Solar-powered yacht surfs towards electric-assisted sailing

Silent-Yachts’ Silent 55 takes the form of a battery-electric catamaran – however, the vessel will cost you €1.4 million

Plug-in hybrids ‘may be needed on the road to decarbonising HGVs’

A new report from the Energy Technologies Institute suggests it will be difficult for the HGV sector to make the leap from combustion engine vehicles to 100% electric propulsion

Japanese firms team up to build zero-emission tanker by 2021

The businesses say the vessel will be powered by large-capacity batteries and will operate in Tokyo Bay

Gospel Oak to Barking London Overground route goes fully electric

Transport for London says the new trains are “much better for air quality and the environment” than previous diesel versions

Lotus unveils all-electric British hypercar

The Lotus Evija is expected to have a driving range of around 250 miles and charge up from zero to 80% in around 12 minutes

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