Tips for buying a used EV: Experts say electric is now the fastest selling second-hand fuel type with prices hitting ‘rock bottom’

September saw an end to a year of plunging EV values – experts say it could be a ‘turning point’ for prices Demand is showing signs of recovery because prices are now so low that they’ve become more affordable These are the year-old EVs that are cheaper than their petrol equivalents. Five used EV buying

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How Effective Are Electric Vehicles In Reducing Emissions?

Even in fossil-fuel-dominated grids, BEVs emit only about 50% of the CO2e of traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. The research took into account lifecycle emissions, considering factors like manufacturing, maintenance, and operation in countries like China, the US, and Germany. The emissions from BEVs will continue to decrease as nations transition to cleaner power

The world needs cheap electric cars. That spells trouble for big carmakers

In 1913, Henry Ford’s moving assembly line transformed carmaking. Ford’s groundbreaking innovation drastically reduced the time it took to assemble a car, enabling mass production and slashing vehicle prices. More than a century later, carmaking is undergoing a similarly seismic shift. Only this time, Ford Motor Company (F) is scrambling to catch up, rather than

New AutoMotive: Why we’re refusing to throw in the towel and get the UK back on track to 2030

Last week, Rishi Sunak confirmed that he will reverse certain green targets. Amongst several policies that Sunak was willing to cut or delay, the phase out of petrol and diesel cars was put on the chopping block, with a confirmed five-year delay despite the [Conservative] government’s original target. This move is not only unpopular with

A tyre company has been shortlisted for the £1m Earthshot prize

Enso Tyres’ ultra-durable compound for EVs – which helps reduce tyre emissions – recognised in climate solutions competition The automotive industry rarely makes environmental headlines for positive reasons. But here comes a rare ray of sunshine: a tyre company has been listed for the 2023 Earthshot Prize. Enso, a start-up company specialising in tyres for electric

UK electric car sales risk falling further behind after Sunak U-turn, analysts say

Country already trails well behind Europe and PM’s backtracking on climate policies could widen the gap The UK has fallen well behind the rest of Europe in the growth of electric vehicle sales and risks falling further back after Rishi Sunak’s “screeching U-turn” on its climate policies, according to industry analysts. UK sales of electric