Demand for used electric vehicles continues to rise

Strong demand for electric vehicles (EVs) saw values rise 0.9% in September, while average used values remained static, says Cap HPI. Particular strength has been seen for pure battery electric cars with values increasing for as diverse models like the Renault Zoe, BMW i3 and Tesla Models S and X. At three years and 60,000

Low emissions cars could get green number plates

Environmentally-friendly vehicles could be awarded green number plates, signalling their virtue to other road users Low emissions cars, vans and taxis could sport green number plates to highlight their environmentally friendly status, after the government launched a public consultation on the idea. The Department for Transport (DfT) and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV)

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Study identifies distinct groups interested in types of electric vehicles

Drivers considering plug-in hybrid vehicles with a gasoline backup are most interested in economic benefits while those gravitating toward battery-electric vehicles have stronger environmental concerns, according to a study led by a University of Kansas transportation policy scholar. The research has identified distinct profiles of people considering newer electric vehicle technologies showing the two types