Electric vehicles vs. petrol/diesel/hybrid

Drive Electric

Here we take a look at how EVs compare to petrol, diesel and hybrid cars. Company car drivers don’t have to pay any Benefit in Kind (BIK) tax in the 2020/21 financial year, while there are also savings to be made on road tax, Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) and congestion charges.

KPMG survey finds global auto execs expect ICE dominance for some time; ICE downsizing and PHEVs to receive greatest investment over next 5 years; mobility-as-a-service in cities

Green Car Congress

Global auto executives have cooled a bit on the prospects for e-mobility, with a majority of automakers from both developed and emerging markets believing that internal combustion engines (ICE) will remain the dominant powertrain for some time, according to the 14 th Annual Global Automotive Executive Survey conducted by KPMG LLP, the US audit, tax and advisory firm. Biggest investments in powertrain technologies over next five years. Source: KPMG. Click to enlarge.

2013 200
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

Over 200,000 Pure Electric Vehicles to hit UK roads in 2021

Drive Electric

The figure does not include plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). Financial incentives for battery electric vehicles will remain, including a rate of just 1% Benefit in Kind (BIK) company car tax from April 2021 for a period of 12 months.

Norway leads the world in moving to EVs

EV Info

Norway has offered strong incentives for motorists to switch to Electric Vehicles with strong tax incentives for electric vehicles. ICE vehicles are subject to a significant tax, and electric vehicles are exempt from that tax.

UK Car production slumps in July

EV Info

More than a quarter (26.0%) of all cars made in July were either battery electric (BEV), plug in hybrid (PHEV) or hybrid electric (HEV), their highest share on record, and meaning that UK car factories have turned out 126,757 of these important products since the start of the year.

Study Finds Coordinated Off-peak Charging Can Support Large Scale Plug-in Use Without Additional Generation Capacity; TCO and GHG Abatement Costs for BEVs Projected to Remain High

Green Car Congress

Compare GHG emissions and costs of PHEV and BPEV with those of regular cars. that gasoline engine-generators in SHEVs and PHEVs have the same efficiency relative to diesel. Building on the SHEV drivetrains, they assumed PHEVs with an electric range of 50 km (31 miles) and. TCO of future wheel motor PHEV may. become competitive when batteries cost €400/kWh, even without tax incentives, as long as. Using PHEV, this need not increase the cost of driving.

2010 204

Royal Academy of Engineering Report Says EV Success Depends on Low-Carbon Electricity, Universal Broadband Provision and Smart Grids

Green Car Congress

EVs and PHEVs can only be as ‘green’ as the electricity used to charge their batteries. Given that a brand new Volkswagen Polo turbo diesel injection has an emissions rating of 91g/km, it is difficult to see how electric vehicles fed from today’s UK electricity generation supply are significantly better than petrol or diesel vehicles. Government also needs to map out intentions for the funding of road networks in the medium term as tax revenues from conventional road fuels reduces.

2010 225

VIDEO: Driving a Tesla-powered Smart

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Reply ↓ ↑ report 8 Roger Smith 3:45PM (4/25/2009) Why do they even sell the Gas ver of the car in the states the Diesel ver just makes more sense it gets almost twice the mileage of the petrol ver.

2009 42

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us How Carmakers are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity If you ask, "have major auto-makers come around on PHEVs?", In late 2008, BYD started selling the first production PHEV in China. Daimler/Mercedes Took over Daimler/Chrysler Sprinter PHEV program.

2009 39

Greenlings: Benefits of charging stations vs. battery swaps vs. home charging

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

No single vehicle does it all even in todays petrol world. Skip to Content Massively explains Warhammer Online to the dedicated WoW player Autoblog AOL Autos Green Daily Gadling Engadget AutoblogGreen Autoblog Green Web Images Video News Local More → x Jobs Mapquest Movies Music Personals Shopping Travel Yellow Pages Send us a tip Contact us Advertise Corrections/Problems?

2009 35