UK announces new regulations to slash transport emissions

The new rules aim to make road and air transport more environmentally-friendly

Sparks fly in Sweden with new electric road

It aims to solve the problem of having to keep electric vehicles charged up and cut battery costs

Newcastle and Sunderland charge towards EV infrastructure

An electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure company has won a contract to build and operate two fast charging sites in Newcastle and Sunderland. Fastned has won a tender from the North East Combined Authority (NECA) and Newcastle University to build “Go Ultra Low Filling Stations”, which allow multiple EVs of any make and model to charge up […]

Green bus’ range potential overtakes initial expectations

The electric bus used only half of its battery power to complete its 205-mile trip

Cleanest lorries to pay less to use UK roads

Lorries that meet the latest Euro VI emissions standards will be eligible for a 10% reduction – falling from £1,000 to £900 – from February 2019

The Boring Company digs deep for electric bus innovation

The pods under Los Angeles could travel at up to 150mph

UK Government accused of treating air quality as ‘box-ticking exercise’

A joint report from four committees says the government has failed to protect the public from “poisonous air”, with 40,000 early deaths costing the UK £20 billion annually

SP Energy Networks launches £15m green fund

It will work with the Scottish Government and Ofgem to support green initiatives that can help boost local economic growth

Jaguar’s new SUV takes a bite of the EV market

Car manufacturer Jaguar has released its first electric vehicle (EV), called the I-Pace. It says once fully charged, the low carbon SUV’s twin electric motors and batteries will provide a range of up to 298 miles and take the car to a speed of 60mph in under five seconds. Using a 50kW rapid charger, which […]

EU approves Italy’s €4.7bn public support for biofuels

Italy’s plans to provide €4.7 billion (£4.2bn) of public support for advanced biomethane and biofuels have been approved by the European Commission. The scheme, which will run until 2022, supports the production and distribution of second and third-generation biofuels for use in transport. Under the project, producers of advanced biomethane and biofuels receive a premium […]