Glasgow’s ‘first’ all-electric minibuses hit the road

The fives minibuses, funded by SP Energy Networks, will help Community Transport Glasgow to reduce carbon emissions by 33 tonnes

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

UK rail on track for net zero as train travels 40 miles on battery power alone

The firm says the Class 230 battery train has been fully approved and is ready to replace diesel stock for passenger service on a number of lines

Michael Bloomberg to electrify all US cars by 2035 if he becomes President

The democrat hopeful plans to fight the climate crisis and halve national carbon emissions by 2030 by implementing a wide range of green measures in the transport space

First commercial electric plane test is a flying success

Harbour Air and magniX worked together to create the ePlane, a six-passenger DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver retrofitted with a 560kW ‘magni500’ propulsion system

Rolls-Royce unveils ‘world’s fastest all-electric aircraft’

The firm says it will now begin integrating the electrical propulsion system to enable the zero-emissions plane to reach a target speed of more than 300mph next spring

Siemens Mobility Limited leads charge on new EV infrastructure network

The firm is working with partner organisations Alfen and ENGIE EV Solutions to deliver new EV charging infrastructure across the West of England

Labour Party promises to electrify UK’s bus fleet by 2030

Leader Jeremy Corbyn has said the move, which will be paid for out of the party’s Green Transformation Fund, will bring “bus services into the future” and boost UK manufacturing

Global electric ship market projected to triple in value by 2030

ResearchAndMarkets highlights a compound annual growth rate of 13.2% between 2025 to 2030 will be driven largely by the “broad adoption” of fully electric passenger vessels and inland cargo ships

Lamborghini and MIT develop new material to advance supercapacitor tech

They say the patent filed promises to increase energy density by up to 100% compared to technologies currently available on the market