2020 UK Spring Budget Announcement – what has changed and how does this impact UK consumers and businesses?

Tanya Sinclair, Policy Director UK & Ireland at ChargePoint This month’s Budget simultaneously pleased and infuriated environmentalists by promising long-awaited green measures whilst expanding roads and freezing fuel duty. Given all that has happe…

Jaguar Land ROver to convert Castle Bromwich to e-mobility centre

According to a media report, the British-Indian car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover wants to expand its historic plant in Castle Bromwich into a production centre for electric vehicles. The first three models have also already been named. In addition to the already officially confirmed fully electric successor of Jaguar’s luxury sedan XJ, the factory will […]

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Peugeot offers electric bonus in the UK

In order to boost sales, Peugeot UK will offer an extra £500 towards new fully electric vehicle purchases. This follows the Government announcement that it would reduce the current Plug-in Car Grant (PICG) from £3,500 to £3,000 starting on 12 March. As was previously announced, the British government plans to make their environmental bonus last […]

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Coronavirus: Carmakers to shut down plants across Europe

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First carmakers announce closures of factories in Europe due to the Coronavirus crisis unfolding on the continent. PSA will lockdown all vehicle production plants in Europe by 27 March and the French carmaker is not the only one. FCA has also announced a production stop at most of its plants in Europe by the end […]

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