Category Archives: Electric Cars in General

General posts about electric cars

UK announces ‘innovative’ customs ‘partnership’ for post-Brexit trade, SMMT wants interim single market access

UK announces ‘innovative’ customs ‘partnership’ for post-Brexit trade, SMMT wants interim single market access The SMMT and Freight Transport Association (FTA) have largely welcomed the first landmark UK policy paper outlining Britain’s Brexit negotiating strategy with the EU, which involves a proposal for an ‘innovative and untested’ new UK-EU customs ‘partnership’, which would avoid customs … Continue reading UK announces ‘innovative’ customs ‘partnership’ for post-Brexit trade, SMMT wants interim single market access

EV triple test: Hyundai Ioniq Electric v Renault Zoe v Nissan Leaf

With the announcement of the 2040 ban on all new petrol and diesel cars, we get behind the wheel of three electric vehicles to see if the future really is green. WHAT’S NEW? Since the announcement of the 2040 ban on new petrol and diesel cars, all you read in the news is about how … Continue reading EV triple test: Hyundai Ioniq Electric v Renault Zoe v Nissan Leaf

Energy supplier Ovo launches tariff for electric vehicle drivers

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – British electricity and gas supplier Ovo Energy has launched a new tariff aimed at drivers of electric vehicles, hoping to tap a growing market days after Britain announced a ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars from 2040. Ovo Energy’s EV Everywhere tariff offers customers a two-year … Continue reading Energy supplier Ovo launches tariff for electric vehicle drivers

Van and taxi drivers offered pathway to electric vehicle transition

Drivers of old and polluting vans and taxis have been offered fast-track options and incentives to purchase electric vehicles (EVs), with revamps to licensing and a new £42m taxi fund set to increase compliance with the diesel vehicle phase-out. Following on from Environment Secretary Michael Gove’s launch of the Air Quality Plan last week, which … Continue reading Van and taxi drivers offered pathway to electric vehicle transition