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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