The U.K. government plans to invest more than 800 million pounds ($1 billion) in new driverless and zero-emission vehicle technology as it seeks to boost its economy while leaving the European Union. Investment in research and new recharging infrastructure is intended to make Britain a “leader” in electric and autonomous vehicles, Queen Elizabeth II said … Continue reading The U.K. Wants to Lead World in Driverless and Electric Vehicles
The first of 33 electric vehicle charge points has gone up as the council looks to have them placed in 24 different locations throughout Brent Brent council has erected its first electric vehicle charge point in the borough as it looks to tackle poor air quality. Dudley Road is the home to the first of … Continue reading First electric vehicle charge point set up in Brent as council looks to tackle poor air quality
Green motoring is becoming financially attractive thanks to a drop in leasing prices and lower running costs Is now the time to buy an electric car? Falls in financing costs mean that switching to a zero carbon-emitting vehicle won’t just help the environment, it can be cheaper than buying and running a conventional car. When … Continue reading Should you join the charge and buy an electric car?
New Bill unveiled in Queen’s Speech to require charging points to be fitted at services and fuel stations, support driverless cars and keep insurance claims simple Motorway services and petrol stations may be forced to install electric charging points as part of Government plans to ensure the UK “remains a world leader in new industries”. … Continue reading Queen’s Speech introduces an Electric Vehicles Bill
The Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC) will open in Milton Keynes on Saturday 22nd July, featuring the UK’s first multi-brand electric vehicle showroom. Part of the city’s Go Ultra Low Cities bid, the EVEC will be located in the centre:mk shopping centre. BMW i, Kia, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault, and VW have all signed up to … Continue reading New Milton Keynes EV centre to feature multiple brands