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

West Yorkshire switches on first EV charger of £3.2m network

A total of 88 new rapid chargers will be installed and will be free to use until the end of October 2021

Toyota and China’s BYD to drive EVs and battery production

They aim to launch the products in the Chinese market under the Toyota brand in the first half of the 2020s

Igloo Energy partners up to give customers free EV charging

Working with ev.energy, the challenger supplier is offering all new customers to its single tariff a total of 1,200 free miles

Electric vehicle models in Europe to triple by 2021

Car manufacturers in the EU are expected to offer 214 electric models over the next three years

New trial offers financial incentives for smart EV charging

Up to 1,000 members of the public who own EVs and charge it at their homes will take part in the pilot project

VW and Ford expand collaboration to develop EV tech

The firms have committed to sharing low carbon car technologies and have now both invested in autonomous vehicle firm Argo AI

All new rapid EV charging points must offer card payments by 2020

The government also expects industry to develop a roaming solution that allows drivers to use any public charge point through a single payment method

Engenie ‘to double number of rapid EV charging points across UK’

The firm has received £35 million of new investment from a fund managed by Cube Infrastructure Managers