‘Record’ number of drivers switch to plug-in cars

Britain has seen a “record” number of people switch to environmentally-friendly cars, according to the Government. More than 17,000 grant-funded electric vehicles and other plug-in cars are now on UK roads, with more than 5,000 grants provided between July and September 2014. The Plug-in Grant reduces the price of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) by up […]

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 […]