Top EV sales in 2014

Since the launch of the Plug-In Car Grant in the UK four years ago, there have been 19,972 eligible cars registered according to http://www.smmt.co.uk/2015/01/december-2014-ev-registrations/. This is great news for the electric car industry which has seen record sales in 2014 and commitments from major car manufacturers to increase the output of Read more…

'Next Green Car' Award Winners 2014

Next Green Car has announced the winners of the Next Green Car Awards 2014, highlighting this year’s best green cars to come onto the market. Next Green Car has made awards across eleven vehicle categories including two new categories Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) and Light Commercial Vans (LCV) as well as Read more…

Ecotricity EV charging in the UK

Without a whisper or a whiff, electric cars seem to be gaining ground in the UK and elsewhere. According to Ecotricity, the company that has installed a network of charging stations along the UK’s motorways, we are seeing a “revolution”. Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders indicated Read more…

BMW i3 EV

James May is a member of the Top gear team, known worldwide for their love of fast petrol-driven cars and perhaps not for their love of electric vehicle technology. But now BBC Top Gear presenter James May has come out of the closet: he’s buying a BMW i3 REx electric Read more…

Future of electrical vehicles sign

As sales of electric cars increase year on year, a BBC Radio 4 programme asks the question, are electric cars the future of motoring in the UK? The government has announced £500 million of investment for low emission vehicles, including more EV charging points and extra incentives for those who Read more…

Tesla electric car

Tesla, the current leader in the electric car industry, announced something remarkable last week. It’s going to share all its patents with any other company that wants to use them. So traditional car manufactures can now incorporate Tesla’s technology into any electric car they may produce in the future. And Read more…