Close to 750k EVs hit UK streets

Electric cars now represent one-in-five new vehicle registrations

New project to support EV charging rollout in the UK

The Geospatial Commission’s discovery project aims to look into how location data can be better utilised to support the planning and delivery of EV charging points by local authorities

Wales to invest £8bn to support green infrastructure by 2025

It is part of Wales’ new Infrastructure Investment Strategy, aimed at tackling the climate and nature emergency

Government launches Active Travel England with £5.5m to boost air quality and improve health

Olympic Gold Medallist and Cyclist Chris Boardman has been chosen as the interim Commissioner of the agency

Gogoro launches battery swapping system in China

The Gogoro Network is an open platform for battery swapping and smart mobility services, with the batteries used to power lightweight EVs and electric scooters that slide in and out of its swap stations

Energy Entrepreneurs Fund: UK offers £11m to turn green ideas into reality

The fund seeks to drive forward new clean technologies across all sectors of UK industry, supporting the nation’s ambition for net zero carbon emissions by 2050

EU allocates €35m for sustainable energy and transport projects

The funding will continue the work of the European Local Energy Assistance facility, which provides grants that cover up to 90% of eligible project development costs

Uber Boat makes a splash offering rides on Thames to boost greener transport

Passengers will be able to secure their seats through the Uber app and use QR technology to get on board

Swedish city of Jönköping moves to electrify its public transport system

Volvo Buses has been contracted by the bus company Vy Buss to deliver 49 high-capacity electric buses by summer next year

Edinburgh gets £5m funding for walking, cycling and wheelchairs

The money is part of a wider boost across the country to encourage low carbon transport