Major change is needed to decarbonise transport. Jonathan Manning looks at the next steps following the publication of the Government’s plan
New EV charge points installed at home and in the workplace will be pre-programmed to switch off during peak hours to help ease pressure on the National Grid.
Sales of electrified vehicles soared in August, with plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) experiencing the biggest increase at 72.1%, despite an overall 22% market drop.
Qualcomm Technologies has announced it will work with Google and Renault to design an in-vehicle experience for Renault’s next-generation electric vehicle (EV).
Transport for London (TfL) has opened a new rapid charging hub at Glass Yard in Woolwich, with eight charging points that can charge cars in 20-30 minutes.
Four projects aiming to find solutions to decarbonise commercial transport and tackle EV range anxiety have received a share of £91.7 million funding.
Electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to account for more than one-in-six new cars acquired in 2021.
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Power cuts could be seen in parts of the country, unless charging habits change or the National Grid is strengthened, MPs on the transport committee have warned.
Some parts of UK’s charging infrastructure are facing problems which could impact 2030 ICE ban and net zero, Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) warns.
The Scottish Government has launched the first £50 million phase of a new Scottish Zero Emission Bus Challenge Fund (ScotZEB).
The EU has set a target of banning the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035 as part of its Fit for 55 decarbonisation plan.
Local leaders want new powers, including the ability to cut the cost of connecting electric vehicle (EV) charging networks to the grid, to deliver net zero.
Electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure company Liberty Charge has appointed Shaun Quirk as COO to oversee the increased roll out of on-street charging points.
Driving the global transition to zero-emission transport will be a key theme at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), later this year.
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Stellantis will invest £100 million in Ellesmere Port to turn it into a dedicated facility for producing Vauxhall, Opel, Peugeot and Citroen all-electric vans.
Plug-in vehicles continued to increase market share in June according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Alfonso Martinez Cordero, MD of LeasePlan UK, calls for local authorities to play their part in supporting the development of the UK's charging network.
Standards are to be developed for electric vehicle (EV) charge points across the UK, allowing disabled drivers to identify models best suited to their needs.