UK electric vehicles

UK Electric Car Sales Soar

  In the UK, the government is reporting that 1,700 new electric cars were purchased between January 2011 and June 2012. Industry statistics, though, are suggesting that the real total may be well over 2,000. 1,700 new electric cars in the UK were registered under a government grant scheme after it … [continued]

POD Point Offering Free Home Charging Units

  Leading UK electric vehicle charging company POD Point is offering free home charging units to electric and hybrid vehicle owners throughout East Anglia and the East and West Midands. A fully installed charge point normally costs approximately £1,000, but working in tandem with the UK Department of Transport’s existing plugged-in-places … [continued]

Clean Transportation News

  Aside from our 15 or so clean transportation stories from the past week, here are a few more from around the interwebs: Green Cars Ford has unveiled the cost of its Ford Focus Electric batteries — “$12,000 and $15,000” per battery pack. “That is up to $15,000 on top of … [continued]