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New data reveals London is the UK region most prepared for electric vehicles

A new study has revealed the regions most prepared for the government zero emission plans of 2035, with London being able to provide the most support for EV vehicles. The research conducted by motor trade insurance experts One Sure Insurance analyzed the number of EV chargers within each area, and the number of vehicles registered

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22% of cars sold in UK to be zero-emission due to new law

According to the government’s Department for Transport (DfT), new regulations mandating car manufacturers to sell a minimum percentage of zero-emission vehicles have gone into effect. That generally means electric vehicles (EVs). Car makers will have to ensure that at least 22% of vehicles sold are zero-emission under the new mandate, which went into effect last

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Electric vehicle adoption is accelerating rapidly, but could lingering doubts hamper growth?

Engineers at EV charger design consultancy Versinetic have closely studied market signals to forecast key industry trends for 2024. Read on for their three top predictions that will help to shape the EV landscape in 2024 and position the industry for further success. Steady EV sales growth despite economic headwinds EV sales are expected to

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Are PCPs draining your wallet? The hidden costs and risks of financing electric cars revealed

Eight in ten drivers finance their new vehicles using PCPs, but are these agreements worth the money, particularly for those thinking about purchasing an electric vehicle (EV)? Roughly £17 billion in loans were made by financial institutions to car buyers in the year ending in October 2023. Out of them, one in every five newly

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OBR slashes anticipated EV registrations in half amid affordability concerns

In the UK, the number of anticipated electric vehicle (EV) registrations has been cut in half by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR). The OBR said in its “Economic and Fiscal Outlook,” released in conjunction with the Autumn Statement, that it has nearly halved the number of EV registrations from 67% to 38% in 2027

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Free fast-charging service for electric vehicles launches in the UK

Jolt has launched its free fast-charging service for electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK after striking a deal with the London Borough of Barnet. The charge point operator offers UK EV drivers 7 kWh, or around 30 miles, of free, fast charging, with cost of charging offset though its integrated advertising network. After users have

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London’s ULEZ expansion reduces polluting cars by nearly half

Since Sadiq Khan’s controversial decision to expand the ULEZ zone in August, the number of polluting cars in London has dropped by nearly half. In the first month of operation, there were 77,000 fewer non-compliant vehicles operating in the capital on an average day than there were in June 2023—a 45 percent decrease. Transport for

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British self-driving tech could cut insurance premiums and congestion

Connected and automated mobility (CAM) technology developed in the UK is set to deliver a £66bn boost to the economy by 2040, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). In a new report, the SMMT outlines an opportunity for the UK to create technology that could help save 3,900 lives and prevent

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Coventry University supports industry to help speed up the development of self-driving vehicles

Coventry University will be using its expertise in simulation technology as part a project aimed at speeding up the development of safe and reliable self-driving vehicles. Testing automated features on cars for all possible scenarios is a costly process and requires billions of miles of testing before they are deemed safe for use.  The aim

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