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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

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

Safari park goes wild for zero emission Nissan Leaf

Knowsley Safari deploys solar-powered electric car in bid to cut costs and carbon emissions

Have your say 15 Jul 2014

The UK auto industry is booming, and it is largely thanks to clean technology

New report details how co-ordinated and long term low carbon policies have been central to the recovery of the UK's automotive industry

Have your say 15 Jul 2014

China wants 30 per cent of state cars to be low carbon

Government makes latest move to tackle hazardous smog in major cities

Have your say 14 Jul 2014

Report: Electric vehicle market to hit $500bn by 2025

As China announces major new tax breaks for electric cars, new research suggests the global market for electric vehicles is poised for rapid growth

Have your say 10 Jul 2014

Discover how the Mercedes-Benz Vito E-Cell can benefit your business

Quick charging and low running costs put the Vito E-cell at the vanguard of the electronic-drive van market

Have your say 01 Jul 2014

Battersea Park to host London's first electric Grand Prix

Mayor Boris Johnson welcomes 'awesome addition' to capital's sporting calendar ahead of inaugural Formula E 10 race season

Have your say 01 Jul 2014

Tesla Model S review: Major car manufacturers should be very, very worried

Paul Clarke of Green-Car-Guide says the electric saloon with a 300 mile range will change your view about all other cars

Have your say 30 Jun 2014

Detroit Electric re-emerges with UK production plant

Company made waves last year promising the world's fastest production electric vehicle but had seemingly disappeared

Have your say 27 Jun 2014

Living with a BMW i3

Andrew Leadbetter finds the traditional BMW driving experience packaged in an electric city car

Have your say 27 Jun 2014

UK offers £9m to boost household electric car charge points

Scheme covering up to three-quarters of installation cost part of package of measures to boost uptake of low carbon vehicles

Have your say 26 Jun 2014

Green Car of the Year 2014 - The Reviews

Catch all the reviews of our shortlisted green cars of the year

Have your say 25 Jun 2014

Volkswagen e-Up - The price you pay for fun

In the first of our series of reviews on the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards cars of the year, Antony Ingram test drives the "immensely likeable" all-electric city car

Have your say 25 Jun 2014

POD Point to lease electric car chargers

Company says industry-first move will drive revenues for businesses

Have your say 25 Jun 2014

Tesla is opening up its patents - What are you waiting for?

Tesla does not risk becoming the next Palm, as long as Elon Musk wins over auto giants along with the masses

Have your say 20 Jun 2014

The rise of the machines

Self driving cars and automated homes could change society far faster than people realise, argues Trewin Restorick, and now politicians need to play catch up

Have your say 20 Jun 2014

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