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Electric cars offer the biggest savings over diesel in Norway (27%) as the battery-powered vehicles are It shows British drivers see the smallest saving – 5%. In Germany, France and the Netherlands, the Sandra Wappelhorst, from the ICCT, said: “ Most trips are within an electric vehicle ’s range, and it While electric car owners can also benefit from reduced parking and road toll charges, they need
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Most UK drivers could make the switch to an electric car with no impact on their motoring lifestyle, according to the results of a new survey carried out by Peugeot.
Research found that British drivers will travel an average of 79 miles over the Christmas period (often one of the longest drives of the year) - a distance well within the capabilities of the majority of mainstream electric vehicles.
Peugeot said that more than a third of respondents said they would be “comfortable doing all of their Christmas travels between 23 December and 2 January” in an electric vehicle, despite the fact that EVs currently make up just 1.4% of the UK car market.
Drivers join test to wirelessly charge electric taxis in Nottingham
Electric taxis in the city will be fitted with wireless charging hardware for six monthsTen Nissan and LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) electric taxis in the city will be fitted with wireless charging hardware in a six month trial of the technology, allowing them to recharge their batteries without plugging into a charge point.
LOS ANGELES — You’ve heard it many times, from automakers, the energy industry and government officials: Electric vehicles are the cars of the future, essential to the fight against climate change. Yet that grand vision may founder on something most drivers take for granted: the pit stop.
MORE than a third of British car -buyers would consider owning an electric vehicle , according to a new poll. The survey found that London is the region where people are most likely to be happy buying an electric car at 56 per cent, compared with drivers in Scotland and the East Midlands who
The results also show that two thirds of drivers will make at least one stop during their Christmas journeys, during which an EV’s battery could be considerably topped up by a motorway rapid charge point - with which most new electric vehicles are compatible.
Aside from the feasibility of ownership, Peugeot said that swapping into an electric vehicle would save the average motorist from emitting nearly 1.6 tonnes of CO2 over Christmas.
The manufacturer has just launched its e-208 electric supermini in the UK; it offers a claimed range of 217 miles and is available to order from £25,050.
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