Two-thirds of major transport firms ‘still not aligned with the Paris Agreement’

A new report stresses the sector must significantly step up climate ambition to match global climate obligations once they are ‘ratcheted up’ at COP25 in 2020

US energy-related emissions increased in 2018

It is the first year CO2 emissions have risen since 2014, according to the Energy Information Administration

Vehicle-to-grid tech ‘could save UK households as much as £300 a year’

Good Energy, Honda Motor Europe, The University of Salford and Upside Energy, say EV owners could make the saving by storing electricity in their car’s battery and sending it back to the grid when required

EBRD extends €17m loan to Georgia for 175 electric buses

The cities of Gori, Kutaisi, Poti, Rustavi, Telavi and Zugdidi will receive the clean vehicles

Election 2019: Conservatives’ energy and climate policies

Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched the party’s manifesto in Telford over the weekend, which sets out how he will ‘unleash Britain’s potential’

Tesla’s new Cybertruck could see range boosted by onboard solar panels

Tesla has already received more than 200,000 orders for the innovative vehicle

ITM Power and Iwatani collaborate on hydrogen energy systems

They have signed an agreement for the deployment of multi MW electrolyser-based hydrogen energy systems in North America

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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

BP invests €10m in mobility software company

Finnish company MaaS Global has developed a mobile app called Whim that bundles the transport services of an entire city into a single, easy-to-use platform