Tag: ev-strategy

Ford to introduce a $30k EV by 2027

Ford CEO Jim Farley has announced that Ford will release an electric vehicle around the $30,000 mark in two and a half years time.This new model would be the cheapest electric car from the...

Advanced Propulsion Centre UK forms new academic-automotive alliance

The UK’s Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), who aim to accelerate the country’s development of a net-zero automotive industry, have launched a new ‘Academic Advisory Group’.The new group, consisting of those from the academia world,...

EV battery from Nyobolt can charge from 0-80% in under five minutes

UK battery manufacturer Nyobolt, who are hoping to bring even higher-power, ultra rapid-charge capable EV batteries to the market, have successfully charged a prototype battery from 0-80% in just four minutes and 37 seconds.Under...

Deliveries begin for the Polestar 3 across two continents

Polestar has started delivering its new electric SUV, the Polestar 3, across two continents this summer.Over-subscription of initial test drives indicates high customer interest; test drives start in Europe this weekend.Initial Polestar 3 deliveries...

Zeti secures £5 million funding from HYCAP Group to extend its emobility finance solutions

Zeti secures £5 million from HYCAP Group to expand its clean transport fintech solutions.Funding will enhance Zeti Hub’s TaaS model, featuring pay-as-you-use options and real-time sustainability reporting.This partnership aims to meet rising demand for...

Hyundai INSTER revealed: The compact EV to rival the Citroen e-C3

Hyundai revealed its new electric car, the INSTER, at the Busan International Mobility Show, this week.The INSTER will be the cheapest EV we’ve seen from Hyundai so far, undercutting the current cheapest offering, the...

Accelerating EV sales and developing the early mainstream with the EV SUMMIT 2024

EV SUMMIT 2024 focuses on driving EV sales into the early mainstream through overcoming adoption barriers.Despite global EV growth, challenges like infrastructure reliability and pricing concerns persist.Industry leaders advocate for enhanced incentives and collaborative...

Gregory Group accelerates its UK fleet transition with six new Volvo FE Electric trucks

Gregory Group adds six Volvo FE Electric trucks to its fleet, targeting urban deliveries and net zero by 2038.Part of a larger order, including 50 FH with I-Save units, trucks recharge overnight at six...

The Future of Charge Point Operators: Navigating Challenges and Regulatory Changes

The Public Charge Point Regulations 2023 introduce stringent requirements to enhance the user experience, including 99% uptime across the network.Despite significant progress in the installation of public EV charge points, 70% of EV drivers...

Mer installs 25 eco-friendly EV charge points at the TecAlliance Weikersheim site in Germany

TecAlliance and Mer Germany have installed 25 new PV-powered charging points at Weikersheim, aiming for CO2 neutrality by 2030.The PV system, coupled with recycled battery storage, generates 202 kWh of solar energy and reduces...

VW to invest $5bn in Rivian, in new joint venture

In an announcement which sent Rivian shares skyrocketing, Rivian and Volkswagen have announced a joint venture which will allow both manufacturers to share software and EV architecture.These joint venture vehicles, from both brands, will...

ANC kick-starts Project Spark with 112 electric trucks to electrify Australia’s last-mile deliveries 

Australia's ANC is launching 112 battery-electric trucks for last-mile deliveries, funded by a $12.8 million grant from ARENA.Project Spark aims to lower costs and barriers for owner-drivers switching to electric trucks, promoting zero-emission logistics.The...
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Plugable launches pilot EV charger sharing programme to maximise home charging in the UK

Plugable launches EV charger sharing in Northwest UK, following a successful trial in Ireland.The aim is to democratise access to affordable EV charging via local hosts' homes and businesses.Residents in select cities can join...

Wrightbus launches NewPower to convert 500 diesel buses to electric annually in the UK

Wrightbus's NewPower initiative aims to replace diesel engines with zero-emission electric powertrains, decarbonising bus fleets cost-effectively.The conversion process takes three weeks, handles six buses at a time, and allows up to 500 annual conversions.Wrightbus...

Long-range electric trucks are finally coming to New Zealand thanks to an Etrucks and Windrose Technology partnership

Etrucks partners with Windrose Technology to introduce long-range electric trucks to New Zealand, starting with 20 units.Windrose E1400 has a 729kWh battery, offering a 670km range and fast charging, adding 400km in 35 minutes.Windrose...

California introduces new EV incentives of up to $14,000 for low-income households

California's DCAP offers up to $14,000 in incentives for low-income households to purchase electric vehicles (EVs).Eligible residents can get up to $12,000 for vehicle purchase and $2,000 for charging infrastructure.Applicants must be California residents...

EV Leaders: Adeel Irshad, Chief Operating Officer, EV Technology

Adeel Irshad is the Chief Operating Officer at EV Technology, headquartered in Muscat, Oman. He orchestrates the strategic expansion of EV and charging infrastructure projects across the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and MENA (Middle...

Evri aims for ebike dominance in the UK with a £19 million investment in ‘pedal power’

Evri is expanding its fleet of e-cargo bikes and EVs, investing £19 million to enhance eco-friendly deliveries.CEO Martijn De Lange aims for Evri to become the largest ecargo bike operator, achieving net-zero by 2035.Evri's...

Sportier Alfa Romeo Junior ‘VELOCE’ joins Alfa’s EV lineup with 284bhp

With Stellantis brand Alfa Romeo’s first electric vehicle, the Junior, currently hitting the market, Alfa Romeo has confirmed the performance details of the hottest specification of this new model: The Junior VELOCE.The performance oriented...

JLR brings back the Freelander name as a separate EV brand

JLR previously canned the Freelander name after the discontinuing of the previous Freelander SUV, back in 2015.Now CJLR, the joint venture between JLR and Chery, which has been ongoing for 12 years, has announced...

EDF UK’s new home charging tariff is the cheapest to support all EVs

EDF UK's new EV energy tariff, named the ‘EVolve’ tariff, will be open to all EV models and EV chargers, which it says will save the average electric car driver £200 a year.The zero...

First electric Ferrari gets closer, with new ‘e-building’ factory launch

Ferrari opened a new factory in Maranello this week, producing both current ICE models and the manufacturer’s upcoming first electric car - granting it the name, the ‘e-building’.Once Ferrari shuts down its Maranello-based trigeneration...

Tesla remains one of the most discussed EV brands, on social media

Research from data analysis firm GlobalData shows that Tesla was the most mentioned EV manufacturer on Reddit for the first half of 2024, with more popularity than brands such as Ford, Toyota, and BYD.Much...

Electric vehicles in the Conservative Manifesto: What is the current UK government promising ahead of the general election?

As the general election closes in and debates roll on, we’re taking a look at the Conservative Manifesto to analyse its pledges, support, and plans, to decarbonise the UK’s transportThe UK is heading for...
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