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Electric vehicles bring down CO2 emissions of new cars in UK to lowest level ever

Though only 12% of new sales were zero-exhaust electric vehicles, emissions fell by 11.2% in 2021   The carbon dioxide emissions of new cars sold in the UK dropped to the lowest level ever in 2021 thanks to the unprecedented surge in electric vehicle sales, industry data suggests. Average new car CO2 emissions fell by 11.2%, to

Why Are EVs So Quick?

Here are the reasons that some of the quickest-accelerating cars on the planet are electric. EVs are quick. Our testing has revealed that multiple mainstream EVs—including various sedans and SUVs that make no claim of being high-performance vehicles—can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in less than 5.0 seconds. Of 16 vehicles we’ve tested in the past

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi outline £19bn EV plan

Alliance will sell 35 pure-electric cars on five new platforms by 2030 The Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance has confirmed a €23 billion (£19bn) investment in electrification over the next five years as it seeks to strengthen the partnership between the three brands. The money will be spent on expanding the common electric platforms available to brands within the Alliance