Demand for plug-in vehicles breaks new record in March

Registrations of battery electric vehicles increased by 88.2% last month, according to the latest SMMT report

What is Vehicle to Grid charging?

Sales of petrol and diesel vehicles will be phased out after 2030.

Government boosts hydrogen vehicles and batteries research with £30m

A total of 22 studies on sustainable batteries and hydrogen storage are set to benefit

How could an electric school bus decarbonise the grid?

Blue Bird Corporation has delivered a fast-charge V2G-capable school bus in what is claimed to be North America’s first commercial application of this technology

MPs call for 30-year rail electrification programme to cut emissions

The Transport Select Committee stresses that electrification is the only immediate viable decarbonisation option

UK plugs grants of up to £2,500 to facilitate switch to cheaper EVs

The scheme will help fund the purchase of EVs priced under £35,000

Belgian port installs wind turbines to charge 20,000 EVs a week

The 44MW green terminal is claimed to be the largest onshore wind farm in Flemish region of Belgium

Motorists given £3,000 to hand over polluting cars for scrap

Drivers can use ‘mobility credits’ for public transport, taxi or a car hire

Government launches £20m EV innovation competition

Zero-emission emergency vehicles, smart charging infrastructure and EV battery recycling could benefit from the new investment

US firm launches battery-swapping to charge EVs in under ten minutes

The technology uses AI-powered robots to replace depleted batteries with fully charged units