Leader in engine management products, SMP Europe, has increased investment into research and development of electric vehicle (EV) parts, to produce new references for the increasing EV aftermarket.
The gap in skills widens as EV adoption accelerates – a shortfall of 35,700 technicians predicted by 2030 if retraining isn’t addressed urgently.
EV Breakers are a unique automotive breakers yard working solely with electric vehicles. Set up in 2018 after spotting the need for affordable EV parts in a rapidly growing sector of the industry.
Xiaomi has been working on its first electric vehicle for some time, and we expected it to be revealed by 2024. But the Chinese media has information that the company’s founder, Lei Jun, will present an engineering prototype at a public event as early as this August.
IN light of new research, Direct Line will install an electric vehicle charging point at the remote Wester Ross Aultguish Inn.
With the costs of filling the fuel tank of an average family car with 55 litres of petrol exceeding more than £100 for the first time, interest in EVs went up 113% in the first two weeks of June, according to research from Forbes Advisor.
The government’s decision to end the plug-in car grant (PICG), with funding being instead funnelled into electric vans, taxis and motorcycles, as well as towards charging infrastructure sends the “wrong message,” the car industry has warned.
42% of car owners said in a recent survey that increasing fuel costs mean that they are likely to opt for an EV when they next buy a car.
46% of EV drivers are not using cheaper, off-peak charging, according to a recent survey, potentially negating the cost savings offered by electric vehicle technology.
Britain lacks the cell and packaging facilities to support the transition to EVs, and risks losing more manufacturing facilities.
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