Aberdeenshire Council adds 20 new zero-emission vehicles to its fleet

Aberdeenshire Council has taken delivery of 20 new zero-emission electric vehicles, 18 of which have been 100 per cent funded by the Scottish Government’s Switched on Fleets initiative through the Energy Savings Trust and will replace older vehicles within the council’s fleet. The seven Renault Zoe vans, six Vauxhall e-Vivaro and five Vauxhall Corsa-e will

Q4 e-tron (Image: audi.co.uk)

Transport minister defends decision to slash grants for electric cars and hints they could be scrapped entirely…

Rachel Maclean, Minister for the Future of Transport and Decarbonisation, has dropped a fresh hint that the Government intents to scrap grants to help drivers buy expensive electric vehicles. With the ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars just eight-and-a-half years away, driver purchases are soon to be limited to battery-powered models only.

Ford Mustang Mach-E (Image: Ford.co.uk)

EU’s Henry Ford moment for electric cars is here. Let’s make sure it’s not fake electric

When Henry Ford started to build his first car assembly line, horse dung was still littering the streets. What he invented in 1913 was not a new technology. Ford understood that mass production would mean the end of cars as a luxury item. 10 years on, motor cars had become accessible to most working people

Green transport can only succeed with a greener grid

Analysis: UK power infrastructure needs a big upgrade to tackle a surge in electric vehicles and manufacturing of alternative fuels The challenge of decarbonising the UK’s roads, railways and flight paths will rely on harnessing the UK’s cleaner energy system to power the future of the transport sector. Carbon emissions from the UK’s energy industry