Toyota and China’s BYD to drive EVs and battery production

They aim to launch the products in the Chinese market under the Toyota brand in the first half of the 2020s

Jaguar Land Rover explores using recycled plastic on its cars

The car giant is working with German chemical company BASF to develop the ‘premium-grade’ material

Igloo Energy partners up to give customers free EV charging

Working with ev.energy, the challenger supplier is offering all new customers to its single tariff a total of 1,200 free miles

Electric vehicle models in Europe to triple by 2021

Car manufacturers in the EU are expected to offer 214 electric models over the next three years

New trial offers financial incentives for smart EV charging

Up to 1,000 members of the public who own EVs and charge it at their homes will take part in the pilot project

Lotus unveils all-electric British hypercar

The Lotus Evija is expected to have a driving range of around 250 miles and charge up from zero to 80% in around 12 minutes

Sustainability: Is your business worthy of a royal seal of approval?

Businesses must show they have achieved ‘outstanding’ sustainable development for more than two years when entering the Queen’s Awards

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Businesses offered £3m to boost local grid efficiency

Projects should deliver cleaner and cheaper energy services

US utility-scale battery storage capacity to nearly triple by 2023

It could exceed 2,500MW over the next four years if currently planned additions are completed and no operating capacity is retired

Ofgem approves smart heating tech for energy efficiency project

Vestemi claims its innovative technology can reduce heating bills by up to 30%