Why solar electric vehicles might be the next generation of EVs

The world’s first commercial solar electric vehicles are hitting the U.S. and European markets in the next few years. German company Sono Motors, Southern California-based Aptera Motors, and Dutch company Lightyear are all producing electric vehicles with integrated solar panels, which can harness the sun’s power to provide around 15-45 additional miles on a clear day.

New ECIU study shows EVs are cheaper to own than fossil fuelled vehicles

A study commissioned by the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) has shown that electric vehicles (EV) owners in the UK are currently saving £600 a year, totalling £8,300 over the 14-year lifetime of an EV, making them cheaper to run than fossil fuelled vehicles. The research organisation’s Global Momentum on Clean Transition report also found that

Sales of used electric vehicles reach record highs – but rest of the market feels full impact of stock shortage

According to a new report published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), used battery electric vehicle (BEV) demand reached record levels in Q3, as sales grew by 44.1% to 16,775 vehicles. However, the UK used car market saw transactions fall 12.2% in Q3, with only 1,785,447 vehicles changing hands. This is the

Shift to electric cars happening too slowly to avoid “climate catastrophe,” report finds

Major automakers and governments have avowed that the future of cars is electric. And with transportation making up about a quarter of the carbon pollution emitted by humanity, scientists say phasing out gas- and diesel-powered cars is imperative for there to be any hope of avoiding the worst effects of global warming. But the shift