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Smart charging provides solution to challenge of electric vehicles creating extra 18 GW peak electricity demand by 2050

Smart charging provides solution to challenge of electric vehicles creating extra 18 GW peak electricity demand by 2050

Electric vehicles could create an additional peak electricity demand of up to 18 GW by 2050, equivalent to an additional 30 per cent on top of today’s peak demand of 60 GW, according to one scenario in National Grid’s recently published ‘Future Energy Scenarios’ (FES).

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Enter for the Fleet Heroes 2017 Awards

Enter for the Fleet Heroes 2017 Awards

The search is on for the Fleet Heroes of 2017; organisations and individuals that are proactively cutting carbon emissions and addressing air pollution through innovative transport policies and improved fleet efficiency.

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Record number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars registered in UK

Record number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars registered in UK

UK car buyers registered more electric and plug-in hybrid cars during the first half of 2017 than in any previous six-monthly period.

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New Audi A8

New Audi A8

The new Audi A8 has today made its world debut at the Audi Summit in Barcelona, and a plug-in model is coming.

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The UK’s ability to charge electric vehicles

The UK’s ability to charge electric vehicles

The last week has seen an explosion of news items about increasing numbers of electric vehicles (EVs), including France banning petrol and diesel cars by 2040, Volvo planning to sell only electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2019, and Tesla announcing that its Model 3 mass-market electric car has started rolling off production lines.

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Renault Scénic dCi 110 HYBRID ASSIST

Renault Scénic dCi 110 HYBRID ASSIST

Renault’s Scénic and Grand Scénic range is now available with a dCi 110 HYBRID ASSIST powertrain which improves emissions, economy and performance of the dCi 110 engine.

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Every Volvo from 2019 will have an electric motor

Every Volvo from 2019 will have an electric motor

Volvo has announced that every car it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor.

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Hyundai IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid

Hyundai IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid

The Hyundai IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid offers up to 39 miles of pure electric driving, with a total range of 680 miles and is on sale from 13 July priced from £24,995 including the £2500 Plug In Car Grant.

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Electric Aston Martin RapidE

Electric Aston Martin RapidE

Aston Martin’s first all-electric model will be the RapidE, with just 155 cars being built from 2019.

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LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards to be hosted by Energy 2017

LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards to be hosted by Energy 2017

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) and Media 10 have announced an exciting partnership to hold the 2017 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards presentation gala dinner alongside Energy 2017 at the Concourse Suites 1 & 2, NEC, Birmingham on the evening of Wednesday 11 October.

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