Low Emission Zones and new taxation of financial penalties for driving in our major cities.
When motorists are looking for an electric car, they can often forget about the cost of insurance.
There have been many fantastic strides in the eco-friendly car market within the last few years.