SK innovation announced that it will develop next-generation battery
technology with Professor John Goodenough, a 2019 Nobel laureate in
chemistry who is known as the father of the lithium-ion battery.
Waitrose and John Lewis have announced plans to significantly increase
the use of electric vans to help fulfill its ambition of ending the use
of fossil fuels across its entire transport fleet by 2030.
SEAT, Iberdrola and Volkswagen Group España Distribución are
strengthening their commitment to the electrification of transport by
signing a strategic collaboration agreement to jointly promote the
rollout of electric, sustainable mobility in Spain.
Manufacturer Britishvolt has announced a collaboration with renowned
Italian design house Pininfarina, to build the UK’s first large-scale
battery gigaplant at the former RAF base of Bro Tathan, Wales.
Foresight Group, a leading independent infrastructure and private equity
investment manager, and Williams Advanced Engineering are pleased to
announce a £1.45 million follow-on investment from Foresight Williams
Technology EIS Fund into Inovo Robotics.
Drivers of ŠKODA’s all-electric Citigoe iV and Superb iV plug-in hybrid
can now use Amazon Alexa voice assistants to start or stop charging
remotely and check on the remaining range of their cars, all from the
comfort of their home.
The parcel industry leader, DPD, has smashed its own 2020 target for 10%
of its van fleet to be zero emission, electric vehicles, five months
ahead of schedule. As a result, DPD now has the biggest, greenest
delivery fleet in the UK.
ABB has marked the start of construction at its new facility in San
Giovanni Valdarno, Italy, which will serve as a global Centre of
Excellence and production site for electric vehicle charging
infrastructure. The 16,000 square meter facility is expected to be
operational by the end of 2021.