Industry urges government to establish EV charge regulator

Manufacturers and traders call for binding targets for chargepoint rollout as a condition of the zero-emission vehicle mandate

EVs accounted for 71.5% of January’s car registrations

Diesel car registrations dived 45.8% year-on-year, the SMMT said

Government cuts plug in car grant by 40% – industry responds

The plug in grant has been cut to £1,500 down from £2,500

EV sales doubled in a ‘bedeviled’ car market last month

Nearly 21,726 EVs were sold in November compared to 11,118 diesel cars

Plug-in vehicle registrations keep soaring in worst October for car industry in 30 years

Registrations of battery electric vehicles jumped by 73.1% last month, according to a report

EV share in the UK’s car production hit new high in July

Almost 26.0% of all cars made last month were alternatively fuelled, according to a new report

Demand for plug-in vehicles breaks new record in March

Registrations of battery electric vehicles increased by 88.2% last month, according to the latest SMMT report

Drivers to be paid £3,000 to give up their cars

Drivers of diesel and petrol cars will reportedly be given ‘credits’ to spend on greener transport modes

Hybrid cars registrations continue to rise

The EU saw a rise in the number of alternative-fuelled vehicles bought in 2013, latest figures show. Registrations of new hybrid and plug-in cars rose 17.5% last year to 32,727 units out of the 2.26 million of vehicles in total, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Within the past two years, […]