UK’s automotive carbon footprint fell by 11% in 2021

This is the lowest level since records began

Close to 750k EVs hit UK streets

Electric cars now represent one-in-five new vehicle registrations

Vauxhall the ‘UK’s best-selling’ electric LCV manufacturer

It has sold 1,560 e-LCVs this year and is adding hydrogen vans to its range from 2022

Nearly half of UK drivers think ‘2035 is too soon to switch to EVs’

At least 507 new EV charging points need to be installed every day up until 2035 to increase public confidence, according to a new report

EV sales continued to rise in June despite overall new car sales decline

Sales of EVs have risen by 73% while petrol engines and diesel cars have seen a 40% and 60% decline respectively

New car sales slump by almost 90% across UK as BEV share increases by 22% in May

Diesel and petrol cars recorded the steepest declines in sales with 93% and 90% respectively, according to a new report

BEVs survive ‘worst UK car sales performance since 1992’

Sales of battery electric vehicles decreased by just 9.7% in April compared to the 98.5% and 97.6% fall of new petrol and diesel cars respectively

Low carbon economy could drive bus renaissance

Concerns about climate change could lead to a renaissance of the bus, a session at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has heard. National Express Group’s environment director Nick Coad said environmental legislation had focused on improving local air quality. As a result, modern engines are cleaner but consume about 20% more fuel. He […]