Emergency declared, action pending
In May this year, the Welsh Government was the first UK parliament to declare a ‘climate emergency’. It seems that now the Welsh government has an in-house challenge: Out of 77 official cars, 95% are diesel and only one is eletric.
Lagonda presents “All-Terrain” e-SUV concept
Aston Martin’s electric car outlet Lagonda has brought a preview of its first production model to Geneva. The “All-Terrain Concept” will be produced at the new St. Athan plant in Wales from 2022. Unfortunately, the manufacturer has not yet revealed any technical details in its otherwise imaginative description.
Spilling the beans
While the government of Wales is promoting the use of low emission vehicles and spent £2 million on EV charging points, they are not putting their money where their mouth is.
Swansea launching largest EV fleet in Wales
Swansea Council has taken delivery of 40 Partner Electric vans from Peugeot, making Swansea the local authority with the largest electric van fleet in Wales. The electric vehicles for council staff have been leased on a five-year contract.
Belectric lends life to thousands of electric car batteries
Belectric says it has commissioned three large projects in the UK and Germany based on thousands of electric car batteries, both used and new. The batteries from different manufacturers have a total capacity of 40 MWh and are providing frequency response services to grids in Europe.