NAWA to announce electric motorbike at EICMA 2021 in Milan

NAWA Technologies will be showing its NAWA Racer electric motorbike at the world’s biggest two-wheeled show, EICMA 2021 in Milan, from 25-28th November. NAWA Racer is a zero-emission motorbike concept that illustrates how NAWA’s next-gen nano-based ultracapacitors, called NAWACap, could be applied to a real-world electric vehicle (EV) powertrain, by combining them with conventional lithium-ion cells to create a…

Half of UK councils have spent nothing on EV infrastructure in 2021

Over half of UK councils have spent nothing on EV infrastructure in 2021, according to a study by EV service monitoring and management platform DevicePilot.  The results reveal that 2021 has been a poor year for EV infrastructure investment, with nearly two-thirds of councils receiving EV-related complaints from their constituents. While some parts of the…

Euro NCAP gives Ford, Hyundai and Toyota EVs top safety rating

Independent safety authority Euro NCAP has released safety ratings for five new cars. The Ford Mustang Mach-E, Hyundai’s IONIQ 5 and TUCSON and the Toyota Yaris Cross all achieve a top rating of five stars, while the new Hyundai BAYON is awarded four stars. Ford’s new all-electric crossover SUV, the Mustang Mach-E, bears little resemblance to the 5-litre muscle car with which it shares…

9 in 10 Brits want to do more to fight climate change, claims study

A study looking at public attitudes towards electric vehicles and the climate crisis has revealed the personal sacrifices Britons are willing to make in the fight against global warming. Climate Countdown, the latest in Ford’s quarterly Go Electric reports, finds an overwhelming majority of Brits (91%) feel they have a personal level of responsibility in the fight against climate…