electric vehicles

Technology & Innovation

Electric vehicle charge points at supermarkets double in two years

Some 542 EV charger units were installed by supermarkets from the end of October 2017 to the end of 2019,…


Almost 100,000 pure electric vehicles to hit UK roads in 2020

This figure is based on DriveElectric’s own forecasts, and it will represent a significant increase from 37,850 – the number…


Councils branded ‘clean air hypocrites’ as 92% of their fleets rely on diesel vehicles

Authorities admitted to Auto Express that no “viable electric alternative” to the fuel exists in “the vast majority” of cases.…


Local authorities urged to take advantage of electric car funding as ‘league table’ of charging infrastructure released

Government urges local authorities to take advantage of £5 million funding available to help build up local charging infrastructure and…

Technology & Innovation

Lexus hosts world premiere of the LF-30 Electrified concept at the Tokyo Motor Show

Lexus Electrified vision promises unmatched driver fulfilment and enjoyment of cars New LF-30 Electrified concept embodies Lexus’s vision of electrification…

Government Investment

Over £500m new investment in green technologies for a cleaner and healthier future

£400 million fund to help develop rapid charging infrastructure points for electric vehicles First £70 million investment will create 3,000…

Government Investment

Solar, high speed and wifi charging set to revolutionise electric transport

Twelve projects set to receive almost £40 million to revolutionise the experience of owning an electric vehicle in the UK…

Legislation & Regulation

Electric taxis exempt from higher tax rates as UK moves towards net zero

new legislation will exempt zero-emission capable taxis from higher vehicle excise duty, encouraging more drivers to purchase them increased use…

Government Investment

New requirements for electric chargepoints as country moves towards net zero

from 1 July 2019, all government-funded chargepoints must use innovative ‘smart’ technology which could keep costs down for consumers new…