Five million EVs are already on the world’s roads

A new report highlights this is up from around two million globally in 2018

Test Valley announces new EV infrastructure upgrades

The chargers across the Hampshire borough will be powered by renewable energy supplied by Vattenfall

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EIB charges up Spanish EV development with €17m of new funding

The money is being offered to QEV Technologies to support its research and development activities surrounding electric powertrains, fast charging systems and electric racing technologies

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Volvo’s electric trucks roll out across selected parts of Europe

The clean vehicles are initially available in Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, France and the Netherlands

BP invests €10m in mobility software company

Finnish company MaaS Global has developed a mobile app called Whim that bundles the transport services of an entire city into a single, easy-to-use platform

BorgWarner EV skids onto the scene

The firm will use the vehicle to test many of the components it is developing for the cars of the future in a real-world environment

Aerial vehicle firm EHang partners with Vodafone to set up flying car ecosystem

The deal will see Vodafone provide connectivity to all EHang AAVs operating in Europe

Bread baking goes against the grain with electric shock technique

Researchers say passing electrical currents through bread dough could save energy and time compared to conventional baking

Rat race! Driving EVs chills out rodents

Researchers at the University of Richmond in Virginia, US, have proved lab rats are able to drive around in tiny electric cars in order to pick up food

‘Impressive proportion’ of UK universities have electrified their fleet

New research shows electric vehicle uptake across the UK’s higher education institutions between 2017/18 and 2018/19 increased by 6.5%