Electric Vehicles

News and analysis on the latest trends and products with regards to electric vehicles, charging technology, 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.

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Pope Francis given emissions free hydrogen popemobile

Pope Francis received as a gift from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan - a hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai adapted for his mobility needs.
mining and energy transition

Massive investments required in mining to accelerate the energy transition

Wood Mackenzie says more than $1tn is required by 2035 for the mining of five key metals required to accelerate the energy transition.

Flexibility advanced in GB market by Western Power Distribution

GB network operator Western Power Distribution reports continuous short-term flexibility trades and partnership with Flexitricity in Electric Nation V2G trial.
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Enel X and ASSTRA to promote electrification of public transport in...

Enel X has partnered with a consortium of 140 urban and suburban transport companies to make local public transportation more sustainable.

First electric vehicle in Chile’s mining industry launched

The first electric vehicle for use in Chile’s mines has been debuted by state owned copper miner Codelco and Engie.
battery electric vehicles

Could COVID-19 positively impact future EV sales?

Research by Cornwall Insight shows battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in 2020 have already grown 76.1% on the whole of 2019.
climate change

Five ways regional governments can limit the effects of climate change

A new handbook released by the Rocky Mountain Institute highlights five transformative actions regional governments can adopt to limit the effects of climate change.
China smart city

ADB funds smart city project for Chinese Xiangtan municipal government

In China, the Xiangtan municipal government has secured a loan from the Asian Development Bank to implement its smart city programme.
helbiz e-scooter

Helbiz and Enel to expand Italy’s e-scooter, e-bikes and renewables market

Enel has partnered with intra-urban transportation company Helbiz to expand Italy's e-scooter, e-bikes and renewable energy market.
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How cities can address air quality and equity in COVID-19 packages

Recommendations of how cities can build back better from multiple challenges experienced in 2020 whilst addressing air quality and equity.

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