The 8 EV myths everyone should stop believing

As any new technology that comes to the market, electric vehicles (EVs) have had their critics. The EVs we see on our roads today are far more advanced than those we saw entering the market five to ten years ago.

A recycled car? – BMW says yes

The German vehicle manufacturer has set an aim to build a recycled car by 2040

In what climate does an electric vehicle thrive?

Do EVs like hot summers or cold winters – in what cities do they have the longest range?

What is Vehicle to Grid charging?

Sales of petrol and diesel vehicles will be phased out after 2030.

Formula E races ahead with battery recycling

The recovered materials will be transformed into metal alloys that can be used again in new rechargeable batteries

EU nations agree 35% car emissions reductions by 2030

New passenger cars would also have to emit 15% less emissions on average by 2025

Zero emission vehicles could be given green number plates

They would be entitled to drive on bus lanes in addition to green vehicles lanes

Jaguar to charge up electric production of E-type concept car

Prince Harry drove his bride Meghan Markle from Windsor Castle to their wedding reception in the battery-powered vehicle, which was then a one-off

New Volkswagen Golf to be mild hybrid

The vehicle is expected to save up to 0.3 litres of fuel over 100 kilometres

Electric black cabs hit London roads

The greener vehicles are expected to help black cab drivers save money on fuel and running costs compared to polluting diesel taxis