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.


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

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.
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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.
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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.
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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 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.

ABB to celebrate e-mobility with launch of World EV Day

The inaugural World Electric Vehicle (EV) Day, being launched by ABB and Green.TV, will be a day of global e-mobility appreciation.
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Over 10 million EV’s expected on global roads in 2020 despite...

The number of electric cars on the road is expected to reach almost 10 million this year, as sales are growing despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by International Energy Agency (IEA).
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Impact of newer EV models on utilities higher than projected

FleetCarma has released a study conducted to understand the impact of new EV models on utilities grid networks over the past five years.
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Siemens wins electric buses charging deal in Germany

Charging infrastructure for 21 fully electric low-floor buses in Leipzig will be provided by Siemens Smart Infrastructure.

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