Consumer interest in electric vehicles (EV) grew by 126% in Q3 of 2019 according to data compiled for a Europe wide ‘EV Index’ to determine various markets’ progress in the adoption of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV).
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has called for a “targeted and consistent approach” to addressing urban air quality and the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) following Bristol City Council’s decision to ban diesel vehicles from its streets.
The Institute of the Motor Industry’s (IMI) TechSafe standards for car technicians working with electric vehicles (EV) have been officially endorsed by the Government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).
In the second of our series of updates on the taxation of electric vehicles (EVs) from MHA MacIntyre Hudson, leading adviser to the UK Motor Sector, Nigel Morris, employment tax director considers how wider regulation impacts tax policy and further influences the aim to increase the use of low emission vehicles.
MPs who suggested that climate change targets require many UK motorists to ‘ditch the car’ completely by 2050 have questioned the commitment of car manufacturers and dealers to the promotion of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs).
There is widespread agreement that climate change is a major threat to our futures and the motor industry is taking an innovative lead by developing alternatives to the traditional carbon producing internal combustion engine (ICE).