EV share in the UK’s car production hit new high in July

Almost 26.0% of all cars made last month were alternatively fuelled, according to a new report

UK’s gigafactory ambitions ‘at dead end without more support’

The Environmental Audit Committee estimates a further 100GWh of gigafactory capacity is needed to meet ambitions for the production of BEVs

Net zero ‘requires nearly 2.3m new EV charge points by 2030’

The SMMT calls for a bigger budget and a 60GWh of gigafactory capacity by the end of the decade

‘One-in-five cars built in the UK are alternatively fuelled’

A new report stresses, however, only one in sixteen vehicles manufactured so far this year are battery electric vehicles

Demand for plug-in vehicles breaks new record in March

Registrations of battery electric vehicles increased by 88.2% last month, according to the latest SMMT report

Volkswagen tripled sales of electric vehicles in 2020

The most popular model was the ID.3, with 56,500 units sold, even though it only came on the market in September

India announces landmark road tax exemption for EVs

The initiative aims to incentivise the purchase of EVs and see 500,000 new registrations in Delhi by 2024

‘Nearly 323 million EVs will be on the world’s roads by 2040’

EV sales are predicted to reach 45 million units every year by 2040, according to a new report

EV sales soar by 73% during UK car sales turmoil in June

Over this period, petrol engines have seen a 40% decline, while diesel car sales have dropped by almost 60%

British Gas to add 1,000 electric vans to fleet with ‘largest-ever’ UK commercial BEV order

The energy provider, which has the third-largest commercial fleet in the country, has committed to fully electrifying its vehicles by 2030