According to a new report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, 58% of global passenger vehicle sales in 2040 will come from electric vehicles, yet they will make up less than 33% of all cars on the road. While popular science fiction has set high the expectations of what the future of transportation will look like,
IT’S ELECTRIFYING Driving an electric vehicle is cheaper than you think – costing just from 1p per mile!
We spoke to Go Ultra Low ambassador Ben Fogle all about it. In association with Go Ultra Low. Having seen the positive impacts lockdown has had on the environment, we’re all keen to continue doing our bit – but the advice can be confusing. From giving up meat to reducing your waste there’s so much
Elon Musk is powering electric cars, homes and now he’s trying to give homeowners the chance to mine Bitcoin using his solar panels. He’s got vested interests Your home can allow you to generate actual Bitcoins with the surplus energy your solar system makes Musk is now tied to the bitcoin story in the eyes
Centrica has committed to electrifying its 12,000-strong operational fleet by 2025, five years earlier than it had previously aimed for. It comes as British Gas – its energy supply arm – orders a further 2,000 of the new all-electric Vivaro-e vans from Vauxhall for its engineers, the largest electric vehicle (EV) order for a commercial
The Government must address ‘alarming’ levels of poor air quality, which disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities, says the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee. Drawing on evidence taken from health experts, local councils and campaign groups, the Committee’s Air Quality report urges the Government to ‘firm up’ its commitment to clean air
There could be up to 4.5 million electric vehicles (EVs) and over 700,000 electric heat pumps by 2030 across London, the east and south east. This is according to UK Power Networks’ (UKPN) 2021 Distribution Future Energy Scenarios research, which looked at the future take up of low carbon technology. It examined four different scenario
That’s the precis of the sales story for new cars in 2020 but the devil is in the detail New car registrations fell by around 29.4% in the UK last year, with the 1,631,064 cars sold the lowest total since 1992, as the industry was hit hard by the effects of Covid-19 lockdowns. But new
Renault claims it is now the EV leader in Europe. The French carmaker announced as much as it wrapped up sales figures for 2020. The carmaker’s worldwide sales figures are down due to the pandemic, but its EV sales have been buoyed by the little Renault Zoe, which moved in big numbers across the region.
Firms like Nissan, Renault and BMW have plugged serious money into electrification but a coherent vision is key It’s hard to look ahead when you are fighting fires, but for years now, across the automotive industry, yesterday’s crisis has been merging into tomorrow’s crisis, every perfect storm somehow becoming yet more perfect. The pattern is
Investors must not take eyes off the ball Pressure on oil and gas companies Oil and gas companies are under even more pressure to define their future and what role they want to play in the energy transition. After initially slow progress with the global climate agenda, 2021 feels as if it could be an