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Car Launch
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Zeekr 001 electric car is an instant hit delivering over 2000 cars in first month of production in its native market

The Zeekr 001 luxury saloon offers a 442 mile (712km) range and can hit O-62mph (0-100kph) in just 3.8 seconds

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Batteries
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Stellantis and Factorial Energy to develop solid-state batteries for electric vehicles (EVs)

New solid state batteries offer increased range, faster charging and are compatible with existing lithium-ion battery manufacturing infrastructure

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Polestar offers a glimpse of their new Polestar 3 electric sports utility vehicle

New electric vehicle (EV) will be made in the US and launch in 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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BMW i7 electric car undergoes winter testing at the Arctic Circle

Video shows the brand’s first all-electric luxury saloon being pushed to the limit ahead of its launch in 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
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Nissan charges ahead with EV36Zero plans in the UK with new 20MW solar farm

This doubles the amount of renewable energy generated on-site to cover every Nissan LEAF electric vehicle (EV) sold in Europe

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Volvo Recharge models made up 26 percent of the global volume in the third quarter

Swedish carmaker will increase production from 15,000 electric cars today to at least 150,000 cars after summer 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Mercedes-Benz teams up with Factorial Energy to create solid-state batteries for electric vehicles (EVs)

Factorial Energy have developed batteries that offer up to 50 percent longer range, increased safety and cost parity with lithium-ion batteries

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Design
EV Biz

Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric car shortlisted for European Car of the Year 2022 award

Five of the seven shortlisted cars are electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

AFP aims to publish first draft of national kerbside electric vehicle (EV) charging map in early 2022

The industry body is aiming to collate information gathered on around 160,000 potential and existing drivers

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Biggest fleet deal of electric trucks in Europe, as DB Schenker places pre-order of nearly 1,500 Volta Zeros

DB Schenker pre-orders nearly 1,500 fully-electric Volta Zero electric vehicles (EVs)

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Plug-in electric vehicle sales outnumber diesel sales in Europe during October

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hybrids accounted for a 22.9 percent total market share during the month

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

Stellantis signs lithium supply agreement with Vulcan Energy for decarbonised supply of key raw materials for electric vehicle (EV) battery packs

This deal is a key element to power Stellantis’ aggressive electrification strategy of its 14 car brands

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Nissan to spend £13.2 billion on electrification over the next five years

Japanese carmaker plans to launch 23 new electrified models including 15 new electric vehicles (EVs) and will spend £132 billion on infrastructure

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April 6, 2021

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Design
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Volta Trucks and Astheimer Design wins Dezeen Product Design award 2021

Manufacturing of the first production-specification Volta Zero electric vehicles (EVs) will start by the end of next year

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

UK’s leading electric vehicle (EV) fleet payments provider Allstar Business Solutions partners with Zap-Map

As fleets rapidly transition to electric cars it’s essential to deliver a smooth and simple user experience

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

IONITY will create 5,000 new fast charging points for electric cars across Europe by 2025

IONITY will invest 700 million euros in its high-power electric vehicle (EV) charging network

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Biz

Polestar 5 previewed in latest episode of Polestar Precept electric vehicle (EV) documentary

Video shows how the Polestar Precept concept car transforms into the new Polestar 5 performance 4-door GT electric car

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Cadillac LYRIQ electric vehicle (EV) crosses crucial development milestone

Engineers complete 80 percent validation drive of Cadillac’s first electric car ahead of production at the start of 2022

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Farizon Auto unveils their new Homtruck to rival the Tesla Semi

New truck will offer methanol, range extender or pure electric powertrains and will be available in 2024

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
EV Biz

Everrati electric car converters power up with United States expansion

The Oxfordshire-based company that converts vintage models into modern classic electric cars has appointed of two key new leadership team members as a result

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Biz

Equipmake and Beulas join forces with Go-Ahead London with in-service trials of new electric double-decker bus

Trials of new electric bus that has a range of up to 300 miles (483km) will start at the beginning of 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Biz

The Concept Recharge electric car visualises Volvo Cars’ path towards sustainable mobility

Swedish carmaker says they can reduce a car's lifecycle CO2 impact by 80 percent compared to a 2018 Volvo XC60

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
EV Biz

PEUGEOT aiming to be market leader with its complete range of 100 percent electric vans

Electric vans lower running costs and offer ease of driving, immediate throttle response, high torque and the absence of noise and emissions

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Biz

Mellor unveils its new Sigma all-electric bus range

New battery electric vehicle (BEV) line-up will comprise of six individual models

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April 6, 2021

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eMotorbikes
EV Biz

World-first hybrid battery-powered NAWA Racer e-motorbike to debut at EICMA Milan

Ground-breaking electric powertrain offers a range of up to 186 miles (300km)

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Merchants Fleet expands BrightDrop electric vehicle (EV) order to 18,000

With an estimated range of up to 250 miles (402km), the mid-size EV410 is ideal for faster, smaller deliveries or as a last-mile vehicle

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

Fisker reveals production-intent version of Fisker Ocean electric car at the Los Angeles Auto Show

New electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) will offer a range of up to 350 miles (563km)

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Electric car charge point operator Connected Kerb signs up to become new Zap-Pay partner

Connected Kerb will become the eighth charge point operator to be added to Zap-Pay

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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Production starts on the first road-going zero-emissions Volta Zero electric vehicles (EVs)

25 vehicles will be manufactured ready to embark on a rigorous testing regime

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Biz

Hyundai Motor unveils new SEVEN Concept electric sports utility vehicle

New electric vehicle (EV) will offer over 300 miles (483km) of range and offers ultra-fast charging

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
EV Biz

Lucid Air electric car beats combustion engine vehicles to win MotorTrend’s Car of the Year award

With three of the seven finalists being electric vehicles (EVs) shows zero-emissions cars are leading the charge

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Electric car company Polestar is ready for further global growth

Swedish electric vehicle (EV) company expects to operate in 30 markets by the end of 2023 and sell 290,000 vehicles by the end of 2025

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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Saietta acquires e-Traction from Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group

Acquisition will accelerate Saietta’s entry into heavy electric vehicle (EV) markets and deployment of its AFT electric motors

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
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Kia teases with images of their upcoming Concept EV9 electric vehicle (EV)

Concept electric sports utility (SUV) will make its global debut at AutoMobility LA on 17 November

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
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Subaru’s Solterra electric car makes its world debut with video

Subaru’s first electric car will use the e-Subaru Global Platform jointly developed with Toyota

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

GRIDSERVE launches ‘GRIDSERVE Partner Network’ to support and accelerate the shift to net zero carbon transport worldwide

GRIDSERVE Partner Network will provide the technology, expertise and support to partners worldwide and accelerate the global rollout of net zero electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Daimler strengthens R&D footprint in China with new Tech Center in Beijing

R&D Tech Center China will significantly accelerate Daimler-Mercedes Benz’s product development, especially electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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Volta Trucks unveil the final production-ready design of the Volta Zero all-electric truck

Production of the first 25 design verification prototype electric vehicles (EVs) is due to start shortly

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Biz

Shell to rebrand NewMotion and Greenlots to create global electric mobility offer through Shell Recharge Solutions

Shell to bring electric mobility portfolio businesses under unified brand to simplify customer offer

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April 6, 2021

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Design
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Latest pictures of Volkswagen’s ID.Buzz electric camper

During the launch of the ID.5, Volkswagen offered a glimpse of what the production version of the much anticipated electric microbus will look like

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
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Citroën launches new ë-Berlingo electric vehicle (EV) in the UK

New all-electric multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) features a 50kWh battery offering 174 miles (280km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) and Castrol announce five-year partnership to co-develop fluids to make electric cars more efficient

Partnership will initially focus on motorsport activities but will also look to develop a full range of electric vehicle (EV) fluids for wider electrification projects

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
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Mellor to launch all-new electric bus range for UK and overseas markets

New multi-variant range is expected to include a choice of lengths, widths, operating ranges and gross vehicle weights

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

Volkswagen release more details on their new ID.5 electric crossover-style sports utility vehicle (SUV)

It will be powered by a 77kWh lithium-ion battery delivering a projected range of up to 309 miles (497km)

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Biz

Paack Logistics adopts electric vehicles (EVs) and optimises fleet with Rivervale and ODO Fleet Management platform

Paack operates a network of electric vehicles and has a mission of becoming the first certified net zero parcel delivery network

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
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DriveElectric set to expand its electric vehicle (EV) leasing offer thanks to investment from Sumitomo Corporation

The collaboration will support business expansion and development of digital and energy products and services

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April 6, 2021

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Subscription
EV Biz

Onto electric car subscription service orders 1,050 Renault Zoe E-Tech as electric vehicle (EV) subscription interest soars in the UK

Onto’s electric car subscription service provides an affordable and accessible way to drive a zero emissions electric vehicle

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Stellantis and TheF Charging announce partnership to create new electric car public charging network across Europe

The collaboration will develop the network, primarily quick charge, in over 15,000 locations

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
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Drive System Design (DS) charges to Green Auto Summit 2021 with its Open Inverter Platform

Company shows a faster route in the rush to bring electric propulsion to market

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Foxconn sets its sights on making electric cars in Europe, India and Latin America

The maker of the Apple iPhone will collaborate with electric vehicle (EV) companies around the world including Fisker and Stellantis

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

EAV to supply LaundryHeap with 200 eCargo vehicles to support global growth

EAV will supply the £2.6 million order during 2021 and 2022 to the internationally expanding on-demand laundry and dry cleaning platform

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
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West Midlands Gigafactory, the largest in the UK, to secure the British automotive industry’s long-term electric future

New electric car battery plant will create up to 6,000 new highly skilled jobs and thousands more in the wider supply chain

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to mass-produce electric cars in 2024

The company will invest $10 billion over the next 10 years in its electric vehicle (EV) division

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
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Nissan Leaf electric car to be replaced by a compact crossover style sports utility vehicle

Nissan’s third-generation electric vehicle (EV) will be built at Nissan’s new £1 billion EV36Zero electric vehicle (EV) hub in the UK

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution join forces for lithium-ion battery production for electric cars in North America

New electric vehicle (EV) battery plant to have annual production capacity of 40 gigawatt hours and is targeted to start by first quarter 2024

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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Volkswagen Group doubles deliveries of electric cars in third quarter

Volkswagen ID.4 and Volkswagen ID.3 electric vehicles (EVs) were the group’s best sellers around the globe

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

ElectricDrives takes a look at the rapid progress of Volta Trucks with their Volta Zero all-electric truck

Volta Trucks have worked with the best in the business to create a battery electric vehicle that will help to create sustainable cities of the future 

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
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Up & Away flies into action with a fleet of Volkswagen ABT e-Transporter 6.1 electric vans

Electric vans chosen because they’re more efficient, sustainable and help with carbon neutral targets

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April 6, 2021

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Car leasing
EV Biz

Long-term Italian rental company Leasys to go fully electric by the end of 2027

The Stellantis brand and a subsidiary of FCA Bank has a fleet of more than 500,000 long, medium and short-term vehicles

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Biz

Drive System Design (DSD) showcase toolsets and test capabilities essential for next generation of electric vehicles (EVs)

DSD will help customers to determine the most efficient and lowest cost electric drive architectures in the future

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

In-wheel electric motor producer Saietta announces collaboration with Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV)

Saietta will collaborate with EAV for the design of its Lightweight Inner-City Solution (LINCS) electric vehicle (EV)

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Volta Trucks confirms €37 million (£31.5 million/$43.5 million) of Series B funding for its Volta Zero electric truck

Volta Zero pre-orders pass 2,500, with an order value exceeding €600m (£511 million/$706 million)

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

ElectricDrives catches up with Niall Riddell co-founder and CEO at Paua

Paua have created the electric fuel card to make charging and paying easier for electric car drivers

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Tesla co-founder JB Straubel’s company Redwood Materials plan to produce sustainable battery materials for electric cars

Redwood Materials aim to produce 100GWh per year of cathode active materials and anode foil for one million electric vehicles by 2025

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

New lightweight British electric sports car, Aura, launched today in the UK

Efficiently designed sports car of the future offers up to 400 miles (644km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Ford and Redwood Materials team up to build battery recycling and a domestic battery supply chain for electric vehicles (EVs)

Redwood’s recycling technology can recover over 95 percent of the elements including nickel, cobalt, lithium and copper

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Volta Trucks partners with Sibros to deliver fully connected vehicle systems to electric commercial vehicle fleets

The connected vehicle platform will allow customers access to driver alerts, charging infrastructure and over-the-air updates for navigation

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Pioneering electric vehicle trial results in world’s most advanced battery ‘digital twin’ capable of predicting battery lifetime

Research could help electric vehicle manufacturers, fleet operators, insurance providers, transport authorities, councils and private electric vehicle owners

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

Mayor in California announces electric carmaker Tesla plan to create a new Megafactory in Lathrop

Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer continues to expand its empire but there hasn’t been an official announcement from Elon Musk Tesla CEO

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

MAHLE Powertrain and Allotrope Energy unveil breakthrough electric vehicle (EV) battery technology

New technology is free from rare-earth metals, fully recyclable and could charge an electric moped in just 90 seconds

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

CUPRA starts production of its first electric car the CUPRA Born

New electric vehicle (EV) will be produced at Volkswagen’s Zwickau plant where the ID.3, ID.4, Audi Q4 e-tron and Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron, are produced

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Build Your Dreams (BYD) signs dealership agreement with Petros Petropoulos to supply and service electric trucks in Greece

The agreement will provide quiet zero-emissions commercial vehicles for a cleaner and healthier environment

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Biz

Volvo Cars’ Recharge range of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrids accounted for over a quarter of sales in September

Electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) continue to be popular with customers around the globe

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

General Motors (GM) to invest in next-generation battery facility to lower the price of their electric cars

New gigafactory battery facility in the US will expand design capabilities of future battery chemistries and increase electric vehicle (EV) range in the future

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) outsold diesel cars by 48 percent in the UK during September

The transition to zero-emissions electric cars continues to build momentum taking 15.2 percent market share in the UK for the month

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
EV Biz

The Aston Martin DB6 remastered by Lunaz as a zero-emissions electric car

New limited edition electric Aston Martin DB6 models are expected to have a price tag of at least $1million

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Biz

General Motors’ Chevrolet Silverado EV electric pick-up will make its global debut at the start of 2022

New electric vehicle (EV) will offer an impressive range of over 400 miles (644km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) electrifies bp pulse fleet

LEVC to supply 30 VN5 electric vans to one of the UK’s leading providers of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

Citroën updates New ë-C4 electric car for 2022 in the UK

Changes to this popular electric vehicle (EV) include improved efficiency, new alloy wheel designs and new colours

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April 6, 2021

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Van Sales
EV Biz

Vauxhall is UK’s best-selling electric light commercial vehicle (LCV) manufacturer

Brand plans to offer an electric variant across its model line-up by 2024 and go fully electric in the UK by 2028

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April 6, 2021

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Aviation
EV Biz

ABB partners with Lilium to provide charging infrastructure for regional electric air mobility

Lilium Jet seven-Seater Lilium has an expected range of 155 miles (250km) with an average speed of 175mph (282km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

Stellantis to turn Turin factory into a hub for electric vehicles (EVs) including Maserati models

The global auto producer that owns 14 motor brands, including Vauxhall, Peugeot, Fiat, Citroën and Jeep, say there will be no job losses as a result

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

EO Charging wins Tesco’s home delivery electric vehicle (EV) charging business

Britain’s largest supermarket chain plans to have an all-electric delivery fleet by the end of 2028

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Volta Trucks introduces all-electric Volta Zero truck to the Netherlands

The electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer also appoints business development managers to major EU markets

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

Wolfspeed to supply General Motors (GM) with silicon carbide to extend the range of its electric cars

By increasing electric vehicle (EV) range GM are helping to reduce range anxiety and speed up the transition to zero-emissions cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Electric truck manufacturer Volta Trucks expands UK R&D capabilities amid ambitious recruitment drive

Electric Vehicle (EV) company looking to employ up to 130 new personal by the end of 2021

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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