Tag: sustainability

Sainsbury’s Smart Charge celebrates its 50th ultra-rapid charging hub in the UK

Sainsbury's Smart Charge launched its 50th ultra-rapid EV charging hub in Enfield, bringing the total to over 400 bays across the UK.The Smart Charge service now offers Nectar points for EV charging, making it...

InstaVolt begins construction on the UK’s largest rapid-only EV charging Super Hub

InstaVolt begins construction on UK's largest rapid-only EV charging Super Hub near Winchester.Completion set for Spring 2025 with 44 charging bays, including drive-through slots for larger vehicles.Features sustainable innovations like solar arrays, battery energy...

MAN delivers 100 electric trucks to Jack Perrenot as its EV fleet sales boom

MAN delivers 100 electric trucks to Jack Perrenot, France's premier supermarket freight carrier.Nearly 2,000 orders received since October launch, exceeding expectations, signaling strong demand for MAN's eTruck lineup.Expansion of eTruck portfolio, significant tenders in...

The EU imposes tariffs of up to 38.1% on Chinese electric vehicle imports

EU imposes tariffs up to 38.1% on Chinese EV imports by July, varying for different manufacturers.The aim is to address concerns over Chinese EV sales surge, dumping practices, and overcapacity.Anticipated repercussions include potential retaliation...

Allstar and Be.EV partner to offer a 20% discount on EV charging

From June 12 to July 12, Allstar are awarding drivers a 20% discount on charging at Be.EV charge points, aligning with Be.EV’s new reduced pricing.Be.EV adds over 500 new EV charge points to the...

Brompton and Hydro advance ebike sustainability with the world’s first 100% recycled aluminium bicycle rim

Brompton and Hydro unveiled the first bicycle wheel rims made from 100% recycled aluminium using Hydro CIRCAL 100R.These rims offer near-zero CO2 emissions and meet high safety, durability, and corrosion resistance standards.This innovation underscores...

Vauxhall research uncovers serious lack of accessible charging infrastructure on UK streets

Vauxhall's investigation reveals a mere 2.3% of UK's on-street EV infrastructure is appropriate for accessible charging.In London, none of the 11,747 chargers are tailored for disabled users.Vauxhall's Electric Streets of Britain initiative aims to...

FOR EV gains massive £10 million funding boom from the Scottish National Investment Bank

Scottish National Investment Bank invests £10 million in FOR EV, advancing UK's electric vehicle infrastructure mission.FOR EV and South of Scotland Enterprise establish a rapid charging hub at Loch Ryan ferry port.Funding supports plans...

Hypervolt and OVO Energy are slashing home charging prices in a new partnership

OVO Energy partners with Hypervolt to offer Charge Anytime, reducing home EV charging costs to 7p/kWh.Charge Anytime, powered by Kaluza, optimizes low-cost charging, saving customers over £7.5 million and 400 tonnes of emissions.The partnership...

Scania launches Erinion to propel electric truck charging across six countries

Scania's new company, Erinion, will install 40,000 charging points, boosting emobility and supporting electric truck adoption.Erinion provides cost-effective, predictable energy solutions, enhancing battery life and efficiency with off-peak electricity rates.Erinion's rollout starts in six...

Ariel returns to the bicycle world with its lightweight Dash electric bike

The Ariel Dash features a lightweight frame of 3D printed titanium, titanium tube, and carbon fibre.Available in the Urban and Adventure variants, for inner-city riding, and versatile terrains.The Adventure model offers up to 50...

GKN Automotive reports major 2023 sustainability gains

GKN Automotive reduced CO2e emissions by 10.5% in 2023 and increased renewable electricity use to 10%.74% of new business came from EV platforms, and 87% of R&D spending focused on decarbonisation products.The company aims...
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InstaVolt expands its leadership team with Jo Kerr as new Group Marketing Director

InstaVolt appoints Jo Kerr as Group Marketing Director, celebrating top rank in ORESA Growth Index 2024.Kerr aims to position InstaVolt as the premier EV charging brand, leveraging her successful track record at Cinch and...

IEA tool helps compare lifecycle emissions of EVs against ICE

A new online tool released by the International Energy Agency (IEA) allows consumers to compare the lifetime greenhouse gas emissions of all passenger cars - from the raw materials stage right up to the...

The UK’s Eden Project adopts new fleet of Volvo EVs, as partnership continues

Volvo, who are the official electric car partner for The Eden Project, and the presenting partner of Eden Sessions, have supplied a new fleet of EVs to the UK’s leading ecological attraction.Comprising nine new...

Celebrate emobility at the EV SUMMIT’s evening reception, hosted by AFRY

EV SUMMIT 2024 is at Oxford's Saïd Business School, July 15-16, with AFRY hosting an evening reception on July 15.Auto Trader UK returns as Headline Partner, focusing on EV adoption, sales, and infrastructure.The EV...

Integrals Power’s battery breakthrough brings down charging times and enhances range and durability

Integrals Power's advanced LFP and LFMP cathode materials offer 30% more energy storage and faster discharge rates.Sourcing raw materials from Europe and the US enhances supply chain security and reduces CO2 emissions by 20%.Supported...

Urban Fox launches Europe’s first retractable EV chargers, for accessible on-street charging

Urban Fox launched Europe's first retractable EV chargers, UEone, in Dundee after seven years of development.Eighteen Mk5 UEone chargers, installed across nine locations, retract underground when not in use for accessibility.The Urban Fox App...

ScottishPower has installed 3,000 heat pumps across the UK

ScottishPower installed 3,000 heat pumps across the UK, improving energy efficiency and cutting carbon emissions.Most installations were funded by government schemes, making heat pumps accessible to low-income and vulnerable households.The company doubled its installation...

The Decatrip project establishes the world’s first green maritime corridor

The Decatrip project created a green maritime corridor, modernizing ships and developing retrofit EV charging equipment.Viking Line now offers greener transport, including biofuel options, with Åbo Akademi optimizing battery and EV charging.Funded by Business...

Introducing the all-new DAF XB Electric

Introducing the DAF XB Electric, unveiled at the Road Transport Expo with 19-tonne, 12-tonne, and 16-tonne options.Boasting a powerful 190kW e-motor and a 210kWh battery (with an optional 282kWh upgrade). These trucks deliver up...

Scotland embraces electric racing as Extreme E returns this July

Extreme E returns to Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, for Rounds 3 and 4, July 13-14.Last season's races at Glenmuckloch coal mine site set the stage for sustainability.The event showcases Scotland's clean energy commitment with...

The New Zealand Government continues $2.6 billion investment in emobility and climate initiatives

New Zealand is on track to meet emissions reduction goals for the first Emission Reduction Plan period.The Government will consult on the second Emissions Plan for 2026-2030.The Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is central to...

New Believ pledge cards call on local authorities to accelerate the UK’s EV infrastructure rollout

Believ launches pledge cards to urge councils and parliamentarians to accelerate EV infrastructure rollout.Pledge to install diverse charge points, follow safety standards, agree to non-exclusive contracts, and use all funding sources.The commitment enhances market...
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