EU investigates €108m Hungarian state aid for Samsung battery plant

Samsung SDI is investing €1.2bn to expand the production capacity of lithium-ion cells and battery packs for electric vehicles in its existing plant located in Göd

Yorkshire Water trials EVs at treatment site in Leeds

The water company is exploring cleaning up its fleet as part of its commitment to be carbon-neutral by 2030

Iberdrola and Mercedes-Benz sign deal to accelerate EV adoption in Spain

The collaboration aims to lower entry barriers and promote zero emission transport solutions across the country

US petrol station switches to 100% EV charging

RS Automotives in Maryland claims to be the country’s first petrol station to quit fossil fuels entirely

Number of EVs on UK roads soars to nearly 200k

A new report from Compare The Market shows this figure totalled just more than 6,000 only eight years ago

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Majority of people eyeing up a second car are considering the electric option

New research shows around 64% of people considering buying a second car in the UK are thinking about making it an EV

Majority of young Brits ‘would consider electric car if price is right’

Some of the concerns cited were the range of EVs, finding somewhere to charge and the time it would take to recharge

Government doubles funding for residential EV chargers

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said an additional £2.5 million will help pay for the installation of more than 1,000 new charging points on streets around the country

Economics of petrol and diesel vehicles in ‘relentless and irreversible decline’

That’s the damning verdict from French bank BNP Paribas, which says in terms of transport, the economics of renewables are now impossible for oil to compete with

Bristol Airport flies high with charging points for EV drivers

The installation of a 10-bay charging zone is the first in a programme of upgrades across various locations as part of the airport’s pledge to become carbon neutral by 2025