Shell acquires ‘UK’s largest’ public EV charging network

The oil giant has bought the EV charging infrastructure provider ubitricity, which currently operates more than 2,700 charge point across the UK

Israeli lithium-ion battery offers EV full charge in five minutes

The battery enables full charge in five minutes providing up to 300Km of driving range

Natural History Museum part of consortium to make lithium in the UK

Two projects in Cornwall and Scotland are claimed to be at the forefront of the UK’s battery industry

US startup unveils solar-powered EV that ‘needs no charging’ for most daily use

The vehicle integrates a solar system, which offers it a range of 45 miles per day

Demand for BEVs soared by 122% in November

BEVs recorded their third-highest ever monthly share of registrations at 9.1%, according to a new report

Switching to EVs ‘could save Brits £57k on lifetime fuel costs’

The average lifetime cost of charging an EV is £6,000, according to new research by the energy company EDF

INEOS inks agreement with Hyundai for hydrogen production

Both companies seek to develop a ‘hydrogen value chain’ in Europe

Tesla’s solar and storage installations hit new high in third quarter of 2020

A total of 57MW of solar capacity was installed in the third quarter up from 27MW during the second quarter of 2020

Chile unveils electric truck for ‘world’s biggest’ underground copper mine

The vehicle will be tested inside and outside the mine in the Chilean Andes at an altitude of more than 2,000 metres

BMW to supply retired EV batteries to build mobile charging stations

Old BMW and MINI EV batteries will have a second life being used in systems with a capacity of up to 180kWh