Government buys more diesel cars than electric despite zero emission pledge by 2027

A Freedom of Information request has revealed just 3.5% of the Home Office fleet is electric despite a 2021 pledge for a zero-emission fleet by 2027 – just years away Tories have been accused of talking hot air over cars – after we found the Government still buys more diesels than electric models. That is despite a 2021 pledge

Petrol and diesel drivers issued ‘word of caution’ before electric car switch

A majority of drivers around the UK believe petrol and diesel cars are cheaper to run than electric vehicles, a new poll has found According to new data, 54 percent of motorists think petrol and diesel vehicles are now the cheapest to run. As the cost of electricity continues to rise, just 18 percent of drivers thought a fully electric

Electric cars are ‘significantly cheaper’ to service than petrols and diesels – but we’re on course to have a shortage of qualified mechanics to work on them

Average servicing costs for an EV is £103 – petrol car is £151 and diesels is £163 Experts suggest lower bills for EVs is a result of having fewer moving parts IMI is concerned the uptake in technicians earning qualifications to work on battery cars isn’t keeping pace with the growth in EV sales  While

Is this the future to support long-distance journeys in electric cars? Motorway services to get 40ft SHIPPING CONTAINERS filled with giant battery packs to provide faster charging

National Highways has invested a massive £8million in the ‘temporary’ measure Containers contain enough batteries to provide 2m miles of EV driving a year Find out which seven motorway services will get the containers in 2023  Electric car drivers are set to receive a major boost at busy motorway service stations with seven locations receiving