Government launches approval scheme for EV dealerships

It is expected to increase the confidence of drivers looking to purchase greener cars

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UK’s EV growth ‘is severely lagging behind the rest of Europe’

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association says 2018 sales of EVs were more than twice as high in France and Germany than in the UK

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Drax Group steps into EV market with new service offering

The power plant owner will lease clean cars, provide EV charging infrastructure and software and supply renewable electricity to power the chargers

Porsche and ABB gear up for EV chargers in Japan

The luxury car manufacturer is launching its first fully electric car next year

Ireland plugs €20m into EV charging points

The funding will support more than 50 hubs, with each able to refuel between two to eight vehicles simultaneously

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EVs made up almost 60% of Norway’s new car sales in March

New statistics released by the Norwegian Road Federation show the market share for electric vehicles broke the halfway barrier for the first time ever

Solar-powered car parks with battery storage in new trial

These smart hubs could help increase the ability to charge large amounts of EVs without placing further pressure on the grid

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New tech means 80% of an EV battery can now be recycled

Clean energy company Fortum says it has a solution for what is potentially the biggest sustainability issue associated with EVs

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Amnesty International questions ethics of EV batteries

The charity has suggested the mining and production processes associated with batteries may be ethically and environmentally harmful

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Nikola buys 400 acres of land to build hydrogen truck plant

The low carbon vehicle firm plans to build its hydrogen-electric trucks at the facility in Pinal County, US