US announces $160m for fossil-based hydrogen projects

The Department of Energy suggests fossil fuels currently provide the lowest cost pathway for producing hydrogen

Hitachi Capital UK ‘supercharges’ GRIDSERVE with £10m investment

The partners plan to work together to build the infrastructure needed for the large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in the UK

Nearly 40% of Europeans ‘consider ditching air travel the easiest way to fight climate change’

Once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, nearly 67% of Brits are planning to fly less frequently, according to a new survey

Coventry and Oxford on track to become ‘UK’s first’ all-electric bus cities

The cities could be awarded up to £50 million each to introduce all-electric bus services as a result of an England-wide competition

BEV and PHEV registrations in UK hit record highs in 2020

Battery and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles together accounted for more than one-in-ten registrations, according to a new report

South Korea to replace all diesel passenger trains with low carbon high-speed alternatives by 2029

The move is predicted to slash almost 30% of the carbon footprint of the trains used at the moment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70,000 tonnes

‘Groundbreaking’ research to test EV charging with wireless technology under road surfaces

Small wireless chargers will be installed beneath the tarmac of the road and will ‘communicate’ with technology installed in EVs

‘UK’s first’ long-distance battery-hybrid trains to run on London-Penzance route

Existing intercity trains will be fitted with battery technology on a project, the testing of which is expected to begin in 2022

Britishvolt to build £2.6bn gigaplant at former coal-fired power station in Blyth

By 2027, the firm estimates the project will be producing 300,000 lithium-ion batteries a year

‘Only 18% of transport firms have plans to keep global warming to 2°C or below by 2050’

A new Transition Pathway Initiative study highlights the aviation sector is performing ‘particularly badly’ in terms of setting goals