Amazon, IKEA, DHL and Siemens among major firms to join new EV alliance

Led by US-based sustainability organisation Ceres, the Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance will work to expand the EV market and help encourage global adoption of cleaner transport solutions

Government doubles funding for on-street EV charge points

It is also looking at how to make information about all public charging points, including locations and power ratings, openly available in a standard format

Government ‘should scrap VAT on EVs to accelerate adoption’

That’s the suggestion from Jack Cousens, Head of Roads Policy at The AA, who spoke to ELN at the launch of the Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce Report earlier this week

Hyundai and Kia plug in €100m into UK electric van maker

They have signed a contract for investment in Arrival and for the joint development of electric vehicles

Brexit ‘can prove a catalyst for decarbonisation and driving EV adoption’

That’s the suggestion from George Freeman MP, Minister of State at the Department for Transport, who spoke at the release of a new report published by the Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce

Consumers ‘must be in the driving seat for the EV revolution’

The Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce has published a new report outlining the steps it says must be taken by government and industry in order to get EVs onto the UK’s roads

World’s ‘smallest EV charger’ hits the market

The EO Mini Smart Home charger is smaller than an A5 piece of paper

Volkswagen boosts EV production target to 1.5m by 2025

It is set to launch eight new electric or hybrid car models across all of its brands this year, including its new flagship ID.3 EV

EU bank backs EV charging network expansion with €25m loan

Be Charge, a subsidiary of Be Power Group, has set a goal of installing a total of 30,000 charging points across Italy

More than a third of UK motorists to buy hybrid or EV as their next car

New research from Siemens suggests the nation’s public have an increasing awareness of their carbon footprint and deepening concerns regarding poor air quality