Jaguar I-PACE Electric Car (Image: T. Larkum)

Lease costs for electric vehicles fall in 2018

Leasing costs of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have fallen throughout 2018 according to data experts at Cap HPI. The study looked at five of the best-selling models in the UK and discovered that monthly lease costs had fallen by 9.5% on average. The UK’s best-selling electric car, the Nissan Leaf saw monthly lease values fall

OVO Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) charging (Image: T. Larkum/Fuel Included)

OVO installs its first domestic vehicle-to-grid charger

OVO has successfully installed its first vehicle-to-grid charger in a customer’s home, after the charge point was unveiled at the Energy Technology Product Showcase earlier this year. The 6kW OVO Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) domestic bi-directional charger offers drivers of certain electric vehicles the opportunity to discharge excess electricity from their cars back to the electric grid

Ultra-low emission registrations up 386% on first quarter of 2014 (Image: OLEV)

185,000 Plug-In Cars Were Sold In Europe In First Half Of 2018

June was the second-best month all time for plug-in electric car sales in Europe with more than 38,000 units put on the road. With year-over-year growth of 37% in June, market share jumped to 2.4% (2.2% for the first half of the year). The total sales in the first six months nearly hit 185,000 (43%