Electric Vehicles

EVs, green ammonia and plant-based proteins could supercharge net zero – study

Three “super-leverage points” could catalyse decarbonisation in sectors covering 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report…

Size matters: Upmarket drift in car industry stunts vehicle efficiency progress in EU and US

Two new reports by the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) highlight the failure…

Lithium-ion battery pack prices rise for first time since 2010

The price of lithium-ion battery packs – including those used in electric vehicles, buses and energy storage projects – has…

Opinion: Why transport emissions remain the elephant in the room

Electric vehicles (EVs) are often cited as an energy transition success story. Yet they account for a tiny amount of…

EV manufacturers increasingly turning to solid-state batteries – Appleyard Lees

Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers are increasingly opting for solid-state over lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, according to a new report from intellectual…

Making the last mile electric

E-commerce grew significantly during the Covid-19 crisis, recording a 15% increase in activity and delivery traffic in urban areas between…

Aluminium production is critical for the energy transition but hamstrung by high electricity costs

The energy transition is driving a huge surge in demand for aluminium, but the industry is facing huge capacity constraints…

Opinion: Energy transition could destroy Africa’s forests and carbon sinks

It is the greatest paradox of our age: in attempting to solve the problem of climate change, we are turning…

Can electric boats decarbonise shipping?

 Much like the electric car, the electric boat or ship is not a new invention. After becoming available during the…

Fuel cell electric trucks unlikely to achieve cost parity in Europe before 2030 – ICCT

Fuel cell electric trucks (FCETs) will not match the total cost of ownership (TCO) of their diesel equivalents before 2030…