Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders

  • E-mobility and low carbon

    New service shows Electric Vehicles role in net zero

    As the ban of petrol and diesel vehicles looks set to be brought forward from 2040, electric vehicles (EVs) are increasingly the focus of the UK’s net zero journey. Last week the Labour party joined calls to bring the sale ban of new internal combustion engine (ICE) and hybrid vehicles...

  • E-mobility and low carbon

    Road to zero emissions: A slow start, the pace must now quicken

    A year and a day ago today the government’s Road to Zero strategy was issued, which was largely criticised for not going far enough to tackle surface transport emissions. Today’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC) publications concludes that the government must try harder, much harder, if net zero targets are to be met, with...

  • E-mobility and low carbon

    Driven to Disruption – Electric Vehicles accelerating need for energy market change

    From being at the margins only a few years ago, the decarbonisation of transport is moving centre stage for the energy industry. With transport emissions now accounting for more UK greenhouse gas emissions that the power sector, the reason is clear to see. Our Driven to Disruption paper explains and evaluates the...