Tag: UK Government

LEVI 101: Where are we?

The LEVI Fund propels EV chargepoint installations in England with £343 million for 2023/24 and 2024/25.Oxford City Council hosting LEVI-focused side events at the EV SUMMIT 2024, next week.As of March 2024, £185 million...

The London Electric Vehicle Company introduces new electric taxi initiative to counter reduced UK government incentives 

LEVC introduces initiative to counter reduced government incentives for electric taxi market.Offer includes £1,500 deposit contribution and subsidised finance options for new TX taxi models.TX taxis gain traction globally, contributing to significant CO2 reduction,...

UK government invests £143 million in electric buses to improve public transport

UK government invests £143 million in nearly a thousand new electric buses.Priority given to rural areas to improve public transport networks.Initiative aims to support UK jobs, boost the economy, and pave the way for...

UK emobility leaders issue urgent call for accessible charging infrastructure 

Growing demand for accessible charging infrastructure prompts government action calls.Advocacy groups and politicians emphasise the need for mandated accessibility at public charging stations.Urgency lies in accommodating all potential drivers and ensuring equitable access to...

Vauxhall Managing Director pens an open letter criticising the UK government’s Spring Budget for lack of EV incentives

Vauxhall Managing Director, James Taylor, criticises the UK government’s Spring Budget for lacking EV incentives.Vauxhall proposes VAT reduction and fairer charging, with fewer barriers for installation.Taylor urges streamlined infrastructure for EV transition leadership to...

The UK’s electric vehicle industry shares disappointment and concern over the government’s Spring Budget 

EV industry disappointed in Spring Budget for lacking incentives and strategic policies for emobility transition.Concerns include public charging costs, VAT cuts, support for electric vans, and the need for accessible charging.Vauxhall, Fiat UK, Drax...

The UK’s call for EV incentives: Electric vehicle sales reliant on fleets in February 2024

February 2024: UK’s new car registrations surge to 84,886, marking a 14.0% YoY increase.Industry urges government for EV incentives in the Spring Budget for collaboration and support.Shift in the automotive landscape: Rising EV sales...

Auto Trader, FairCharge, E.ON and Charge UK join forces to urge VAT reduction on public EV charging

FairCharge urges Chancellor to cut VAT on public EV charging for fairness.38% of non-home EV chargers pay a 20% VAT, hampering adoption.Open letter by industry leaders emphasises equitable policies for government goals.This group of...

UK Government allocates £33 million for green maritime revolution

£33 million government funding allocated to 33 projects for green maritime technologies.Projects aim to demonstrate, trial, and study technologies like electric, hydrogen, and wind power.Funding accelerates the UK's commitment to sustainable maritime solutions, job...

Volvo’s electric tractor units get green light for UK government’s £25,000 plug-in grant

Volvo Trucks, first UK manufacturer with 4 approved low-emission models for £25,000 plug-in grant.FH Electric, FM Electric (six batteries each), FL Electric 4x2 rigid, and FE Electric 6x2 rigid are approved.Volvo leads e-mobility with...

UK Government’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Mandate comes into effect: Will it be enough to save the country’s net zero aspirations?

UK government’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Mandate comes into effect.Proportionate strategy set, with annual targets starting at 22% in 2024, rising to 80% in 2030.Doubts around the delay on the ban of new ICE sales, while...

DAF XD and XF Electric blaze trails in a British showdown over long-distance electric transport

DAF XD and XF Electric headline the UK Government and Innovate UK's 'Zero Emission HGV and Infrastructure Demonstrator' programme.Govt-backed initiative propels electric long-haul, boosts truck charging networks.DAF Trucks offer a 500 km range and...
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Powering tomorrow: UK Government unveils bold blueprint for EV battery revolution

The UK Government has sparked a plan with an EV battery strategy to amp up the supply chain for zero-emission vehicles.The plan channels £2 billion of funding over the next five years (until 2030)...

New laws enacted to revolutionize the EV charging experience in the United Kingdom

New UK laws simplify and enhance EV charging experience, offering clear, comparable pricing and contactless payment options.Regulations prioritize data accessibility, enabling easy location of suitable chargepoints and checking charging speeds and availability.The initiative supports...

The UK Government invests £200 million to electrify the nation’s freight sector

UK invests £200 million for 370 zero-emission trucks to help decarbonize the freight sector.57 charging sites established, solidifying infrastructure for electric vehicles.£2 million for Freight Innovation Fund, fostering innovation in the haulage sector.The UK...

The UK’s green technology sector gains an influx of £89 million in government and industry funding

£89 million funding for 20 green technology projects, including offroad vehicles and EV batteries.Administered by the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK, aiming to establish a comprehensive zero emission vehicle supply chain.Initiatives by companies like Aston...