Electrification can cut emissions of transport, buildings and industry in europe by 60% by...

Electrification of the transport, buildings and industrial sectors in Europe could slash greenhouse-gas emissions by 60% between 2020 and 2050, according to a new report published today by research company BloombergNEF (BNEF). A revolution in...

Launch of a pilot plant to manufacture European batteries for electric vehicles

During French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the Saft Nersac plant near Angoulême, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, Total, through its affiliate Saft, and PSA with Opel, announced their plan to combine their know-how to...

Irizar e-mobility becomes the first green energy electromobility factory in Europe

Irizar e-mobility has become the first green energy electromobility factory in Europe by opening and commissioning the largest solar PV plant in the Basque Country. The park was opened this morning in the presence of...

Schaeffler joins global hydrogen initiative

Schaeffler is now a steering member in the Hydrogen Council, a globally active hydrogen interest group based in Belgium. The initiative comprises 81 leading companies from the energy, transport, and industrial sectors. The goal of...

The DEFACTO project, expected to revolutionize the European battery cell manufacturing industry, kicks off

The European project DEFACTO, coordinated by the Basque research center CIDETEC Energy Storage, started in San Sebastián, Spain, on January 14th. The kickoff meeting gathered all the partners in a two-day reunion that included...

ABB and Volvo to electrify Gothenburg’s city streets

In line with the Swedish government’s vision that Sweden should be climate neutral by 2050, public transport company Västtrafik expects to have electrified all city traffic in Västra Götaland by 2030. Volvo Buses and...

Endesa X and Consum join forces to charge electric vehicles

Endesa X and Consum supermarkets have signed a deal for an initial 110 charging points for electric vehicles to be installed in the car parks of 55 of the cooperative’s centres. The first...

The European Green Deal sets out how to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent...

The European Commission has presented The European Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities across all policy areas and making the transition...

Battery pack prices fall as market ramps up

Battery prices, which were above $1,100/kWh in 2010, have fallen 87% in real terms to $156/kWh in 2019. By 2023, average prices will be close to $100/kWh, according to the latest forecast from BloombergNEF...

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: a revolutionary self-charging, plug-in hybrid electric SUV with a zero-emissions badge

The Outlander PHEV was the first plug-in hybrid in the world. Its electric motors on both the front and rear axles and an efficiently powerful petrol engine work in harmony to optimise performance. Its...