Hello! If September was a bit of a blur here’s the best bits of EV news all in one place for you. Lots of good stuff to share, so please grab a cuppa, feet up and read on:
09 September 2019 | Next Green Car
Volkswagen finally takes the camouflage off the new electric car ID.3 at the Frankfurt Motorshow. This is the first model released of the ID series which is based on the company’s new MEB platform. Volkswagen say it is the start of a new chapter for the company.
13 September 2019 | DriveElectric
MG introduce their first electric model, and it’s available to lease with DriveElectric now! The ZS EV is a family friendly, all electric SUV, and an affordable option for people looking to make the switch to electric.
Fully electric vehicle sales had a 377% increase from July to August
05 September 2019 | Data c/o SMMT
Fully electric vehicle registrations increased by 377% from July to August. This is still just a fraction of the market, however, as you can see from the graph it’s a huge percentage increase for BEV registrations. The Tesla Model 3 is responsible for a large portion of this as it became the 3rd most popular vehicle sold in the UK this August.
22 September 2019 | The Guardian
World Car Free Day, which is celebrated on September 22, encourages motorists to give up their cars for a day. This year was London’s biggest ever Car Free Day with the aim to draw awareness on toxic air and help tackle climate change. Different cities around the world organised events to raise awareness of air pollution across the world.
18 September 2019 | Greenfleet
Since London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone was introduced in April 2019, there has been a substantial reduction in the amount of polluting, non compliant vehicles in the zone, according to City Hall’s report into the initial findings of the scheme.