Government ‘no longer has any excuses’ as analysis shows 2030 ICE ban could create 32k jobs

Bringing in a 2030 ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles could create 32,000 new jobs and increase GDP by 0.2%, equivalent to £4.2 billion. This is according to a new report written by Cambridge Econometrics, supported by Element Energy and on behalf of Greenpeace. The report used the Department for Transport’s

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Battery electric vehicles continue streak of strong sales with almost 200% rise

Sales of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) continued to outperform 2019 in October, jumping 195% year-on-year. This is despite overall sales of cars dropping 1.6% in the month, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The SMMT attributed this largely to the Welsh firebreak lockdown, which it said subdued demand. However,

Exercise bikes to charge EVs at GRIDSERVE’s Braintree Electric Forecourt

Exercise bikes are to help power electric vehicle (EV) charging at GRIDSERVE’s first Electric Forecourt in Braintree. The company has partnered SA Green Fitness and SportsArt to offer the solution, which uses G576U Upright Cycles. The energy produced from pedaling using these cycles is to contribute to the power grid for charging the vehicles at

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Europe: Massive Record For Plug-In Electric Car Sales In September 2020

With record sales of multiple models, and strong general demand for plug-ins, the market is booming. September was an exceptional month for passenger plug-in electric car sales in Europe, even taking into consideration the strong growth in previous months. Sales went through the roof, reaching a new all-time record number of registrations – 160,059 (up