Michael Bloomberg to electrify all US cars by 2035 if he becomes President

The democrat hopeful plans to fight the climate crisis and halve national carbon emissions by 2030 by implementing a wide range of green measures in the transport space

London’s Congestion Charge zone helps cut nitrogen dioxide by 24% since 2002

A new report shows carbon monoxide levels also decreased by 62% and sulphur dioxide levels dropped by 60% between 2002 and 2019

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