City leaders from across the UK are calling on Government to bring forward the ban on pure petrol and diesel vehicle sales to 2030, as part of a tougher plans to improve air quality.
Mazda sees electric vehicles offering less near-future potential for cutting CO2 emissions than improvements to combustion engines, owing to the way the energy is generated.
Kia is adding a fully electric drivetrain to the Niro compact SUV, which will offer a range of 450km and 100kW charging when it comes to Europe next year.
Arval’s Public LLD has launched a new solution called “Energy Transition & Modernisation” adapted to the needs of state and local communities to accelerate their vehicle fleet transformations.
London could get its first electric vehicle only ‘Zero Emission Zones’ by 2020, aimed at improving air quality and driving uptake of cleaner travel, as part of an environmental strategy revealed today.
Ford is adding a second city to its Transit Custom plug-in hybrid trial, with a fleet set to roll out in the Spanish city of Valencia, near the carmaker’s factory.
The UK government should offer VAT rebates for ultra-low emission vehicles, funded by a tax levy on all other road-users, aimed at driving uptake and improving air quality, according to a new report.
UPS is to deploy a fleet of 35 electric delivery trucks in London and Paris, working with UK manufacturer Arrival.
Hampshire Constabulary has rolled out the first of a 40 electric vehicles on its fleet, with plans to switch half of its 220 non-pursuit cars to electric drivetrains in the near future.
Nissan has become the latest manufacturer to confirm it will drop diesel engines from its line-up, as it pushes ahead with plug-in hybrid and fully electric alternatives.
The Department for Transport has rebuffed rumours that the its forthcoming Road to Zero strategy will mean only plug-in hybrid, electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles will be available after 2040.
Kia is equipping the Niro compact SUV with a fully electric drivetrain, with the longest-range version travelling almost 300 miles between charges.
Ford is widening its hybrid drivetrain line-up to include the Escape SUV, sold as the Kuga in Europe, amid declining demand for diesel engines in the region.
American supermarket chain, Walmart, is to more than double its electric vehicle infrastructure, adding ultra-fast 350kW charging points to 100 stores in 34 states by June 2019.
Lexus will launch a compact hybrid saloon car below the IS in its European range later this year, likely to preview some of the technology coming to the next CT compact hatch.
The Australian Capital Territory is to transition its entire government fleet to electric vehicles, while announcing support for charging points into and around Canberra, both aimed at encouraging consumers to follow suit.
The world’s first public road capable of recharging electric vehicles as they drive is now live in Sweden, beginning a two-year trial with large commercials.
Chinese-owned car company, Lynk & Co, is to build its first subscription-funded hybrid SUVs at the Belgian factory of sister brand Volvo Cars from 2019, with a focus on urban drivers.