The global electric vehicle market grew substantially in 2020, despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the automotive industry. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), a record three million EVs were registered worldwide last year, a 41 percent increase versus 2019. By comparison, the global car market contracted by 16 percent in 2020.
Even though the Covid-19 pandemic hit the global automobile industry hard, causing it to contract 16%, electric vehicle sales grew strongly over the past year. The findings come from a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) which states that the number of electric cars, vans, trucks and buses on roads is forecast to grow
The EV Experience Centre, based in centre:mk, has gained a brand new partner; Vauxhall has officially joined the centre as of Wednesday (28/04). Get 20% off your test drive here… The Vauxhall Corsa-e will be joining the experience fleet and will be available for flexible test drives from Friday 30th April 2021. Natalie Reay, EV
With the expectation that EVs and FCVs to account for 40% of vehicle sales by 2030. Honda‘s new CEO, Toshihiro Mibe, has officially launched plans to increase its ratio of electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) to 100 percent of all sales by 2040. The carmaker’s goal follows the company’s expectation that EVs and
Electric dream or motoring nightmare? THERE’s still a lot of suspicion around pure-electric vehicles (EVs), and for some car buyers they’re still not the answer. But the number of electric cars on sale is increasing rapidly, and so is their appeal, meaning many drivers are taking the plunge. In March 2021, electric cars made up
ELECTRIC cars are becoming more and more popular as the UK public aims to be more environmentally conscious and cut back on their pollution emissions. But how far can an electric car go before it needs charging? These are the top 10 electric cars compared, including models from Tesla, Hyundai and Renault. The UK will
To steal a line from Jerry Seinfeld, what’s the deal with electric car names? As the automotive landscape shifts towards EVs, car makers have come up with some creative names … and some downright odd ones. For so long they relied on technical specifications like engine capacity to help create simple, easy-to-understand nameplates; like the
Electric cars have come a long way since the first mainstream models were introduced a decade or so ago. Since the first truly modern fully electric cars were produced in 2009 and 2010 with the likes of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, the Citroën C-Zero, the Peugeot iOn, and the Nissan Leaf, things have really come a