Delayed ban on diesel and petrol cars ‘incredibly confusing’

Mike Hawes, the CEO of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, is concerned that the reported postponed ban on diesel and petrol cars might deter people from switching to EVs

‘EV sales to rise by 500,000’

That’s according to the latest analysis by the SMMT

Close to 750k EVs hit UK streets

Electric cars now represent one-in-five new vehicle registrations

First decade of UK EV revolution supercharged with £10.8bn

More than 14,000 new jobs were created in British EV and battery sectors in the last ten years, according to a new report

EV sales soar by 73% during UK car sales turmoil in June

Over this period, petrol engines have seen a 40% decline, while diesel car sales have dropped by almost 60%

Low carbon economy could drive bus renaissance

Concerns about climate change could lead to a renaissance of the bus, a session at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has heard. National Express Group’s environment director Nick Coad said environmental legislation had focused on improving local air quality. As a result, modern engines are cleaner but consume about 20% more fuel. He […]