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- March 20, 2013
Here’s a summary of how the March 2013 Budget affected motorists, including changes to Benefit In Kind (BiK) tax levels for Electric Vehicles (EVs).
- May 17, 2012
A joint call for collaborative R&D projects under the Niche Vehicle R&D Programme, with £900,000 funding, has been announced by Cenex, the Technology Strategy Board and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).
- February 21, 2012
The government has announced details of the first seven electric van models eligible for up to £8,000 - or 20% - discount under the new Plug-in Van Grant.
- January 18, 2012
A new programme, UKH2Mobility, has been launched to ensure the UK is well positioned for the commercial roll-out of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.
- January 17, 2012
The Plug-in Car Grant, offering up to £5000 off an electric car, has been extended, and it now includes up to £8000 off electric vans.
- July 5, 2011
The government’s vision for recharging infrastructure to support the electric vehicle revolution has been announced by Transport Secretary Philip Hammond.
- May 24, 2011
Commercial vehicle operators can now use a three-phase electric charging point and a biomethane refuelling facility at Camden Council’s Transport Depot in London.
- December 14, 2010
The UK government has unveiled the nine electric cars that will be eligible for the Plug-In Car Grant, worth up to £5,000.
- December 7, 2010
The automotive industry and politicians today debated the development of low carbon technologies and their role in helping the UK to be a leader in the low carbon economy.
- September 2, 2010
Ahead of the Spending Review, the SMMT has written to the chancellor lobbying for support of the UK motor industry, including for ultra-low carbon vehicles.
Government initiatives in the UK to promote the use of low emission vehicles. Find the latest government announcements on the Plug-in Car Grant and new incentives for low carbon vehicle owners.