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

Amazon, IKEA, DHL and Siemens among major firms to join new EV alliance

Led by US-based sustainability organisation Ceres, the Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance will work to expand the EV market and help encourage global adoption of cleaner transport solutions

UK rail on track for net zero as train travels 40 miles on battery power alone

The firm says the Class 230 battery train has been fully approved and is ready to replace diesel stock for passenger service on a number of lines

Michael Bloomberg to electrify all US cars by 2035 if he becomes President

The democrat hopeful plans to fight the climate crisis and halve national carbon emissions by 2030 by implementing a wide range of green measures in the transport space

First commercial electric plane test is a flying success

Harbour Air and magniX worked together to create the ePlane, a six-passenger DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver retrofitted with a 560kW ‘magni500’ propulsion system