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Government considers measures to boost EV uptake

The Government has announced today (September 9) it is considering a series of measures to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) uptake. These include charge points installed at popular destinations such as supermarkets and tourist sites, consistent and clear public signage for drivers on UK roads, and guidance to local authorities on painting EV parking spaces green.

Government should scrap VAT on ELECTRIC VEHICLES to bring price in line with petrol cars says SMMT

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has called on government to commit to significant long-term incentives for electric vehicle (EV) purchase and binding targets on charging infrastructure, as a new survey suggests almost half of UK motorists don’t feel ready to make the switch by 2035. The call was made as more than

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Global Plug-In Electric Car Sales July 2020: The Market Takes Off

Tesla exceeds 200,000 YTD, while 9 other brands sold more than 10,000 passenger plug-in cars. After about a year of relatively low growth or noticeable decline inf global plug-in electric car sales, July 2020 finally brings us a strong bounce up. With close to 248,000 sales (the 4th best monthly result ever), sales improved by

West Sussex Council Fleet Goes Electric With Renault ZOE (Image: Renault)

Number plate changes will see electric car prices fall by over £2,000 in five percent drop

NUMBER plate changes introduced from Monday will see electric car prices dramatically fall by over £2,000, according to experts at Octopus Electric Vehicles. Number plate changes will ensure a spate of discounts on older models with some electric cars set to fall by £2,208 on average in a 4.7 percent decline. DVLA plate launches usually

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Government should enforce new laws requiring more cars sold to be ELECTRIC, say campaigners: These are the cheapest to drive 100 miles

Global Action Plan says 15% of all new cars sold by manufacturers should be EVsIt says 5.7m cars on UK roads are second vehicles in households, which based on their shorter driving distances should be electrified to cut emissions It wants tougher targets for electric vehicle quotas for brands, despite proposed ban on the sale