One electric vehicle sold every 60 seconds in July after price cuts

One electric vehicle was sold every 60 seconds in July after carmakers cut prices to attract cash-strapped drivers, industry data shows. Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed an 88pc year-on-year increase in the sale of battery-powered vehicles last month, as deliveries hit 23,000. This comes after manufacturers, such as Elon Musk’s


As electric car sales skyrocket, there are some tough questions to answer, writes Danny Chivers. Owning an electric car could double your chances of getting a date. This eye-catching claim – from car dealers Big Motoring World – gives a sense of the buzz around electric vehicles (EVs) right now. And whether or not they can ignite your love life,

Southampton City Council: Rise in electric cars improves air quality

A COUNCIL scheme to improve the air quality in Southampton has taken shape as the number of electric cars in the city has risen over 50 per cent from the previous year. The Department for Transport figures show that 773 battery-electric cars were registered in Southampton at the end of last year – up from 474 a

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Ora Funky Cat UK review: electric hatchack comes up short on range, price and quality

The first in a new wave of Chinese electric cars stands out for its looks but little else in a crowded market There’s something to be said for making a splash when launching a new brand or product. Good or bad, an eye-catching design and an interesting name can help establish a brand in the

Mr. Bean says ‘our honeymoon with electric cars is coming to an end.’ It’s just the beginning.

Mr. Bean loves cars.   Over the weekend, the respected British comedian Rowan Atkinson, famous for his portrayal of a clueless social misfit in his eponymous British series, wrote about “feeling duped” for buying an electric car. “Our honeymoon with electric cars is coming to an end,” he lamented in an opinion piece in the

Electric vehicle sales leapt 55% in 2022 – here’s where that growth was strongest

Global sales of electric vehicles (EVs) increased by 55% in 2022 from the year before, according to data from the EV Volumes sales database. China remains the world’s largest EV market, with 59% of global sales. World Economic Forum estimates annual EV sales need to increase 18-fold by 2030 to meet global emissions targets. Many