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Electric vehicles

Africa’s bumpy road to an EV future

Africa’s bumpy road to an EV future

Car markets in most developing countries are fed with used exports from Europe, the US and Japan. How these markets develop will influence how fast Africa can move from fossil fuel to electric vehicles.

Why we need to build batteries better

Why we need to build batteries better

The massive increase in demand for lithium-ion batteries threatens to create supply chains that are fragile as well as socially and environmentally unsustainable. Governments and the private sector are taking action.

Are electric cars really green?

Are electric cars really green?

Electric vehicles may be cleaner at the exhaust pipe, but critics say this isn’t measuring the energy needed to produce the car or the electricity. Would a life cycle analysis make them less appealing?

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