VW thought to support toughening EU emissions standards while rival car makers reel under the pressure


The Volkswagen Group is now in support of toughening vehicle emissions standards in Europe while smaller rivals struggle to comply.
Recycling electric car batteries could reduce mining of metals by up to 55%

Harmful cobalt mining could be reduced by a third


Widespread recycling of electric car batteries could reduce the need to mine some earth metals by as much as 55%, according to a new report.
EU will not achieve electric car charging targets at current rate, auditor warns

EU charging deployment off-track, says auditor


The rollout of the European Union's electric car charging network is too slow for the bloc to achieve its climate targets, auditors have warned.
Ford Mondeo production to end after 28 years

Ford Mondeo production to end


Ford has confirmed that the Mondeo saloon is to be phased out from March 2022 as the company ramps up its electrifications plans.
Jenson Button says it will be

Button: Embarrassing for rivals if I win Extreme E


Jenson Button says it would be embarrassing for his competitors if he wins an Extreme E race, and revealed he has only spent one hour getting to
2018 Tesla Model 3 USA Driving

Government ends 'Tesla subsidy'


Electric cars costing more than £35,000 are no longer eligible for the plug-in car grant, as the government takes aim at the wealthiest buyers of
Air quality near schools that ban cars improved by a quarter

Air quality 23% better near schools that ban cars


The air quality in areas around schools where cars have been banned during peak hours has improved by nearly a quarter.
DS Automobiles reveals clothing collection that absorbs CO2

DS reveals clothing that absorbs CO2


DS Automobiles has unveiled a clothing collection that absorbs carbon dioxide, made in collaboration with a Parisian fashion designer.
Green new E10 fuel could lead to higher pump prices

Green new E10 fuel could lead to higher prices


A green new fuel set to be introduced in September could cause drivers to pay more for their fuel, it has been warned. 
Government urged to ban sales of new diesel HGVs by 2040

Government urged to ban diesel HGV sales by 2040


The sale of new diesel lorries should be banned by 2040 in an attempt to lower emissions, the government has been advised.
Amazon's Rivian delivery vans roll out in L.A.

Amazon's Rivian delivery vans roll out in L.A.


Electric delivery vans made by American start-up Rivian have hit the road for online marketplace Amazon.
Hyundai teases Ioniq 5 as it prepares 12-model electric car assault over four years

Hyundai teases Ioniq 5 electric car


Hyundai has released teaser images of its forthcoming Ioniq 5 pure-electric car, which will spearhead a new range of more than 12 battery electri
Material used to make EV batteries now mined in UK

Researchers find way to produce lithium in UK


British researchers working on ways to source lithium for electric car batteries have extracted a precursor compound from UK rocks.