UK Announces Electric Car Battery Development Funding Plan

Investment will be spent on researching and developing battery and green vehicle tech. Theresa May announced an investment of more than £100 million in environmentally friendly vehicles, as she addressed the UK’s first Zero-Emission Vehicle Summit. At the event in Birmingham, the Prime Minister will spoke of her “ambitious mission” to put the UK at […]

London Charity Goes Green Renault Electric Vans

The Felix Project will use the seven Kangoo Z.E. vans for city-center food deliveries and collections. A London-based charity has grown its fleet of electric vans with the addition of seven new Renault Kangoo Z.E. light commercial vehicles. The battery-powered panel vans will be used by The Felix Project to provide London’s most disadvantaged inhabitants […]

Coventry Adds Incentives To Push Up Use Of Electric Taxis

Go Electric Taxi scheme sees drivers offered incentives worth £2,500 to switch to electric cabs. The city of Coventry is offering taxi drivers a unique range of incentives to move into battery-powered electric cabs. As part of a joint venture between Irish energy firm ESB, taxi app Gett and German technology firm Siemens, taxi drivers […]

Plug-In Electric Car Market Share In UK Surges Above 4% In August 2018

British plug-in electric car sales went through the roof. We have been accustomed to plug-in car sales in UK standing between 2% to nearly 3% of the total market, but August brought us a surprising surge to over 4.2%! Together with conventional non-rechargeable hybrids, overall around 8% or 1/12th of sales were electrified vehicles. The […]

Aston Martin makes Wales its ‘Home of Electrification’

Aston Martin is currently working on a new plant in St. Athan in Wales. Once the Rapide E will roll off the lines here in 2019, the factory will have become what Aston calls its “Home of Electrification”. By 2021, it will indeed be home to their EV label Lagonda. Construction is underway in St. […]

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UK To Host World’s First Zero Emissions Car Summit

Convention will take place at Birmingham’s International Convention Centre. Birmingham is set to hold the world’s first zero-emission vehicle summit as governments come together to fight to improve global air quality. Read This – Nissan’s Andy Palmer: Nissan Will Be “Absolute #1 Leader In Zero Emissions. No Doubt” The convention will bring policy makers and industry […]