With new major spending packages investing billions of dollars in electric vehicles in the U.S., some analysts have raised concerns over how green the electric vehicle industry actually is, focusing particularly on indirect emissions caused within the supply chains of the vehicle components and the fuels used to power electricity that charges the vehicles.
ABB Terra 124 chargers have been installed in Italy, as the industrial metropolis of Milan swaps its 1,200 diesel buses for brand new, all-electric ones by 2030.
Range anxiety with electric commercial vehicles is real, since running out of battery can have serious consequences.
Protium, the leading UK-based green hydrogen energy company, has announced that it will deploy its first electrolyser in the UK, sourced from Enapter, the esteemed design and manufacturing brand who have produced the first scalable hydrogen AEM electrolyser.
Running out of battery can pose serious impacts, range anxiety with electric commercial vehicles seems to be a real scenario. At the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, scientists have come up with tools to enable electric delivery vehicles to navigate tactically such that as little energy as possible is used.
The UK’s leading breakdown service, the AA, has partnered with ScottishPower to help more UK drivers make a move to electric vehicles by giving people with ‘range anxiety’ confidence to switch to a zero-emissions vehicle.
Electric vehicles are so quiet and tend to reduce sound pollution. However, they can be of safety concern, especially for the visually impaired. To tackle this, many governments have commissioned the addition of artificial sounds to electric vehicles.
Australia Post has welcomed the first of 20 electric trucks to its national delivery fleet, with three Fuso eCanters now delivering parcels to customers in Melbourne ahead of Christmas.
The European Union’s regulations have led to electric vehicles reaching a 15% market share this year. Taking Norway as an example, we can see that these dynamics can be even greater when the environmental protection regulations become stricter.
ABB introduces Plug N Charge technology to simplify and streamline EV charging and payment. With Plug N Charge, drivers simply pull up to the charging point, take out the connector and plug it into their EV.