How green is your EV?

I don’t really feel too comfortable about disagreeing with a colleague at Diesel Car and Eco Car, but The Editor encourages diversity of thought amongst his contributors. So there’s no threat of me “losing the whip” if I beg to differ with Bright Spark David Wilkins regarding his recent thoughts about how clean EVs are, […]

Leasing company DriveElectric predicts almost 100,000 pure EV sales for 2020

At least 98,500 new battery electric vehicles (BEVs) will be registered in the UK in 2020, according to figures from DriveElectric, one of the UK’s leading electric vehicle leasing companies. This figure is based on DriveElectric’s own forecasts, and it would represent a significant increase from 37,850 – the number of battery electric vehicles registered in the UK in 2019. This would mean a 260 per cent rise for BEV registrations in 2020 compared to 2019. The figure does not include plug-in hybrids (PHEVs).

Jaguar supplies 700-strong electric fleet to the NHS and public sector staff

Jaguar Land Rover UK and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have confirmed a fleet of 700 Jaguar I-PACE vehicles for public sector staff across the country. The agreement via Northumbria Healthcare’s NHS Fleet Solutions, will give staff from more than 200 organisations access to lease the Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE over a three-year period.

Volkswagen delivers its 250,000th electrified car

In mid-December at the Autostadt, the Volkswagen brand delivered the 250,000th electrified car since the introduction of the e-up! in 2013. The brand’s electrified model range has been continually expanded in the following years: e- Golf and Golf GTE followed in 2014, the Passat GTE and Passat Variant GTE in 2015.

First UK visit for the Volkswagen ID.3 highlights Tesco charging network

Electric car owners could get more than 1,000 miles of free driving per year following the rollout of a complimentary car charging network. Volkswagen announced last year it had partnered with Tesco and Pod Point to install around 2,400 charging points for electric cars. The rollout is well under way – with EV owners at 100 Tesco […]

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