‘The number of EVs on the world’s roads could reach 10 million by 2020’

In a recent study, the IEA notes an increase in EV sales despite the Covid-19 pandemic

UK Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Association and REA announce merger

The trade associations suggest the partnership will provide a ‘communications boost’ to the UK’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure

The chance to save cash ‘is driving EV adoption’

That’s according to a new survey published by charging infrastructure firm NewMotion, which asked 4,492 EV drivers about a variety of issues relating to the adoption of battery-powered cars

Los Angeles Fire Department splashes out on electric firetruck

LAFD currently operates a fleet of 1,300 vehicles and responded to approximately 500,000 emergency calls last year – the use of an electric vehicle is expected to slash associated emissions

Lack of supply proves the biggest barrier to corporate EV adoption

The proportion of EV100 members citing a lack of available vehicles as the main barrier to fleet electrification has shot up from 44% in 2018 to 79% in 2019

Alstom to deliver battery-powered trains to German line in €100m contract

The trains will bridge the 80 kilometres of non-electrified line between the cities of Chemnitz and Leipzig from 2023

Amazon unboxes EV delivery trucks ordered from Rivian

The retailer and technology giant suggests the 100,000-truck order is the largest ever single purchase of EVs

Driverless Nissan LEAF completes 230 mile-journey across UK

The car, which is equipped with technologies such as GPS, radar, LIDAR and video cameras, drove from Bedfordshire to Sunderland

General Motors announces electric Hummer

Company President Mark Reuss said the vehicle would provide a foundation for the firm’s ‘all-electric future’

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