Alternatively fuelled vehicle sales continue to smash records, as charge point roll-out accelerates

Sales of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have continued to soar, exceeding the 100,000 mark in January 2019. Sales were up 203.9% compared to 2019, according to new statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), with 4,0054 BEVs registered during the month compared to 1,334 in the year previously. However, plug-in hybrids (PHEVs)

Nissan Leaf collection in St Albans (Image: T. Larkum)

Nissan Leaf breaks UK record for longest self-driving car journey

Autonomous model completes complex 230-mile trip from Bedfordshire to Sunderland A self-navigating car has successfully driven itself for 230 miles, the longest and most complex journey undertaken so far on UK roads by an autonomous vehicle. The Nissan Leaf, fitted with GPS, radar, Lidar laser measurement technology and cameras, travelled from Nissan’s technical centre in

PM confirms 2035 ICE ban, but must be followed with ‘real action’ industry warns

The phase-out of petrol and diesel cars is to be brought forward from 2040 to 2035, Prime Minister Boris Johnson today confirmed. The ban is also now set to include hybrids for the first time, with the potential for an earlier phase-out date than 2035 subject to a consultation. The PM confirmed the new date