“Fewer than one in 20 council-run vehicles are electric”

Almost half of England’s local authorities have not yet set a date by which they expect their vehicles to be electric, according to a report

UKPN launches group to drive EV uptake

This group will try to help businesses wanting to decarbonise but unsure of how to start

Scientists reveal lithium-ion batteries that can survive in extreme weather

Batteries could futureproof EVs against freezing cold and scorching heat

Toyota EVs recalled after loose wheel concerns

Around 2,700 have been taken back after bolts were found to be loose in the wheels

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

‘EVs more desirable than ever’

A new survey has found that taking up an electric car is more popular than ever, as diesel prices continue to rocket

Renting your driveway to EV owners could bank you £3k

A new report claims sharing a driveway could be the answer to the UK’s problems around EV charging

Government funds ‘Buckinghamshire’s first’ electric refuse collection vehicle

The project aims to create a blueprint for future conversions in the local authority’s vehicle fleet

GM test EVs as back-up power source

Its pilot investigates whether EVs could be used to power the needs of homes in California

‘Pay per mile’ scheme considered to drive down London’s emissions

A report suggests that a new road user charging system is needed in London by the end of the decade at the latest