Mythbusting the world of EVs: can we move forwards without arguing?

Making positive noises about electric cars doesn’t take away from all other cars MYTH: “We must argue to progress” If you say anything positive about an electric car, either online or in an actual human conversation, people often get surprisingly agitated, as if you’re ramming electric vehicles down their throats. They say “I couldn’t manage with

Electric vehicles: if the UK is serious about being a major player, here’s what needs to happen

The UK’s efforts to become a global player in electric vehicles (EVs) are back in the spotlight with two government announcements: a £500 million loan guarantee for Ford and a £73 million package to support various smaller clean transport projects. The loan guarantee is enabling Ford to spend £230 million on its Halewood plant near Liverpool to nearly double

Sales of used electric vehicles reach record highs – but rest of the market feels full impact of stock shortage

According to a new report published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), used battery electric vehicle (BEV) demand reached record levels in Q3, as sales grew by 44.1% to 16,775 vehicles. However, the UK used car market saw transactions fall 12.2% in Q3, with only 1,785,447 vehicles changing hands. This is the

E.U. plans for only electric new vehicles by 2035 ‘without precedent’

After months of negotiations, the European Union reached a political agreement this week to effectively ban new nonelectric cars from 2035 onward. The agreement, reached at 9 p.m. on Thursday in Brussels and announced by the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament, amounts to a 100 percent carbon dioxide emission reduction target for new

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‘Huge wave’ of electric cars expected on UK roads ahead of 2030 petrol and diesel car ban

The UK is set to see major growth in electric car sales in the coming years once supply chain issues have been resolved. The UK Government plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030, followed by a similar ban on plug-in hybrid vehicles five years later. Petrol, diesel and hybrid HGVs over 26 tonnes could be banned from