Electric Cars (EV): Isle of Wight

Electric Cars or EVs on the Isle of Wight are becoming increasingly popular.

From a slow start, increasing numbers of Islanders are seeing the advantages of EV, as their new car registrations grow.

It’s not hard to see why – the size of the Isle of Wight makes it perhaps the most perfect place for EV and hybrid motoring.

The number of electric charge points are increasing across the Isle of Wight as well, making it a realistic alternative.

Electric vehicles benefit from special parking permit

cllr dave stewart with a car

All Island Electric Vehicle Permit is open to owners of vehicles registered to an Island address between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020.

Friday, 12th April, 2019 12:19pm

By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Electric Cars (EV): Continued rise in sales – up 36%

Electric vehicles - ev - car

Although still a tiny percentage of the vehicles on Isle of Wight roads, the number of electric vehicles (EVs) here is steadily increasing.

Friday, 4th January, 2019 8:53am

By Ralph Blackburn with one comment

Isle of Wight Electric Car (EV) sales up again: 50% this time

EV charging

The size of the Isle of Wight might make it the perfect place to have an electric car. Sales are continuing to expand, up 50% on the same quarter last year.

Monday, 18th June, 2018 2:19pm

By Ralph Blackburn with 22 readers' comments

Leslies Motors loan Toyota Prius Hybrid to Isle of Wight council

Prius Leslies motors and iw Council

Leslies Motors have loaned a Toyota Prius Hybrid to the Isle of Wight council for three months to use as they wish and help to get a better idea of how to plan for the future.

Monday, 12th March, 2018 11:47am

By Richard Winter with 3 readers' comments

Electric car (EV) charging coming to Wightlink’s Fishbourne port

Wightlink’s Tara Broad serves coffee in a reusable cup to Chief Executive Keith Greenfield on board St Clare.

Wightlink is on a big green push ATM - One of the most interesting of these is the installation of an electric car (EV) charging at the Fishbourne port. More too

Tuesday, 20th February, 2018 2:51pm

By Karen Woods with 3 readers' comments

Council Executive to consider new parking strategy for the Isle of Wight

Cars parked in a car park

The long-awaited draft parking strategy document will go before the Isle of Wight Executive this week following a year of consultation and development. OnTheWight has the details.

Tuesday, 10th January, 2017 8:24am

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Electric hire bikes planned to encourage ‘Drive Less See More’

Electric bike

A £70,000 grant has enabled 25 electric hire bikes to come to the Island by the end of the year, encouraging the ‘Drive Less See More’ ethos.

Wednesday, 30th September, 2015 4:41pm

By Abigail Fox with 7 readers' comments