Audi has been showing its new all-electric e-tron in Milton Keynes, one of four key locations chosen by the UK Government to spearhead vehicle emissions reduction initiatives as part of its Go Ultra Low Cities programme.
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Figures released by Go Ultra Low show that 100 per cent electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles achieved record-breaking levels of popularity in 2017
New figures from Go Ultra Low show that company car drivers could save around £7,376 by switching to a 100 per electric car
New electric vehicle registration data shows that public appetite for plug-in vehicles continued to accelerate in the third quarter of 2017.
The UK’s first multi-brand EV showroom will open its doors to the public on Saturday 22 July. Located in 4,000 sq ft premises at Milton Keynes’ centre:mk, the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC) will help inform the town’s residents and visitors about the benefits of electric vehicle ownership
The uptake of plug-in cars reached a record high in the UK with more than 115 electric cars registered every day during the first quarter of 2016.
The latest quarterly survey carried out by the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) of its leasing members found that almost one in 20 (4.7 per cent) of all new leased cars registered in the final quarter of 2015 was a plug-in, well-ahead of the market penetration achieved across all new registrations, which stood at 1.3 per cent.
Go Ultra Low, a consortium of car manufacturers, Government and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) set up to promote plug-in vehicles, is highlighting the lower servicing costs of electric cars.
According to industry body Go Ultra Low, plug-in car sales in 2015 exceeded the total for the previous five years combined