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EIB charges up Spanish EV development with €17m of new funding

The money is being offered to QEV Technologies to support its research and development activities surrounding electric powertrains, fast charging systems and electric racing technologies

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Volvo’s electric trucks roll out across selected parts of Europe

The clean vehicles are initially available in Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, France and the Netherlands

London goes car-free today

More than 20 kilometres of roads around Tower Bridge, London Bridge and the City of London are closed, as well as many other streets around the rest of the capital

Cutting road transport emissions ‘remains a significant challenge’

The Office for National Statistics says greenhouse gas emissions from the sector still made up around a fifth of the UK’s total emissions in 2017

Could car parks be the electric mobility centres of the future?

German energy firm innogy and car park operator APCOA think so – they have signed a declaration of intent to jointly develop relevant solutions

Emissions from China’s urban passenger transport ‘could peak as soon as 2020’

New research from the Beijing Institute of Technology suggests this could only happen so soon if the mode share of public transport could be further increased

Economics of petrol and diesel vehicles in ‘relentless and irreversible decline’

That’s the damning verdict from French bank BNP Paribas, which says in terms of transport, the economics of renewables are now impossible for oil to compete with

Fully upgradable and recyclable EV zooms into pre-order phase

Estonian startup Nobe claims its bite-sized electric car is the most sustainable on the market

Hydrogen ferry to hit the San Francisco bay in trials later this year

The companies behind the low carbon vessel say commercial operations are expected to begin as early as 2020

UK awards £23m boost for EV battery technologies

The government is offering a share of the funding to businesses ranging from small designers to major car manufacturers