As US electric carmaker Tesla Motors sets the European price for its Model S all-electric sedan, a report for British Gas says that UK companies could save £350,000 a year by going electric with their fleet.
Indianapolis has become the first city in the US to require the purchase of either all-electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles for its fleet.
Chemicals company Johnson Matthey and the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have signed up to a joint five-year effort on biofuels.
Carmakers in Europe are on largely track to meet the European Union’s targets for average car emissions, according to the latest figures from the European Environment Agency.
Chinese automaker BYD announced this week that the Colombian capital of Bogotá will be trialling the company’s all-electric e6 sedan as a taxi.
UK electric vehicle infrastructure provider Chargemaster is to acquire Elektromotive, the first company to introduce public electric vehicle charging stations in the UK nearly ten years ago, in a cash deal worth £8.5 million.
US lithium-ion battery developer and manufacturer A123 Systems, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, has announced that it is to sell its assets to Chinese company Wanxiang’s American subsidiary based in Chicago.