A major problem with charging networks has been that each has had their own payment method. With so many there’s been a major concern about which one(s) to sign up to. However Octopus Energy has launched a multi-network card with the aim of covering many different networks to make this easier. Octopus Energy’s Electric Juice … Read more
UK EV lease boom The number of UK drivers opting to lease an electric vehicle has almost doubled in the first six months of 2020 since a new tax incentive was introduced, according to EV specialists Octopus Electric Vehicles. The growth in EV leasing has contributed to an increase in total EV registrations of 157% so … Read more
SMMT report The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reports that the sale of Electric cars in September 2020 was 6.7% of new car sales, treble the share in the same month in 2019 (2.2%). Full details from SMMT. Diesel sales dropped the most, with Petrol next.
Scotland’s government will extend the Low Carbon Transport Loan to cover used EVs for the first time, starting on September 28. The extension will now enable an individual or business to obtain a loan of up to £20,000, interest free, over five years. The loan is being expanded to help people who may otherwise be … Read more