Infographics, links, facts and pictures to share against anti-EV comments / fake news

You are here:
Estimated reading time: 1 min

Links / Quotes:

Pollution from cars and vans costs £6billion per year in health damages –£6billion-year-health-damages

In 2015, diseases caused by pollution were responsible for 9 million premature deaths. That is 16 percent of all global deaths. Fossil fuel combustion in higher-income countries and the burning of biomass in lower-income countries accounts for 85 percent of airborne particulate pollution. [infographic]

Onshore wind power and solar – without subsidies – are now the cheapest source of new bulk power in every major economy in the world apart from Japan

Air pollution: Half a million early deaths in Europe despite progress

Each car in London costs NHS and society £8,000 due to air pollution, report finds

UK renewable energy capacity surpasses fossil fuels for first time

GridCarbon app (shows the current energy mix)

Gridwatch (web-based live monitoring of the national grid) or Carbon Intensity

Home Charging if you don’t have a driveway options


  1. In April 2018 Britain went 55 hours without using coal power at all – for the first time in 136 years. [source]
  2. Renewable energy creates 5 times more jobs than fossil fuels.
  3. More UK electricity was produced by wind and solar sources in 2017 than by nuclear power stations. [source]
  4. 7061 charger locations in the UK (updated link)



Was this article helpful?
Dislike 0 5 of 5 found this article helpful.
Views: 658

©2019 Tesla Owners UK, Tesla Owners Group UK &/or Tesla Owners UK Limited are the names of our independent enthusiast organisation that is officially recognised by Tesla. We're not Tesla, Inc or any of its subsidiaries nor are we masquerading as them. TESLA, MODEL S, MODEL X, MODEL 3, POWERWALL and the TESLA, T and TESLA and T Flag designs, and certain other marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Tesla, Inc. in the United States and Tesla Motors Limited in the UK.

Before you use this website


This website is an owners club/group run by owners and not owned or run by Tesla, Inc or Tesla Motors Limited. 

The content on the site is not administered, controlled or created by Tesla. All content has been created by confirmed UK owners of the Roadster, Model S, Model X, or Model 3 cars.

All logos and relevant artwork are owned by Tesla, Inc. TESLA, TESLA MOTORS, TESLA ROADSTER, MODEL S, MODEL X, Powerwall, Model 3 and the “TESLA,” “T” and “TESLA and T in Crest” designs are trademarks or registered trademarks of Tesla, Inc. in the United States and other countries.


We're officially recognised by Tesla as a confirmed owners group, this gives us unique access to the company, events etc. Access to the majority of information on this website & our Facebook discussion group is free but we do ask that if you enjoy being a member you may wish to consider becoming a supporter.


By accepting these terms & continuing to use our website you agree to our privacy policy and our use of cookies. No content is to be copied from this website to anywhere else. Only owners of a Tesla car or energy product are allowed to access the private sections of this website.

Log in with your credentials


Forgot your details?

Create Account


Send this to a friend