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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...

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....

Vauxhall reveals electric plans

Vauxhall has announced a new strategy that focuses on electric models, which includes the news that the next-generation Corsa will be available as a pure-EV. The plan comes after the PSA Group - previously consisting of Peugeot, Citroen, and DS Automobiles...

UK plug-in car market remains buoyant as diesel malaise continues

The UK's plug-in car market saw continued strong performance in October, accounting for 2.2% of total registrations - in sharp contrast to the diesel's sales dropping 30% according to Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) figures. Pure electric...

Paris plans to ban combustion engine cars by 2030

Emboldened by the French government's plan to ban the sale of petrol and diesel powered cars by 2040, Paris is set to implement such as policy a decade earlier in 2030. The announcement marks an acceleration in the electrification of mobility in France...

Diesel cars may produce more (not less) CO2 than petrol models

New research published by Transport & Environment (T&E) concludes that the average diesel car may produce more CO2 over its lifetime than a comparable petrol-engined vehicle, reversing the accepted position of emissions analysts. The new results take...

Honda to electrify every new model launched in Europe

Honda has committed to offering an electrified version of every new model launched in Europe going forwards. Announced at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the statement was backed up by debuts given to a CR-V Hybrid, and Honda Power Manager energy transfer system,...

JLR to electrify all new models from 2020

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that every model launched from 2020 onwards will be electrified. Revealed at the company's inaugural Tech Fest event, the news follows the likes of Volvo in committing to electrification across its range. The announcement...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:23rd Nov 2017