West Midlands charges into the future with a new Gigafactory

The 530,000 square-metre facility is predicted to attract an £2.5bn investment and create up to 6,000 jobs

Petrol stations urged to cut prices

RAC tells retailers to play fair with drivers

Is the UK planning to build a rare earth magnets factory?

A new study will soon set out how to restart the British production of the magnets used in EVs and wind turbines

New partnership to scale clean hydrogen and carbon black tech in South Korea

Monolith has developed a process technology that uses 100% renewable energy to convert natural gas into clean hydrogen and a solid carbon material called carbon black, used in the automotive and industrial sectors

In what climate does an electric vehicle thrive?

Do EVs like hot summers or cold winters – in what cities do they have the longest range?

Green automotive tech gets £91m boost

Four projects that advance EV and hydrogen-fuelled technology have received the funding to drive down emissions by up to 32m tonnes

Biden signs executive order to replace entire government fleet with EVs

The new electrification plan could affect over 645,000 vehicles

EU proposes stricter regulations for sustainable development of batteries

Batteries used in industry, automotive and electric vehicles must have restricted use of hazardous substances, minimum content of recycled materials and a low carbon footprint

‘Only 18% of transport firms have plans to keep global warming to 2°C or below by 2050’

A new Transition Pathway Initiative study highlights the aviation sector is performing ‘particularly badly’ in terms of setting goals

Battery storage
Up to £10m up for grabs for innovative battery tech research

Innovate UK is providing the funding for feasibility studies and research and development into promising new battery technologies