Category: Automotive industry

UK installed a record 16,000 public electric car chargers in 2023

Annual increase of 43% takes total number above 53,000, of which more than 4,600 are ‘ultra-rapid’The UK installed a record number of public electric car chargers in 2023 as the size of network of ultra-rapid chargers for longer journeys doubled.Almost…

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Do electric cars really produce fewer carbon emissions than petrol or diesel vehicles?

In part five of our series exploring myths surrounding EVs, we assess the greenwashing claimsAre EVs too costly to tempt drivers?Is it right to have range anxiety?Do EVs pose a greater fire risk?There is a spectre haunting electric cars: the question o…

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Do electric cars really produce fewer carbon emissions than petrol or diesel vehicles?

In part five of our series exploring myths surrounding EVs, we assess the greenwashing claimsAre EVs too costly to tempt drivers?Is it right to have range anxiety?Do EVs pose a greater fire risk?There is a spectre haunting electric cars: the question o…

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Europe and the US should work with China. Joint climate action could be a win-win

From deals on electric cars to investment in solar panels, there is room for all sides in the global green industrial revolutionOur polarised world is failing to tackle the climate crisis at the required speed. The only way to reverse this catastrophic…

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Where’s the money? Questions mount over Australian company hoping to revive Britishvolt

Missed staff payments and an Australian police investigation – Scale Facilitation’s electric vehicle battery-making ambitions face serious hurdlesThe Australian offices of Scale Facilitation, the company in charge of resurrecting the UK’s electric vehi…

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Where’s the money? Questions mount over Australian company hoping to revive Britishvolt

Missed staff payments and an Australian police investigation – Scale Facilitation’s electric vehicle battery-making ambitions face serious hurdlesFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free …

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