Number of EVs on UK roads soars to nearly 200k

A new report from Compare The Market shows this figure totalled just more than 6,000 only eight years ago

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Majority of people eyeing up a second car are considering the electric option

New research shows around 64% of people considering buying a second car in the UK are thinking about making it an EV

Majority of young Brits ‘would consider electric car if price is right’

Some of the concerns cited were the range of EVs, finding somewhere to charge and the time it would take to recharge

Government doubles funding for residential EV chargers

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said an additional £2.5 million will help pay for the installation of more than 1,000 new charging points on streets around the country

Economics of petrol and diesel vehicles in ‘relentless and irreversible decline’

That’s the damning verdict from French bank BNP Paribas, which says in terms of transport, the economics of renewables are now impossible for oil to compete with

Bristol Airport flies high with charging points for EV drivers

The installation of a 10-bay charging zone is the first in a programme of upgrades across various locations as part of the airport’s pledge to become carbon neutral by 2025

West Yorkshire switches on first EV charger of £3.2m network

A total of 88 new rapid chargers will be installed and will be free to use until the end of October 2021

Toyota and China’s BYD to drive EVs and battery production

They aim to launch the products in the Chinese market under the Toyota brand in the first half of the 2020s

Igloo Energy partners up to give customers free EV charging

Working with ev.energy, the challenger supplier is offering all new customers to its single tariff a total of 1,200 free miles

Electric vehicle models in Europe to triple by 2021

Car manufacturers in the EU are expected to offer 214 electric models over the next three years