Formula E invests in new electric off-road motorsport championship

Extreme X will see electric SUVs compete in some of the most testing off-road conditions in the world

‘Automotive industry must become transparent about its environmental impacts’

Swedish electric vehicle brand Polestar has committed to publishing full details of its climate footprint and urged its competitors to follow suit

US takes off with $33m funding for greener aircraft

Funding will be shared by 17 projects that aim to reduce energy usage and carbon emissions for commercial aircraft propulsion systems

Volvo Buses and the Public Transport Authority of Western Australia partner on electric transport

The new agreement will bring Volvo’s first-ever electric buses to Australia and help drive down emissions from the transport sector

‘The number of EVs on the world’s roads could reach 10 million by 2020’

In a recent study, the IEA notes an increase in EV sales despite the Covid-19 pandemic

UK Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Association and REA announce merger

The trade associations suggest the partnership will provide a ‘communications boost’ to the UK’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure

The chance to save cash ‘is driving EV adoption’

That’s according to a new survey published by charging infrastructure firm NewMotion, which asked 4,492 EV drivers about a variety of issues relating to the adoption of battery-powered cars

Los Angeles Fire Department splashes out on electric firetruck

LAFD currently operates a fleet of 1,300 vehicles and responded to approximately 500,000 emergency calls last year – the use of an electric vehicle is expected to slash associated emissions

Lack of supply proves the biggest barrier to corporate EV adoption

The proportion of EV100 members citing a lack of available vehicles as the main barrier to fleet electrification has shot up from 44% in 2018 to 79% in 2019

Alstom to deliver battery-powered trains to German line in €100m contract

The trains will bridge the 80 kilometres of non-electrified line between the cities of Chemnitz and Leipzig from 2023