Electric vehicle sales to ‘see a big lift’ over the next 2 to 3 years

Electric vehicle sales are likely to jump over the next two to three years as prices fall and more options are made available to customers, according to Evy Hambro, BlackRock’s global head of thematic and sector investing. Customers will have more opportunities to move away from traditional combustion engines to electric vehicles and their options

Diesel MoT failures quadruple under new emissions test rules

Tougher MoT test sees almost 750,000 cars fail for substandard emissions; failure rate for diesel cars shoots up more than fourfold More than four times as many diesel cars have failed their MoT test for substandard emissions since tough new test criteria were introduced in May this year. Some 58,004 diesels failed the emission portion

Minister signals shift away from electric vehicle ‘buyer subsidy’ to lower costs

Recent cuts to the grants available for the purchase of electric vehicles are intended to move the sector away from “buyer subsidy”, according to energy and clean growth minister Claire Perry. Speaking to the business, energy and industrial strategy select committee, she added that grant payments potentially offered cash to vehicle owners who could already

New Renault Master ZE Electric Van with Kangoo ZE Electric Van behind (Image: Renault)

Renault Pro+ commercial vehicles announces pricing and specification of new Renault Master Z.E.

Ordering is now open for the New Renault Master Z.E., the all-electric version of the largest Renault Pro+ LCV priced from £45,700 excluding VAT (after the Government PiVG) Ideal for emissions-free access to city-centres and benefiting from a payload of up to 1,128kg, New Master Z.E is perfect for last-mile deliveries. Utilising the manufacturer’s electric

VW e-Golf (Image: Volkswagen.co.uk)

Volkswagen e-Golf – long-term test: is the family hatchback still one of the best when it’s electrified?

It is fair to say that the regular Volkswagen Golf is one of the best all-round buys – competitively priced when new and holding its value well. Does ditching an internal combustion engine make it a better day-to-day bet than a bespoke electric car? Our car: Volkswagen e-Golf List price when new: £32,730 (excluding PICG