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Plug-in Car Grant withdrawn for most low emission vehicles
Release Date: 15-10-2018

  The Government has announced changes to the Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG), which will reduce or completely remove the financial incentives for new low emission car buyers. On October 11th 201...
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Silent vehicles soon required to produce a noise at low speeds
Release Date: 11-10-2018

  Electric vehicles will be required to produce sound at low speed, to aid integration with pedestrians and cyclists. One of the joys of owning an electric vehicle is that they are almost ...
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Green number plates could be fitted to electric vehicles
Release Date: 11-09-2018

  Electric vehicles might be fitted with green number plates, under Government plans to increase the awareness of low emission vehicles. The number plates might be introduced to electric o...
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Top Five Cars to Look Forward to In 2019
Release Date: 26-06-2018

As the year goes on, the car industry is steering further and further towards electric vehicles, with trends predicting an even larger spike for these sorts of vehicles as we roll into 2019. Ther...
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The 2018 Nissan Leaf
Release Date: 06-02-2018

  Nissan have undergone production on their new Nissan LEAF, which promises a larger range than the previous model along with a total re-design. The LEAF is Nissan’s leading electric...
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The hybrid London taxi is now certified
Release Date: 22-12-2017

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) have announced that their new hybrid London cab is now fully certified to carry paying passengers. LEVC announced the black cab back in July of 2017, h...
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Two new vehicles from Tesla
Release Date: 20-11-2017

Tesla have recently unveiled two new all-electric vehicles, although they come from two very different categories. The first of the two vehicles is a Semi truck, which Tesla announced at a prese...
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Electric Vehicles by 2040
Release Date: 27-07-2017

  The Government has announced plans to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040, leaving hybrid and electric vehicles to become the staple of the motoring market. Petrol and diesel ...
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New VED Regulations
Release Date: 22-06-2017

  From April 1st, we have seen some revised Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) tax bands come in to force. But how will they affect you?   If you are considering the prospect of buying a new se...
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Find out all about the London Motor Show
Release Date: 02-05-2017

The London Motor Show is returning to Battersea Park this weekend. 2016's inaugural event was held May 6-8 and attracted over 25,000 visitors, with weekend tickets sold out in just a short time. ...
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The Workplace Charging Scheme
Release Date: 14-11-2016

The Workplace Charging Scheme Further information released… In an announcement recently made by the transport minister, John Hayes, it was stated that a grant of £7.5 million would b...
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Fleets lead the way for electric vehicles
Release Date: 29-10-2015

Thursday 22nd October saw Transport Minister Andrew Jones hail the significance  of UK vehicle fleets at the Future of Business Mobility business summit held in London. The summit saw company...
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BMWs radical plans to turn street lights into charge points
Release Date: 15-12-2014

BMW are planning a revolutionary prototype charging point, built into streetlights. The luxury car company recently unveiled their ‘Light and Charge’ streetlight which already has two p...
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A study into the UKs greenest councils
Release Date: 12-12-2014

Living in a green city is something which is becoming increasingly more important to people. This shows, with Caroline Lucas running the countries first green administration in Brighton. The UK has...
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My Electric Avenue trial begins
Release Date: 11-04-2014

Electric vehicles are fast increasing in popularity and now residents in Marlow have become the first of 11 neighbourhoods and workplaces to take delivery of their Nissan Leafs as part of a £...
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Hydrogen fuel collaboration leads to popularity increase
Release Date: 04-04-2014

A number of leading car manufacturers such as Hyundai, Honda, BMW, Toyota and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler, have joined hydrogen fuel supplier and energy consultancies from about the globe....
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Budget sheds light on company car tax rates
Release Date: 20-03-2014

Chancellor George Osborne has revealed new details on company car tax rates for Budget 2014, as well as plans for simplifying employee expenses and benefits.   The Government responded to the...
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Electric car chargers to be launched across the country
Release Date: 14-03-2014

Milton Keynes CrossLink, a network of electric vehicle rapid chargers, has been launched across the country four weeks ahead of schedule. Initiated by Milton Keynes Council, CrossLink’s cha...
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Renault celebrate low emission success
Release Date: 03-03-2014

Renault Group has become the first automotive group to have an average of below 115g/km CO2 emissions. This figure is based on its sales of passenger cars over the full year of 2013. Renault Twing...
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Toyota announces plans for wireless charging
Release Date: 14-02-2014

Toyota is planning to begin the testing of a new wireless battery charging system for vehicles that use electric powertrains. Should it work, this technology will mean that in order to charge a hyb...
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Nissan Leaf leads market for electric vehicles
Release Date: 07-02-2014

Reaffirming its status as market leader of electric vehicles in the UK, Nissan celebrated 230 registrations in January for their Nissan leaf. This was up over a 1000% to sales in January 2013 cle...
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Nissan introduce 1000th electric car chargers
Release Date: 31-01-2014

As the popularity and usage of electric cars continues to rise, Nissan has announced that 1,000 CHAdeMO quick chargers have now been installed in Europe, with the commissioning of the charger at th...
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