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.Read More
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.Read More
Experts see a future where electric vehicles provide an array of grid services, from demand response to soaking up excess renewable generation.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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…Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Exclusive: Critics have played down ability of current electric cars to reduce CO2 levels, but new analysis shows significant impactRead More
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.Read More
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…Read More
Sales of electric vehicles reached a record high last month, accounting for one in every 12 new cars purchased in the UK.Read More
The Prince of Wales, after acquiring the royal family's first electric car, has installed his own charging point at his London home.Read More
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.Read More