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EVs taking over petrol cars as they are cheaper to run

EVs taking over petrol cars as they are cheaper to run Driving an electric vehicle (EV) costs nearly £600 a year less than a proportionate petrol model. That’s according to a new report from Compare The Market, which advises the average annual running cost for an EV amounts to £1,264, compared to £1,834 for a…
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Oxford is moving forward with a massive electric bus plan

Oxford is moving forward with a massive electric bus plan: Oxford has unveiled an electric bus fleet program aimed at lowering the city’s emissions. This comes on the heels of Oxfordshire County Council’s request for £32.8 million from the Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas scheme. The £82.5 million funding package, which includes investments from Go Ahead…
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71.5% of January’s car registrations are EVs

71.5% of January’s car registrations are EVs: Last month, electric vehicle (EV) registrations reached a new high, accounting for 71.5 percent of all automobile registrations reported. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), plug-in car sales had another strong month in January. More than 14,430 battery electric cars (BEVs) and 9,047 plug-in…
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CEBR Predict 8p Fall at the Pumps

Well off EV owners in for a BIG shock

Well off EV owners in for a BIG shock: The Out of Touch Government Treasury and Transport Departments, must work with Drivers to get the best and absolutely fairest long term replacement to Fuel Duty The Transport Select Committee has just announced that the government should tax motorists based on miles travelled as the use…
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The US has plans to install 500k new EV charging stations

The US has plans to install 500k new EV charging stations: US Vice President Kamala Harris announced today a plan to build 500,000 new publicly accessible electric vehicle (EV) chargers. The US Vice President stated at a public event in the US state of Maryland that “the future is electric,” and that the new strategy…
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EV rapid charging infrastructure in Britain obtains £75m

EV rapid charging infrastructure in Britain obtains £75m: Electric vehicle (EV) charging services supplier Osprey Charging will finance £75 million in constructing over 150 rapid EV charging hubs all over the UK throughout the next 4 years. Every hub will integrate as much as 12 rapid chargers, this means the project will provide 1,500 units…
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EVs take you 5 times further than petrol cars on just £50

EVs take you 5 times further than petrol cars on just £50: Electric vehicles (EVs) can venture as much as five times more compared to petrol vehicles on a £50 charge. Thats according to current research by Uswitch, that precisely contrasted the fuel economy of the Nissan Leaf E+ alongside the Volkswagen Golf all throughout…
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Insuring EVs cheaper than petrol or diesel cars

Insuring EVs cheaper than petrol or diesel cars: The standard yearly cost of insurance for electric cars is now cheaper compared to petrol or diesel cars, dropping by £75 in the 1st  quarter of 2021. This is reported by new research from Compare The Market, that showed that electric vehicles (EVs) are basically £45 cheaper…
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Industry want Govt to push petrol & diesel ban to 2035

Industry want Govt to push petrol & diesel ban to 2035: Car manufacturers are reported to have called on the government to postpone the sales ban of new petrol diesel cars & vans  until 2035 at least. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said that carmakers told him throughout a recent meeting that a ‘more realistic’ goal…
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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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