Category Archives: Electric Cars in General

General posts about electric cars

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

Londoners are much more geared up for the rise of electric vehicles than the rest of Britain

Londoners are much more enthusiastic about moving to electric cars than the rest of Britain, according to new research from Baringa Partners. The majority of those in the capital (77 per cent) believe that pure electric cars will replace their petrol/diesel counterparts as the preferred type of car in the UK, while nationwide 68 per … Continue reading Londoners are much more geared up for the rise of electric vehicles than the rest of Britain

Europe Notes 54% Growth Of Plug-in Car Sales In June, ZOE Sells 4K

It’s getting better and better in Europe for plug-in vehicles, as some 54% growth was noted in June, with total sales for the month reaching more than 28,000. The half year numbers have also crested 133,000 (which is up 30% year-over-year), and encourages us that the 250,000 mark will be easy to achieve in 2017 … Continue reading Europe Notes 54% Growth Of Plug-in Car Sales In June, ZOE Sells 4K

V2G found to improve the lifetime of electric vehicle batteries

Intelligent use of vehicle to grid (V2G) technology can improve the battery life of electric vehicles according to a new study from the University of Warwick, potentially disproving a key criticism levelled at the technology. Working with the Energy and Electrical Systems group of the university’s research division WMG and Jaguar Land Rover, Dr Kotub … Continue reading V2G found to improve the lifetime of electric vehicle batteries