Jet Zero: Rolls-Royce claims to have made ‘world’s fastest’ electric plane

The plane reportedly has a top speed of more than 345mph, with its closest rival to the record previously only reaching 132mph

Royal Navy looking to get an electric feel

The Ministry of Defence is looking to implement hybrid-electric engines to ships by the end of the decade

Scotland’s Railway on track to reach net zero by 2035

It is working on electrifying its trains and hydrogen-based solutions to help hit the critical milestone

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

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

Ricardo gets government funding to advance electric truck technology

It will work alongside the University of Bath to develop solutions to make the technologies more efficient and less costly

Mercedes-AMG launches first EV

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

Renault, Veolia and Solvay partner to recycle EV battery metals

The circular economy approach will ensure metals can be reused as much as possible and drastically lower the environmental impact of production

Centrica introduces ‘virtual fuel card’ for electric fleet charging

A new app developed by the energy solutions company, aimed at fleet drivers, acts as a virtual fuel card and makes it possible to plug in to any standard charger

EU members call for more action to accelerate transition to zero-emission vehicles

The transport sector currently accounts for roughly 25% of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions