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Car review
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Kia’s EV6 reimagines the electric vehicle (EV) ownership experience to help eliminate range and charge anxieties

New electric car will offer a range of up to 328 miles (528km) and can charge up to 80 percent in 18 minutes

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April 6, 2021
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Charging
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How long does it take to charge an electric car?

ElectricDrives explains how battery size and charger size affects electric vehicle (EV) charge times

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April 6, 2021
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Sustainability
EV Life

Fiat’s New 500 electric car receives a five-star rating and top marks from Green NCAP

It is the first electric vehicle (EV) to achieve top marks in all the tests in 2021

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April 6, 2021
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Decarbonisation
EV Life

Responses from the industry regarding the UK government’s greenprint decarbonisation plan

ElectricDrives has found the best reactions to the plan for more sustainable transport in the coming decades

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April 6, 2021
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Development
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Apple electric car batteries look set to be built in the USA

Apple looks likely to work with Foxconn to produce their electric vehicle (EV) power source

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April 6, 2021
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Emobility
EV Life

Motorpoint poll reveals the majority of drivers opposed to sharing roads with electric scooters

UK government currently trialling electric scooters in 50 towns and cities to assess their viability and ability to reduce traffic congestion

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April 6, 2021
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Buses
EV Life

Council bids to make Reading Buses all-electric

Council has submitted an expression of interest to the Department for Transport’s (DfT’s) £120m Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme

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April 6, 2021
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Conversions
EV Life

Best electric converters to turn your favourite classic motor into a clean zero-emissions modern car

We offer our ElectricDrives guide to the world’s top electric car converters

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April 6, 2021
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Trucks
EV Biz

Freight Systems Express Wales (FSEW) orders UK’s first electric tractor units from DAF Trucks

FSEW could introduce a further 10 electric vehicles (EVs) to reduce its carbon emissions by more than 50 percent in the next nine months

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021
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Conversions
EV Life

Legendary GT40 endurance racer goes electric as Everrati collaborates with Superformance

New strategic partnership could see more American classics become modern zero-emissions electric cars

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April 6, 2021
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Sales Trends
EV Biz

Renault Group’s worldwide sales up for the first half of 2021 with electrified car sales up 149 percent in Europe

Renault Group’s Dacia Spring electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) off to a strong start with 150,000 orders

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April 6, 2021
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Leasing & Fleets
EV Life

Octopus Energy adds 23 PEUGEOT e-Expert electric vans to its fleet

New vans will be used to install electric car charge points across London

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April 6, 2021
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Policy
EV Life

Government publishes its ‘greenprint’ to decarbonise all modes of domestic transport by 2050

The transport decarbonisation plan will provide cleaner air, healthier communities and creates tens of thousands of new green jobs

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April 6, 2021
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Development
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REE Automotive announces collaboration with JB Poindexter & Co Business Unit, EAVX, to develop commercial electric vehicles (EVs)

The companies will initially conspire to develop next-generation modular walk-in vans for the North American last-mile delivery market

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April 6, 2021
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Batteries
EV Life

Chinese electric carmaker NIO announces its “NIO Power 2025” battery swap station deployment plan

By 2025 NIO will have over 4,000 battery swap stations worldwide with around 1,000 outside of China

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April 6, 2021
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EV Strategy
EV Life

PEUGEOT say 70 percent of its models will be plug-in in 2021

The French carmaker says that 100 percent of its models will be electrified by 2025

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April 6, 2021
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Trucks
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Electric truck company Volta Trucks confirms Ian Collins as chief product officer

Swedish zero-emissions truck company expects full-scale production to take place at the end of 2022

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April 6, 2021
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Batteries
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Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) partners with Nyobolt for the next generation of battery-powered automotive powertrains

This new technology could also be used for heavy-duty powertrains such as those used in mining

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April 6, 2021
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Range
EV Life

Economy performance world record set by Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car helps to reduce range anxiety

The new zero-emission’s electric vehicle (EV) travelled over 6.5 miles per kilowatt hour (kWh) of electrical energy between John O’Groats and Land’s End

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April 6, 2021
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Net Zero
EV Life

EDF takes delivery of 500th electric car on Tusker’s salary sacrifice scheme

The British energy supplier continues to help and encourage staff to drive zero-emissions electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021
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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Kia celebrates 30 years in the UK and continues to grow its electric car line-up

The Korean carmaker plans to have seven battery electric vehicles (BEVs) by 2026

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April 6, 2021
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Trucks
EV Life

Best electric trucks that are on the way (with videos)

ElectricDrives brings you the top pick-up trucks coming soon from the start-ups and big brands including Alpha, Bollinger, Ford, Hummer, Lordstown, Tesla and Rivian

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021
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