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Uptake of pure-electric cars affected by reduction in government grant

Electric car sales affected by grant reduction


The uptake of electric vehicles has slowed following the reduction to the government's Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG).
Nearly-new electric cars cost more to run than petrol and diesel

Nearly-new EVs cost more than petrol, diesel


Electric cars bought one or two years after manufacture are costlier to run than petrol or diesel equivalents, according to the largest new and u
Recycling electric car batteries could reduce mining of metals by up to 55%

Harmful cobalt mining could be reduced by a third


Widespread recycling of electric car batteries could reduce the need to mine some earth metals by as much as 55%, according to a new report.
2019 Peugeot 208 and e-208: prices, details, electric range and on sale date

Is now the time to buy an electric car?


There's a lot of suspicion around pure-electric vehicles (EVs) but they’re suitable for a lot more of us than you might think.
Audi's entry-level electric car, the Q4 e-tron, fully revealed

Audi Q4 e-tron is upmarket ID.4 alternative


The Audi Q4 e-tron has been revealed, the German car maker's entry-level electric car.
EU will not achieve electric car charging targets at current rate, auditor warns

EU charging deployment off-track, says auditor


The rollout of the European Union's electric car charging network is too slow for the bloc to achieve its climate targets, auditors have warned.
Ford Mustang Mach E Extended Range RWD

Top 10 longest-range electric cars


Which electric cars can be driven 348 miles or more between charges? Here's the top 10 for range.
All the cars still eligible for the government's plug-in grant

These are the electric cars eligible for UK grant


Last week, the government announced that it would be reducing the scope of its plug-in car grant (PiCG).
Vauxhall Mokka and Mokka e electric car 2021 review by Will Dron for Sunday Times Driving.co.uk

Vauxhall Mokka petrol and electric 2021 review


The new Vauxhall Mokka comes in petrol and electric forms, the latter managing 201 miles per charge. Will Dron takes them for a spin.
Mercedes reveals interior of new EQS electric flagship

Mercedes reveals interior of new EQS electric car


Mercedes-Benz has released interior images of its upcoming Tesla Model S-rivalling EQS electric saloon.
Nissan's Sunderland plant has produced more Leaf EVs than eighties Bluebirds

Nissan GB has produced more Leafs than Bluebirds


Nissan revealed today that its plant in Sunderland has now produced more versions of its Leaf electric vehicle than it did the 1980s Bluebird.
2018 Tesla Model 3 USA Driving

Government ends 'Tesla subsidy'


Electric cars costing more than £35,000 are no longer eligible for the plug-in car grant, as the government takes aim at the wealthiest buyers of