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

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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

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One millionth plug-in car registered, strong September for EV sales

September showed to be a strong month for electric vehicles (EVs) with the one millionth plug-in car registered in the UK. This year alone represents a quarter of total plug-in EVs registered, according to the latest data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). While battery electric vehicles (BEVs) registered its second highest

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How much does an electric car cost? Why switching to an EV can save you money, from cheap charging to road tax

With fossil fuel cars on the way out, battery-powered alternatives are not only cleaner but can also be cheaper to run With the cost of petrol soaring and the potential benefit to the environment becoming ever more apparent, electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming an increasingly attractive option for many drivers. Registrations of new battery EVs grew at a record

Electric vehicle breakthrough as UK’s ‘amazing’ progress set to save Britons £12billion

BRITAIN has performed “better than expected” as its electric vehicle masterplan is set to save Britons £12billion, experts told Express.co.uk. Last week, the independent Climate Change Committee(CCC) released a landmark 600-page assessment of the Government’s various policies and strategies surrounding the energy crisis and climate change. While the report slammed several aspects of the Government’s handling of the energy crisis,

Have Electric Vehicles Reached Parity With Their ICE Counterparts?

Naysayers argue that electric vehicles have too many obstacles yet to make them appealing to mass consumer audiences. Yet the numbers seem to indicate that we’re a lot closer to making EVs the better financial choice than many so-called experts want to admit. Germany will end sales of new ICE vehicles in 2030. What has

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2022 Renault Megane E-Tech Electric UK pricing announced

The all-electric Renault Megane E-Tech Electric will start from £35,995 Renault has confirmed that the new Megane E-Tech Electric is available to pre-order now, with three trim levels to choose from. It’s an all-new iteration of its long-running family hatchback, sporting crossover styling cues and a pure electric powertrain, and prices start from £35,995. The new model starts with the Equilibre trim level,