Sainsbury’s trials electric bike deliveries in London

The bikes have enough capacity to carry several customers’ orders at a time while producing zero emissions and no noise pollution

Light-duty trucks electrify the clean vehicle market

The trucks are hitting the roads in the UK, Germany, Japan and the US

Dundee’s emissions-slashing project gets EV boost

The equipment will manage peak loads, use renewable energy and buy electricity when it is at its cheapest

The Boring Company digs deep for electric bus innovation

The pods under Los Angeles could travel at up to 150mph

New ‘fuel pump’ aims for holy trinity of clean transport

A new project in Germany aims to help develop a fuel filling station able to supply electric, methane and hydrogen-powered vehicles. Researchers at the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) aim to develop a ‘fuel pump’ that can cater to a variety of alternatively-fuelled, low carbon transport technologies in the most efficient and […]

E-bikes arrive in Woo-cestershire

An electric bike hire scheme is being piloted by staff and students at the University of Worcester. The Woo Bikes scheme, which is a partnership between the university, Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Worcestershire County Council, Worcester City Council and technology firm Gtech, will be expanded to the rest of the city if it proves […]

BMW, Daimler and Toyota rated greenest carmakers

  BMW, Daimler and Toyota are the most environmentally-friendly car manufacturers. That’s according to non-profit group Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which ranked responses from 16 manufacturers on their progress towards meeting regulatory emissions standards, using self-driving technology with renewable energy and incentivising lower carbon emissions. Subaru got the worst rating out of all the manufacturers, […]

New Jaguar Land Rover cars to be electric from 2020

  Jaguar Land Rover has announced it will only make electric or hybrid cars from 2020. The news follows its first electric car, I-Pace, unveiled last year. The carmaker has also engineered the electric version of the classic Jaguar E-type car, known as E-type Zero but it is a concept car and won’t be available […]

Leeds to trial vehicle tech that switches to electric engines in polluted areas

Leeds City Council is to trial a smart technology in vehicles that triggers engines to switch to zero emission in heavily polluted areas. Cenex said a consortium of automotive innovators, co-ordinated by intelligent mobility experts, Transport Systems Catapult, will collaborate to capture real-time air quality readings to make the switch. The project aims to offer […]

Dutch trains get the wind in their sails

All electric trains in the Netherlands are now powered by wind energy. This has happened a year earlier than initially anticipated, following an agreement between Dutch national railway company Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) and power firm Eneco to reach this point by January 2018. The companies will continue to work together as part of the decade-long deal they agreed upon two years ago. […]