EVs put the brakes on UK car manufacturers’ ‘long Covid’

Battery electric vehicle production increased by 6.5% during the first six months to record levels, according to a report

From 2035, petrol and diesel cars ‘will no longer be sold in Europe’

The European Parliament voted in favour of the proposal to reach zero-emission road mobility by 2035

Nearly six million UK homes ‘could be hit by power cuts due to energy shortage’

Experts have warned that energy-intensive industries will be the first to feel the pinch

EV production soared in worst January for car manufacturing since 2009

Electrified vehicles made up 27.4% of the total car production output, latest figures show

Government boosts Blyth gigafactory with £100m

The gigaplant is forecast to produce batteries for around 300,000 EVs a year

Government cuts plug in car grant by 40% – industry responds

The plug in grant has been cut to £1,500 down from £2,500

Mitsubishi and OVO’s platform to boost EV smart charging in Japan

The companies aim to launch products and services that enable energy utilities and car makers to reward customers for switching to EVs

Tesla’s Elon Musk sells 10% of his share after Twitter poll

Tesla Chief Executive sold around £3.7 billion of shares in the electric car manufacturer

Net zero ‘requires nearly 2.3m new EV charge points by 2030’

The SMMT calls for a bigger budget and a 60GWh of gigafactory capacity by the end of the decade

UK’s lithium future charged with £1.6m

The company behind the UK’s first large-scale commercial lithium refinery, has secured funding more than five times the initial target amount