In the wake of the historic global economic shutdown in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, governments are unleashing trillions of dollars in a bid to create jobs and spur economic recovery. The scale of this stimulus is unprecedented, in some cases amounting to more than 10% of countries’ gross domestic product. At the same time, an overwhelming number of economists, finance ministers, and business leaders are saying that much of that money needs to help—and certainly not hinder—our ability to cut emissions.
With policymakers now proactively pushing the electric vehicle (EV) agenda, the demand for clean transport amongst consumers is growing.
Bold action to tackle climate change could deliver global economic benefits of more than £20 trillion up to 2030, a report has said.
The U.K. will boost investment in electric-car infrastructure, including a 400-million-pound ($531 million) fund for companies that produce and install charging points, as it seeks to encourage consumers to move away from carbon-polluting vehicles.
Conamix, an Ithaca, New York-based battery-technology startup, raised $2 million from investors including an Exelon Corp.-backed company focused on innovations in energy storage.
The UK Government has announced that it will plough £30 of investment into vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology.
Business secretary Greg Clark has opened a 100,000-unit electric vehicle production facility.
Analysis by data specialists McKinsey Energy Insights (MEI) has forecast that every fifth car sold globally will be electric by 2030.
Two MP’s write to local authorities after only 5 UK councils take advantage of electric vehicle (EV) funding scheme.
UK Business Secretary, Greg Clark, has confirmed the details of the government’s £120million investment in battery technology.
While Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Total Recall imagined a future where we’d climb into a rather goofy looking ‘Johnny Cab’ to be met with a loquacious robotic driver, the future of today thankfully looks a lot more sophisticated in terms of electric vehicles (EVs).
A new national door-to-door survey has revealed that a larger number of Scots would think about buying an electric vehicle (EV) than first thought.
Announced at Climate Week NYC, a collection of global businesses will work to increase the worldwide proliferation of the electric car.
Residents of the city of Oxford will soon be able to charge up electric vehicles (EV’s) in a dramatic move by Oxford City Council and County Council.
Electric car maker Tesla has unveiled its newest model - its lowest-priced vehicle so far.
BATTERY-POWERED electric cars are often promoted as the ideal solution to the challenges of future mobility since they produce no exhaust gases in operation.
WHILE the Scottish Government makes claims about sustainable transport that may not stand close scrutiny, the US is simply getting on with the job, and in a neat twist, it is ExxonMobil that is playing a key role by sponsoring an all-electric car-sharing and rental programme called AltCar at the Maryland Science Centre in Baltimore, Maryland.