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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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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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Technology
EV Biz

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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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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Manufacturing
EV Biz

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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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
EV Biz

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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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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Production
EV Biz

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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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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Commercial
EV Biz

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

General Motors’ (GM) BrightDrop completes record-setting build of the EV600 electric light commercial vehicle (eLCV) for FedEx

BrightDrop also unveils the EV410 mid-size electric light commercial vehicle (eLCV) designed for smaller more frequent trips

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Volkswagen Group China builds battery system factory to strengthen its electric car value chain

Annual capacity will be 150,000 to 180,000 high-voltage electric vehicle (EV) battery systems

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Biz

Rolls Royce Motors announces its new Spectre all-electric car

First deliveries of this new luxury electric vehicle (EV) will take place in the fourth quarter of 2023

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Tevva unveils new all-electric 7.5 tonne truck

New Tevva Truck electric truck will offer up to 310 miles (500km) of range with the first deliveries taking place in the third quarter (Q3) of 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Ford announces massive investment into a new site to build the F-150 Lightning electric vehicle (EV) and three new battery gigafactories

The $11.4 billion investment is expected to create nearly 11,000 new jobs in Stanton, Tennessee and Glendale, Kentucky

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Biz

Addison Lee, London’s largest taxi firm, to go fully electric by 2023

The company is investing £160 million and just put in the largest UK purchase of Volkswagen ID.4 electric vehicles (EVs) for its fleet

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Electric carmaker Polestar doubles the size of its UK R&D team

UK R&D team will play a crucial role in the development of the Polestar Precept electric vehicle (EV)

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Volkswagen takes the next step towards developing and producing electric car batteries

Volkswagen opens state-of-the-art cell laboratory in Salzgitter, Germany that could reduce battery prices by 50 percent

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Are electric carmakers ready to be profitable without government incentives?

Moving away from incentives, Tesla and Volkswagen power ahead in the race toward electric car affordability

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

Volta Trucks all-electric Volta Zero will be manufactured by Steyr Automotive in Austria

New collaboration will create 500 new jobs and an estimated 2,000 positions within the supply chain

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
EV Biz

To highlight World EV Day Everrati opened its order book for bespoke electric vehicle (EV) conversions

Oxfordshire-based electric converters offer 911 (964) Porsche, Ford GT40 and Land Rover Series IIA models

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Biz

Nissan celebrates 250,000 LEAF and e-NV200 electric vehicle (EV) sales across Europe

75 percent of Nissan’s sales-mix will be electrified in Europe by the end of 2023

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April 6, 2021

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World EV Day
EV Biz

Catching up with Ade Thomas the mastermind behind World EV Day

World EV Day, which highlights and promotes the role of electric vehicles (EVs) in the move to net-zero and decarbonisation, returns on 9 September

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Paua electric fuel card partners Fastned on World EV day 2021

New collaboration will make electric vehicle (EV) charging easier

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

CUPRA to become a fully electric car brand by 2030

The upcoming CUPRA Born electric vehicle (EV) will be offered on a monthly subscription to make it more accessible

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April 6, 2021

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Subscription
EV Biz

Mobilize to launch new Limo subscription-based electric car for ride-hailing at Munich IAA Mobility 2021

The Mobilize Limo comes out of a collaboration between Renault Group and Jiangling Motors

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
EV Biz

LeasePlan will be exhibiting their all-electric ARRIVAL van at this year’s EV Summit

Alfonso Martinez, LeasePlan’s UK director, will also be speaking at the EV Summit on the Sustainable Fleets panel

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

DS Automobiles to become a 100 percent electric car brand from 2024

DS Automobiles will offer an all-electric version of the DS 4 with a range of more than 400 miles (644km)

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

This year’s EV Summit is just one day away and here’s a list of the event’s main partners

EV Summit brings together the world’s most significant gathering of emobility leaders

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Shell aims to install 50,000 ubitricity on-street electric vehicle (EV) charge posts across the UK by 2025

Move aims to significantly extend charging network for UK drivers who have no off-street parking, with Shell helping meet costs for local authorities

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Day two of the 2021 EV Summit is about to kick off at University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School

World’s most significant emobility leaders gather to explore how to advance battery-electric mobility for a cleaner and more sustainable future

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Biz

Electric car producer Polestar leads car industry towards greater consumer transparency

Polestar 2 electric vehicles (EVs) leave the factory with carbon footprints ranging between 24 and 25 tonnes of CO2e

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Innovation Automotive, UK’s first multi-brand all-electric automotive company, to Appear at Commercial Vehicle Show

Innovation Automotive has ambitious plans to simplify and demystify the process of switching to electric light commercial vehicles (LCVs)

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April 6, 2021

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Autonomous
EV Biz

Motional and Hyundai unveil IONIQ 5 robotaxi autonomous electric car

IONIQ 5 robotaxi will begin transporting public passengers in 2023 through a partnership with Lyft

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

All-New Renault Mégane E-Tech Electric car unveiled

New crossover style electric vehicle (EV) will offer up to 292 miles (470km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Biz

Hyundai supports electric vehicle EV awareness through September

Hyundai kick off their electric car campaign at the 2021 EV Summit

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Key points from this afternoon’s EV Summit

Design, Accessibility and Smart Systems panels

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Key points from this morning’s 2021 EV Summit

Sustainable Fleets and Investment Opportunities panels

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Key take-aways from this afternoon’s EV Summit

Charging infrastructure in the UK Rethinking Emobility and Sustainable Cities panels

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Key take-aways from this morning’s EV Summit

Decarbonisation of Mobility and Electric OEM panels

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

2021 EV Summit guests and passers-by greeted by the latest in electric vehicle (EV) technology

University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School exhibiting the Hyundai IONIQ 5, LeasePlan’s Arrival Truck and the Polestar 2

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

2021 EV Summit kicks off at University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School

World’s most significant emobility leaders gather to explore how to advance battery-electric mobility for a cleaner and more sustainable future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Bollinger plan to build Class 4 and Class 5 electric commercial vehicles

US electric carmaker plans offer platforms for a wide variety of commercial applications

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
EV Biz

Mercedes unveils their eCitan all-electric van

New zero-emission electric vehicle (EV) will be powered a 44kWh battery and offer up to 177 miles (285km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Volkswagen ID.3 electric car makes its debut in China

The ID.3 joins VW’s ID.4 and ID.6 electric vehicle (EV) line-up in the region

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

Record month for plug-in vehicle builds in the UK

Figures for UK combustion builds represented the worst July performance since 1956

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Motor Fuel Group signs up to Zap-Map’s electric vehicle (EV) payment system

UK’s largest forecourt operator to join Zap-Pay to help electric car drivers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Unique battery technology keeps Fiat Professional’s E-Ducato electric van on the road

New technology allows the E-Ducato to continue the journey even if one of its battery modules drop out

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Volta Zero all-electric truck embarks on UK customer roadshow

Volta Trucks will kick off their UK tour at the 2021 EV Summit which attracts the world’s emobility leaders to drive electrification and sustainable transport

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

Alpha debut their Wolf electric pick-up truck with a video of the new zero-emission vehicle

New all-electric Wolf truck will be on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California until November

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Ford to double the production of its F-150 Lightning electric truck because of huge demand

Detroit carmaker now plans to produce 80,000 zero-emission pick-ups annually by 2024

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Ford E-Transit electric vans hit the road as fleet customers begin real-world trials

Trial features full range of high-productivity E-Transit variants including chassis cab conversions with box van, refrigerated box, tipper and dropside bodies

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Paua partners with Osprey electric vehicle (EV) charging

Partnership extends the network of chargepoints that Paua’s electric car drivers can use

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

UK-Based consortium formed to develop prototype solid state batteries for electric vehicles (EVs)

Solid state batteries offer the advantage of holding more charge which leads to increased range for electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Polestar will be exhibiting their all-electric Polestar 2 at this year’s EV Summit

Award-winning Swedish carmaker will also be speaking about their sustainability and vision for electric vehicles (EVs) at the Summit

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Biz

Oxford is fast becoming the new world epicentre for electric vehicle (EV) technology

With a wealth of electric vehicle (EV) design, technology and industry, along with the EV Summit, Oxford is one of the most progressive locations on the planet for emobility

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
EV Biz

The EV Summit announces its full list of emobility panel speakers for the 2021 event

This year the event returns as a hybrid, in-person meets digital event

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Watt Electric Vehicle Company’s (WEVCs) PACES platform to springboard UK production of next-generation electric commercial vehicles

New commercial electric platform is highly customisable for different body styles, sizes and configurations

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

Kia launches nationwide ‘EV6 Electric Experience’ for its new electric car

New EV6 electric vehicle (EV) offers up to 328 miles (528km) of range and can be charged up to 80 percent in just 18 minutes

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Volta Trucks reveals the first real-world trials of the prototype Volta Zero electric truck

Customer specification zero-emissions electric trucks designed for inner-city logistics will be ready in 2022

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

REE Automotive awarded £12.5 million funding from UK Government to develop REEcorner electric vehicle (EV) technology

The investment will be part of a project that could save nearly 32 million tonnes of carbon emissions

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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