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Electric car producer Lucid Motors goes public with $4.4 billion in the company bank

US electric carmaker has passed 11,000 paid reservations for its zero-emission Lucid Air electric vehicle (EV)

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Production
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First batch of NIO ES8 electric cars have been shipped from Shanghai to Norway

New era for the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker as it starts sales in Europe

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
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SOGO offers businesses the ability to operate a carbon-neutral fleet across petrol, diesel and electric cars

Leasing company partners with Rightcharge to help electric vehicle (EV) customers with charging, access to government grants and green electricity tariffs

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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Electric vehicle (EV) sales continue to help big car companies bounce back after lockdown

Volvo Cars report record six-month performance with plug-in vehicles accounting for 25 percent of sales

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Mercedes-Benz prepares to go all-electric

The German carmaker plans to invest over €40 billion into battery electric vehicles (BEVs) between 2022 and 2030

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April 6, 2021

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Volkswagen Group more than doubles deliveries of electric vehicles (EVs) in first half of the year

Figures expected to grow further as the appetite for driving zero-emissions electric cars continues to grow

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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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Trucks
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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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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
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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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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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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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EV Strategy
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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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Car Sales
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MG Motor breaks mid-year records with nearly a third of its sales from electric cars

Sales of electric vehicles continue to grow for the British carmaker

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Stellantis announces its plans to intensify electrification at its EV Day 2021

The company wants to offer customers cheaper electric cars with longer ranges to speed up electric vehicle (EV) adoption

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
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Sales of electric cars and vans play a big part in Mercedes Benz success so far this year

Mercedes plug-in-hybrids and all-electric car deliveries more than quadrupled, while total electric van sales have risen more than sixfold

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
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Ellesmere Port will support sustainable mobility through the production of an all-electric vehicle starting in 2022

£100 million investment will be for Vauxhall, Opel, Peugeot and Citroën brands for both domestic and export markets

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
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REE Automotive, a leader in electric vehicle technology, and 10X Captal to join forces

New business combo will speed up the development of REEcorner technology which allows for the industry's flattest electric vehicle (EV) platform

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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Battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales up 122.9 percent in the UK for June 2021

Telsa Model 3 is the best selling car in the UK during June

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
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Lucid Motors open new studio in Manhattan for the public to view their Lucid Air electric vehicle (EV)

New luxury electric car offers a range of over 500 miles (805km) and can hit 0-60mph (0-97kph) in just 2.5 seconds

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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On-street electric car charging company char.gy becomes new Zap-Pay partner

Electric vehicle (EV) charging will become simpler to use and easier to pay for thanks to the collaboration

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Volvo Cars set out their future technology roadmap with electric cars at the forefront

The company will also focus on safety, take software development in-house and continue its partnership with Google

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April 6, 2021

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Volta Trucks reveals the first running all-electric Volta Zero prototype chassis

Zero-emissions truck has been uniquely designed and built at an industry-leading pace

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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myenergi reveals plans to expand its UK flagship headquarters

Expansion will see new 45,000ft² production facility for home electric car chargers and eco-smart home management products added to the site

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
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Federal grant provides Atlanta with $5.4 million to buy its first electric commuter buses

Electric buses will cut carbon emissions by 901 tonnes, increase efficiency and reduce noise pollution in communities

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
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Miami-Dade buys 42 Proterra ZX5+ electric transit buses to ensure a cleaner and quieter future

Miami-Dade now has one of the biggest electric bus fleets in North America

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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GKN Automotive supplies innovative two-in-one eDrive system for Fiat 500 electric cars

Two-in-one eDrive system is lighter, more efficient and more cost-effective

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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During May 19.2 percent of all UK car output was for battery electric and hybrid cars

Impressive sales figures highlight the scale of transformation ahead as the demand for cleaner cars continues

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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The EV Summit, the world’s most significant gathering of emobility leaders, returns as an in-person event

EV Summit is placing the master narrative of decarbonisation at the centre of this year’s event

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Volvo Car Group and Northvolt to join forces in battery development and production for electric cars

New collaboration will open new gigafactory in Europe and create 3,000 jobs

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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Britain in talks with six companies about building gigafactories to produce electric car batteries

Carmakers Ford and Nissan are said to be in talks with the government to expand their electrification plans

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Mazda expands its electric car range and continues its commitment to carbon neutrality

Japanese carmaker will offer three new zero-emission electric vehicles (EVs) between 2022 and 2025

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
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Polestar 3 electric performance sports utility vehicle (SUV) will be manufactured in the USA

Production of zero-emissions Polestar 3 is expected to begin globally in 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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Chinese carmaker NIO obtains approval for production of its ES8 electric car in Europe

New NIO ES8 electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) will be produced in Norway and available later this year

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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DKV acquires SET Ventures portfolio company GreenFlux

Acquisition marks DKV’s further expansion into the fast-growing electric car charging market

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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Volkswagen invests a further £438 million in sustainable battery production with Northvolt AB

The investment will help the German carmaker cope with the increasing demand for zero-emissions electric cars

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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Renault Group to create Renault ElectriCity, the largest electric vehicle (EV) production centre in Europe

New electric car development in France will create 700 new jobs and produce 400,000 electric cars annually

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Ecotricity sells Electric Highway to GRIDSERVE

The sale will see GRIDSERVE expand and update the Electric Highway to offer easier and faster charging for electric car drivers

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
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ABB strengthens its commitment to reduce carbon emissions and will electrify its fleet of 10,000 vehicles by 2030

The Swedish-Swiss power and automation technology group joins three initiatives from The Climate Group

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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Volkswagen's ID.4 electric car becomes the first sports utility vehicle (SUV) to top the European battery electric vehicle (BEV) rankings

VW’s ID.3 was the second best selling electric vehicle (EV) in Europe with the Renault ZOE third

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
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Vauxhall reveals details of its new electric Movano-e Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV)

New zero emissions LCV offers a range of up to 139 miles (224km) and will go on sale this summer

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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Ford to build electric car batteries in a joint venture with SK Innovation

The new venture aims to produce approximately 60 GWh annually

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
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First Student and Lion Electric announce largest electric school bus order of 260 buses

This move will make First Student the largest operator of zero-emission school buses in North America

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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Elon Musk’s visit to the UK drives rumours of a Tesla factory

A new Tesla Gigafactory could provide an estimated £80 billion boost for the UK car industry

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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EO: From humble beginnings to providing Amazon with its network of electric charging stations

Smart energy technology company EO continues its journey to provide reliable charging infrastructure for zero-emission electric vehicles

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Volta Trucks strengthens its executive management team with new strategic appointments

Electric truck company’s rapid expansion shows the future of delivery is all about vehicles with zero-emissions

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Ford urges action to help the change to driving electric in the UK

Ford wants all the key players to form a plan to support the rollout of electric vehicles ahead of November’s critical COP26 climate summit

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
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Gilbarco Veeder-Root expands e-mobility platform with a European launch of EVerse

New software offering provides end-to-end solution for managing electric vehicle (EV) charging networks

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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Saietta partners with Tier 1 supplier Padmini VNA for Indian electric motor sales

Zero-emission powertrains being used in motorcycles could become sustainable mobility solutions for three and four-wheel transport too

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
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Another electric vehicle (EV) company continues to do well and expand as we drive for a cleaner future

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) takes on Richard Hudson as commercial director

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April 6, 2021

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Citroën launches My Ami Cargo electric vehicle (EV)

New zero-emissions light commercial vehicle (LCV) is ideal for inner-city deliveries

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
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Ford start customer trials of its new all-electric E-Transit van

Zero-emission E-Transit cargo van will be launched in 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Services
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London continues to electrify its taxi services and ride hailing driver

An additional 200 MG5 EV electric cars being made available to ride-hailing drivers across London in 2021 through WeFlex

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April 6, 2021

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Top Women in EV
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Top women in EV: Rashida Noray Managing Director at Green.TV and Co-Founder of the EV Summit

For Top Women in EV 2021, we are sharing stories of some of the women shaping and driving forward the emobility industry

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Annabel Dolphin

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April 27, 2021

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Investment
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London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) opens for business in Poland

LEVC will work with Polish Electric Vehicle Company (PEVC)

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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MAHLE achieves positive operating result for 2020 and makes a strong start to the transformation year of 2021

Electric drive motors for two-wheelers and electric cars along with power electronics and battery cooling systems will play a big part in MAHLE’s future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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Ford to build all-electric light commercial vehicle in Romania in 2024

Craiova will be Ford's third facility in Europe to build an all-electric vehicle

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April 6, 2021

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Top Women in EV
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Top women in EV: Sarah Cox Head of Marketing at Volkswagen UK

For Top Women in EV 2021, we are sharing stories of some of the women shaping and driving forward the emobility industry

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Annabel Dolphin

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April 27, 2021

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ecargo
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DHL Express purchases 100 Fiat E-Ducato electric vans

This comes as part of the delivery firm’s plan to electrify 60 percent of its European fleet by 2030

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April 6, 2021

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Top Women in EV
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Top women in EV: Annie Pin, Chief Commercial Officer of ALD Automotive

For Top Women in EV week 2021, we will be sharing stories of some of the women shaping and driving forward the emobility industry.

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Anna Turns

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April 21, 2021

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Top Women in EV
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Top women in EV: Zan Dubin-Scott, Owner, ZDS Communications

For Top Women in EV 2021, we will be sharing stories of some of the women shaping and driving forward the emobility industry

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April 27, 2021

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Top Women in EV
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Top Women in EV: Niina Suuriniemi Hopper, founder and CEO of EVA Global

For Top Women in EV 2021, we will be sharing stories of some of the women shaping and driving forward the emobility industry

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Anna Turns

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April 21, 2021

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Development
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Drive System Design’s expanded test facilities help accelerate electric commercial vehicle development

Commercial vehicle manufacturers are turning to electrification in the same way as passenger car manufacturers to reduce transport’s contribution to climate change

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
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Fiat Professional officially launches its new E-Ducato 100 percent electric van

Maintenance of the E-Ducato electric large commercial vehicle will be about 40 percent lower than a combustion engine vehicle

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April 6, 2021

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Top Women in EV
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Top Women in EV

Celebrates the inspirational women driving change in the emobility sector

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Anna Turns

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April 21, 2021

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Climate
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Volvo Cars to lower CO2 emissions and save billions with its new circular business aims

By 2025 Volvo Cars aims to more than double its remanufacturing business

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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Urby joins the Volta Trucks Pioneer Programme

This will give the Urby priority for production of the zero-emissions truck scheduled for late 2022

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

The global popularity of electric cars continues attract huge investment from financial investors

Polestar raises $550 million (£400 million/€460 million) from new investors to further its growth ahead of the launch of several ground-breaking cars in coming years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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Volta Trucks confirms the appointment of Essa Al-Saleh as new CEO and executive chairman

Zero-emissions truck company also appoints founder Carl-Magnus Norden as its executive chairman of the board of directors

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
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Transport refrigeration and the electric revolution

ElectricDrives catches up with Norman Highnam to find out more about clean energy truck refrigeration

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Good Energy to offer electric car drivers free electricity

Britain generates so much renewable electricity it makes sense to take advantage of this free resource

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Hyundai Motor partners with Uber with the aim of electrifying its mobility services in Europe

By 2025, 50 percent of the total aggregated kilometres of Uber rides across seven European capitals will be driven by electric cars

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
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Volta Trucks investigates manufacturing its all-electric Volta Zero truck in Spain

Meanwhile, the Swedish zero-emissions truck maker continues its tour of Europe

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Utility
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London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) announces Sortimo as new VN5 conversion partner for its electric van

New partnership offers practical solutions for zero-emission light commercial vehicle drivers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
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Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) delivers its first all-electric construction and plant machinery

French contractor Eiffage receives the first all-electric Volvo FE Electric truck and Volvo ECR25 Electric compact excavator

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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Plug-in electric vehicle production in the UK continues to rise as combustion engine production falls once again

New figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) for February show that the electric revolution continues in the UK

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
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Electric car producer Tesla sets revenue records

Even with pollution credit sales to rivals, sales are booming

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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Blacklane invests in London-based electric chauffeur service Havn

Both zero-emission services will continue to operate separately, sustainably and safely within Covid guidelines

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Biz

Bollinger Motors launch new Deliver-E electric van

US brand add third electric vehicle to their Bollinger B1 and B2 models

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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BMW to start their second electric car battery assembly facility in Germany

German car manufacture will open new production plant in Leipzig in 2021

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Industry
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Meet Carla Detrieux, the head of business development, at Volta Trucks

We catch up with the dynamic young French woman who moved countries and jobs to help make the planet a better place

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April 6, 2021

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EV Biz

Vauxhall introduce fully electric Movano-e van for 2021

The company will soon offer all its light commercial vehicles in electric versions

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Influence emobility announces start-up challenge offering a year’s free consultancy and global promotion worth approximately £60,000

The competition will be judged by an expert global panel including Roger Atkins, founder of Electric Vehicles Outlook

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
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New Government CO2 targets remove the threat to electric car and vehicle supply

New UK rules are in line with what is happening in the EU

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Biz

Amazon order over 1,800 Mercedes electric vans

Online retailer increases electric van fleet with increased demand for online deliveries

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Biz

Nikola to produce 2,500 electric waste collection trucks

Republic Services call on electric truck specialists to help hit emission targets

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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Asda is the first UK supermarket to trial emission-free Electric Assisted Vehicle (EAV) ecargo vehicles

UK retailer using battery-assisted ecargo for deliveries in proposed pedestrianised areas and zero-emission zones

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Electric car battery test simulation technique helps OEM overcome fast-charge challenge

Simulation correlation technique accelerates development process and could help achieve greater electric car battery efficiency

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Biz

Kandi seeking to build electric cars in North America

Chinese electric car manufacturer hope to reduce prices further in the U.S.

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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Electric car sales in the UK see an increase during September as sales of traditional cars fall

Changing attitudes and a wider choice of electric and plug-in vehicles help this boost

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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