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

Paris to create 680 kilometres of cycleways after coronavirus crisis

The city will invest €300 million for the updated bike lane network, which will include secure paths for cycling trips after the lockdown

Parents ‘have bigger carbon footprint than childless couples’

A new report suggests this is largely because of increased transportation and food consumption changes

Statkraft buys Vattenfall’s EV charging network in UK

The company, which had previously bought two European EV charging companies, aims to “contribute to the transition to a renewable energy powered transport sector in the UK”

Electric buses…stopping at a town near you

The government has committed £11 million to bringing electric buses to towns around the country. Local authorities and bus companies in Bristol, York, Brighton, Surrey, Denbighshire and Wiltshire have been awarded the funding under the government’s ‘Low emission bus scheme’ to help them buy 153 cleaner buses. The successful bidders will use the funding to […]