#Electric

Spirit of Innovation plane is the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft

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The Spirit of Innovation - an electric aircraft demonstrator developed by Rolls-Royce - has clinched the record for the world's fastest all-electric aircraft. The Derby-based firm has claimed that the craft hit a speed of 387.4 mph during a test run at Boscombe Down in Amesbury on...

Norway on track to hit 100% electric vehicle sales

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Norway is set to sell its last petrol or diesel card early next year - smashing its government target by three years. New Analysis from Norwegian Automobile Federation's (NAF) shows the country might sell its last fossil-fuel power car as early as April new year. The analysis is...

eHighway – Government supports Electrics Roads

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The UK government has thrown its weight behind a pilot for eHighways. eHighway aim to combine the efficiency of electrified railroads with the flexibility of trucks by creating a network of overhead cables and adapted lorries. The scheme aims to eliminate the majority of the carbon dioxide emissions...

Electric NXT eyes airspeed record

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Electric NXT - aka E-NXT - is setting its sights on the world speed record for an electric aircraft. The single-seater aircraft is developed by Electroflight alongside engineering heavy-hitters Rolls-Royce. The combined project has been active since 2018 and is nicknamed Accel by Rolls-Royce and is part of...

VW reveal working prototype of autonomous robotic charging point

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Volkswagen has revealed its' working prototype for a robot which can autonomously charge your electric cars. The German carmaker has named the RD-D2-Esque charging droid a 'Mobile Charging Robot'. The idea is simple - rather than having multiple stations where every car has to park; you can...

A new high-capacity EV battery materials could double driving range

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A team of material science researchers have announced a brand new carbon-silicon material which could more than double the driving range of electric vehicles. If future electric vehicle (EVs) batteries made of this material not only could the driving range more than double but fast charging (to more...