As countries incentivize widespread adoption of electric vehicles and advancements in range and competitive battery prices means electric vehicles are more affordable than ever, charging stations remain a challenge to overall market uptake.
Thanks to improving technology and more cost effective battery production, manufacturers are improving the long-distance capabilities for electric vehicles – making EV more attractive and affordable, for both commercial and private use.
Putting decades of old rivalry aside, Japan's Honda Motor Co and Yamaha Motor Co have come together to develop electric scooters in Japan. This collaboration comes after both brands’ scooters and motorcycles sales shrink around the world as newer entrants compete for market share.
The U.K. Government has announced ambitious steps for reducing carbon emissions and moving towards a clean energy future by including usage of battery storage for the distributed electricity networks and a ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2040.