Government powers up £43m fund for e-motorbikes and off-road e-truck R&D

Ministers have this morning unlocked more than £43m in government and industry funding for research and development into electric motorbikes and electric delivery trucks. Delivered through the government-backed Advanced Propulsion Center (APC’s) collaborative research and development competition, the funding has been handed to two projects that aim to develop and scale less mature segments of … Read more

‘World first’: Volvo preps for launch of electric trucks made with fossil-fuel-free steel

Volvo Trucks has announced that its heavy electric trucks are to soon include parts made of “fossil-free” steel, as part of the automakers’ plan to slash the carbon footprint of its zero-emission vehicle range. The Swedish company announced this morning that it would be replacing steel made in fossil fuel furnaces with steel made using … Read more