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

Diesel car sales plummet by 72% in last year

This is while EV sales have jumped up by 30%

‘Europe’s biggest’ EV charging hub to land in Oxford this year

The project is being developed by Pivot Power, part of EDF Renewables, Oxford City Council, EV charging firm Fastned, Tesla and services provider Wenea

Tesla joins Fair Cobalt Alliance to support miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The country currently produces approximately 70% of the world’s cobalt, which is predominantly used to produce batteries

Tesla Megapack batteries commissioned at new energy storage site in Dorset

Renewable energy solutions provider Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) and clean power developer Harmony Energy have commissioned their first utility-scale energy storage project at Holes Bay

Tesla Model 3 with integrated solar panel hits the Dutch roads

The vehicle is part of Lightyear’s research on the value of integrated solar technology in cars

Dubai hosts ‘region’s first carbon-neutral drive-in cinema screening for Tesla cars’

The company says the event inaugurated a series of screenings which will have a carbon-neutral footprint, driven by carbon dioxide emissions reduction, 100% waste recycling and carbon offset programme

South California launches ‘largest public EV fast-charging station in US’

The facility, called the Marengo Charging Plaza, will boast a total of 44 EV chargers

Tesla to supply batteries to 100MW energy storage facility in California

Once fully operational, the facility will supply on-demand energy to as many as 80,000 homes and businesses

Tech giant Tesla applies for licence to generate power in the UK

The firm announced it has made the necessary application to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority