Climate change: Report raises new optimism over industry
Survey: Half of young people want electric cars
A new report on the potential of heavy industry to combat climate change offers a rare slice of optimism.
Sectors like steel, chemicals, cement, aviation and aluminium face a huge challenge in cutting carbon emissions.
But a group including representatives from business concludes it is both practical and affordable to get their emissions down to virtually zero by the middle of the next century.
Electric Vehicles: The Swiss army knife of the grid
Half of young people in the UK would like to own an electric car – compared with just a quarter of their parents, a survey suggests. The research comes from motoring group the AA, which says myths about electric vehicles are putting off many drivers.
Rolls Royce plans to replace UK trains with electric alternative
Experts see a future where electric vehicles provide an array of grid services, from demand response to soaking up excess renewable generation.
Business leaders call on EU to set net-zero emissions strategy
Famed British manufacturer Rolls Royce has signed a deal to test electric-hybrid trains on UK railways. The deal with UK firm Porterbrook could see hundreds of diesel trains converted to be less polluting.
Norway have achieved a record low in CO2 emissions thanks to rising EV adoption; The UK needs to follow suit if we want to protect our environment from climate change.
A group of business and civil society leaders, including Paul Polman, Christiana Figueres, Sir Richard Branson and Arianna Huffington, has called on the European Union (EU) to increase climate actions and "ensure targets are aligned with a just transition to net-zero emissions" by 2050.
Why Electric Vehicle Adoption Is About To Go Through The Roof
The new car sales numbers for September from Norway are in and the country, which is already known for spearheading electrification, is reaching new levels of electric domination and low emission average.
Audi's E-Tron, Social Currency and LED Swings
The following blog post was sourced from a Reddit user’s blog on the r/electricvehicles thread. You can find a link to the original post here.
Globally in 2017, EV sales totalled to 1,223,600 units according to EV-Volumes. This places EV market share at 1.3% of total sales. So far in 2018, market share is sitting around 1.7%. Obviously in the grand scheme of things, EV market share is still small, though improving…
VW Launches EV Campaign with New Platform and Charge Point
Tesla has been a long established competitor in the EV market, aiming at the luxury end of the spectrum, for some time now. However, Audi’s new E-Tron has a fighting chance at challenging that title.
Biogas HGVs actually remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere
Volkswagen has launched its MEB (modular electric drive) platform, bringing its modular architecture strategy to the electric vehicle market, with the Electric for All campaign.
Electric vehicles already able to cut greenhouse gas emissions by half
At the Low Carbon Vehicle event in Millbrook, Waitrose and partners were showcasing their new HGV fleet, that not only reduces greenhouse gas emissions, but removes them from the atmosphere.
Theresa May reveals £106 million funding boost for low carbon technology - but is it enough?
Exclusive: Critics have played down ability of current electric cars to reduce CO2 levels, but new analysis shows significant impact
4 Things You Need To Know About Second Life Batteries
At the UK’s first ever Zero Emission Vehicle summit in Birmingham, the Prime Minister announced a new plan to invest £106 million into research and development for low carbon technology.
Electric vehicle sales surge in UK as fuel prices rise
It’s widely agreed by now that owning an electric vehicle is a surefire way to reduce your impact on carbon emissions and climate change. However, for many people, buying a sustainable vehicle simply isn’t enough…
Prince Charles' Home Charger
Sales of electric vehicles reached a record high last month, accounting for one in every 12 new cars purchased in the UK.
The Ultimate Guide to Charging an Electric Car
The Prince of Wales, after acquiring the royal family's first electric car, has installed his own charging point at his London home.
For most of us, electric vehicles still seem like a mysterious new piece of technology, but they actually have a long and storied history dating back over 100 years! EV’s have been around a long time in various forms, but they finally seem to be picking up speed as the promised wave of the automobile future for a host of reasons.