Uber pledges pure EV fleet by 2030, applies London blueprint globally

Uber’s CEO has committed to making all of its European cars EVs within a decade and has set aside $800m (£623m) to help drivers transition...

Hyundai-Kia unveils E-GMP electric vehicle architecture

Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new E-GMP electric vehicle architecture with which it hopes to sell one million battery electric vehicles (BEVS) over...

Hyundai to build fuel cell production plant in China

Hyundai Motor Group has signed an agreement with the government of Guangdong Province to build a fuel cell system production facility in Guangzhou, China. Construction...

Q&A interview: Ian Johnston

Ian Johnston, CEO of charging network Osprey on questioning the head of MI5 about conspiracy theories over dinner, a fiercely competitive fantasy football league as a...

Octopus Electric Vehicles launches EV leasing service

Octopus Electric Vehicles has launched an EV leasing service which offers a salary sacrifice scheme to businesses of all sizes. Electric Dreams – which is...

All new rapid EV chargers must have card payment functionality

All new rapid and super fast electric vehicle (EV) chargers installed from April 2020 must offer card payment functionality. While the mandate only applies to...

EV Taskforce: Create better flex incentives for electric vehicles

Stronger incentives and new markets will be required to unlock potentially gigawatts of electric vehicle flexibility, according to a government-appointed taskforce. The call was among...

First EVs arrive for Oxford ‘superhub’ smart grid project

Oxford City Council has taken delivery of the first of 33 electric vehicles that will form part of its major smart grid project. The 'suberhub'...

Free 2020 EV report: The road ahead

The Energyst has produced a new, free report on electric vehicles and infrastructure. The 2020 EV report: The road ahead features a survey of business...

2030 petrol and diesel ban: accelerating the transition to a low carbon transport future

Transport is one of the most significant contributors to the UK’s carbon emissions, accounting for almost a third of all greenhouse gas emissions. If...

West Ham bus garage goes electric

A fleet of five electric buses are now in operation from West Ham bus garage in east London, thanks to a new electric vehicle...

DAF launches fully electric LF truck

DAF has unveiled its new 19-tonne fully electric LF urban distribution truck with a range of up to 174 miles. The e-motor of the LF...

Government launches £20m EV innovation competition

The Government has launched its latest research and development competition, supported by a £20m fund, to find the most promising electric vehicle technology innovations. Businesses can...

Abundance launches green investment to help build Greater Manchester’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure 

Abundance Investment, a UK ethical investment crowdfunding platform, has launched an offer to fund the roll out of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure throughout...

EVs, smart charging, V2G: Free conference, 9 April

Public and private sector organisations considering deploying electric vehicles (EV) charging infrastructure and/or switching fleets to battery-powered cars are invited to The Energyst's EV...

Steven Chu: Lithium metal sulphur batteries will make EVs cheap

Steven Chu, the former United States Secretary of Energy, and co-winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Physics, believes lithium metal sulphur batteries will...

EDF seals Pod Point buy, says EV demand will need new nuclear

EDF has acquired a majority stake in UK electric vehicle firm Pod Point. Under terms of the transaction, Legal & General, which held a...

Arrival looks beyond electric vans to transport as a service and hydrogen lorries

UK technology company Arrival is planning to do way more than just make electric vans. It’s looking at “the whole vehicle ecosystem,” according to chief...

Buses as virtual power plants: SSE, UKPN and TfL go V2G in N17

SSE Enterprise and UK Power Networks are among a consortium of firms bidding to turn a North London bus depot into a virtual power...

Fiat Chrysler and Kaluza join forces to explore EV smart charging services

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Kaluza, an intelligent energy platform, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at exploring how to deliver cheaper, simpler and...