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Emobility
EV Life

Fuel shortage in the UK sparks huge interest in electric cars

New report sees huge surge in searches for electric vehicles (EVs) as more service stations run out of petrol and diesel

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) outsold diesel cars by 48 percent in the UK during September

The transition to zero-emissions electric cars continues to build momentum taking 15.2 percent market share in the UK for the month

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April 6, 2021

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Van Sales
EV Biz

Vauxhall is UK’s best-selling electric light commercial vehicle (LCV) manufacturer

Brand plans to offer an electric variant across its model line-up by 2024 and go fully electric in the UK by 2028

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

An online YouGov poll shows six in ten drivers would consider buying an electric car in 2022

Motor Ombudsman polls more than 1,700 UK 18-24-year-old drivers and finds the next generation want to transition to electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Fuel anxiety replaces range anxiety as the UK looks towards electric cars

Enquires for electric vehicles (EVs) on Auto Trader jump 56 percent over the last week

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Huge spike in electric car searches on Auto Trader as we enter the age of fuel anxiety in the UK

With the current fuel shortage crisis in the UK, the need to transition to electric vehicles (EVs) has been highlighted again

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Plug-in electric vehicles account for 18.3 percent of all car sales in the UK during August

Zero emissions all-electric car registrations have grown 106.7 percent year-on-year

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

September’s number plate change expects boom in electric cars

Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) forecasting a 59% rise in registrations of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in 2021

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

Record month for plug-in vehicle builds in the UK

Figures for UK combustion builds represented the worst July performance since 1956

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Ford to double the production of its F-150 Lightning electric truck because of huge demand

Detroit carmaker now plans to produce 80,000 zero-emission pick-ups annually by 2024

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

Kia launches nationwide ‘EV6 Electric Experience’ for its new electric car

New EV6 electric vehicle (EV) offers up to 328 miles (528km) of range and can be charged up to 80 percent in just 18 minutes

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Record-breaking market share for MG in July with much of the growth thanks to electric cars

MG Motor took an 8.9 percent share of the pure electric vehicle (EV) market in July

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Success of MG’s electric cars leads to another dealership opening

New MG Motor and Wilsons showroom to open in Epsom will help serve London and surrounding communities growing demand for electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Volvo Cars report global sales of 56,883 cars in July with 25.5 percent from its plug-in range

More than 43 percent of all cars sold in Europe in July were from Volvo’s Recharge electric line-up

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Peugeot doubles sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) and electric cars in 2021

The French carmaker also sees low emission vehicle (LEV) sales increase by 112 percent

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Searches for electric cars up to 30 times more likely to result in a sale

New study from BuyaCar shows more serious intent to buy among customers who search for electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Electric vehicle (EV) sales continue to help big car companies bounce back after lockdown

Volvo Cars report record six-month performance with plug-in vehicles accounting for 25 percent of sales

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Volkswagen Group more than doubles deliveries of electric vehicles (EVs) in first half of the year

Figures expected to grow further as the appetite for driving zero-emissions electric cars continues to grow

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Survey
EV Life

Survey finds a big difference in the make and model searches between the electric vehicle (EV) curious and serious buyers

BuyaCar finds Volkswagen leads the generic electric car search while Nissan LEAF is the most explored specific vehicle

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales up 122.9 percent in the UK for June 2021

Telsa Model 3 is the best selling car in the UK during June

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Van Sales
EV Life

Vauxhall Vivaro-e is the UK’s best-selling electric light commercial vehicle (LCV) so far this year

The popular Vivaro-e offers a range of up to 205 miles (330km) and a payload of up to 1,226kg

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
EV Life

Are sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossover style vehicles the future of electric cars?

While sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossovers have dominated sales so far this year in Europe, the mini electric car dominated global sales in April

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

UK drivers continue to switch on to driving zero-emissions electric cars

UK Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sales during May 2021 were up an impressive 441.3 percent compared to 2021

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Britain’s fastest-growing car brand continues to break records thanks to electric cars

Just under a third of MG’s sales come from zero-emissions battery electric vehicles (BEVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Ford urges action to help the change to driving electric in the UK

Ford wants all the key players to form a plan to support the rollout of electric vehicles ahead of November’s critical COP26 climate summit

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

European car sales improve during march 2021 largely due to the sales of electric cars

Electric vehicles (EVs) posted a record market share of 16 percent in March 2021

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Electric cars play a big part in helping MG to achieve record sales in March

Zero-emissions battery electric vehicles account for almost a third of MG’s sales during the month

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

New Volkswagen ID.4 Pro Performance electric car models now open for order in the UK

VW will also launch it more affordable ID.4 Pure range of electric cars in coming months

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
EV Life

MG ZS EV electric car wins Medium EV Car of the Year category at the 2021 Company Car and Van awards

British carmaker continues to receive accolades for its affordable electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Volkswagen ID.3, Polestar 2 and Honda-e electric cars win three of five German Car of the Year Awards

Zero-emission electric cars outclassing internal combustion engine vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Services
EV Life

Electric car subscription service provider Onto orders 300 all-new Peugeot e-208 GT Line models

Onto expands its range and aims to accelerate the adoption of electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
EV Life

Polestar 2 electric car wins 2020 Golden Steering Wheel award in Germany

Swedish electric car producer continues to show the future is electric

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Life

Nissan LEAF named the most reliable electric car in the UK

Warrantywise’s research puts Japanese electric car into the top 10 of all vehicles tested

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

First British Polestar Space opens in Westfield, London

Swedish brand changing the way they sell their zero-emission electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

New Consumer Reports survey in the US finds consumers are interested in driving electric cars

The review finds that 71 percent were interested in the idea of owning an electric car at some point

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

New car registrations expected to rise rapidly, with plug-in vehicles leading the charge, as showrooms prepare to reopen

Latest figures by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show registrations of electric car sales during March 2021 increased by 88.2 percent

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

MG believe over 50 percent of their sales will be electric by 2021

MG’s electric car sales surge in the UK during September

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Electric car sales in the UK up 172 percent in October compared to the same time last year

Electric cars continue to boom despite the overall decline in combustion engine car sales

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
EV Life

Electric vans show their spark at What Car? 2021 awards

Renault Zoe Van, Nissan eNV200, Mercedes-Benz eSprinter and Vauxhall Vivaro-e all shine in 2021 awards

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Kia e-Niro leads electric car sales in the UK in October

Kia delivers 833 e-Niros to customers during the month

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Despite a large decline in UK vehicle production in January plug-in and electric cars bucked the trend with an 18.9 percent rise

New figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that the electric revolution continues to gain momentum in the UK

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Report reveals the pandemic positively impacted public perception of electric cars

Air quality improvements during lockdown helped to increase sales of zero emission vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Record sales of electric cars globally

Elon Musk’s Tesla electric cars dominate sales around the world

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

One in six of Kia’s car sales in the UK during January was electric

Electric car sales help Kia to post its highest-ever European market share

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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