MPs raise concerns over gigafactory support

The Business and Trade Committee has emphasised that the government’s support for gigafactories fails to meet key tests

UK zero emission vehicle mandate takes effect today

The ZEV mandate, effective from today, sets targets for the percentage of new zero emission cars and vans manufacturers must produce annually until 2035

Delayed ban on diesel and petrol cars ‘incredibly confusing’

Mike Hawes, the CEO of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, is concerned that the reported postponed ban on diesel and petrol cars might deter people from switching to EVs

UK’s first EV-only factory kicks off production

Ellesmere Port has become the UK’s inaugural manufacturing plant exclusively for electric vehicles, as Stellantis commences production of its all-electric small van

‘One in five new cars turn electric in August’

The number of electric cars registered in August skyrocketed by 77% compared to the same month in 2022, according to a report

Tata Motors to build UK gigafactory in Somerset

The parent company of Jaguar Land Rover, is set to announce a deal to construct a multi-billion pound battery manufacturing plant

EVs found to have 40% higher tyre failure rate than petrol cars

Recent analysis by the Institute of the Motor Industry has found that EVs have a significantly higher tyre failure rate, possibly attributed to their heavier weight

UK EVs surge in popularity

Despite petrol-powered cars remaining as the top choice for British buyers, alternative powered vehicles are experiencing a steady increase in market share, according to a report

MPs slam government’s 2030 ban on new petrol and diesel cars

The government’s proposal is facing opposition from MPs due to concerns about the lack of charging infrastructure and the high cost of EVs

US proposes ‘strongest-ever’ pollution standards for cars and trucks

The proposals are predicted to save the average consumer $12,000 over the lifetime of a light-duty vehicle