Volvo powers up electric chargepoint constructing electric vehicle

Auto giant is using electric construction machinery to install EV charge points in a bid to pioneer an entirely net zero value chain Auto giant Volvo has revealed how it is using electric machinery to install electric vehicle (EV) charging points at its UK dealerships in a bid to create an entirely net zero value … Read more

Offshore Wind Bonanza: Industry predicts £155bn economic boost through to 2030

Between 2022 and 2030 the UK offshore wind industry is set to help mobilise around £155bn in private investment in new projects, according to a major new report published today. The UK Offshore Wind Skills Intelligence (OWSI) Report from the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) said the expansion in the UK’s offshore wind development pipeline … Read more

Volvo unveils dump truck made from fossil-free steel in ‘world first’

A yellow dump truck has made history as the world’s first commercially-produced vehicle made from fossil-free steel, after manufacturer Volvo handed over the articulated hauler to its customer NCC at a special event in Stockholm this afternoon. The A30G dump truck has been built using steel produced at Sweden’s HYBRIT project, where pioneering trials have … Read more

SteelZero: Volvo Cars, Iberdrola, Siemens Gamesa and Vattenfall join net zero steel pledge

A clutch of major green energy and automotive firms including Iberdrola, Siemens Gamesa, Vattenfall BA Wind and Volvo Cars have today committed to using 50 per cent low emission steel in their manufacturing operations by 2030, having become the latest to sign up to the SteelZero initiative . The four firms, which are all significant … Read more