vehicles

  • Press Releases

    Does the number of EV tariffs match the EV burgeoning sales?

    Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd (SMMT) showed that combined, Battery Electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) accounted for 17.2% of new car sales in June, with BEVs accounting for more than one in 10 registrations. Despite the boom in electric vehicle (EV) sales, Cornwall...

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    Half of EVs still eligible for Plug-in Car Grant despite cut to threshold

    In March this year, the government reduced the Plug-in Car Grant by £500 to £2,500 for cars priced £35,000 (previously £50,000). However, despite the cut to the Plug-in Car Grant by the government, more than half of the current electric vehicle (EV) models are still eligible for the grant. Katie...

  • Media Mentions

    Bloomberg | Electric Cars Move to Center of U.K.’s Fight Against Greenhouse Gases

    Britain is beginning to look at its growing electric vehicle fleet as a way to create jobs and balance the power grid. This moves transport to the center of the fight against greenhouse gas emissions. Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for phasing out of cars fueled entirely by gasoline and...

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    Fleet News | Zero company car tax is boosting BEV registrations, says Cornwall Insight

    The Government’s decision to introduce zero benefit-in-kind-tax for battery electric vehicles is having a positive effect on BEV registrations. Latest registration figures from the SMMT show that 8,162 BEVs were registered in July out of a total 174,887 vehicles. Resilient demand for BEVs appears to be driven by four key factors.From...

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    Air quality news | EV sales reached record levels during lockdown

    Electric vehicle (EV) sales reached record levels during lockdown. June saw the second-highest month of EV registrations ever recorded, with 8,903 new vehicle registrations.  Resilient demand for EVs appears to be driven by four key factors.From 6 April, changes to the Benefit in Kind company car tax means zero-emission vehicles...