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28th September 2021

Ford and SK to invest $11.4bn in EVs

Ford, in a joint venture with SK Innovation, has announced an $11.4 billion plan for electric vehicle and battery production – the largest such investment ever made in the U.S.

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16th September 2021

Co-op to expand use of robots

Co-op Food today announced a partnership with Amazon Prime, enabling same-day grocery deliveries, while also expanding the use of robots from 200 to 500 units.

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18th August 2021

DHL plans electric cargo planes from 2024

DHL Express, in a collaboration with Eviation, will begin deploying electric cargo planes from 2024 in an effort to decarbonise its worldwide operations.

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18th July 2021

$315m biotech company emerges from stealth

Prime Medicine, a U.S. company with a powerful new gene editing technique, has this week announced its official launch with $315 million in financing.

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16th July 2021

Fossil fuel electricity generation has peaked worldwide

Fossil fuel electricity generation has peaked worldwide as emerging markets seize the opportunities of low-cost renewables, according to a report published this week by India's Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) and the financial think tank Carbon Tracker.

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11th July 2021

First robotic pizza restaurant opens in Paris

A new pizzeria, called Pazzi, is being staffed entirely by robots, which can handle everything from order-taking to prepping the dough, to boxing the finished meal.

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8th June 2021

First fully reusable, entirely 3D-printed rocket

Relativity Space has revealed a new rocket that is both 3D printed and fully reusable. The Terran R could serve as a competitor to SpaceX's Falcon 9.

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16th March 2021

Six electric utilities announce plans for a massive EV charging network

Six major U.S. utilities are collaborating to ensure that electric vehicle (EV) drivers have access to a seamless network of charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast, through the Midwest and South, and into the Gulf and Central Plains regions.

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19th January 2021

Five-minute charge EV battery enters production

In a major milestone for electric vehicles, the factory production of extreme fast charging battery technology has begun, utilising nano-scale metalloids and proprietary compounds.

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24th December 2020

World's first robotic kitchen goes on sale

Following six years of research and testing, a British technology company has officially launched what it claims to be the world's most advanced domestic robot.

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20th December 2020

Lab-made milk could replace dairy cows

A new startup company is creating lab-made dairy that it claims is indistinguishable from natural dairy.

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10th December 2020

Europe's largest vertical farm will have 1,000-tonne annual capacity

The first phase of construction on Europe's largest vertical farm has been completed. It stands 14 levels high in a 7,000 square metre facility on the outskirts of Denmark's capital.

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17th November 2020

World's first cultured chicken restaurant is launched

The world's first restaurant that provides clientele the opportunity to eat meat grown directly from chicken cells has been opened in the Israeli town of Ness Ziona.

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9th November 2020

First passengers travel safely on a Hyperloop

In the Nevada desert yesterday, Virgin Hyperloop tested human travel in a Hyperloop pod for the first time.

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