Jaguar Land Rover receives £500m loan guarantee to develop EVs

The move will mean the car giant can more easily secure loans, credit and direct funding to support the design and production of zero emission vehicles

EV charging ‘can boost grid flexibility without impacting drivers’

A three-year trial from DriveElectric shows smart charging can be used to manage charging away from periods of peak electricity demand

BMW unveils Brit-built fully electric MINI

It has a 135kW motor, with a maximum range of up to 144 miles per charge

Five low carbon vehicle projects land £33m of new funding

The money will be spread among a total of 32 companies and is expected to help create 2,230 research and manufacturing jobs

International Olympic Committee gets a gold for its hydrogen fleet

The organisation has received eight zero-emission gas-powered cars from Toyota

SEAT’s first EV to hit the roads

The Mii Electric will replace the petrol-engined Mii, which the Spanish car manufacturer will stop producing in July

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Global EV sales ‘will dominate traditional car sales by 2040’

A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance expects EV sales to rise from two million last year to 56 million by 2040

Triumph wheels in motion for future electric motorcycles

It is working with industry experts and academics for battery-powered solutions

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Overhead electric lines help emissions reductions keep on truckin’

Siemens’ eHighway technology has been put into action on a 6.2-mile stretch of the autobahn in Germany

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Maid of the Mist boats at Niagara Falls go electric

Two new emissions-free vessels are to replace existing diesel-powered boats later this year