News from the EV Industry

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EV Insurance – Compare EV Insurance

Compare EV Insurance Quotes Online Find the best prices for EV Insurance from the comfort of your armchair.   EV Insurance Providers UK Do you provide EV Insurance? – We are currently looking for EV Insurance Providers to feature on this website. Please Contact Us if you would like to include information about your EV […]

Electric taxis exempt from higher tax rates

Electric taxis exempt from higher tax rates as UK moves towards net zero New incentives for taxi drivers and companies to buy zero-emission capable vehicles • new legislation will exempt zero-emission capable taxis from higher vehicle excise duty, encouraging more drivers to purchase them • increased use of environmentally friendly taxis will help improve air […]

Green Number Plates for Electric Vehicles and Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles

Green Number Plates for Electric Vehicles and Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles Clean cars, vans, and taxis could be equipped with green number plates under new plans to promote awareness of ultra-low emission vehicles. The special plates, which are already used by countries like Norway, Canada, and China, could be available on green vehicles like electric and […]

Electric bikes Insurance, licensing, tax and rules

Electric bikes Insurance, licensing, tax and rules You can ride an electric bike in England, Scotland and Wales if you’re 14 or over, as long as it meets certain requirements. These electric bikes are known as ‘electrically assisted pedal cycles’ (EAPCs). You do not need a licence to ride one and it does not need […]

New noise systems to stop silent electric cars and improve safety

New noise systems to stop silent electric cars and improve safety From 1 July 2019 all manufacturers must install an acoustic sound system in new types of quiet electric and hybrid electric vehicles to improve road safety. from 1 July 2019, manufacturers must fit acoustic sound systems to new types of quiet electric vehicles to […]

Customer guidance: Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme

Customer guidance: Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme Eligibility information for customers wishing to participate in the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) from January 2019. Explains who is eligible to apply for the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme and how to access it. Download PDF from: Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme guidance for customers: version 2.3 [PDF] Contains public […]

Transport Secretary Leads the way in Transition to a Zero-Emission Future

Transport Secretary Leads the way in Transition to a Zero-Emission Future Government Car Service is well on track to meet ultra-low emission car targets, with electric vehicles making up nearly 23% of the entire fleet. The Transport Secretary has set out plans for the government to move towards completely ultra-low emission car fleets over the […]

New Requirements for Electric Charge Points as UK Moves Towards Net Zero

New Requirements for Electric Charge Points as UK Moves Towards Net Zero • from 1 July 2019, all government-funded chargepoints must use innovative ‘smart’ technology which could keep costs down for consumers • new regulations contribute to the government’s net zero emissions target and ambition for future transport to be cheaper and greener • announcement […]

EV Training Courses

EV Training Courses Would you like to train to become an EV Mechanic or EV Technician? We aim to provide advice and information about how to train to be an EV mechanic or technician and also to provide useful links to regional EV Training courses and EV Training Centres throughout the UK. UK EV Training […]

EV Mechanics and Technicians

Find an EV Mechanic or Technician Use our EV Mechanics regional search facility to find EV mechanics and technicians close to you Regional SearchNorth EastNorth WestYorkshire/HumberEast MidlandsWest MidlandsEast of EnglandLondonSouth EastSouth WestNorth WalesSouth WalesScotland The alternative to franchised dealers and service centres. EV Mechanics and EV Technicians We are currently looking for EV mechanics and […]

EV Breakdown and Recovery Service

EV Breakdown and Recovery Do you provide breakdown cover for EV owners? We are currently looking for EV Breakdown Service providers to feature on this website Please Contact Us for further information. Find Local EV Breakdown and Recovery Service Providers

EV Servicing Centres

EV Servicing Centres Do you provide EV Servicing and Maintenance? We are currently looking for EV Servicing Centres, EV mechanics and technicians to feature on this website. Please Contact Us if you would like to include information about your EV Servicing services on this website. Find Local EV Servicing Centres and EV Mechanics Near You […]

EV Technicians Directory

EV Technicians Directory We have now created an EV Technicians Directory that lists EV Technicians within any UK Postal town. Registration is free so if you are a UK based EV Technician or EV Mechanic head over there and sign up for your postal town before anyone else does.

Promoting Green Vehicle Technology

Promoting Green Vehicle Technology Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced the winners of the Go Ultra Low City Scheme, after the successful cities proposed a number of initiatives to support greener vehicles as part of a government competition. £40 million to drive green car revolution across UK cities Nottingham, Bristol, Milton Keynes and London named as […]

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