One every nine minutes – 60,000 electric cars registered in 2018 marking 7th consecutive year of growth

Electric vehicle market grew 19% in 2018 with almost 60,000 new plug-in electric cars registered in the UK One new electric car registered every nine minutes in the UK last year End-of-year figures show the seventh consecutive year of growth for the plug-in car market Total number of pure electric and plug-in hybrid cars registered … Read more

The future of electric vehicles: Industry leaders and Government come together to share their insights at the Hay Festival

Go Ultra Low will return to the Hay Festival this year to host a panel on the future of electric vehicles. Following a successful inaugural event at 2018’s festival, Broadcaster and author Kate Humble will chair this year’s panel, bringing together influential speakers from the Government and the automotive and energy sectors to discuss their … Read more

UK’s most picturesque charging locations revealed demonstrating the booming public chargepoint network

June 26 2019, London – As a result of continued Government funding and investment from the private sector, the UK has seen a significant expansion in electric vehicle charging infrastructure in recent years. The total number of chargepoint connectors currently stands at close to 24,0001, at over 8,600 locations, a rise of more than 140% within … Read more

Electric cars, on the road to normal

Today is an exciting day for the Go Ultra Low campaign, not only are we publishing new research, we’re announcing a new celebrity ambassador, launching our brand new ad campaign, and welcoming a host of new members. Electric cars are nothing new. In fact, they’ve been around for over 100 years. However, it’s only in … Read more

EV Market Report Summary: Q1 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown many aspects of our daily lives into turmoil. Restrictions aimed at combating the spread of the virus were introduced in mid-March, including a ban on all non-essential travel, so there hasn’t been much scope for using the car. Understandably, the appetite for buying big ticket items such as new cars … Read more

Green Number Plates are GO in the UK

Today marks the arrival of green number plates in the UK. Owners of new and used zero emission vehicles are now able to showcase their green credentials with a set of special plates, identifiable by a green vertical flash on the left-hand side of both the conventional white (front) and yellow (rear) plates. The green … Read more