Electric car news and features

Company car drivers could save thousands by switching to electric

Research by Go Ultra Low shows that company car drivers could save more than £7,000 by picking an electric vehicle over a diesel. New tax regulations will see yearly savings increase as of April next year too. Go Ultra Low's calculations have seen...

EV registrations take record market share in November

The electric car market continues to go from strength to strength, taking a new record market share in November 2017 as diesel sales slump. Plug-in cars made up 2.4% of total UK registrations in last month, according to Society of Motor Manufacturers and...

Next Green Car Awards 2017 winners revealed

The Next Green Car Awards 2017 winners have been revealed, recognising the UK’s best new green cars. Covering eight different categories, the winners have been carefully selected from a shortlist of 32 different models across 18 manufacturers. Winning...

New £80 million UK battery development facility confirmed

A new advanced battery development facility will be created in the Midlands as part of plans to help the UK be a market leader in electric vehicles. Set to be sited in the UK's automotive heartland, the new National Battery Manufacturing Development...

BMW electric range to top 430 miles with next-gen battery

BMW has announced that 200 million euros is set to be invested in advanced battery technology, dramatically increasing range available from its plug-in models. Due to open in early 2019 in Munich, the BMW Group has made the commitment invest in a Battery...

Top 5 unusual places to stop and charge your EV

Aiming to save drivers from dull motorway service stations and encouraging more interesting ways to travel, The Extra Mile guide suggests some of the best stop-offs available across the UK for drivers. As such, electric vehicle drivers have been considered...

NGC Autumn Budget 2017 report - Boost for EV market

Next Green Car's in-depth summary of the Chancellor's Autumn Budget 2017 as it affects vehicle tax, fuel duty, BIK rates and other motoring taxes. Chancellor Philip Hammond made the following motoring-related announcements in the Autumn Budget 2017...

Next Green Car Awards 2017 shortlist announced

Next Green Car has announced the shortlist for its 2017 Awards, recognising the best green cars available in the UK in 2017 and early 2018. Covering eight vehicle categories, 32 different models from 18 manufacturers are vying for a Next Green Car award....

Budget set to boost UK electric and autonomous vehicle industry

Half a billion pounds of investment in electric cars, and legislation allowing autonomous vehicles on UK roads by 2021 are set to be announced in the Budget later this week by Chancellor Philip Hammond. The Chancellor is expected to commit £400 million...

Tesla springs surprise with new Roadster

Tesla surprised all at the launch of its new all-electric truck overnight, with a new Roadster unveiled at the same time. The new model is set to cost 200,000 US Dollars, with Tesla boss Elon Musk promising that it will be the fastest production car...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:23rd Nov 2017