Was 2018 the peak for internal-combustion car sales?

Electric-car sales are growing. Total car sales around the world are shrinking. Put the two together, and the conclusion from many analysts is that sales of cars powered by internal combustion engines around the world have already peaked. From 2019 onward, they’re likely to do nothing but shrink, according to several automotive analysts interviewed in

Millions could miss out on benefits of electric vehicles

Millions of people could miss out on the environmental and financial benefits of electric vehicles (EVs), according to a new report. The report by the think tank Localis warns poorer parts of the country could get left behind unless local authorities are given to power to draw up their own ‘smart city’ plans and energy

Charging Hub with eVolt Rapid Chargers (Image: SWARCO eVolt)

SWARCO eVolt reports record year for its EV charging business

SWARCO eVolt, the award-winning Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging business, has reported a record year in which it has continued to innovate, deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction, and increase its market share through the strength and reliability of its technology and engineering teams. The company, which began installing its first charging points more than

Jaguar I-PACE Electric Car (Image: T. Larkum)

Lease costs for electric vehicles fall in 2018

Leasing costs of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have fallen throughout 2018 according to data experts at Cap HPI. The study looked at five of the best-selling models in the UK and discovered that monthly lease costs had fallen by 9.5% on average. The UK’s best-selling electric car, the Nissan Leaf saw monthly lease values fall