Row of electric cars charging

There will be an additional 21m electric vehicles on the road globally in the next decade, according to new analysis by audit firm Deloitte. In 2018 there were two million electric cars, with Deloitte predicting the number to rise to four million in 2020, 12m in 2025 and 21m by Read more…

Salesman selling a green car

Latest data from Go UItra Low reveals 60,000 electric cars were registered in the UK last year, as market grew 19 per cent. A new electric car was registered every nine minutes in the UK last year, as demand for zero emission vehicles continued to soar. New figures from the Read more…

Vehicles in snowy weather

As more affordable and longer-range electric cars hit the market, the long-predicted shift to battery-powered transportation seems poised to actually happen. But a serious challenge remains: battery-sucking cold weather. New research from AAA reveals that when the mercury dips to 20 degrees Fahrenheit, the average driving range of an electric Read more…

Electric vehicle charging point

Free charging for electric cars will be available for customers at some Tesco stores from next year. Tesco, in partnership with Volkswagen, plans to install almost 2,500 charging bays at up to 600 stores by 2020. A standard 7kW charger will be available for free, but drivers will have to Read more…

Uber electric cars

Uber is planning to add a surcharge to all fares booked via its app in London to help its drivers buy electric vehicles. The fee, expected to be 15p per mile, will be introduced “early” in 2019. Uber said drivers working for 40 hours per week could get cash help Read more…

A number of Tesla vehicles side by side

Electric vehicle sales surged to a new record high in August, accounting for one in every 12 cars bought in the UK. Fresh figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show nearly 7,500 hybrid, plug-in hybrid and pure electric cars were registered during the month – an Read more…