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Electric Vehicles (EVs) - Zero emission electric vehicles are growing in popularity as motorists and businesses seek to reduce environmental impacts and avoid soaring fuel costs. An expanding range of electric vehicles are now available, including plug-in hybrids that run on electric for up to 40 miles before switching to conventional fuel and electric bikes, vans, and taxis.

Latest - Electric Vehicles

Electric Grand Prix to be powered by algae

Formula E executive confirms deal with UK firm Aquafuel to use glycerine-powered generators to recharge electric race cars

Have your say 21 Aug 2014

How National Trust is harnessing the power of its natural resources

BusinessGreen Leaders Renewable Energy Project of the Year winner reveals how clean energy was brought to one of National Trust's historic estates

Have your say 20 Aug 2014

US government revs up electric car investment

Department of Energy hands out $55m to 31 projects aimed at improving efficiency and performance of electric vehicles

Have your say 18 Aug 2014

Tesla expands UK supercharger network

New sites in central London and Birmingham part of company's vision to provide free electric driving across the UK and Europe

Have your say 15 Aug 2014

Green signal for 'Britain's first' battery-powered train

Network Rail trialling a prototype it says could prove a viable alternative to diesel trains on non-electrified tracks

Have your say 13 Aug 2014

Wow, look, a Tesla

Trewin Restorick argues we need a new approach to communicating green opportunities - and a cutting edge electric car might just hold the answer

Have your say 08 Aug 2014

Tesla: 'We wanted to build not just the best electric car, but the best car'

After winning BusinessGreen car of year, Tesla UK boss reckons the Model S is really ready to motor

Have your say 04 Aug 2014

Why SAP sees an open road for 'connected cars'

The software company aims to become a driving force in connected cars

Have your say 01 Aug 2014

End of the road-warrior? UK drivers clock up fewest miles since records began

Government figures show drop in business and private mileage, as growing electric vehicle sales suggest low carbon motoring will soon be in the driving seat

Have your say 31 Jul 2014

Mayor Boris defends u-turn on London diesel ban

Boris Johnson calls on Westminster government to step up efforts to tackle UK's dangerously high pollution levels with new manifesto

Have your say 30 Jul 2014

Manchester debuts first all-electric bus

Metroshuttle service gets zero-emission boost with addition of three new electric buses

Have your say 30 Jul 2014

UK to 'take car clubs up a gear' with £500,000 boost

Funding earmarked for two pilot projects designed to provide wider access to car clubs and electric vehicles

Have your say 29 Jul 2014

Warwick to host UK's £1bn low carbon vehicle research centre

Advanced Propulsion Centre hub will be located at University reknowned for engineering excellence with regional 'spokes' to follow

Have your say 28 Jul 2014

Volvo and ABB in drive to roll out electric bus recharging network

New partnership will deploy city-wide recharging system across Luxembourg next year

Have your say 28 Jul 2014

Tesla revs up UK presence with Heathrow service centre

Electric car manufacturer aims to build six more centres across the country to support sales of its Model S sedan

Have your say 25 Jul 2014

Video: Low carbon policies driving automotive boom

Video highlights the findings of the Low CVP's latest report showing how environmental policies have helped the automotive sector grow

Have your say 18 Jul 2014

Downing Street to get charging points in £5m electric car push

Government to buy nearly 300 plug-in vehicles as it puts 'money where its mouth is'

Have your say 17 Jul 2014

Transport Minister: By 2050 every car on the road will be ultra low emission

Baroness Kramer speech to the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership annual conference - in full

Have your say 17 Jul 2014

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