Nine electric cars eligible for grant cash unveiled

The government has revealed nine models of electric cars that will be eligible for grants of up to £5,000. Transport Secretary Philip Hammond and Business Minister Mark Prisk also unveiled five more regions that will be installing local charging points having successfully bid for a share of a £20m fund. The first nine cars to […]

GE to buy 25,000 electric vehicles

US electrical giant GE is to buy 25,000 electric vehicles by 2015 – the largest-ever single electric vehicle purchase. The company has revealed it willinitially buy 12,000 vehicles from General Motors, beginning next year with the Chevrolet Volt, which roll off production lines this month. GE owns one of the world’s largest car fleets and […]