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Report outlines stepping stones towards UK government’s 2050 carbon reduction commitments and builds on ESO ambition of being ready for net-zero operation of the GB electricity system by 2025 2050 target is achievable but requires immediate...
London and Manchester are leading the way in electric bus roll-out, with large fleets due to be operational in both cities later this year.1 Martyn Bellis, Sales Manager, Transportation, Siemens Financial Services in the UK, discusses...
Smart charging can be a key solution to easing the impact of increasing numbers of EVs on the electricity network Initial findings suggest that there is sufficient flexibility in EV home charging behaviours to manage charging away...
AT LEAST EIGHTY-EIGHT NEW, FREE RAPID-CHARGE POINTS TO BE INSTALLED FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES ACROSS WEST YORKSHIRE Work to improve West Yorkshire’s air quality by encouraging the use of electric vehicles, through the installation of...
Automotive giants including Aston Martin, Nissan, Renault, Peugeot and Toyota gathered at Hensol Castle in the Vale of Glamorgan today to show Wales’ readiness to maximise on the huge opportunities presented by electric and hydrogen vehicles...
By Håkan Agnevall, President Volvo Buses In 2017, approximately 50,000 deaths in the UK were attributed to toxic air and man-made chemicals1. This unacceptable death toll once again places the discussion regarding urban mobility firmly front and centre...
Electric vehicles (EVs) are said to cost 23% less to service and maintain than petrol models over three years/60,000 miles. Yet, there are still key hurdles to overcome before we can move to a full-scale deployment of...
UK Power Networks Services has introduced the first electric vehicles (EVs) and charge points in to its fleet at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airport depots, and EV charge points at its London City Airport depot.
By Stephen Joseph To the extent that there is any media coverage of buses, it tends to be bad news. The stories are about cuts in services leaving people isolated, declining use and fares increases. I’ve helped contribute to this...
Jérôme Faissat, co-founder, Andersen Look back ten or even five years and although there was an acceptance that EVs may one day become mainstream, few predicted a rapid rise. In 2010, only around 100 EVs were sold in the US,...