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Tax policy for electric vehicles makes ‘zero sense’

Gerry Keaney, chief executive of the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA), has called on Government to “get its act together” and address the “obvious failures” in its short-term tax policies for electric cars. The current company car tax and VED rates act as “a positive disincentive” to fleet operators and drivers who want

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Renault Zoe Climbs To #1 In Germany

The German plug-in electric car (PEV) market grew 23% in June, to 5,709 registrations, with plug-in hybrids (+25%) and fully electric cars (+21%) growing at a similar pace. In 2018, all-electrics are reaching 1% share, while plug-in hybrids have also grown their share to 1%, resulting in a total PEV share of 2%. But the

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Buyers are snapping up electric runarounds – and some are worth 30% more than a year ago

New data shows that 11 second-hand cars have increased in value in the last year That’s despite each one having another 12,000 miles put on the clock Of the appreciating models, the biggest increases came for old electric cars The list also includes petrol and petrol-hybrid older vehicles If you want to buy a car

Electric Vehicles: Headed In The Right Direction . . .

The United Kingdom’s newly published Road to Zero report recommends that all new homes should be equipped with chargers for electric vehicles as part of plans to move toward zero emissions and in line with its objective to eliminate diesel and gasoline vehicles by 2040. The plan includes public charging being incorporated into streetlights, gas

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Electric vehicle sales promise shock for Big Oil

If motor manufacturers are right about the prospects for electric vehicle sales, an oil price crash won’t be far behind. LONDON, 5 July, 2018 – Oil and gas companies have underestimated probable electric vehicle sales and the effect they will have on their own businesses and profits, a new report says. If the car manufacturers’