‘Impressive proportion’ of UK universities have electrified their fleet

New research shows electric vehicle uptake across the UK’s higher education institutions between 2017/18 and 2018/19 increased by 6.5%

More than eight million UK drivers to get greener cars in next five years

CompareTheMarket suggests increasing numbers of people are planning on swapping fossil fuel-based cars for more environmentally-friendly alternatives

SEAT’s first EV to hit the roads

The Mii Electric will replace the petrol-engined Mii, which the Spanish car manufacturer will stop producing in July

RAC
RAC unveils mobile kit to give stranded EVs a spark of life

The van-based equipment can provide enough power to get an out-of-battery EV safely to a nearby charging point

Fastned fast charging station
Fastned opens its first fast-charging station in UK

The EV infrastructure company says the new solar-powered facility has a charging capacity of up to 350kW

Phone on fire
Can wonder material graphene extinguish explosive battery fires?

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Engineering suggest it can

EV charging
New partnership aims to speed up EV adoption

Smarter Grid Solutions and SP Energy Networks have teamed up to find better ways to charge electric vehicles

The new electric buses in Ecuador
Electric buses will soon be picking up passengers in Ecuador

BYD and Saucinc have delivered 20 of the low carbon vehicles to the city of Guayaquil

Tesla Model Y
Tesla unveils Model Y

The car is the firm’s second mass-market electric vehicle, following the Model 3

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Three-quarters of US drivers say EVs are the future of driving

That’s according to a new poll of 1,510 US motorists, which shows high perceived prices are currently a barrier to adoption