Does the number of EV tariffs match EV burgeoning sales?

Does the number of EV tariffs match EV burgeoning sales?: Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd (SMMT) showed that combined, Battery Electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) accounted for 17.2% of new car sales in June, with BEVs accounting for more than one in 10 registrations. Despite the boom in…
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2.3M EV charging points are needed for UK

2.3M EV charging points are needed for UK Approximately 2.3 million brand new electric vehicle (EV) charging points are needing to be manufactured and installed to help support the current UK automotive sector’s net-zero. This figure is what is believed to be needed, according to a recent report conducted by the Society of Motor Manufacturers…
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Half of EVs still eligible for Plug-in Car Grant

Half of EVs still eligible for Plug-in Car Grant: In March this year, the government reduced the Plug-in Car Grant by £500 to £2,500 for cars priced £35,000 (previously £50,000). However, despite the cut to the Plug-in Car Grant by the government, more than half of the current electric vehicle (EV) models are still eligible…
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Ultra low emission vehicles reach 1/2 million UK milestone

Ultra low emission vehicles reach 1/2 million UK milestone: Over half a million ultra low emission UK vehicles are currently being driven on the roads. The new report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) announced nearly one-in-seven new vehicles bought this year contain a plug. Data display ultra low emission cars comprise…
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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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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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UK could face £2800 on European EVs no-deal Brexit

UK could face £2800 on European EVs no deal Brexit: Car buyers in the UK may face a £2,800 price increase on EU-built electric vehicles (EVs) under a no-deal Brexit. According to a new study by the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), that predicts the ‘price shock’ may decrease expected demand for battery…
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Could COVID-19 positively impact future EV sales?

Could COVID-19 positively impact future EV sales?: Research into the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) vehicle registration data by Cornwall Insight shows Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in 2020 have already grown 76.1% on the whole of 2019.   SMMT recorded the lowest September car sales this century at 328,041 vehicles, down 4.4% on…
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BEV sales soar by 184% in worst September for 20 years

BEV sales soar by 184% in worst September for 20 years: Compared to last year battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales soared by 184% in ‘new plate September’, while total registrations for new cars dropped 4.4% in the ‘weakest ever’ month of its kind. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) shows in their latest…
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