Octopus launches new electric car ‘salary sacrifice’ scheme

Octopus Electric Vehicles has revealed a new 100 per cent electric car leasing service for businesses looking to become more environmentally friendly. The scheme, called Electric Dreams, uses a system known as ‘salary sacrifice’ which allows staff to pay for a new electric vehicle out of their gross salary, potentially saving them thousands of pounds … Read more

Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley were spotted on an electric bike ride through London

They are one of Hollywood’s hottest couples. And Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley  looked as close as ever as they enjoyed a recent electric bike ride together in London.  The Fast and Furious star, 53, and his model fiancée, 33 wrapped up warm for their spin across the English capital  Happy couple: Jason Statham and Rosie … Read more

Blow for City as Electric car battery maker Britishvolt eyes US float

Blow for the City as UK-based Electric car battery maker Britishvolt eyes US float By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 21:54 BST, 1 April 2021 | Updated: 21:54 BST, 1 April 2021 Electric car battery maker Britishvolt could go public in the US in another blow to the London Stock Market. The company, … Read more

Government invests £30m into electric and hydrogen car production

£22.6MILLION FARADAY INSTITUTION PROJECTS The £22.6m announced today will fund refocused research projects, including targeting market opportunities and early-stage commercial development, in the following areas:  EXTENDING BATTERY LIFE Led by Prof Clare Grey, University of Cambridge, with researchers from the Universities of Birmingham, Liverpool, Oxford, Sheffield, Southampton, Warwick, Imperial College London and UCL.  BATTERY MODELLING  … Read more

Jack Black takes to the streets of Los Feliz with his son Thomas on Super 73 electric bikes

Jack Black takes to the streets of Los Feliz with his son Thomas as they cruise along on Super 73 electric bikes By Brian Gallagher For Dailymail.com Published: 07:30 BST, 29 March 2021 | Updated: 18:08 BST, 29 March 2021 Jack Black spent his Sunday afternoon hitting the streets of Los Feliz with his youngest … Read more

Emma Willis wows fans as she flaunts her toned arms in an electric blue asymmetric top

She never fails to make a style statement when presenting a myriad of Britain’s most popular programmes.  And Emma Willis wowed fans when she took to Instagram to post her outfit for the latest episode of Channel 4 reality show The Circle on Friday.  The presenter, 44, flaunted her toned arms as she posed in … Read more

Adam Thomas is attacked by a thug who tried to steal his £1.5k electric bike

Adam Thomas left ‘shaken’ after he is attacked by a thug who tried to steal his £1.5k electric bike while he was with his son Teddy, 6, in Manchester By Connie Rusk For Mailonline Published: 14:12 GMT, 25 March 2021 | Updated: 14:13 GMT, 25 March 2021 Adam Thomas has reportedly been left ‘really shaken … Read more

Ed Miliband declares UK needs an ‘electric car revolution’… before admitting he DOESN’T own one

Ed Miliband launched a passionate plea for an ‘electric car revolution across the country’ – before admitting he does not have one himself. The shadow business secretary attacked the PM’s plan for a 2030 ban on polluting vehicles, saying it was ‘not taking the bold action necessary to make this fair’. He said it needs … Read more

Pioneering electric supercar maker Rimac to open UK R&D centre

A pioneering electric car firm that is developing a 258mph battery-powered supercar is setting up a UK research and development base right next door to Jaguar Land Rover. The firm, Rimac, is also linked to Porsche amid speculation that the pair will soon take control of luxury hypercar firm Bugatti and turn it into an … Read more