Tag: sustainability

Ohme joins forces with Travis Perkins: Providing smart charging for the UK’s largest builders’ merchants 

Ohme collaborates with Travis Perkins for smart charging at the UK's largest builders' merchants.Travis Perkins to introduce Ohme chargers, providing industry professionals access to cutting-edge charging technology.Ohme's chargers integrated into Travis Perkins' WholeHouse platform,...

Volta Trucks signs critical agreement with Steyr Automotive to restart production 

Steyr Automotive's crucial agreement signals the restart of Volta Trucks productionThe collaboration is yet to confirm a start date for productionThe deal marks a vote of confidence as the scale-up comes back from administration...

Apple scraps decade-long electric vehicle development process

Apple reportedly cancels decade-long EV project, shifts staff to AI division after internal meeting.Decision follows speculation and significant EV investment, aligning with subdued market demand.Strategic shift to generative AI reflects tech landscape changes amid...

Aston Martin delays the launch of its first electric car until 2026

Aston Martin delays first electric car to 2026, citing slow consumer adoption and financial challenges.Falling short of 2023 delivery targets, production difficulties for DB12 contribute to the decision.To bridge the transition, Aston Martin plans...

Oomph Introduces POWERSTREAM: The innovative mobile rapid EV charger

Oomph's POWERSTREAM transforms EV charging with integrated efficiency and swift recharge capabilities.Plug-and-play deployment addresses industry challenges for flexible, user-friendly operation.Oomph aims for innovation, committing to quality with a UK-based manufacturing route for POWERSTREAM.Oomph’s POWERSTREAM...

Tata’s £4 billion gigafactory positions Somerset at the forefront of the UK’s EV revolution

Tata's £4 billion Agratas battery gigafactory in Bridgwater makes Somerset a key player in EV battery production.Gigafactory to create 4,000 jobs, boost green energy, and spur regional economic growth.Somerset Council plans strategic 5-year investments,...

Octopus Energy and AeroVolt partner up to propel electric plane charging

Octopus Energy and AeroVolt collaborate for seamless electric plane charging.Pilots use Octopus Electroverse card at AeroVolt's airside chargers.The partnership aligns with Octopus Energy's commitment to advancing all forms of emobility.Octopus Energy and AeroVolt work...

Lead the Charge 2024 Leaderboard reveals the automotive industry’s decarbonisation progress and shortcomings

Lead the Charge 2024 Leaderboard Report evaluates 18 global automakers on sustainability and human rights.US automakers, led by Tesla, show significant progress, outpacing European counterparts.Ford secures top spot with a 42% score, highlighting the...

Volkswagen Group UK and Ecobat extend EV battery recycling partnership

VWG UK expands Ecobat partnership for EV battery recycling, promoting circular energy economy.Ecobat collects high-voltage batteries in the UK, recycling at a new lithium-ion facility.Collaboration supports VWG UK's electrification goals, aligns with global sustainability,...

Tesla makes fully sustainable EV charging a reality with ‘Charge on Solar’ technology

Tesla launches 'Charge on Solar' in the UK, enabling zero-cost vehicle charging using surplus solar energy.Available through Tesla App update (version 4.30.5) in Europe, promoting clean energy practices.Easy setup, including features like Scheduled Charging...

Polestar 3 production commences on dual fronts: China and the USA

Polestar 3 production starts in Chengdu, China, and sets sights on the USA.CEO Thomas Ingenlath emphasises the transformative milestone for Polestar's three-car lineup.Production in South Carolina, USA, marks a significant move, aligning with Polestar's...

Rightcharge streamlines home charging solutions for fleet drivers

Rightcharge streamlines fleet home charging payments for savings and ease of use.Fleet admins make a single monthly payment (£9.99 per driver) for home charging.Future plans include a public charge card, fraud protection, and incentives...
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Eurelectric and EY’s EVision 2024: Navigating the challenges of European EV adoption

EVision 2024: Unveiling insights in Brussels on March 6-7 to boost EV adoption in Europe.Streamlining operations, grid modernisation, and improving the EV user experience.EVision 2024 explores geopolitics, trade disputes, and market trends in electric...

Renault is taking the EV sector by storm as the Scenic E-Tech Electric secures The Car of the Year 2024 award

Scenic E-Tech Electric wins Car of the Year 2024 at Geneva, marking Renault's seventh prestigious award.Compact Scenic E-Tech, designed for urban living, weighs 1,890 kg, with a WLTP range of 625 km.Renault's electric push...

GeoPura fuels the Ministry of Defence EV transition with hydrogen tech

MoD trials hydrogen charging for EVs at RAF Leeming, Merville Barracks, and HMNB Devonport, shifting to zero-emissions by 2027.Hydrogen-fueled charging facilities target MoD's non-tactical vehicles, dubbed the "white fleet."Collaboration with GeoPura ensures reliable, off-grid...

Introducing the all-new Renault 5 E-Tech Electric: The future of the brand’s iconic compact car

Renault 5 E-Tech Electric debuts in the UK, blending heritage with modern EV innovation.Compact design, two batteries, advanced charging—Renault's sustainable, safe, and tech-driven EV.Q1 2025 launch, a unique virtual companion—the Renault 5 E-Tech Electric...

GeoPura powers the UK’s first hydrogen EV charging station at Cairn Lodge Services

Cairn Lodge Services unveils the UK's first hydrogen EV charging station with GeoPura and SWARCO, pioneering sustainability in charging.Green hydrogen-powered unit ensures reliable EV charging, addressing energy grid challenges.Six rapid Westmorland EV chargers, fueled...

The Vauxhall Corsa YES Edition: A major step towards accessible electric driving 

The new Vauxhall Corsa YES Edition is bringing the "Yes, of Corsa" campaign to life.Priced at £26,895, the special edition lowers the entry point to electric driving by £5,550.Features include a distinctive design, eco-friendly...

Renault introduces the Scenic E-Tech 170hp Comfort Range

Renault unveils Scenic E-Tech 170hp Comfort Range, featuring a potent 60kWh battery.Starting price reduced by £3,500, making the family SUV accessible at £37,495 OTR.Exclusive techno trim, WLTP range up to 260 miles, and limited-time...

The BYD Qin Plus Honor Edition: The $15,000 EV that’s making waves in the automotive market

The $15,000 BYD Qin Plus EV, sparking a price war and challenging traditional petrol vehicles and budget EVs.Top-selling global EV maker BYD expands into new segments and markets, diversifying from low-cost to ultra-luxury models.Qin...

Nissan pushes for total sustainability as Chennai plant hits 100% renewable energy use for a month

Chennai plant hit 100% green energy in Sept 2023, advancing the Nissan carbon-neutral goal.RNAIPL aims for water positivity by 2030, using recycling and innovative water management.RNAIPL in Chennai contributes to Nissan's global sustainability despite...

Kempower joins Extreme E as the Official Charging Partner

Kempower joins Extreme E as Official Charging Partner, a pivotal move for the racing series.Founded in 2017, Kempower specialises in EV chargers and global DC fast-charging reliability.The collaboration emphasises cutting-edge technology, sustainability, and a...

VinFast Auto is set to break ground on its $500 million EV facility in Tamil Nadu, India

VinFast Auto to build EV facility in Tamil Nadu, forming strategic partnership with the state government.$500 million investment in 5 years, signalling VinFast's entry into India's growing EV market.Project creates jobs, positions Tamil Nadu...

ABB E-mobility collaborates to bring smart charging for smart electric cars

ABB E-mobility and smart collaborate for custom home installation in the European EV market.Smart-branded charging stations, powered by ABB E-mobility's SDK, bring advanced features.Streamlined installation enhances user experience, meeting the rising demand for sustainable...
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