‘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

Nearly 42% of Brits ‘expect to drive an EV in the next five years’

A new report predicts more than 16 million additional EVs will hit UK streets by 2025

US aerospace developer acquires Uber’s air taxi enterprise

The company plans to offer an affordable, quiet and clean transportation solution using an electric jet with a range of up to 150 miles and a top speed of 200mph

UK’s first electric forecourt opens in Essex

The project enables EV drivers to charge for a range of 200 miles in 20 minutes

Welsh Government unveils £30m EV charging strategy

Over the next decade, the plan identifies the need for between 30,000 and 50,000 fast chargers and 2,000 to 3,5000 rapid or ultra-rapid chargers

Almost 41% of Brits are ‘willing to pay more to commute on a hydrogen train or bus’

Almost 41% of Brits would pay an additional £1 per day in order to lower the carbon footprint of their commute, according to a new survey

Switching to EVs ‘could save Brits £57k on lifetime fuel costs’

The average lifetime cost of charging an EV is £6,000, according to new research by the energy company EDF

INEOS inks agreement with Hyundai for hydrogen production

Both companies seek to develop a ‘hydrogen value chain’ in Europe