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MyUrbanCar twitter feed gives you regular updates on the latest news and reviews for electric and plugin cars and vans in the UK. You can see the latest ones here even if you aren’t on Twitter

How much range will you get in the coldest wettest UK conditions in the current
£43k Tesla Model 3 RWD
£49k Tesla Dual motor long range
£59k performance
Recent update to the RWD base model mean it’s a lot closer than you’d think
All do much much better over 15c

How much range will you get in the coldest wettest UK conditions in the current
£43k Tesla Model 3 RWD
£49k Tesla Dual motor long range 
£59k performance
Recent update to the RWD base model mean it’s a lot closer than you’d think
All do much much better over 15c
RSEV - R Symons Electric Vehicles@RSymonsLTD

New Tesla Model 3 Standard LFP v Long Range v Performance - real world range and charging compared SIDE-BY-SIDE!
Link: ➡️ https://youtu.be/xEuLK9GrnyA

Shell has ripped out fuel pumps at a forecourt in West London to open its first all-electric charging hub. The new site in Fulham features nine 175kW chargers, a full canopy, shop and cafe. And it looks fan-bloomin-tastic.
Full details: https://www.electrifying.com/blog/article/shell-rips-out-fuel-pumps-to-open-first-charging-hub

Next up with a price cut it’s @CitroenUK’s lovely ë-C4 — now starting at £28,495 (after the plug-in grant).

https://www.media.stellantis.com/uk-en/citroen/press/citroen-uk-announces-revised-new-e-c4-electric-line-up-for-2022

Vauxhall and Citroen have slashed prices on their van-based electric cars. The cuts means the UK's cheapest 7-seater electric car is now the Vauxhall Combo-e Life, which now costs £30,110 inc grant.

Useless stat of the day: that's £4,301 per seat...
https://www.electrifying.com/blog/article/magnificent-seven-vauxhall-and-citroen-cut-prices-to-deliver-the-uk-s-cheapest-all-electric-seven-seaters

From February 2022 the #Oxford Zero Emission Zone starts operation
At first #ZEZ applies small number of streets & all cars & motorcycles pay if not fully electric or FCEV
Charges vary according to emissions & double by 2025 to a max for £20
Not clear if EVs need to register

⚡️UK sales of electric cars grew by 75% in 2021
⚡️ More BEVs sold in 2021 than in previous 5 yrs combined
⚡️ 191k battery electric cars sold in 2021
⚡️ #tesla Model 3 was UK's 2nd biggest seller overall
⚡️ Model 3, Kia e-Niro and VW ID.3 top electric chart
https://www.electrifying.com/blog/article/sales-of-electric-cars-soar-by-75-in-2021

We must come together to combat the climate crisis. #DontLookUp and @CountUsInSocial have compiled steps you can take to get involved: http://count-us-in.com/dontlookup

Thinking about buying a wall charger for your new electric car? The government is withdrawing the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme from the end of March 2022, which could add more than £350 to the cost.

More info and key dates here: https://www.electrifying.com/blog/article/don-t-take-grants-for-granted-why-you-need-to-buy-now-to-get-the-biggest-savings

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David Nicholson

David Nicholson Is the founder of Rivergecko Ltd & MyUrbanCar which provide consultancy and advice for drivers and fleets to speed the transition from dirty fossil fuel transport to clean vehicles powered by renewable energy on land water and air.

The @MyUrbanCar twitter feed is a source of news & reviews of electric & plugin cars and vans in the UK.
The @rivergecko twitter feed & www.myurbancar.com websites bring news and opinion on cleantech transport including cars, vans, buses, trucks, shipping, rail & aviation as well as autonomous vehicles & renewable energy, air pollution & motor industry news.

David Nicholson has worked as an underwriter at Lloyd's of London since the 1980's. His interest in technology goes back many years including interactive mapping, apps, green tech, boats, solar and cars.