After much anticipation, Consumers can now get a glimpse of the world’s first car-powered hotel, as Hotel Hyundai opens its doors, offering the most unique off grid experience of 2022.
In the Essex hotel, everything is powered by IONIQ 5 and its Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) technology.
The European Parliament has backed electric car charging targets that, if accepted by governments, would ensure that drivers can publicly re-charge in every corner of Europe by 2025 at the latest.
Green group Transport & Environment (T&E) welcomed the Alternative Infrastructure Regulation to require charging hubs every 60km along major roads and comprehensive coverage on minor roads and in towns and cities too.
Electric vehicle subscription business Voltric has opened offices in Newport ahead of a seed fundraise.
Established by chief executive Julian Mensah and co-founder Brent Oldfield in Bristol in 2019, Voltric has already secured significant pre-seed investment from a syndicate of eight business angels led by lead investor Eamon Tuhami matched with investment from the Wales Angel Co-Investment Fund, alongside further investment from other private investors.
There are over 12 million ‘red line runners’ across the UK, reveals breakdown provider Green Flag.
These ‘red line runners’ are drivers who let their fuel tank get as close to empty as possible before filling up, with 31 per cent of drivers more likely to do this due to the current cost-of-living crisis and young drivers are the most likely to risk running out of fuel, with half (51 per cent) of ‘red line runners’ aged under 35.
Ahead of the first anniversary of the expansion of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone to cover a much larger area, RAC analysis of Transport for London figures reveals the move has generated an estimated £93.6m of additional revenue from drivers of non-compliant vehicles having to pay £12.50 a day.
The data shows that since the beginning of November 2021 until June 2022 – a period of eight months – an average of 1.9m journeys were made into the zone every month by vehicles not conforming to either Euro 6 diesel standards or Euro 4 petrol standards, resulting in £112.5m worth of revenue from those vehicles required to pay.*
Disabled and military personnel will not be exempt from the Welsh Government’s tourism tax, it has been confirmed.
The tax is being introduced to boost local taxes from visitors despite opposition from the tourism industry and Welsh Conservatives.