Production of the Rasa hydrogen car by Riversimple of Llandrindod Wells has been pushed back from this year to 2024.
That is when it anticipates a manufacturing plant with 220 people will be completed in Mid Wales and the company can also look at adding a saloon and commercial vehicle to the current coupe offering, founder Hugo Spowers has told media.
The Nissan Qashqai is the safest car you can buy in Britain.
Built in the UK, the Qashqai scored more than 90% in three out of four safety categories and its Safety Assist score is one of the highest ever recorded at 95% said independent safety assessors with Thatcham Research who singled out its passive and active safety features, and the fitment of reverse AEB and centre side airbags – two newer innovations that are beginning to make a real difference to passenger and pedestrian safety.
The RAC is the first major roadside assistance company in the UK to begin using an electric patrol vehicle to attend breakdowns.
With no electric van yet capable of towing broken-down vehicles, the RAC is piloting a zero-emission Renault Zoe Van E-Tech which is one of the few EVs on the market capable of carrying the necessary tools and parts needed to fix four out of five breakdowns on the spot, without its 245-mile range being compromised.
BritishVolt, which pulled out of buiding its massive traction battery plant at St Athan two years ago, has secured £1.7B of private funding and been kickstarted with £100M of UK Government aid in its Blyth, Northumberland site destined to employ 3,000 people.
It plans to make and sell two types of batteries to performance cars and commercial vehicle builders.
Fortescue Future Industries has bought Williams Advanced Engineering.
WAE, an offshoot from the Williams F1 team founded by the revered, late Sir Frank Williams, is a world-leading technology and engineering business renowned for its ground-breaking projects in high performance battery systems and electrification and will enable Fortescue, one of the largest iron ore producers in the world and a heavy carbon emitter, to realise its industry leading 2030 net-zero target and bring green energy to life in programmes such as Fortescue’s 3km long freight trains, 400 tonne haul trucks and industrial heavy mobile equipment.