From a manufacturer’s bonus and targetting point of view, should plug-in cars be treated any differently to a conventionally powered car? This week’s NFDA EV Dealer Attitude Survey implies that...

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As UK car sales figures highlight a continued decline in diesel purchases, automotive analyst Sophus3 reveals that potential electric car buyers seeking alternatives are increasingly confused and...

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As the government announces plans to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040, the IMI is concerned that a diesel scrappage scheme may just be a token gesture. “While we are waiting for the...

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The government has announced that new diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040. The move follows hot on the heels of a similar announcement from France’s ecology minister with the...

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Retailers selling electric vehicles could be eligible for a forthcoming grant towards the installation of charging points. The government is expected to introduce discounts for the fitment of business...

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More than 45% of the UK’s largest motor finance brokers recorded an increase in finance applications to support the purchase of a 4×4 vehicle this summer compared with last, according to the Q3...

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The electric vehicle market is in its early days, but car buyers in the UK can already choose from a growing range of electric models from the Nissan Leaf and Renault’s Z.E. range through to...

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With the growth of the electric vehicle market, British Gas is well positioned to support auto retailers. The energy supplier is not only installing dedicated charging solutions in dealerships,...

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A year ago we published a weighty tome about electric vehicles (EVs) which we assumed at the time would go out of date fairly quickly because of fast-moving technological developments. Since then, far...

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Drove a Nissan Leaf for the first time a couple of weeks ago and must say I found it a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing experience. The test drive took place a couple of days after a swingeing attack...

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Car manufacturers need to cut the prices of electric vehicles if they want to energise the market, the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has warned. The organisation represents...

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Here’s a bold statement from David Raistrick, automotive partner and head of manufacturing at Deloitte UK: “There is no doubt that electric vehicles are the future of the automotive...

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Demand for electric cars “may be overhyped”, according to a study published this week by JD Power. In the study JD Power predicts global sales of electric and plug-in hybrid cars would...

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Even with the government’s new grant of up to £5,000, the price of electric cars will still make some of us wince. Come January, when the grants become available, dealers will still find...

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