Did you know electric vehicles come in two types? Plug-in cars with rechargeable batteries, and fuel cell vehicles that convert hydrogen gas into clean electricity. So, why does everyone seem to focus on the plug-ins? Doesn’t hydrogen have a role to play too?
A date for the introduction of the ultra low emission zone (ULEZ) in London has been announced by the capital's mayor, with a consultation in process to bring it forward by 17 months from 7 September 2020 to 8 April 2019
Demand for electric vehicles rose by 48% in 2016, with plug-in hybrids rocketing by 133%.
The figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) offer the clearest indication yet that driver appetite for electric vehicles (EVs) and Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) is taking hold – a trend that’s only likely to build year on year.
The Government’s National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) will invest a further £390 million by 2020-21 to support ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), renewable fuels, and connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs).