MPs call for tougher air quality targets

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


UKPN predicts a 3,000% growth in EVs by 2030 while heat pumps set to hit 700k

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

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Inside the industry: Will electric early movers reap dividends?

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