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The government has a 10-point planfor 'green industrial revolution’, of which includes phasing out sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030. This is to hasten the transition to electric vehicles. But what is an electric vehicle? An electric vehicle (EV) is one that operates on an electric motor, instead of an internal-combustion engine that generates power by burning a mix of fuel and gases.

Below are the target milestones set out by the government:

The popularity of electric vehicles has massively increased over the years. In 2020, there were more than 164,000 pure electric cars on the road, and over 373,600 plug-in cars. This is compared to only 3,500 in 2013.

Here are some reasons why the popularity has grown:

As the popularity is growing, more and more companies are producing electric cars. There are some well-known, such as the Nissan Leaf. But more are still to come in 2021, including:

If you have any questions or would like to know more about how your authority can access electric vehicles, please get in touch with the fleet team. You can also view our Alternative Fuelled Vehicles DPS framework here.

 

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