Nissan e-NV200 electric van and Leaf electric car (Image: Nissan)

Nissan – ULEV manufacturer of the year

Nissan has been named Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) Manufacturer of the Year at the Energy Saving Trust’s Fleet Hero Awards. The brand picked up the honour for its ongoing leadership of the ULEV sector in the face of growing competition from other carmakers. The awards judges were impressed that the pioneering 100 percent electric

Johannes Teyssen said E.ON's business model could no longer meet new energy challenges (Image: Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images)

E.ON to quit gas and coal and focus on renewable energy

Germany utility firm to sell off most power generating units amid ‘dramatically altered global energy markets’ Germany’s biggest utility firm, E.ON, has announced plans to split in two and spin off most of its power generation, energy trading and upstream businesses, responding to a crisis that has crippled the European energy sector. E.ON said it