Robots able to inspect and maintain nuclear power stations and next-generation batteries for electric vehicles and wind turbines are among the technologies being backed by new Government investment.
Ford has called for the creation of a “minister for electrification” in the UK to help boost electric car take-up, as research suggests widespread confusion around the vehicles persist.
Amazon is to add more than 1,800 electric vehicles to its delivery fleet in Europe this year as part of efforts to reduce transport emissions.
Customers buying online food from Waitrose or receiving smaller John Lewis deliveries are set to start seeing their shopping arrive in electric vans.
A survey asking north-east residents and businesses their opinion on electric vehicles closes this week.
The public are being given a chance to shape plans by Aberdeen City Council to encourage a greater uptake of electric vehicles over the next five to 10 years.
Free charging points for electric cars are to be rolled out at hundreds of Tesco stores from next year, the supermarket has announced.
UPS is to test a fleet of new electric trucks in London that can travel almost 150 miles on a single charge and include special driver assistance tools to improve safety.
India’s ride-hailing app Ola has committed to putting 10,000 electric vehicles on the road in 12 months as it unveiled its Mission: Electric.
Schemes which allow electric cars to power people’s homes are being given almost £30 million in Government funding, the Department for Transport said.