EVs

Conference, Education, EVs

VWCV Site Symposium: Brand investing 21 million euros in upskilling workforce

Autonomous driving, electric vehicles, new business models and a highly skilled workforce: with the ‘GRIP 2030’ strategy, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) is continuing to push on with the transformation of the brand into a leading supplier for sustainable mobility solutions. Today, Herbert Diess, Chair of the Board of Management of […]

Drivers learning in automatic EVs will soon be the norm, says Volkswagen Financial Services UK’s EV consultant
Driving, EVs

Drivers learning in automatic EVs will soon be the norm, says Volkswagen Financial Services UK’s EV consultant

Practical driving tests will soon be conducted almost exclusively in automatic electric cars, according to one electromobility expert. Emma Loveday, EV Consultant at Volkswagen Financial Services UK, explained that young people learning to drive in automatic vehicles will ‘soon be the norm’ as consumers become more environmentally conscious and cost […]

EVs, Research

Future technology according to generation Alpha: Mobility wishes for a progressive society

Self-charging electric cars and public transport to space are the top of the future mobility wish list, according to today’s youngsters. Over seven in 10 children aged 6-10 (72 per cent) said self-charging electric cars were an invention they’d like to see, while over half would like a flying car […]

Education, EVs

Jaguar Land Rover joins forces with Multiverse to deliver data skills training to employees

Jaguar Land Rover is collaborating with tech start-up Multiverse to enhance the data skills of its employees as it accelerates its digital transformation and prepares for an electrified future. Through its Reimagine strategy, Jaguar Land Rover is at the forefront of the rapidly changing automotive industry with a focus on […]

Driving, Education, EVs

First all-British EV aims to save lives and engage next generation of drivers

Young Driver Motor Cars’ all-British and all-electric Firefly Sport will fuel children’s interest in cars and driving from an early age, while educating them about road safety and how future motor vehicles can be an environmental force for good. Packed full of British innovation, the Firefly Sport will receive its […]

Education, EVs

Mercedes-Benz is investing more than €1.3 billion in the qualification of its employees

Electrification and digitalisation are fundamentally changing the world of work. The transformation will lead to further development of all job profiles at Mercedes-Benz. The company is therefore putting lifelong learning and continuing education for employees at the centre of sustainable personnel development. In Germany alone, Mercedes-Benz will invest more than […]

EVs, Job Board, Recruitment

Bentley seeks extraordinary engineers to accelerate path to full electrification

Bentley Motors today announced a recruitment drive for 100 talented engineers as the luxury marque accelerates its forward-thinking Beyond100 strategy, the boldest plan of its kind in the sector. Working across multiple disciplines within engineering, a key responsibility will be to support delivery of the ambitious Five-in-Five plan, which commits Bentley to launching a […]

Car warranty firm CEO calls for increase in specialist EV garages as UK skills fall short of vehicle production
EVs, Maintenance

Car warranty firm CEO calls for increase in specialist EV garages as UK skills fall short of vehicle production

Comment from Lawrence Whittaker, CEO at Warrantywise: “We’re heading for an electrified future, but from where I’m sitting, we’re heading head-first into a skills gap and UK electric vehicle (EV) owners will be the first ones having to pay for it. “It’s highlighted by recent figures from the Society of […]