‘Number of diesel cars on UK streets drops for first time since 1994’

There were 110,000 fewer diesel cars licensed in 2019 compared to the previous year, according to governmental data

Fiat Chrysler teams up with ENGIE and Enel X to drive EV charging

The deals will support the car manufacturer’s production and distribution of greener models planned over the next five years

UK Government slashes grants for EVs and hybrid cars

Car groups believe it will ‘put off’ more drivers from making the switch to greener cars

IEA: Electric vehicles on the world’s roads exceed three million mark

The uptake is said to be driven by strong government policies and falling battery costs

Drivers put off EVs ‘due to high insurance costs’

Higher insurance premiums are putting off most drivers (70%) from switching to hybrid or electric vehicles (EVs). New research conducted on behalf of the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) found while 40% of people are concerned about air pollution and see ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) as a solution, they are unwilling or unable […]

Dubai unveils strategy to boost hybrid and EV use

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has launched a strategy to boost the use of hybrid and electric vehicles (EV) by 2020. The ‘Dubai Green Mobility’ initiative aims to ensure at least 2% of new cars sold in the next four years are low emissions vehicles. It is set to increase to 10% by 2030. The […]

Volvo aims to sell one million EVs by 2025

Volvo Cars has announced it aims to sell up to one million electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025. To achieve the goal, the car manufacturer has planned to launch at least one new chargeable vehicle per year. The Swedish firm added it will allow them to offer two plug-in hybrids or EVs per model. It also plans to […]

Californians dig hybrid wheels

California is trumps for green cars. The Golden State topped the figures for sales of clean diesel and hybrid cars with a whopping 24% rise during 2014. The stats released by IHS Automotive data to the media in New York yesterday, showed overall hybrids and energy efficient motoring was on the rise across the whole […]

World’s hybrid electric car sales ‘to double by 2020’

The world’s hybrid electric car sales will double within seven years according to a new forecast. Sales will grow from 2% of global light duty vehicles to almost 4% by 2020 according to business advisors Navigant Research. The prediction sees a much stronger few years in store for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) than straight electric […]

Northern Ireland to build 600 new hybrid buses for London

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has officially opened a new manufacturing plant in Northern Ireland where part of the new hybrid buses for London is being built. Wrightbus will build 600 of the Mayor’s new buses over the next three years at the chassis plant in Antrim. The bus is claimed to be more […]