Electric & Alternatively-Fuelled Vehicles

SMMT's Electric and Alternatively-Fuelled Vehicle registration figures for the month and the year-to-date.

New analysis shows UK automotive sector can fuel £50 billion of green growth over next decade – with the right conditions in place. Smart policies and consumer incentives would help 17 million drivers switch to zero emission motoring by 2035,

Some of the UK’s most advanced automotive companies will team up next week (11-14 June) at the 36th International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (EVS36) in Sacramento, California to demonstrate how British innovation and engineering is driving one of the

Number of vehicles on UK roads grows 0.5% to reach record 40.7 million, with car ownership rising for first time since 2019. One in every 32 cars now comes with a plug with 1.1 million electric cars now in use,

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Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive: Automotive is on track to deliver zero emission motoring, so we welcome this long-awaited consultation on a watershed regulation for the UK new car and van market. We want regulation that gives consumers choice and

New blueprint highlights Britain’s electric vehicle investment advantages but warns of fierce competition as other countries boldly back their own industries. Almost every EV component already built in UK plants, but need to scale up capacity rapidly to secure long-term

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“We recognise that all vehicle owners should pay their fair share of tax, however, the measures announced today mean electric car and van buyers – and current owners – will face a significant uplift in VED. The introduction of taxes should support road transport decarbonisation, and the delivery of net zero, rather than threaten both the new and second-hand EV markets” Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executiv

“The decision to scrap the Plug-in Car grant sends the wrong message to motorists and to an industry which remains committed to Government’s net zero ambition”

Innovative UK zero emission tech companies join government and industry leaders at EVS35. World’s largest symposium for electric vehicles set to boost trade and investment into UK Auto. Trade mission comes as global BEV sales double in 2021 with UK

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