Electric Vehicles articles

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.

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10 lessons from the green car revolution

From stable policies to constant innovation, the auto sector demonstrates that clean technology can deliver decarbonisation

Have your say 17 Apr 2014

Nissan reports soaring fleet sales for all-electric Leaf

Auto giant says UK sales of Leaf to fleet managers rose 132 per cent over the last financial year

Have your say 17 Apr 2014

Green trucks, green cars, and green canals all set for EU boost

European Parliament backs a raft of reforms designed to cut emissions and fuel use across the transport sector

Have your say 16 Apr 2014

Car clubs driving down UK emissions, report finds

Survey reveals the nation's 168,850 car club members travel less frequently and in more fuel-efficient cars

Have your say 03 Apr 2014

Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid priced from £28,249

Drivers offered 32 mile all-electric range for same price as diesel automatic version

Have your say 02 Apr 2014

Green and Growth we can have both – lessons from the road transport sector

This free to attend event, sponsored by Jaguar Land Rover, featuring Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander MP will examine how the UK can secure a technological edge and encourage industry to continue investing in in low carbon vehicle technologies

Have your say 26 Mar 2014

The Isle of Man - Could electric cars unlock the island's clean tech potential?

Friends of the Earth ventures to the Isle of Man and finds a community boasting huge clean energy potential and worrying fossil fuel lock-in

Have your say 25 Mar 2014

Ford accelerates electric car charging network for staff

Company to roll out GE chargers at almost 60 facilities in bid to grow low-emissions market

Have your say 24 Mar 2014

ITV to screen all-electric Formula E racing series

All 10 races to be broadcast live on free-to-air channel, boosting championship's aim of driving interest in electric vehicles

Have your say 18 Mar 2014

Efficiency drive: How Nissan plans to reuse EV batteries to power data centres

Director for corporate planning says the future is bright for electric vehicles - and their batteries

Have your say 17 Mar 2014

UK new car emissions drop almost four per cent

Increase in availability of fuel-efficient vehicles sees emissions drop to 128.3g/km, beating the 130g/km mark required by 2015 under EU rules

Have your say 14 Mar 2014

Electric 'Boris cars' set to hit London in 2015

French company Bolloré Group aims to put 3,000 zero emission hire cars on the capital's streets and add around 4,500 charging points

Have your say 13 Mar 2014

Volkswagen e-Golf goes on sale in the UK

First deliveries of £25,845 electric hatchback scheduled for June this year

Have your say 11 Mar 2014

Nissan reveals high hopes for new zero emission vans

Auto giant confirms UK launch for e-NV200 electric van this summer after trials reveal wide range of cost and environmental benefits

Have your say 05 Mar 2014

Scottish Investment Bank backs electric vehicle optimisation technology

Edinburgh-based Duksoi uses advanced chip technology to maximise electric car range

Have your say 05 Mar 2014

Electric vehicle chargers trial London smart grid hook up

New software aims to ensure electric vehicles can recharge without putting excess pressure on the grid

Have your say 26 Feb 2014

Nissan hits new heights with Bhutan electric car rollout

Japanese car maker to provide zero emissions Nissan LEAFs to support Himalayan kingdom's electric car rollout

Have your say 24 Feb 2014

How the Model S is making the good life even better

Simon Graham of Commercial Group reveals how Tesla's Model S created a buzz at the company

Have your say 24 Feb 2014

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