Hove teenager on mission to get young people driving electric vehicles

A TEENAGER is on a mission to get as many other young drivers using electric vehicles as possible. Harrison Hughes from Hove is so passionate about electric cars that he saved up to buy a second-hand one before he had even passed his driving test. The 17-year-old said: “For years I’ve been fascinated that you

Q&A: What does the 2030 ban for petrol and diesel cars mean? Your electric car questions answered

Like most things, the government’s plan to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2030 wasn’t much of a secret, so its announcement last night won’t come as a surprise to many in the motor trade. The prime minister Boris Johnson has bought forward the deadline to ban the sale of traditionally fuelled cars in less

IONITY rapid charge points at Leeds Skelton Lake Services (Image: IONITY)

Electric vehicles: How are they charged, are they cheap to run and what will happen to road tax?

With a 10-point plan for a “green industrial revolution” announced, Boris Johnson has announced that sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be phased out by 2030. It aims to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles to cut climate emissions and local air pollution, as part of the 10-point plan. The plan

Charging Station in Sunderland (Image: Fastned)

Boris Johnson’s green plan brings ban on petrol cars forward to 2030 and promises UK’s first hydrogen-powered town

Boris Johnson has set out plans for green investment over the coming decade, including a target to generate enough offshore wind to power every home in the UK and a ban on new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2030. The prime minister’s long-awaited 10-point plan for a “green industrial revolution” also promised the

2020 Renault Zoe (Image: Renault)

New petrol and diesel cars banned from sale after 2030 under government’s green plan

The plan also includes developing the first town heated entirely by hydrogen by the end of the decade. New petrol and diesel cars will be banned from sale after 2030, the government has announced. The ban had been planned for 2040 but has been brought forward under Boris Johnson’s 10-point plan to tackle climate change.