EV sales soar by 73% during UK car sales turmoil in June

Over this period, petrol engines have seen a 40% decline, while diesel car sales have dropped by almost 60%

Majority of UK public want EVs to rule the streets by 2025

The research suggests 38% of people would be willing to support a 1% increase in tax to fund EV infrastructure and 32% would support up to a 5% increase

Jaguar Land Rover launches ‘world’s first’ wireless charged taxis in Oslo

The vehicle manufacturer will help develop wireless, high-powered charging infrastructure in the Norwegian capital

Government pumps £140m into zero-emissions tech projects

A new zero-emissions water taxi project will benefit from the funding announced by BEIS

Portsmouth Port embarks on 330K battery project

The 20-foot container-sized battery will be powerful enough to charge four EVs simultaneously at UK’s second biggest port

Smart EV charging ‘could have helped save £133m in power grid costs during pandemic lockdown’

That’s the suggestion from the Flexibility First Forum, which includes organisations from across the cleantech industry such as Kaluza, Octopus Energy, Centrica, E.ON, Moixa and the Solar Trade Association

Swedish city of Jönköping moves to electrify its public transport system

Volvo Buses has been contracted by the bus company Vy Buss to deliver 49 high-capacity electric buses by summer next year

OVO commits to all-electric fleet by 2030

The firm has also pledged to install charging infrastructure at its sites to support EV uptake by its employees

Manchester makes £9.7m ‘electric’ commitment to eco-friendly bin lorries

The switch to electric e-RCVs is expected to save around 900 tonnes of CO2 emissions every year

Drivers paid to charge their EVs over bank holiday weekend

During the bank holiday weekend drivers saved up to £100 in petrol