Car buyers wanting to purchase a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) should be aware that some OTR prices may increase from 01 March 2016 due to new grant levels coming into effect in the new financial year. The prices changes are due to forthcoming changes to the Plug-in Car (and Van) Grants (PiCG). From 01
Growth in popularity of electric cars is akin to the spread of the internet in the 1990s, minister claims Electric cars are on track to become as ubiquitous as the internet, the transport minister has said, claiming plug-in vehicle technology was reaching a “tipping point”. Andrew Jones, the roads minister, said sales of ultra-low emissions
Here you can see how wireless electric car charging works and the benefits of wireless charging. When this new technology is rolled out to the masses it will change everything with regards to the way people feel about having to charge an electric car.
2015 proved to be an interesting year for energy and climate issues both globally and in the UK. Will 2016 hold more of the same? Forecasting is a dangerous business, but here are six predictions you should keep an eye on. 1) The showdown on oil prices between Saudi Arabia and the US will intensify,
The UK government’s initiatives for the ‘electrification’ of the country’s roads appear to be paying off, with the news that plug-in electric vehicle (EV) registrations reached a record high in 2015, as 28,188 new ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) were licensed, which is more than the past five years’ totals rolled into one. The switch to
This year is set to be even warmer than last, but there are reasons to believe the shift to clean energy will gain serious momentum in 2016. 2015 was a landmark year for climate action. Its many highlights were topped by a Paris agreement where 195 countries set themselves on a low-carbon path via economy-wide
The UK saw record sales of plug-in cars last year. According analysis by the government and the Go Ultra Low campaign, which is backed by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, as well as leading companies in the industry, plug-in sales for 2015 exceeded the total for 2010 to 2014 combined. In all, 28,188
If you thought electric cars have become a bit commonplace, how does the idea of an electric van strike you? Meet Nissan’s e-NV200, an all-electric van that uses a modified version of the same powertrain as the best-selling Nissan LEAF, but with all the practicality of a much larger vehicle. With seven seats, a surprisingly