Tag: batteries

Bramble Energy opens cutting-edge fuel cell innovation hub in the UK

Bramble Energy reveals new HQ with hydrogen innovation hub, fueled by rapid growth since 2016Success rooted in PCB-X™ Platform, used for adaptable fuel cell solutionsThe hydrogen innovation could prove essential for clean heavy mobility...

Webfleet achieve GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the longest distance driven in an electric van

Webfleet's world record-breaking attempt saw the electric van drive 311.18 miles on one charge.Completed in a FIAT E-Scudo, driven by Kevin Booker, Sam Clarke, and Fergal McGrath, used Bridgestone Duravis tires.The record demonstrates electric...

First lithium refinery in UK set to be built, signalling commitment to emobility

Green Lithium has announced that planning permission has been approved to build a large lithium refinery in the north of England.The factory is set to be fully operational by 2027.The news comes just after...

What does Tata battery investment mean for EV UK?

Tata confirms new battery gigafactory will be based in the UK giving the EV sector a big boostLargest ever automotive investment in the UK supports EV sectorWhat does this news mean for the future...

Tesla Moves into the UK Energy Market

Tesla plans to disrupt the UK energy market with a new household supplier.They aim to sell electricity, establish virtual power plants, and support the transition to 100% renewable energy.Tesla may assist customers with storing...

InstaVolt’s All-New EV Charging Super Hub in the UK

InstaVolt plans to build the largest EV charging Super Hub in the UK, supporting the country's electric vehicle shift.The Super Hub will have dedicated bays for various vehicles, solar arrays, energy storage, and convenient...

Allye’s Recycled EV Battery Solution could make Diesel Generators Redundant

Elbow Beach Capital invests £900k in Allye, revolutionizing grid edge energy storage with recycled EV batteries.Allye's Max system bridges the gap between stationary and mobile power, reducing CO2 emissions and replacing diesel generators.Allye aims...

Solid State Battery breakthrough from Toyota could be great news for future small electric cars

Toyota plans to cut the cost, size, and weight of EV batteries in half by adopting solid-state battery technology as opposed to the widely used lithium-ion solutions used in EVsIt plans to bring this...

NACS: What is it, and what does it mean for North American EV drivers?

NACS (North American Charging Standard) is emerging as the preferred charging standard for EVs in North America, replacing CCS1.Mercedes-Benz joins manufacturers like Ford, General Motors, Rivian, Volvo and Polestar in the connector transition.Some manufacturers...

Amazon is Expanding its Fleet in Europe with Rivian’s Electric Delivery Vans

Amazon introduces Rivian's electric delivery vans in Europe.Initial shipment of 300 vans to Munich, Berlin, and Dusseldorf.Rivian’s custom electric delivery vans are specially designed for European roads.Rivian have delivered 300 custom electric delivery vans,...

IVECO eDaily Secures Guinness World Record for Heaviest Weight Towed by an Electric Van

IVECO eDaily electric van tows 158.58 tonnes to claim Guinness World Record title.Surpasses records set by all-wheel drive electric cars thanks to its powerful drivetrain.Achieved with a specially engineered IVECO X-Way Strator truck and...

UK EV Charging Utilisation Report Shows a Surge of Demand for Ultra-Rapid Chargepoints

Green Finance Institute and Zapmap release groundbreaking report on UK EV charging utilisation.Time-based and energy-based measures of utilisation introduced.Ultra-rapid chargers show increased demand, but lower energy-based utilisation compared to rapid chargers.The report shows a...
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Aston Martin Accelerates Electric Vehicle Strategy

Aston Martin partners with Lucid Group to propel its electric vehicle (EV) strategy.Lucid will provide cutting-edge EV technologies for Aston Martin's new BEV platform.The iconic brand aims to offer electrified powertrain options for all...

In Memory of John B. Goodenough: Co-Inventor of the Lithium-Ion Battery

We are sad to share the news of the passing of John B. GoodenoughJohn B. Goodenough, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2019, is credited with the essential research and development of...

US Government provides $9.2 billion loan to Ford for battery factory construction

Ford Motor Co. secures $9.2 billion government loan for EV battery factories.Loan supports President Biden's green technology plan and US industrial strategy to compete with China in EV and battery production.Ford aims to produce...

Meet the Cyberster, MG’s new all-electric sports car

MG Cyberster debuts at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2023.Expected to achieve 270 miles range and 0-60 in under 3 seconds.MG aims to demonstrate EV transformation with Cyberster's introduction.MG’s Cyberster will make waves at the...

Unleashing the power of shared EVs with Battery Intelligence

WAE Technologies introduces Elysia: A Battery Intelligence software for shared EV fleets.Shared EVs dramatically reduce emissions, but face battery degradation challenges.Elysia optimizes battery performance and fleet management.Meet Elysia, WAE Technologies’ solution to the challenge...

How Rightcharge and Green Flag will simplify EV charging in the UK

Rightcharge and Green Flag partner to simplify charge point installation and promote EV adoption in the UK.Green Flag users can access Rightcharge through their app, making it easy to find suitable charge points.Together, they...

Third US EV manufacturer strikes deal to join Tesla’s Supercharger Network

Rivian joins Tesla's Supercharger Network, following Ford and General Motors.Collaboration aims to accelerate EV adoption in North America.Rivian adopts North American Charging Standard for seamless compatibility.Rivian becomes the third manufacturer in recent weeks to...

Hyundai Motor goes all-in on EV with an $85.3 billion investment

Hyundai Motor plans a staggering investment of approximately 109.4 trillion won ($85.3 billion) by 2032.Approximately 35.8 trillion won ($27.8 billion) will be allocated specifically to EVs.Hyundai Motor aims to develop advanced lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) batteries....

From iPhones to emobility: Foxconn take on the EV market

Foxconn make bold plans to enter the EV marketTaiwan's position in the middle of US-China tensions puts Foxconn in a challenging spot.Foxconn aims to capture 5% of the global EV market, emphasizing regionalized production...

NIO unveil their first EV tourer 

NIO introduces the ET5 Touring, a fully-electric smart premium tourer for the European market.Versatile design with ample storage space and folding rear seats for various activities.Impressive performance, including dual-motor all-wheel drive and advanced technology...

Electric vehicles steal the show at the Auto Trader New Car Awards 2023

EVs dominate Auto Trader New Car Awards 2023Kia EV6 wins New Car of the Year, Tesla Model 3 wins Best Car for Long Distances, and Tesla Model Y wins Best Car for FamiliesEV victories...

Is a lack of battery confidence halting EV adoption?

In conversation on BBC Radio4's Woman's Hour last month, I listened to a caller scoff at my advocacy of electric cars, with the argument that "It's untested technology" and "For early adopters".The rough cut...
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