Electric Vehicles News

New composite material to increase efficiency of electric vehicle motors

Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA, have created a composite material that can increase the electrical current capacity of copper wires, potentially...

UK announces new plan to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced today on World Electric Vehicle Day (9 September 2020) the UK Government’s ambitious plan to accelerate the adoption...

West Midlands roads to be used to test new autonomous vehicles

Warwick University has announced that 300 kilometres of West Midland’s roads are to be used as part of a trial to test a new...

Major changes to electric vehicle chargepoint policy in the UK

The British Government has announced major changes to electric vehicle policy in the UK, including an additional £1bn of funding for chargepoints. British Prime Minister...

Supporting the decarbonisation of transport in Scotland

The Innovation Platform speaks to EVA Scotland about their ambition to be the voice of the electric vehicle movement and to promote the decarbonisation...

Debunking myths about electric vehicles

ChargePoint’s Policy Director UK & Ireland, Tanya Sinclair, speaks to The Innovation Platform about some of the most common myths about electric vehicles. Electric vehicles...

Hardware security: learn about the deployment of EMC-Compliant IC chip techniques

‘Secafy’ research team of Kobe University present wide frequency & dynamic range EM noise measurements for electric vehicles – could these contribute toward hardware...

Unleashing the next generation of metal-air batteries for electric vehicles

In a collaborative research paper, scientists have outlined how they developed a new catalyst that could boost the charge efficiency of metal-air batteries. Metal-air batteries...

Into the thriving market of electric buses

The global market for electric buses is predicted to reach 291,000 units by 2026, this increase is due to...

How Europe are funding their electric vehicle charging stations

The rise of electric vehicles (EV) goes hand in hand with the rise of EV charging stations, but how are European governments funding this...

E-mobility innovation: an opportunity for society

has·to·be implements groundbreaking and standardised overall solutions in the field of e-mobility, paving the way for innovation in transport. Electromobility (also referred to as ‘eMobility’...

UK lithium supply necessary for EV growth

Domestic lithium supply chains in the UK and the EU are a growing priority to support clean energy and electric vehicles. As the world transitions...

Energy generation and the need for fuels

IPG’s ceramic and flameless microturbine combines up to 57% CO2 emission reductions in energy generation, with up to 76% cost reductions. Public understanding of climate...

Lithium supply chain for electric vehicle batteries: Europe’s missing link

Green Lithium has made significant progress towards centralising the European lithium supply chain with its UK refinery. The car manufacturing industry in Europe and the...

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Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles produce zero carbon emissions, in contrast to cars which use an internal combustion engine fuelled by petrol or diesel.

As e-mobility grows in popularity, the issues surrounding EV transport – including charging infrastructure, battery safety, sustainable disposal of EV batteries and the need to source increasing amounts of lithium and other component materials ethically – become more pressing.