UK government ‘pursuing entirely different path’ on EVs to rest of Europe, says SMMT boss

The SMMT has called out the government’s approach to EV funding in the wake of the recent cut to the plug-in car grant. Speaking yesterday (Apr 20) at a talk on electric cars at the Goodwood Motor Circuit near Chichester, chief executive Mike Hawes said the cut in funding for new battery-powered models was counter-productive

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Good Energy unveils EV tariff offering free periods of charging

Good Energy is launching a new tariff that allows electric vehicle (EV) drivers to charge for free during periods of excess wind and solar generation. Developed in partnership with Zap-Map – a company Good Energy owns a 50.1% stake in – the Zap Flash tariff includes ‘flash’ windows based on periods where Britain is generating