Gridserve and Hitachi Capital launch EV leasing service

Gridserve has launched an EV leasing business in partnership with Hitachi Capital, designed to bring the cost of driving electric well below that of petrol...

£80 million to build nationwide network of stations offering zero carbon fuel for HGVs

Foresight Group is providing an initial £80 million in funding to CNG Fuels in a partnership to build a nationwide network of refuelling stations...

Fuel cell collaboration progresses to mass production, with an initial 200MW capacity in 2024

In 2024, Bosch intends to start full-scale production of distributed power stations based on solid oxide fuel-cell technology (SOFC), with this in mind it...

Competition authority to look at electric vehicle charging sector

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has begun a market study into EV charging to ensure the sector works well for people now and...

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...

DriveElectric to supply EVs to Orkney smart energy project

Electric vehicle leasing company DriveElectric is supplying the EVs for a new £28.5 million smart energy scheme in Orkney. It includes a range of vans and...

Figures indicate 14% of all fleet cars and vans are now electrified

Data from automotive e-commerce specialist Epyx suggests that 14% of cars and vans operated by fleets are now either hybrid or battery electric vehicles. The...

Volkswagen starts MEB production at plants in China

The first vehicles in China to be built on Volkswagen’s Modular Electric Drive (MEB) EV platform have gone into production. Its plants in Anting and...

Sky Engineers on the road to net zero with arrival of Ford Plug-In Hybrid...

Sky’s fleet is going green with the arrival of 151 Ford Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vans (PHEVs) to be used by its Sky Engineers across...

Elmtronics signs £1.5m investment deal

Elmtronics has received £1.5m in new funding that will enable it to step up the roll-out of its charging points across the UK. The investment...

Electric Nation installs V2G chargers for new trial

Electric Nation has installed the first 100 chargers in its new Vehicle to Grid (V2G) trial, which will study how the technology can solve...

Ineos and Hyundai sign hydrogen power partnership agreement

Ineos has signed an option to use a Hyundai fuel cell system in its debut vehicle, the Grenadier, under a new partnership agreement between...

Kia in charge point agreements with BP Chargemaster and Pod Point

Kia's UK dealer network has partnered with Pod Point and BP Chargemaster to offer its EV and PHEV buyers cheaper prices for a home...

Scania to build a battery assembly plant and electric vehicle laboratory

Truck manufacturer Scania is to build a battery assembly plant and laboratory to support its new range of electric trucks. The company said it will...

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...

Total acquires charging solutions and becomes the operator of a network of 2000 EV...

Total finalised the acquisition from the Viessmann group of Charging Solutions, the subsidiary specialised in Electric Vehicle charging infrastructure of its affiliate Digital Energy...

2030 ban on polluting cars would boost economy says Greenpeace UK

Bringing forward the date from which new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans can no longer be sold in the UK to 2030...

UK Government backs two green Scottish EV projects

The UK Government has announced £508,665 for two projects in Thurso, Scotland – Thurso+ and AcouBat, led by industry partner AMTE Power. This UK Government...

SP Energy Networks seeks participants for major electric vehicle charging trial

SP Energy Networks is seeking participants to take part in a major trial of an innovative electric vehicle (EV) charging solution across Cheshire, Merseyside,...

£49 million uplift drives automotive industry towards green future

Retro electric motorcycles and high-power batteries to help electric vehicles travel longer distances are just 2 of the concepts receiving a share of £49...