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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

The surprising history of how electric vehicles have played the long game and won

Electric vehicles, we are often told, are the future. A whole range of carmakers and nations have plans to go electric. The largest US manufacturer, General Motors, says it will phase out fossil-fuel vehicles by 2035. Norway has set a goal to end sales of new petrol and diesel cars by 2025, the UK by 2030, and France by 2040. In Australia, only

Ubitricity Electric Avenue project lamppost charging (Image: Siemens)

£1 million funding to support development of EV chargers across five Midlands areas

Five local authorities in the Midlands are set to install electric vehicle (EV) chargers in areas with limited off-street parking, courtesy of almost £1 million in government funding. The bid, launched in June 2022, aims to deliver “hundreds” of new EV charging sites across the Midlands in order to support the integration of clean vehicles