Over a quarter of all UK plug-ins sold in last three months

Record numbers of people have taken advantage of the government's Plug-in Car Grant, bringing the number of grant funded vehicles on UK roads to over 17,000.

DVLA ditches paper tax disc after 90 years

The paper tax disc for vehicles has been replaced by an electronic register system after 90 years of use on UK roads, it has been announced.

EU pushes for common charging network

The European Union has implemented a directive to augment the network of alternative refuelling charging points across member countries.


Connectivity enables a new paradigm for auto mobility

Telematics Update’s Susan Kuchinskas reports from Telematics Detroit on an age when the car will truly become part of the driver’s digital lifestyle

Glancing back at old EVs

Electric vehicle technology is seen as the cutting edge of modern vehicle manufacturing, but it is not a new phenomenon.

Gearing up for
 the GreenFleet Awards

The 2014 GreenFleet Awards, coming to the Heritage Motor Centre motor museum in Warwickshire on October 30, aims to shine a spotlight on the efforts of fleet managers and vehicle manufacturers.

Electric ambitions in the South East

The South East of England is improving its electric vehicle charging infrastructure to encourage residents and businesses to take-up plug-in vehicles.

All eyes on the ePrix

Motorsport history was made on 14 September as the world’s first ever fully-electric single-seater race took place in Beijing, marking the season opener of the FIA Formula E Championship.

Counting the cost of electric vans

There are two schools of thought from manufacturers of electric light commercial vehicles: sell the battery outright with the vehicle or have the operator lease it


Occupying the Octavia

Angela Pisanu reports from behind the wheel of the cleanest and most fuel-efficient Škoda Octavia yet, the GreenLine III 1.6 TDI

New Power Generation

Economical, smart-looking, practical and good value. The Hyundai i10 ups its game

Joined-up thinking

Has Ford played a masterstroke by ditching the diesel and installing a 1.0-litre petrol engine into a small commercial vehicle?


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