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Could your next drive be powered by the sun?

Could your next drive be powered by the sun?: A company seeking to create a solar electric vehicle (EV) has teamed up with a manufacturer to make the car. A letter of intent was signed by Lightyear with Valmet Automotive to produce its ‘Lightyear One’ solar car. It believes its car will permit drivers to…
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First all electric Popemobile from Fisker

First all electric Popemobile from Fisker

First all electric Popemobile from Fisker: The Holy Spirit will soon travel thoughout the Vatican on a sustainable set of wheels. The American electric vehicle manufacturer Fisker have set up a private meeting with Pope Francis and executives from Fisker to demonstrate the design of an all-electric papal vehicle. They say the Popemobile, their custom…
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EV Uptake – North vs South

North vs South – EV Uptake. The difference between the United Kingdom’s north and south’s EV (Electric Vehicle) possession has grown even wider. According to new reports by British energy provider Bulb, The south claims accountability for approximately 50% of Britain’s share  of EV’s where as the north still only has 19%. Approximately 36% of…
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Uber gives Londoners the opportunity to reserve EVs

Uber gives Londoners the opportunity to reserve EVs: From today and for the first time in the UK, Londoners who use the Uber app can book a fully electric vehicle (EV). The ride-sharing app Business reported that a trip using the ‘Uber Green’ option will stay the same price as an UberX. Drivers in EVs…
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February saw high demands for clean vehicles

February saw high demands for clean vehicles: The only ‘survivors’ of the weakest February for car sales since 1959 were battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs). The report by Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) suggests that one-in-eight registrations that took place last month were for PHEVs and BEVs. BEVs and…
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EV charging networks boosted by Octopus Energy

EV charging networks boosted by Octopus Energy: Pan-European EV charging network IONITY to its electric juice Network(EJN) in the UK and Europe has been added by Octopus Energy. If EJN users charge at IONITY stations the company has said you will recieve a 5% discount. Ford Motor company, BMW group, Hyundai Motor Group, Volkswagen Group…
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Lidl’s EV charging breakthrough on rollout

Lidl’s EV charging breakthrough: Lidl has reported it attained the 100th rapid electric vehicle (EV) charger breakthrough on its national rollout, succeeding the installation of a 50kW charging point at a shop in Hillington, West London. Ever since the initial installations went live, EV drivers making use of Lidl’s chargepoints have saved over 1.77 million…
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Natural History Museum portion of group to produce lithium

Natural History Museum portion of group to produce lithium: A consortium together with the Natural History Museum, has reported what is believed to be the first domestic manufacturing of lithium carbonate from UK locations. Lithium carbonate is a natural resource for lithium-ion battery cells, for instance those used in electric vehicles (EVs). The museum is…
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Demand for BEVs escalated 122% in November

Demand for BEVs escalated 122% in November: Market share for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) & plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) soared by 122.4% and 76.9% respectively in November. That’s reported from the most recent figures by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), that says BEVs recorded their third-highest ever monthly share of registrations, at…
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