Sales of pure electric and plug-in hybrid cars soared last year, with more than 175,000 vehicles registered representing a growth of 140%.
Twice as many electric vehicles (EVs) were registered in 2020 compared to the previous year, with new company car tax rates driving uptake.
Passionate electric vehicle campaigner Nigel Morris leads by example
One in three (30%) office workers would like employers to install electric vehicle (EV) charge points, new research by Go Ultra Low reveals.
Almost a third of fleet managers are not aware of the revised benefit-in-kind (BIK) rates for electric vehicles (EVs), according to a new study from Go Ultra Low.
Nottingham is offering trials of electric vehicles for 30 days as part of a try before you buy scheme being operated by EV leasing company DriveElectric.
Many businesses are still wary of electric vehicles (EVs), due to uncertainty about range, charging and how they might fit into their choice lists.
Fleets seeking electric cars face further frustration this year as supply constraints and production delays experienced in 2019 are unlikely to be resolved.
Exeter has been revealed as the UK’s greenest motoring hotspot, with the fastest growth in ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV) ownership since 2018
Awards celebrate organisations ‘delivering a cleaner and more efficient future for transport across the UK’.
Relaunched Go Ultra Low campaign includes new vehicle manufacturer brands and energy companies.
Chevin Fleet Solutions had previously committed to ensuring that at least 5% of its fleet was electric by 2020, having joined the Go Ultra Low campaign in 2016.
18% say they would like to switch to an electric car next year – one of the top five most popular sustainable resolutions for 2019, according to Go Ultra Low.
The plug-in car grant for ultra-low emission cars will be cut by £1,000 and no longer apply to hybrid cars with a range of less than 70 miles, from November 9.
Sales of pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles have risen every month so far this year, with one being registered every nine minutes in the UK.
Research from Go Ultra Low has revealed several myths around electric vehicles, including 42% of Brits underestimating the amount of EV chargers in the UK.
Fleet decision-makers should ensure plug-in vehicles are ‘fit for purpose’ before replacing diesel or petrol cars and vans.
Go Ultra Low will be holding a debate on the future of electric vehicles at this year’s Hay Festival, with transport minister Jesse Norman on the panel.
The first three months of this year saw 13,327 new electric and plug-in hybrid cars registered, a 16% increase on the same quarter last year, bringing the total on UK roads to 147,431.
Dundee City Council’s ‘Go Ultra Low’ Cities project has been boosted by a rapid charge hub from Connected Energy.
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