Kia e-Niro EV (Image: Kia)

Is it just laziness that stops me from switching to an electric car?

The practical reasons against electric are disappearing – and now councils are stepping in to help This feels like one of the “You’re the expert” questions that appear in Guardian Money every week. I have an old-ish petrol-fuelled car, sitting parked outside my terraced home, which I use only at weekends. And I have a

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80mph motorway speed limit could be on the way thanks to electric cars

The growing adoption of electric vehicles could pave the way for an 80mph speed limit on UK motorways. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has suggested initial concerns over the extra pollution caused by increased speeds should be revisited, as zero-emission vehicles start to become commonplace. But the RAC says motorway speed limits are “fundamentally an issue

New Tory plans to bring forward ICE phase-out date to 2035 ‘nowhere near enough’, industry warns

Sales of petrol and diesel vehicles could be phased-out by 2035 in new plans revealed by transport secretary Grant Shapps. The intent to examine the phase-out date was announced yesterday (30 September) by Shapps at the Conservative party conference in Manchester. “If we’re to become the world-leader in green technology, we must always be looking

GeniePoint Network Joins North Devon to Major Routes

Rapid EV Charging for Torridge District Council ChargePoint Services has been working alongside Torridge District Council to link them with the national GeniePoint Network. Four GeniePoint rapid chargers have been installed at strategic locations across the area, ensuring drivers living and working in Torridge, visiting the area or just passing through, have easy access to