SUVs are ‘second-largest contributor to rise in global emissions since 2010’

The International Energy Agency says this puts the cars ahead of heavy industry such as steel, cement, aluminium, as well as trucks and aviation

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Majority of people eyeing up a second car are considering the electric option

New research shows around 64% of people considering buying a second car in the UK are thinking about making it an EV

Cyberattack on internet-connected cars ‘could kill 3,000 people’

A new report warns there is a real risk of normal, modern non-autonomous cars being taken over by a hostile hacker

Arnold Schwarzenegger kicks gas in fossil fuel satire

Posing as fictional car salesman Howard Kleiner, the former Governor of California attempts to sell would-be electric car-buyers gasoline models on a number of dubious grounds

Jaguar Land Rover receives £500m loan guarantee to develop EVs

The move will mean the car giant can more easily secure loans, credit and direct funding to support the design and production of zero emission vehicles

EV charging ‘can boost grid flexibility without impacting drivers’

A three-year trial from DriveElectric shows smart charging can be used to manage charging away from periods of peak electricity demand

Five low carbon vehicle projects land £33m of new funding

The money will be spread among a total of 32 companies and is expected to help create 2,230 research and manufacturing jobs

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Global EV sales ‘will dominate traditional car sales by 2040’

A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance expects EV sales to rise from two million last year to 56 million by 2040

Marston’s pub restaurants get 100% clean EV chargers in new deal

Octopus Electric Vehicles, Octopus Energy and Engenie have joined forces to deploy the low carbon vehicle infrastructure

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SEAT to sell six electric and plug-in hybrid models by 2021

The brand ultimately aims to bring more affordable low carbon and electric cars to market