Uptake of electric vehicles reach ‘all time high’ in the UK

EVs have more than doubled in the north of England, with registrations rising to 74,677 in the region in 2021

Wärtsilä to write off nearly €200m linked to operations in Russia

The company has pledged to comply with all future trade sanctions

More than half of new UK cars to be electric by 2028

The government has increased the number of electric sales that carmakers will need to demonstrate

EV sales trump diesel in Europe for first time

More than 20% of new cars sold in 18 European markets were electric

Volkswagen looks to double Chinese EV sales in 2022

Last year the company suffered a 14% drop in overall car sales in the Asian country

EV sales thrive in dismal year for overall car sales

2021 was the second worst year since 1992 for new car registrations but EVs did not suffer the fate of their petrol and diesel cousins

Equinor to sell stake in Irish gas project for £326m

Vermilion Energy, which operates the site, will buy Equinor’s 36.5% share in the field

Diesel car sales plummet by 72% in last year

This is while EV sales have jumped up by 30%

Energy consultancy offers jobs to employees of collapsed supplier Green

The roles on offer include Lead Generators and Energy Consultants

Volkswagen tripled sales of electric vehicles in 2020

The most popular model was the ID.3, with 56,500 units sold, even though it only came on the market in September