Electric Vehicles

News and analysis on the latest trends and products in electric vehicle technology, charging, e-mobility and related technologies and innovations such as battery storage, hydrogen power and fuel cells. EV technology is part of the Fourth Industrial revolution. Find out more about Electric Cars, hybrid cars, charging stations for EVs as well as electric vehicle policy and regulation.

electrification

US: Electrification of transportation sector nears tipping point

Demand is rapidly growing for electric vehicles due to long-term cost savings, tax incentives, declining battery costs, and environmental awareness. In 2020, it is anticipated that 2.7% of global passenger vehicle sales will be for electric vehicles (EVs). That percentage is expected to grow rapidly.
UK EV charging

McDonalds to roll out EV charging points across the UK

InstaVolt is partnering with McDonald’s to roll-out electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging points across its Drive Thru restaurants in the UK.
electric vehicle app

Enel adds Bird’s e-scooter service to EV app

Enel X has expanded its cooperation with Bird by adding the company's e-scooter service on electric vehicle app to accelerate the adoption of e-mobility in Italy.
EV market, energy transition

Germany leads Europe for hydrogen patents and filling stations

Block-Builders.de has released a new infographic showing countries in Europe with the most active hydrogen filling stations and submitted hydrogen-related patents.
Switzerland

Switzerland unveils first EV charging sites on A2 motorway

In Switzerland, Primeo Energie and Alpiq E-Mobility launch first Swiss charging sites on A2 motorway featuring electric vehicle chargers, battery energy storage and an energy management solution from ABB
zero-emission

Battery electric bus fleet to increase to 817,000 vehicles by 2030

Major cities increasingly refuse to purchase anything but zero-emission buses, as they deliver on promised zero-emission zones to protect the health of their citizens.
Apple ev charging

Mainstreaming EVs: Apple unveils charging points in maps update

Apple has announced a sweeping update for iPhone users with the release of iOS 14 and one of the updates includes EV charging stations in its maps feature.
Ford carbon neutral

Ford announces 2050 net zero target

US car manufacturer Ford Motor Company intends to achieve carbon neutrality globally by 2050, while setting interim targets to more urgently address climate change challenges, according to it's newly released 1st annual sustainability report.
managed ev charging

US utilities turning to managed EV charging programmes

US utilities are increasingly viewing EVs as a critical building block of their DER plans, helping to smooth energy demand while lowering consumer costs.
UK EV

UK government announces £73.5 million EV investment

The government has announced £73.5 million of investment into the automotive industry to develop green technologies and safeguard jobs.

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