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Businesses asked where they want London's fast-chargers to be located

Abb fast charger

Energy Saving Trust project with Transport for London to map potential locations to support electric freight vehicles

27 Aug 2014

Electric Grand Prix to be powered by algae

Sebastien Buemi in e.dams Renault car

Formula E executive confirms deal with UK firm Aquafuel to use glycerine-powered generators to recharge electric race cars

21 Aug 2014

US government revs up electric car investment

Tesla Model S and Roadster - photo Tesla

Department of Energy hands out $55m to 31 projects aimed at improving efficiency and performance of electric vehicles

18 Aug 2014

Tesla expands UK supercharger network

New sites in central London and Birmingham part of company's vision to provide free electric driving across the UK and Europe

15 Aug 2014

Wow, look, a Tesla

Trewin Restorick argues we need a new approach to communicating green opportunities - and a cutting edge electric car might just hold the answer

08 Aug 2014

Tesla: 'We wanted to build not just the best electric car, but the best car'

After winning BusinessGreen car of year, Tesla UK boss reckons the Model S is really ready to motor

04 Aug 2014

Why SAP sees an open road for 'connected cars'

The software company aims to become a driving force in connected cars

01 Aug 2014

End of the road-warrior? UK drivers clock up fewest miles since records began

Government figures show drop in business and private mileage, as growing electric vehicle sales suggest low carbon motoring will soon be in the driving seat

31 Jul 2014

Manchester debuts first all-electric bus

Metroshuttle service gets zero-emission boost with addition of three new electric buses

30 Jul 2014

UK to 'take car clubs up a gear' with £500,000 boost

Funding earmarked for two pilot projects designed to provide wider access to car clubs and electric vehicles

29 Jul 2014

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: A green fleet gamechanger?

Will Nichols test drives a plug-in hybrid that could save businesses thousands

29 Jul 2014

BMW unveils robot-powering solar array

Auto giant becomes the latest car manufacturer to install a giant solar array at its UK factory

29 Jul 2014

Warwick to host UK's £1bn low carbon vehicle research centre

Advanced Propulsion Centre hub will be located at University reknowned for engineering excellence with regional 'spokes' to follow

28 Jul 2014

Report: Japan to crank up green car grants

Government poised to offer incentives worth nearly $30,000 to early adopters of new hydrogen car

28 Jul 2014

Tesla revs up UK presence with Heathrow service centre

Electric car manufacturer aims to build six more centres across the country to support sales of its Model S sedan

25 Jul 2014

 Video Video: Low carbon policies driving automotive boom

Video highlights the findings of the Low CVP's latest report showing how environmental policies have helped the automotive sector grow

18 Jul 2014

Downing Street to get charging points in £5m electric car push

Government to buy nearly 300 plug-in vehicles as it puts 'money where its mouth is'

17 Jul 2014

Transport Minister: By 2050 every car on the road will be ultra low emission

Baroness Kramer speech to the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership annual conference - in full

17 Jul 2014

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