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February saw high demands for clean vehicles

February saw high demands for clean vehicles: The only ‘survivors’ of the weakest February for car sales since 1959 were battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs). The report by Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) suggests that one-in-eight registrations that took place last month were for PHEVs and BEVs. BEVs and…
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EVs cost more to run believed by almost 26% of drivers

EVs cost more to run believed by almost 26% of drivers: Running an electric vehicle (EV) is more expensive than the other fuel-powered counterparts is incorrectly believed by over 25% of drivers. Car dealer group Robins & Day in a new report, finds EVs cost the same to run as their petrol or diesel-fuelled equivalent…
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£690 drivers fee to park cars outside homes

£690 drivers fee to park cars outside homes: A maximum fee of £690 will soon be set in place for one London borough’s residents to park their cars outside their own homes. Merton Council will be introducing a new measure of emission-based charging systems which will lead to cutting the use of the most polluting…
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Drivers set to recieve £3000 to give up their vehicles.

Drivers set to recieve £3000 to give up their vehicles: Drivers will soon be offered to choose greener ways of transport and to recieve a payment upto £3,000 to abandon internal combustion engines (ICE). There will be a new trial programme in Coventry in the spring that offers drivers ‘credits’ to abandon their vehicles and…
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Diesel Cars will be outnumbered by EVs before 2030

Diesel Cars will be outnumbered by EVs before 2030 predicts an AA survey from 12,500 drivers  suggesting 1/5 cars will EVs. EVs would form a fifth of all cars on the road as the forecast is by the time the ban on new petrol and diesel comes into force. The AA estimates we would see…
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Jaguar to become ‘all-electric’ by 2025

Jaguar to become ‘all-electric’ by 2025: In an announcement today Jaguar Land Rover is set to become all electic by 2025. It was also revealed as part of the manufacturer’s new strategy that Land Rover will launch 6 new pure electric models by 2025 & five years later, every vehicle in its full range will…
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GM says goodbye to diesel & petrol vehicle manufacturing

GM says goodbye to diesel & petrol vehicle manufacturing: General Motors (GM) has reported it will end diesel & petrol vehicle production by 2035 and will exclusively sell electric vehicles (EVs). This comes as a part of the manufacturer’s new promise to evolve into carbon-neutral by 2040. GM, whose portfolio contains the Chevrolet & Cadillac…
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North South split on installing on-street EV charging

North South split on installing on-street EV charging: Southern councils in England will set up double the number of on-street EV charge points as compared to their northern counterparts. That’s the result of a report by Centrica that says just 9,317 on-street EV chargers are planned to be set up throughout the entire UK by…
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Demand for BEVs escalated 122% in November

Demand for BEVs escalated 122% in November: Market share for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) & plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) soared by 122.4% and 76.9% respectively in November. That’s reported from the most recent figures by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), that says BEVs recorded their third-highest ever monthly share of registrations, at…
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Government expedites ending for petrol & diesel cars

Government expedites ending for petrol & diesel cars: New cars and vans that are powered using petrol & diesel will become banned in the UK starting 2030. The ban forms a section of the government’s new 10-point plan to tackle climate change, which was initially planned for 2040, is set to be announced by the…
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