Global EV sales expected to grow in 2020, despite the pandemic’s impacts on the auto industry

The IEA estimates global EV sales could reach 2.3m in 2020, with a record total of 10m being in use on the roads by the end of the year

Is Covid-19 rapidly spreading through petrol pumps?

The Irish Petroleum Industry Association told ELN: “The level of risk is no greater than that of touching any other hard object”

New EV allows teens to drive for €20 per month

Citroën has launched a new EV which charges in two hours, doesn’t require a licence and is accessible with the driver’s smartphone

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

Ford’s electric Mustang SUV emerges from the stable

The battery-powered SUV is expected to boast 370 miles of range and accelerate from 0-60mph in less than five seconds

Five million EVs are already on the world’s roads

A new report highlights this is up from around two million globally in 2018

BorgWarner EV skids onto the scene

The firm will use the vehicle to test many of the components it is developing for the cars of the future in a real-world environment

Brussels bans petrol and diesel cars from 2035

The Brussels Capital Region has announced the move in order to avoid air pollution, tackle climate change and ultimately go net zero by 2050

Rat race! Driving EVs chills out rodents

Researchers at the University of Richmond in Virginia, US, have proved lab rats are able to drive around in tiny electric cars in order to pick up food

More than eight million UK drivers to get greener cars in next five years

CompareTheMarket suggests increasing numbers of people are planning on swapping fossil fuel-based cars for more environmentally-friendly alternatives