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  • 10 December 2021 #CEO Update

    …to fulfil orders. More positively, the number of new battery electric cars registered last month more than doubled while plug-in hybrids also increased by almost 40%. Over the year-to-date, one…

  • 12 July 2006 #SMMT News

    …year’s motor show will feature the launch of two all-new electric city cars. The zero emissions smart EV (electric vehicle) will be unveiled on press day, alongside the debut of…

  • 26 March 2021 #CEO Update

    The Road to Zero emissions took centre stage yesterday as SMMT unveiled a blueprint to deliver greater retail uptake of the latest electric vehicles, with new figures showing businesses are…

  • 23 March 2012 #SMMT News

    …to download the SMMT Electric Car Guide, or visit the OLEV website for more information about electric vehicles, the Plug-In Car Grant and Plugged-In Places. Click through the slideshow below…

  • 29 June 2011 #SMMT News

    Gordon Murray Design today unveiled its ‘ultra compact city vehicle’ the T.27 – described as the world’s most efficient electric car. The £9 million design and development programme was made…

  • UK car manufacturing
    23 December 2021 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

    UK car manufacturing output declines -28.7% in November with 75,756 cars leaving factory gates. Production for domestic and overseas markets falls -18.8% and -30.4% respectively. Battery electric vehicle output surges…


  • …Illinois? – Sylvia Garcia, Director, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Lion Electric Chooses Illinois – The Right Choice, Nate Baguio, Senior Vice President of Commercial Development, Lion Electric


  • …and bringing to market vehicles that are cleaner and more fuel efficient, yet remain practical and fun to drive. Alongside battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, hydrogen fuel cell electric

  • 11 March 2020 #Uncategorised

    electric battery power, optimise power, minimise fleet running, repair and maintenance costs eliminating range anxiety via its game-changing range extender. Not many automotive businesses can say that the inspiration for…

  • 27 November 2012 #SMMT News

    Optare plc has been crowned the winner of SMMT’s 2012 Award for Automotive Innovation, for its Optare Versa EV – the UK’s first fully operational, full-sized, battery-powered electric bus. Beating…