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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

Renault-Nissan Alliance cruises past 200,000 electric vehicle sales milestone

Auto giant releases new figures revealing it boasts a 58 per cent market share for zero-emission cars

Have your say 27 Nov 2014

World's first electric car 'sat-nav' launched in Northern Ireland

Egomap system outlines most efficient journey route, taking charging points - and time to charge up - into account

Have your say 26 Nov 2014

Britain's Sam Bird charges to Formula E victory in Malaysia

All electric racing series chief hails championship as sparking interest in low carbon motoring among younger generation

Have your say 24 Nov 2014

Report: Electrification of industry and logistics promises $185bn market

IDTechEx predicts market for industrial and commercial electric vehicles will grow more than three-fold over the next decade

Have your say 20 Nov 2014

Silent electric cars let sleeping dogs lie

Dog day care centre discovers zero emission Nissan vans are cutting costs and helping to soothe stressed pets

Have your say 18 Nov 2014

The future of self-driving cars

The driver-less pods arriving in Milton Keynes next year could be the start of the technology truly taking off

Have your say 14 Nov 2014

Ford to debut wind and solar powered dealers

Innovative new US partnership with Wind Energy Corporation aims to slash emissions of auto dealers

Have your say 12 Nov 2014

UK's £1bn Advanced Propulsion Centre opens its doors

Vince Cable says facility will place UK in fast lane of low carbon motoring industry

Have your say 06 Nov 2014

Tesla shares surge after record Model S sales

Third quarter results beat analysts' expectations, with electric car pioneer confident it will deliver 33,000 Model S sedans this year

Have your say 06 Nov 2014

Video: Ergro takes on the Nissan e-NV200 £2 challenge

A leading building and services engineering group is the latest UK business to put the groundbreaking e-NV200 through its paces

Have your say 31 Oct 2014

Lord Mayor blazes a trail with electric 'limousine'

Lord Mayor of Newcastle-upon-Tyne takes delivery of all-electric Nissan Leaf, making George Pattison the first mayor in the UK to switch to an electric car

Have your say 28 Oct 2014

Tesla jets into Scotland with Edinburgh Airport supercharger

Company intends to build service station in the Scottish capital next year to support rollout of Model S electric sedan

Have your say 27 Oct 2014

UK hails best ever quarter for electric car sales as demand revs up

Government figure show 5,000 cars were registered under the plug-in grant scheme from July to September, doubling sales compared to the previous quarter

Have your say 21 Oct 2014

Electric cars scheme aims to spark a revolution in Yorkshire

Inmotion initiative backed by npower attempts to show businesses the financial and environmental benefits of electrifying their fleets

Have your say 20 Oct 2014

The challenge for the global auto industry

Simon Clements of Alliance Trust Investments explores the environmental and economic challenges faced by a fast-changing auto industry

Have your say 20 Oct 2014

The next big thing in renewables is not renewable – it’s storage

The REA this week announced that energy storage is a new strategic priority for the Association - chief executive Dr Nina Skorupska explains why

Have your say 16 Oct 2014

Tesla charges up all-wheel drive Model S

'It's like taking off from a carrier deck,' CEO Elon Musk says of Model 'D' that goes from 0-60mph in 3.2 seconds

Have your say 10 Oct 2014

Electric vehicle sales charge up 50 per cent in 2014

Industry figures show sales growth of alternatively-fuelled vehicles outpacing diesel and petrol equivalents, although volumes remain small

Have your say 07 Oct 2014

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