Audi e-tron becomes first EV to score maximum safety rating

It received the maximum score from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety after being assessed across six different crash tests

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

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

Fully upgradable and recyclable EV zooms into pre-order phase

Estonian startup Nobe claims its bite-sized electric car is the most sustainable on the market

Lotus unveils all-electric British hypercar

The Lotus Evija is expected to have a driving range of around 250 miles and charge up from zero to 80% in around 12 minutes

EVs ‘will play a vital role in driving UK towards clean energy future’

National Grid ESO suggests the 35 million battery-powered cars expected to be on the country’s roads by 2050 will be instrumental in providing flexibility and supporting renewables

BMW unveils Brit-built fully electric MINI

It has a 135kW motor, with a maximum range of up to 144 miles per charge

Vast majority of EV drivers ‘willing to use smart charging tech’

A new study reveals most people would be happy to have their charging automatically managed to avoid times of peak grid demand if it cut their energy bills

Intelligent charging tech ‘could make EV refuelling 75% cheaper than petrol’

Ohme Technologies says its new platform will facilitate the mass-adoption of EVs by significantly slashing costs when combined with a time-of-use energy tariff

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UK’s EV charging sites ‘now outnumber petrol stations’

Charging point locator service Zap-Map suggests the number of EV charging locations has increased by 57% in the last year