Electric Vehicle Approved scheme to recognise dealers

A new scheme has been launched to recognise dealerships skilled at selling and servicing electric vehicles. The Electric Vehicle Approved scheme will encourage car dealers to develop their expertise in servicing electric vehicles, as the country continues to move towards a zero-emission future backed by the government’s comprehensive £1.5 billion Road to zero strategy. The

Jaguar I-PACE Electric Car (Image: T. Larkum)

European car sales: EVs and hybrids up as diesel hits historic low

Registration figures across Europe in March show electrified cars pass 100k mark, while diesel hits its lowest point since 2000 Europe’s new car market declined by another 3.6% last month – the seventh consecutive monthly fall, with factors such as the diesel city ban, falling consumer confidence and Brexit uncertainty blamed. Figures released by analysis

London’s ULEZ sparks demand for hybrid and electric vehicles

Leading car buying website says the zone has upped interest – particularly for plug-in hybrids. The introduction of London’s new ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) has triggered consumer interest in electric and hybrid cars, according to one of Britain’s leading new-car websites. Designed to improve air quality in the capital, the ULEZ sees vehicles failing to