New York offers additional $30m for Drive Clean Rebate programme

It expects to enhance the affordability of cleaner vehicles and help more New Yorkers take action to lower their carbon footprint while driving

BEV and PHEV registrations in UK hit record highs in 2020

Battery and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles together accounted for more than one-in-ten registrations, according to a new report

Toyota to start public road trials of solar-powered cars

The demonstration car consists of a system that charges the battery while the vehicle is parked as well as when it is being driven

UK sees growing demand for EVs

Demand for plug-in and electric vehicles (EVs) is rising, according to new data. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed plug-in hybrids experienced “phenomenal growth, with volumes more than doubling” and EVs saw an increase of around 50% last year. More than 47,600 new green cars have so far been registered since the […]

EVs and plug-in hybrids increase in popularity

The latest car registration figures from the automotive trade association SMMT show that EVs and plug-in hybrids are increasing in popularity. In the 11 months up to November more than 2.1 million new cars were registered in the UK. Of those around 1.4% were Alternatively-Fuelled Vehicles (AFVs) – just shy of 30,500. It represents a […]

Volvo’s plug-in hybrid qualifies for Government grant

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has announced its new plug-in diesel car (pictured) has won approval for the Government’s grant worth £5,000 for buyers. The Plug-in Car Grant is meant to tempt buyers to choose new ultra-low carbon vehicles and increase the uptake in the country. In order to qualify for the Government grant, the Volvo […]