Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars

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SUVs and extra traffic cancelling out electric car gains in Britain
Auditors say emissions down just 1% since 2011 and target of zero emissions by 2050 is a long way off

Rajeev Syal

26, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Electric busmaker Arrival schedules first UK road trial
Pilot for First Group this autumn part of EV maker’s rapid expansion before New York IPO

Jasper Jolly

21, Feb, 2021 @3:07 PM

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Australia risks being left behind in petrol-fuelled 'parallel world' as other countries embrace electric cars
Morrison government’s inaction is driving away chance to build a new low-emissions economy, industry experts say

Martin Farrer

18, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Ford plans for all cars sold in Europe to be electric by 2030
US firm to spend $1bn converting plant in Cologne to become its first electric vehicle facility in Europe

Rupert Neate

17, Feb, 2021 @12:14 PM

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Coventry to seek planning permission for electric car battery 'gigafactory'
Council identifies site near city’s airport and hopes production will start by 2025

Jasper Jolly

16, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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JLR to make Jaguar brand electric-only by 2025
Carmaker also says it will abandon petrol vehicles entirely by middle of next decade

Jasper Jolly

15, Feb, 2021 @5:17 PM

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'Do-nothing document': Australian electric vehicle strategy lets emissions keep rising
Paper does not include policies to make it more affordable to buy EVs or a phase-out date for the sale of new fossil fuel cars

Adam Morton Environment editor

05, Feb, 2021 @1:22 AM

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Make oil firms install electric car chargers in petrol stations, says thinktank
Proposals to accelerate electric car rollout also call for grants towards buying secondhand electric vehicles

Damian Carrington Environment editor

04, Feb, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Pollutionwatch: how smart braking could help cut electric car emissions
Extra battery weight of electric cars means ways must be found to cut particulate emissions

Gary Fuller

29, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Tesla shares fall despite electric carmaker's first annual profit
Bumper payout to CEO Elon Musk and move towards making cheaper EV models means earnings failed to meet forecasts

Jasper Jolly

28, Jan, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Ovo to launch 'half-price' electric vehicle charging tariff
New Drive Anytime rate bids to mirror rivals’ off-peak tariff with savings of 60% a year, supplier claims

Jillian Ambrose

26, Jan, 2021 @7:57 PM

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Electric cars are not the only green solution | Letters
Letters: Chris Barker says more cars of any kind are bad news for pollution, while Dr Robin Russell-Jones believes British entrepreneurs can rise to the challenge of ‘green growth’

Letters

25, Jan, 2021 @4:46 PM

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