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NGC Budget Report: Boost for UK electric vehicle market

Next Green Car's summary of the Chancellor's Budget 2020 as it affects vehicle tax, fuel duty, BIK rates and other motoring taxes and incentives. Chancellor Rishi Sunak made the following motoring-related announcements in the Budget 2020 (extracts reproduced...

VW Group agrees EV charging deal with British Gas

The Volkswagen Group has agreed a deal with British Gas’ parent company Centrica to offer customers a one-stop shop for EV charging. The three-year deal will see British Gas engineers fit fast home charge points to at customer’s properties, and switch...

Electric stars (supposed to be) at the Geneva Motor Show

The Geneva Motor Show has been cancelled due to the spread of coronavirus, but that hasn't stopped us covering the show that never was. The manufacturers haven't just abandoned plans to reveal their latest models however, and over the past couple of...

EVs show strong growth as industry calls for more support

The UK electric car market continues to perform well ahead of overall sales, as pure-electric registrations for February topped the 2,500 mark, and more than 2,000 PHEVs were sold. According to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers...

DS 9 launched with comprehensive PHEV options

DS Automobiles has revealed its new model - the DS 9. Looking to see the DS name return to the executive saloon market, the DS 9 will feature the firm's E-Tense plug-in hybrid technology. Featuring an 11.9 kWh battery, the DS 9 will be able to cover...

Cupra Leon eHybrid launched

Cupra has revealed that its version of the Leon will be available as a plug-in hybrid. The eHybrid performance model will feature a range of 37 miles on electric power alone, and produce up to 245 hp. This comes from a 150 hp 1.4 TSI petrol engine and...

BMW expands 3 Series PHEV range to four models

BMW has announced that it is expanding its plug-in hybrid options in the 3 Series range to four models. Set to join the 330e saloon are the 330e Touring estate and four-wheel drive versions of both. Already available is the 330e saloon, which is one...

EVs continue sales success in January 2020 figures

The UK electric vehicle market continues to go from strength to strength, as the number of pure-electric cars tops the 100,000 mark in January 2020 - seeing registrations up more than 200% compared to last year. The latest set of statistics rom the...

Ban on new petrol and diesel cars brought forward to 2035

The UK government is planning to bring forward the date of the proposed ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 to 2035 - and for the ban to now include hybrid vehicles, both conventional and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). The new ban not...

10,000 free miles from Ovo for Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV customers

Mitsubishi and Ovo Energy have collaborated to offer new Outlander PHEV customers 10,000 Free Green Miles. The offer is aimed at encouraging drivers to maximise their electric driving through regular charging. New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV retail customers...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:30th Mar 2020