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EC takes action to reinforce EU leadership in clean vehicles

European Commission, Brussels.

The EC proposes new targets for the EU fleet wide average CO2 emissions of new passenger cars and vans to help accelerate the transition to low- and zero emission vehicles The European Commission today took a decisive step forward in implementing the EU’s commitments under the Paris Agreement for a …

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London to turn lamp posts into EV charge points

An EV charging Lamp post

Retro-fitting lamp posts to turn them into charge points will bring major savings More of London’s lamp posts could become electric car chargers under a new plan just unveiled. The lamp posts in the borough of Wandsworth could all be converted. The British government wants to halt the sale of new …

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DRIVEtheARC EV corridor launched in Northern California

DRIVEtheARC

Fifty-five fast chargers have been installed from Monterey to Lake Tahoe DRIVEtheARC has completed the chargers’ deployment and the formal grand opening of the corridor on the one year anniversary of the project’s official start. DRIVEtheARC encourages longer and more frequent trips with EVs by increasing the ease of long …

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Volkswagen partners with Google on Quantum Computing

Source: Volkswagen

The partnership aims to develop traffic optimisation, material simulations, and new machine learning technologies. Volkswagen and Google have announced a new partnership to research on quantum computing developments. Speaking at this week’s Web Summit 2017 in Lisbon, Volkswagen said its aim was to be at the forefront of future development …

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