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Nissan Leaf doubles UK sales in 2014, continues to lead the pack

The triumphant Nissan Leaf had a bumper year in 2014 with sales doubling over 2013.  Figures released by Nissan have revealed that an impressive 4,051 Leaf’s were sold in 2014 compared to just 1,812 units in 2013. Even though the figures

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The UK’s first E-Car Club launches in London

The UK’s first e-car club launched last week in East London bringing pay-per-use electric cars to our fair capital. The e-car club will allow business’s and individuals to help reduce their costs  and carbon foot print by allowing them to

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London congestion zone charge CO2 threshold drops to 75g/km

For many motorists in our fair capital, July heralds the end of an era for congestion charge free travel. As of July this year, Transport for London has confirmed that many vehicles which have been exempt from the charge will

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UK Plug-in car sales on the up

According to the Office of Low Emission Vehicles, the number UK motorists who’s new car qualified for the plug-in car grant  rose in the first half of this year. Official figures show that 814 vehicles qualified for the grant in the

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Electric cars and the heat of technology

When you first start driving an electric car, one of the biggest adjustments you have to make is with the heating. While it’s an equal pain to scrape ice from any kind of car, once a combustion engine is running

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Electric car sales running out of charge

Despite generous grants by the UK Government, sales of electric cars (EVs) have stalled. Figures released by the Department for Transport show that only 215 electric vehicle (EV) grants were issued in the last three months, fewer than half the

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FIRST DRIVE: Nissan Leaf

The Nissan Leaf is currently the only all Electric (EV) production car available in the UK. I have been lucky enough to be given some time behind the wheel to see if the Leaf could be a viable alternative to

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