A new study by Auto Trader has found that the number of people claiming they’ll never buy an EV has nearly doubled, on the back of the government’s U-turn last week.
Of the 1,700 in-market car buyers who responded to questioning, 37 per cent said they were unlikely to ever buy an EV and the figure is close to double the 21 per cent of people who said they would never go electric when the 2030 ban was initially announced, two years ago while those saying they will buy an EV by the time the ban is in place now stands at 39 per cent, a ten per cent drop on 2021.
Nissan will launch only pure evs in future.
It has also pledge to end sales of all ICEs models from 2030 after pioneering battery cars in the 1980s and investing millions of pounds in its Sunderland plant to assemble Qashqai and Juke models after it brought the Bluebird on line in the 1980s, and has also developed a battery making plant alongside.
One in five stolen cars is taken using a key obtained as a result of a burglary or theft, says Claims Management and Adjusting.
CMA MD Philip Swift, an ex-police officer, said hiding keys, using a safe and fitting a tracker device are all sensible precautions.
Three-quarters (77%) of UK drivers say that buying a car that is reasonably priced, fuel efficient, reliable and easy to fix is more important than how it looks (74% for men and 79% of women), according to a new Opinium survey of 2,000 drivers.
The survey for InsuretheGap.com, found that four fifths (81%) of drivers do careful research before buying a new or second-hand car, including checking its fuel efficiency, safety and general reliability record.
Gtechniq, a global leader in automotive ceramic coating and maintenance products, is excited to announce the launch of HALOv2, Flexible Film Coating.
HALO is designed to make maintenance of paint protection films (PPF) and vinyl a breeze, but it’s a whopping £55.00 for 30ml.