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Electric cars not attractive for most people in the UK  BBC News

Only one in four people would consider buying a fully electric car in the next five years. That is the finding of one of the most comprehensive studies into UK ...


New electric car charging stations ‘capable of charging times as low as 8 minutes'  Express

A number of rapid electric car charging stations are coming to the UK and the first few of them have been opened today. Today four 350kW High Power chargers ...


Skoda CITIGOe iV REVEALED - New electric car price, range, specs  Express.co.uk

SKODA has launched the all-new CITIGOe iV electric car at an event in Slovakia today. Here's everything you need to know about the pure electric battery ...


UK electric car grant: Which electric cars can you buy in 2019 using the government’s £3,500 grant?  Evening Standard

With ULEZ now in action and the government pushing for electric vehicles, many motorists are left wondering where they should look for their next car.


Vandals shut down UK electric car sharing program within months  Electrek

A promising electric car sharing program in a UK town only lasted a few months, as the EVs quickly became a target for vandals who caused "exceptional levels ...


Vauxhall Corsa-e electric car launch - New car, specs, range and features  Express

Vauxhall has unveiled the all-new Corsa-e, its first pure electric car. The rars has been one of Vauxhall's best-selling cars, selling over 2.1 million units sold in ...


Honda e electric car goes on sale in the UK with five bold colour options  Express

Honda e electric car has gone on sale in the UK and can now be reserved by customers. To secure your interest in the car then you need to place an £800 ...


Electric car charging in the UK: prices, plus charger types and where to find them  The Week UK

EVs are one of the fastest growing areas of the car market but are there enough chargers to meet demand?


Honda e electric car has 25,000 registrations of interest as order books open  Express

HONDA e is now available to order in the Uk and across Europe and the car manufacturer has 'already received over 25000 expressions of interest across ...


Electric dreams? What you need to know about Tesla's Model 3  The Guardian

Launched with the intention of being Tesla's first mass-market electric car, the new Model 3 is smaller and simpler than the other vehicles in the Californian ...


Tesla Model 3 review: a pioneering electric car let down by build quality  The Telegraph

The Telegraph has finally tested the Tesla Model 3, one of the most eagerly anticipated electric cars in automotive history.


Electric car sales stall after cut to green grants  The Times

Drivers in European countries bought twice as many electric cars as their British counterparts last year as the government significantly reduced grants for green ...


'I drive in the bus lane'  BBC News

"I drive in the bus lane because I have an electric car. It saves me 30 minutes on every journey to work." Dagfinn Hiehe was smiling ear-to-ear as he told me his ...


Electric cars - EVs with the longest range based on WLTP REVEALED  Express.co.uk

ELECTRIC cars are the future of motoring in the UK and across the world as the charge to zero emissions continues. Here are the longest range electric vehicles ...


10 electric cars with 248 miles or more range to buy instead of a diesel or petrol  Sunday Times Driving

AT THE time of the original Nissan Leaf's launch nearly 10 years ago, the car makers dabbling with pure-electric models were trying to convince us that its official ...


Inside Oxford's drive to become Britain's leader in electric cars  Telegraph.co.uk

In the Begbroke Science Park a few kilometers south of Oxford's small airport, Niclas Brännberg gingerly steers an immaculate white electric car through a gate ...


UK's first super-fast electric car chargers unveiled at Maidstone M20 services  Kent Online

Machines powerful enough to charge an electric car in under 20 minutes have come here first.


UK's most powerful electric car charging station opens  expressandstar.com

Ionity's 350kW fast charger is so advanced, no EVs can fully utilise its power yet.


Nissan Leaf electric car price increased in UK  Autocar

Nissan has raised the price of its Leaf electric hatchback in the UK by nearly 7%. The Volkswagen e-Golf rival is now available from £27,995 - an increase of ...


Solihull electric car scheme axed after vehicles targeted by vandals  Birmingham Live

"Exceptional levels of damage" mean end of the road for project.


Extinction Rebellion protests boost interest in electric cars  Motoring Research

Interest in electric cars has risen by more than half in Britain since the start of the environmental campaigns in London.


Electric car myths busted - Things you’ve been getting wrong about EVs  Express

THERE are a number of electric car myths which may be preventing drivers from making the switch from petrol and diesel to a zero emissions car.


Everything you need to know about charging an electric car  Evening Standard

It has never been easier to own or run an electric vehicle (EV). The UK's Plug-In Car Grant offers EV buyers £3500 off the price of a new 100% electric car, and ...


New electric car chargers coming to Europe which recharge 220-miles of range in 10 minutes  Express

AN ELECTRIC car charging network provider is set to introduce new super fast chargers which claim to recharge 220-miles of range in just 10 minutes.


Badge of approval will help buyers choose electric cars  The Times

Car dealerships that give good advice on electric vehicles will receive government approval under a plan to drive up sales and reduce air pollution. The electric ...


Analysis: Just how green are electric vehicles?  Autocar

The legislative push towards battery-powered electric vehicles has taken hold across most of the world. Indeed, the demands of the European Union's new car ...


Honest John: should I buy an electric car now or is it worth waiting?  Telegraph.co.uk

If your car has developed a fault, or for consumer advice, turn to Honest John by emailing honestadvice@telegraph.co.uk ...


Climate change: Electric car target 'needs to be sooner'  BBC News

The UK government's plan to ban the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars by 2040 is too tame, advisers will say. Drivers will benefit if electric cars ...


Longest range electric cars 2019: EVs that hardly need charging  CAR Magazine

Here are the longest range EVs you can buy in 2019.


UK moves closer to major battery plant for electric cars  Autocar

The challenge to equip a new-generation of British-built electric cars with high-tech batteries also made in the UK has received a £4.8 billion boost from the ...


Some common concerns about electric cars explained.  BBC News

Electric cars are increasingly taking to our roads but many people still have reservations. Common worries include the price of the vehicles, where you can ...


Skoda Citigo Electric car TEASED ahead of launch this week  Express

SKODA has teased the all-new Citigo Electric car which is set to be unveiled this week.


The UK Needs To Double Its Charging Points To Support EV Adoption | OilPrice.com  OilPrice.com

The UK will need additional 28000 public charging points for electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030—double the current number, to support an estimated fleet of seven ...


Dyson electric car: new patents show mould-breaking design  Autocar

Dyson's electric car, due to arrive in 2021, is likely to be a long, sleek crossover-style premium saloon that will have roughly the same footprint as a Range Rover ...


James Dyson: Government has ‘watered down’ its commitment to electric cars  iNews

Sir James Dyson, one of the UK's most prolific inventors, has accused the government of watering down its commitment to electric cars and defended his ...


New Jaguar E-Type electric car in the works - You won’t believe how much it costs  Express

A LIMITED run of electric Jaguar E-Type custom is in the works powered by electric motors and a battery pack costing around $1million each.


UK car buyers to get first experience of Polestar 2 electric car  AM

UK consumers will be given their first glimpse of Polestar 2 in July. The EV-only brand is on a promotional tour for its volume-orientated new model, visiting 15 ...


Citizens Advice is concerned the electricity grid won't cope with EVs  This is Money

Citizens Advice has called for a new 'smart' charging scheme that would reduce the impact on nation's electricity supply by rewarding plug-in car owners with ...


Electric cars with the best and worst real ranges – and what they will cost you per mile  The Sun

ELECTRIC motors are becoming more popular on UK roads, as drivers try to reduce fuel costs and carbon emissions. But it's difficult to know if these cars will run ...


Stamp of approval for dealerships trained to work with electric cars  GOV.UK

New government-backed scheme aims to create a trusted brand and increase the confidence of drivers looking to buy an electric vehicle.


We reveal the top 10 worst cars — from a ’30mph electric coffin’ to Soviet relic and ghastly chunk of retro au  The Sun

Have you had the misfortune of owning one of these automotive horrors?


VW’s cheapest electric car could still cost £16,000  AutoExpress

Volkswagen's cheapest electric car, due on the market in four years time, could still cost up to £16,000 - almost £10,000 more than today's budget ...


Plug-in hybrid car sales fall after UK government cuts grants  Financial Times

Sales of hybrid cars that plug in to recharge fell by a third in the UK in April, after the government cut incentives for the vehicles, a move the industry denounced ...


Why is Norway the land of electric cars?  BBC News

We look at how the Scandinavian country is streets ahead of others when it comes to electric cars.


How green is an electric car, really?  Top Gear

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Electric cars: should you rapid or home charge? What if you live in a flat?  Top Gear

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Electric vehicle system investment could fuel more than 3000 new jobs research suggests  University of Strathclyde

The large scale investment needed to expand the electricity network infrastructure to support even a 20 per cent uptake of electric vehicles could create more ...


Electric cars in Europe would only cut global CO2 emissions by 0.4%  This is Money

With cars causing 7% of global CO2 output and Europe responsible for just 10% of worldwide CO2 emissions, a total shift to electric cars on the continent will do ...


Johnson Matthey eyes electric car market as profits set to rise  Belfast Telegraph

Chemicals firm Johnson Matthey is expected to post higher profits next week, while the City looks for updates on new opportunities for the firm in the electric car ...


Toyota's Supra is the 'antithesis of driverless electric cars'  This is Money

The 2019 Toyota GR Supra has been developed and built in collaboration with BMW and its Z4 roadster. RAY MASSEY travels to Spain to put it through the ...


Electric cars would cut CO2 emissions by only 0.4 per cent  AutoExpress

Transportation is one of biggest contributors to CO2, but electric cars will not be the only solution.


Top used electric cars 2019: second-hand EVs you should buy  CAR Magazine

We've put together a list of the top used electric cars you can get in 2019.


One in ten drivers think electric cars can't be driven in the rain: 10 biggest electric car myths  Daily Mail

Although 27 per cent of drivers are considering switching to an electric vehicle within the next five years, 18 per cent said they'll never consider buying one due ...


The electric cars that paved the way  Autocar

EVs and battery-operated cars have been around a lot longer than you might think...


New electric car battery technology centre to open in Coventry  PES MEDIA

UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC), a new centre for developing the latest electric car battery technology, will be created in Coventry.


Electric car charging in the UK: Prices, networks, charger types and top tips  Metro Newspaper UK

ELECTRIC cars have long faced two key problems, that of a limited range and a lack of places to charge. Electric car ranges are extending with each new model ...


New Hyundai Ioniq Electric - Updated electric car gets a boost with more range and power  Express

HYUNDAI has released details and pictures of the updated Ioniq Electric car which has more range, updated styling, and a few other new features.


BP Chargemaster’s 150kW network to allow 30min electric car charging at 50 sites this year  AutoExpress

UK's largest EV charger supplier confirms it will install network of superfast 150kW chargers at BP forecourts; 100 fitted by end of year.


A buyers’ guide to hybrids and electric vehicles  inews.co.uk

As diesel sales decline, registrations of alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs) have soared. In 2018 141,234 were sold – a 20 per cent rise on 2017 – and a ...


Tesla Model 3 electric car goes on sale in UK from £38,900  Sunday Times Driving

OFFICIAL prices for the long-awaited UK-specification Tesla Model 3 saloon have been announced as the electric car maker's most affordable model to date ...


'The UK should follow Norway's lead for a successful EV future'  AutoExpress

Norway has embraced the electric car and sales are rising rapidly and the UK should be taking note, says Steve Fowler.


Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre  Autocar

The Government will invest a further £28 million in the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre, which will be tasked with developing “cutting-edge” electric ...


How prepared is Gloucestershire for the electric vehicle revolution?  Gloucestershire Live

Most drivers still see too many barriers in taking up electric vehicles despite a government focus for the UK to 'lead the world in zero emission vehicle technology ...


Letter to the editor: The true cost of electric cars  Bournemouth Echo

REGARDING the story Electric car 'myths', Echo May 9, page 15.


New electric car charging stations to deliver 300 miles range in fifteen minutes  Express

NEW ultra-fast electric charging stations to be equipped with 350kW and 1.2MW chargers which will deliver 300-miles of range in just 15 minutes.


Volkswagen ID.3 electric car specs, photos, information  CAR Magazine

The new Volkswagen ID.3 is the first all-electric VW family car to launch in 2020: CAR magazine UK has all the specs you need to know.


Consumers apply the brakes to UK new car sales  The Guardian

New car sales fell more than 4% in the UK last month, the second-lowest April since 2012, with analysts blaming consumer reluctance to make significant ...


UK must get rid of diesel and petrol cars by 2030  Daily Mail

The Committee on Climate Change is expected to state that the UK ban on diesel and petrol cars should be moved forward a decade to 2030 - or 2035 at the ...


TRL Leads the Charge with World's First Mainstream Consumer Trials of Electric Vehicles  TRL - Independent Transport Research

Ground-breaking Consumers, Vehicles and Energy Integration (CVEI) study provides roadmap to Electric Vehicle adoption in the UK.


Tesla Model 3 to go on sale in UK next week  The Guardian

Tesla's latest and more affordable electric car, the Model 3, will finally be available to order in the UK from early May, according to the firm's chief executive, Elon ...


Honda Urban EV Concept official name revealed as it announces new electrified Jazz  Express

HONDA has confirmed the name for the Urban EV Concept car as the Honda e ahead of its launch as well as launching an electrified Jazz variant.


Mercedes Benz EQC UK price, specs and release confirmed for new electric SUV  Express

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed the UK price, specs and release date for its first fully electric car the EQC. This all-electric SUV will look to rival cars such as the ...


One in five drivers thinks electric cars can’t be taken into a car wash  Sunday Times Driving

Electric cars may have been around for over a hundred years but a new survey by LV= General Insurance suggests they are alien to most motorists.


RAC develop ‘EV Boost’ a mobile electric charger to recharge car that run out of battery  Express

THE RAC has developed a mobile electric car charge called 'EV Boost' which will be able to recharge a vehicle which runs out of battery on the roads in Britain.


VW ID Buzz - New futuristic electric T2 Camper previewed in latest video  Express

VOLKSWAGEN has teased the all-new ID Buzz which is a concept electric version of the T2 Camper van which was an immensely popular vehicle.


2021 electric vehicles: The future generation of EVs  Motor1.com UK

Our crystal ball shows slick designs, long range, and increasing levels of autonomy. See what the future of electric cars looks like here.


UK could accelerate its all-electric car plan, move target to 2030 or 2035  Electrek

Less than two years ago, the UK announced its intentions to make its transportation fully electric by 2040, banning the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by that ...


28,000 new public chargers needed by 2030, says study  DrivingElectric

Tens of thousands of new charging points needed, says Deloitte, estimating up to seven million electric cars in UK in 10 years.


100 UK electric vehicle charging sites planned  Midlothian View

Monday April 29th 2019. GRIDSERVE-Electric-Forecourt. Artist's impression of the electric vehicle charging sites. Written by Luke Jackson. GRIDSERVE to make ...


Times letters: Idling thoughts and the sale of electric cars  The Times

Sir, I must admit to feeling despair when I read your front-page report (“Instant fines for drivers who leave car running”, May 14) as I was under the impression ...


Jaguar Land Rover hesitant to strike up electric car partnerships  AutoExpress

JLR boss suggests that going it alone over EVs is the firm's preferred option, while other industry players seek partnerships.


UK can cash in on revolution for heating and cars to halt greenhouse gas emissions, say climate advisers  The Independent

Ministers must urgently bring on a new economic revolution to end greenhouse gas emissions including changing the heating in every building to green sources ...


EV charging stations: best and worst UK cities for charging your car  DrivingElectric

Research by Tonik Energy reveals the best and worst places to find EV charging stations in the UK.


Audi to replace TT model with new electric sports car  AOL UK

Audi has confirmed that it will replace its TT sports car with a new electric model.Speaking at the firm’s annual general meeting, Audi chairman Bram ...


Audi R8 electric: e-tron GTR name, Porsche technology and more  The Week UK

Company insiders say an EV supercar is in the works. Here's what we know...


Tuesday briefing: Government advisors urge 2030 petrol and diesel car ban  Wired.co.uk

British government advisors will recommend that the planned 2040 ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles is too conservative to meet emissions ...


Will power stations and the grid be able to cope in our EV future?  Top Gear

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Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders for electric hatch reach 15000  Autocar

Volkswagen says it has received pre-orders for more than half of the launch edition versions of its ID 3 electric hatchback. Customers in 29 European countries ...


New charging points for electric cars planned  shropshirestar.com

Two new electric vehicle charge points will soon be installed in Shropshire as part of a Highways England- funded scheme to ensure that 95% of England's ...


UK to move electric vehicle target forward to 2030?  www.electrive.com

The Committee on Climate Change that advises the British government is looking into the sales ban of petrol and diesel powered cars. The planned 2040 target ...


Where rapid charging points for electric vehicles have been installed in Norfolk | Politics  Eastern Daily Press

Drivers can now recharge their electric vehicles in as little as 30 minutes after a series of new rapid chargers were installed.


Vehicle-to-grid study suggests £400 annual revenue per electric vehicle  The Energyst

UK study into the income potential of using electric vehicles to balance the grid suggests around £400 per annum may be the upper limit for cars plugged in 75 ...


What range do electric cars REALLY have?  What Car?

With demand for electric models soaring, What Car? has developed a test that shows their Real Range between charges. Here we reveal the best and worst ...


All-electric car acceleration 0 to 60 mph compared  Motor1 UK

Immediate, quick, smooth and silent acceleration is the electric car's trademark. Most of models/versions available can do 0-60 mph in less than eight seconds.


RAC develops the UK's first lightweight EV-charger  RAC

In readiness for the UK's expected electric vehicle boom, the RAC has developed its EV Boost system – the first lightweight mobile EV-charger capable of giving ...


Industries join forces to power up electric vehicles  physicsworld.com

Milk floats were way ahead of their time it turns out. These electric powered carts that trundled from house to house silently delivering milk and dairy at the crack ...


Carmakers are recognising the climate imperative  Financial Times

I normally enjoy Neil Collins' acerbic Inside London column in FT Weekend, but his tirade (May 11) against electric cars and climate mitigation was inaccurate ...


UK’s best and worst cities for EV charging revealed  Car Keys

Across the UK, there's over 22000 public charging points, but there's still a disparity when it comes to how many chargers there are in some areas.


Brits ordered to cut or cap central heating, switch to electric cars and use less beef, lamb and dairy in  The Sun

EXPERTS called for an upheaval in daily life and demanded ministers lead the world by making Britain 'net zero' or 'carbon neutral' by 2050. Committee on ...


Best selling cars around the world  What Car?

We know what the best-sellers in the UK are, but what about elsewhere? Can we buy them here? Should we?