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

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

Total carbon dioxide emissions from passenger cars fall by only 1% in last decade

The NAO links this worrying lack of progress to increased car use and road traffic, as well as greater adoption of large SUV vehicles

Ford commits to 100% EVs in Europe by 2030, investing $22bn in the process

The announcement is supported by the carmaker’s $1bn investment into the ‘Ford Cologne Electrification Centre’

Sainsbury’s swaps lead-acid pallet trucks for sustainable alternatives

The retail giant has replaced its manual handling trucks for lithium-ion models powered by kinetic energy

The AA set to deploy dedicated EV support service

The roadside assistance giant says it has decided to launch the new support package in response to increased demand

Hyundai launches new brand dedicated to EVs

It plans to initially bring new three EVs to market under the spin-off brand

Parcel firm DPD delivers EV target five months early

More than 10% of the company’s UK van fleet is now electric

Hounslow Council launches emissions-based parking charges to improve air quality

The new plan will see lower charges for EVs, a continuation of existing fees for low emission vehicles and higher charges for petrol and diesel vehicles

Gemserv’s response to improving the consumer experience of using Chargepoints

Gemserv is keen to support the transition to electric vehicles. Meeting and exceeding consumer expectations for EV charging is at the core for a successful transition to electric vehicles. We must empower the consumer to embrace the opportunities that arise with the arrival of new technologies as EVs become the norm