A third of Britons set to make switch to electric cars

Almost one in three drivers is considering an electricLynn councillors to decide fees for electric vehicles. Read more ... » carLynn councillors to decide fees for electric vehicles. Read more ... » as their next vehicleSunderland Nissan #LEAF production begins today. Read more ... » but fears over costsNTU ultra-fast charging batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes. Read more ... » and a lack of informationUS: New Ford Fusion Energi Delivers 620-Mile Range, 21 in EV Mode; Beats Honda Accord, Toyota Prius PHEVs. Read more ... » are still putting many buyers off.

NewNew electric car club in Stratford is first of its kind in UK. Read more ... » figures show that 29UK Gov: Boosting Green and Electric Car/ Low emission Car uptake with £500 Million Investment. Read more ... » per cent of UKSunderland Nissan #LEAF production begins today. Read more ... » motorists are considering making the switchFairness: #Hybrid and sub 100g/km cars to lose exemption from #London #Congestion #Charge. take that wannabees!. Read more ... » from a conventionally fuelled vehicle to a zeroHave-your-say Poll: Is this fair to make EV #electricCar Driver pay for RapidCharging ? http://goo.gl/LXY3EM. Read more ... »-emissionsDemand for electric cars is charging up. Read more ... » one or replacing one electric vehicleMaking a change: MP backs £37 million for electric car plan. Read more ... » with another.

As new tax rules punish drivers of all but the lowest-polluting vehiclesSunderland Nissan #LEAF production begins today. Read more ... » and cities around the country consider chargingMost Welcome News for EV Drivers: @Ecotricity expands rapid charger network. Read more ... » drivers of older, more polluting vehicles for using their roads there has been a rapidMost Welcome News for EV Drivers: @Ecotricity expands rapid charger network. Read more ... » growth in interest in electric and other ultra-low emission vehiclesMaking Most of the UK Plug-IN Grant : for Plug-In Car upto £5000 or Plug-In Van upto £8000 . Read more ... » (ULEVUK: Government to continue support Electric Vehicle Adoption schemes. Read more ... »).

Industry figures for the first quarter of this year show that salesTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » of alternativeElectric cars heading for Stratford on Avon. Read more ... » fuel#Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way - whether you like it or not. Read more ... » vehicles, including all-electric and hybridWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » engined cars#Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way - whether you like it or not. Read more ... », have risen by 29.9Number of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. Read more ... » per cent over the same period in 2016, and now account for a larger share of the marketSunderland Nissan #LEAF production begins today. Read more ... » than ever, with 33Nissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger (in UK). Read more ... »,405 alternative fuel cars sold.

“ULEVs not only save consumers money in the longUK: Government to continue support Electric Vehicle Adoption schemes. Read more ... » run, but are better for the environment, yet awareness around the benefits of these vehicles is relatively low”

Andrew Benfield, Energy Saving TrustSiemens delivers EV infrastructure packages in South Tyneside and Dorset. Read more ... »

However, a pollPOLL: "Is it reasonable to charge £6 for 30 mins rapid charging?". Read more ... » of drivers found that fears over costs, accessPod Point offers UK’s first lease option of #electricCar Charging Pods . Read more ... » to charging pointsLynn councillors to decide fees for electric vehicles. Read more ... » and a general lack of information was still putting many motorists off making the switch.

Almost half (44#ElectricCar buyers are younger and more Affluent than hybrid owners. Read more ... » per cent) of those who said they were not interested in ULEVs said that costHave-your-say Poll: Is this fair to make EV #electricCar Driver pay for RapidCharging ? http://goo.gl/LXY3EM. Read more ... » was their major concern#ElectricCar News: EV trial shows future viability, says Zenith. Read more ... » and one in ten said that the GovernmentMaking Most of the UK Plug-IN Grant : for Plug-In Car upto £5000 or Plug-In Van upto £8000 . Read more ... » needed to offerPod Point offers UK’s first lease option of #electricCar Charging Pods . Read more ... » more incentivesHope Its True: 40% Cut In UK Oil Imports From EVs?. Read more ... » to convince drivers to switch. The Government currently offers grants of up to £4The UK went crazy for electric vehicles and hybrids in 2015. Read more ... »,500 towards ULEVs and funds up to 75 per cent of the cost of installing home chargingResearch reveals predicted electric car boom at UK hot spot cities. Read more ... » points.

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And almost a third said that a lack of information was also putting them off opting for a ULEV.

Neil Addley, managing director of NFDA Trusted Dealers which commissioned the survey, said: “Our researchResearch reveals predicted electric car boom at UK hot spot cities. Read more ... » has revealed that a significant numberExtra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... » of car buyers are now seriously considering low emission vehicles for their next car, but are at a lossFisker loses $32m in EVs to Hurricane Sandy. Read more ... » on where to start. On the Trusted Dealers siteUK: Rockingham installs EV charging points. Read more ... » we have seen more greenIf works...Electric car sharing service in London to revolutionise travel... and clean up toxic air. Read more ... » cars filtering through to the usedLynn councillors to decide fees for electric vehicles. Read more ... » car market, with more than 200 vehicles listed on our site.”

Addley’s association has teamed up the Energy Saving Trust to run a series of roadshows at dealers around the country aimed at clearing up some of the confusionFisker loses $32m in EVs to Hurricane Sandy. Read more ... » and myths around ULEVs.

Andrew Benfield, group director of transport at the Energy Saving Trust, added: “Our workUK: Government to continue support Electric Vehicle Adoption schemes. Read more ... » has shown that ULEVs not only save consumers money in the long run, but are better for the environment when it comes to energy useFirst electric vehicle charging point for Bute. Read more ... », yet awareness around the benefits of these vehicles is relatively low. Our partnership with Trusted Dealers will allow usEstonia launches national #electriccar #Rapid #Charging (400v, 80w) network - "30 minutes charging". Read more ... » to speak directly to consumers and debunk common misconceptions about green cars. We wantScotland - Leading the charge on electric cars - gladdens EV users UK-wide. Read more ... » to give drivers the real facts to about ULEVs so they can consider one as their next vehicle.”

The roadshows come as the Government announced £62 million of fundingFirst electric vehicle charging point for Bute. Read more ... » to help develop low- carbon technologySunderland Nissan #LEAF production begins today. Read more ... » in the UK.

The money is going to the Coventry-based Advanced Propulsion CentreFirst electric vehicle charging point for Bute. Read more ... », comprising BMWWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » Motorsport, New Holland Agriculture, Jaguar Land RoverUK: Campaign rubbishes myths about electric cars. Read more ... », Williams Advanced Engineering, Penso Consulting, Ford Motor CompanyCircontrol brings together over a hundred experts from all over Europe to discuss the current situation and future of the electric vehicle. Read more ... » and Westfield Sportscars. The initiative aimsUK set to see rapid rise of electric car superchargers in 2014. Read more ... » to save 50Why electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » million tonnes of CO2 by 2023.

Source: https://inews.co.uk/essentials/lifestyle/cars/car-news/third-britons-set-make-switch-electric-cars/