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Good Energy and Zap-Map to offer EV drivers free electricity

The UK’s leading EV mapping service, Zap-Map, and clean power company Good Energy are partnering to launch a new tariff especially for drivers of electric vehicles. The tariff will offer EV drivers the opportunity to power their home, or charge their car,...

MAHLE Powertrain sets its sights on e-mobility of the future

MAHLE Powertrain (MPT) is expanding its portfolio with an intensified focus on e-mobility. Over recent years, the development service provider headquartered in Northampton has established itself as a strong partner for companies in the automotive and commercial...

Renault reveals first details of new electric Kangoo

Renault has news in the light commercial vehicle segment. The French manufacturer has unveiled the new Kangoo Van E-Tech Electric, which will be launched on the market in June 2021 and will also be offered again in a fully electric variant from 2022. The...

Citroën reduces price of new ë-C4 after plug-in grant update

Citroën UK has announced that new ë-C4 models in the UK will continue to benefit from the government’s Plug In Car Grant of £2,500. The carmaker has announced a £550 pricing reduction on the best-selling ‘Shine Plus’ specification, allowing customers...

UK government cuts plug-in car grant

The government has reduced the plug-in car grant for electric cars. In an announcement published on 18th March, the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) and the Department for Transport (DfT) updated the grant scheme for electric cars, vans and trucks. According...

Electric Vehicle Association England opens to members

Today Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England is opening to members. The Association, which has been set up to offer a voice to current and prospective electric vehicle (EV) drivers in England, aims to provide reliable, up-to-date information about EVs...

Peugeot aims for 100% electrification by 2023

Peugeot plans to have a range that is 100% electrified by 2023, in an announcement that exceeds previous planning. A “100 per cent electrified fleet” means that Peugeot will no longer offer pure petrol or diesel as new cars from 2023. However, the...

Jaguar celebrates creativity with new E-PACE campaign

Jaguar has collaborated with electronic dance music DJ/producer Hannah Wants and actor Christina Chong to celebrate the new Jaguar E-PACE SUV. British/Chinese actor Chong is filmed driving the E-PACE in London, soundtracked by Wants' new single Lift...

Good news for EVs as February plug-in sales increase nearly 50%

New figures from the SMMT – for February 2021 – demonstrate another bumper month for sales of electric vehicles (EVs). Overall, 13% of all new UK car sales in February were EVs – up from 5.7% in February 2020. Overall, however, car sales actually...

Budget 2021 continues to incentivise electric vehicles

Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, yesterday presented the 2021 Budget to the Commons. From coronavirus measures to freeports to a new infrastructure bank to be built in Leeds, this year’s Budget necessarily covered a lot of ground. But...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:7th Apr 2021