Tag Archives: electric cars

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Planned approach call


Unite, the UK’s largest union for car workers, cautioned that a call to bring forward the government’s target to ban new sales of petrol and... Read More
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‘Ludicrous’ cuts


Unite called on the chancellor Philip Hammond to rule out rumoured cuts to subsidies for electric vehicles amid yesterday’s (October 8) climate change warnings from... Read More
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‘Token funding’


Unite described a £106m funding package for the research and development of zero-emission vehicles as ‘chicken feed.’   The funding, announced by prime minister Theresa... Read More
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‘Road to Zero’?


The government’s strategy to curb vehicle emissions lacks clarity and could damage the UK’s motor industry, Unite has said.   The ‘Road to Zero’ strategy,... Read More
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Jobs ‘car crash’?


The environment secretary Michael Gove’s ambition to phase out the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040 risks being a ‘car crash’ for jobs... Read More
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Road to nowhere?


Drip feeding the media on plans to ban internal combustion engines (ICE) by 2040 is no way to tackle an issue that will affect thousands... Read More
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Heed Unite EV strategy call


Unite has cautiously welcomed an agreement between the UK and Michigan to collaborate on autonomous cars and other developments in road transport, warning that it... Read More
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Charging up for success


The watershed news came just before Christmas – the number of fully electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the world’s roads has now passed the... Read More