Ford invests £230m in Merseyside EV plant

Supported by the UK government, the plant will be home to electric power unit production for Ford’s European EVs

Volkswagen CEO: ‘30,000 jobs could be lost with a slow transition to EVs’

Herbert Diess has reportedly told the company a delay in shifting to EVs could cost jobs in light of acceleration in production from rivals such as Tesla

GM looks to double revenue using EVs

The car maker is targeting revenues of $140bn by 2030 through investment in EVs and self-driving cars

Diesel car sales plummet by 72% in last year

This is while EV sales have jumped up by 30%

Volvo to go ‘leather-free’ in its EVs to protect animal welfare

The Swedish car manufacturer has made the commitment, as it looks to become a fully circular company by 2040

Hydrogen-powered motor racing, transported by biofuel?

Toyota has entered a car into the Super Taikyu Series race that is powered by hydrogen transported across Japan using biofuel trucks

Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone to launch in February

Any vehicles that are not zero-emission and are travelling within the zone between 7am and 7pm could be charged up to £20

Hyundai looks to motor up hydrogen market by 2040 with innovation

The South Korean car maker is looking to initiate a ‘hydrogen wave’ with investment in new fuel cell technologies

Mercedes-AMG launches first EV

The luxury car maker claims the car is zero-emission and can reach a top speed of 155mph

Lotus to build £900m EV plant in Wuhan

The sports car brand has stated the plant will ramp up production to 150,000 vehicles per year