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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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Investment
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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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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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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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April 6, 2021

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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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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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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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Infrastructure
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Volvo Buses presents a new way to charge their electric passenger vehicles

Swedish electric vehicle maker meets varied demand for an easier transition to electrified bus traffic

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
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Volkswagen orders 800 ABB robots to build its new electric ID.Buzz van

Latest technology will help VW’s electric car and vehicle production processes

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April 6, 2021

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Kia Motors Corporation has appointed Won Kyu Kang as Vice President and Head of the Kia Design Innovation Group

Kia Motors strengthens design capabilities to capitalise on new opportunities in electrification and mobility

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April 6, 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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Industry
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Green TV’s EV Summit emobility conference returns with a powerful digital business development platform

World’s leading electric car and vehicle experts will come together to explore how to advance battery-electric emobility

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April 6, 2021

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Full speaker programme announced for the 2020 online EV Summit

Electric car and emobility summit attracts the world’s leading experts to help create a more sustainable future

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April 6, 2021

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Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, to address 2020 EV Summit

Transport secretary to deliver keynote speech on the future of electric cars and emobility in the UK

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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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London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) appoints first dealer in Hungary

LEVC will have more than 30 partners in place throughout Europe by the end of the year

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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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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April 6, 2021

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Van Sales
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Electric van sales increase a massive 64.4 percent in the UK during 2020

Many companies are switching to electric light commercial vehicles and the trend looks to set to continue

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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Xpeng electric cars sign a deal with Chinese banks for a massive expansion of production

Chinese electric car maker continues to grow at a rapid rate and starts to export to Europe

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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FreeWire Technologies secures $50 million in series C funding round to scale ultra-fast electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Funding led by energy private equity firm Riverstone Holdings accelerates FreeWire’s international expansion of its battery-integrated ultra-fast electric car chargers

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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Volta Trucks confirms successful funding round of $20 million as the order book for Volta Zero electric truck grows to $260 million

World’s first purpose-built zero-emissions electric 16-tonne truck designed for inner-city freight deliveries will hit the roads in 2021

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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Volta Trucks selects Meritor to supply the innovative electric drivetrain for the Volta Zero

Meritor’s innovative eAxle offers increased efficiency and vehicle range

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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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Kia unveils roadmap for transformation, focusing on electric cars and mobility solutions

The Korean carmaker aims to grow battery electric vehicles sales to 880,000 units by 2030

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April 6, 2021

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Jaguar Land Rover reimagines the future with electrification

Jaguar to become a pure electric luxury car brand over the next five years

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
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Polestar appoints Martin Gurney as Head of European Fleet and Business

Swedish carmaker looks to expand its electric car fleet business in the UK and Benelux regions

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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Luxury electric carmaker Lucid Motors to go public in merger with Churchill Capital Corp IV

This new phase of expansion could create up to 3,000 jobs by the end of 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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India looks to attract electric car producer Tesla with cheaper production costs than China

India already has 80 percent of the components for lithium-ion batteries being made locally

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
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Newly formed Thermal Management Solutions Group primed to take advantage of world growth in electric vehicles

New global automotive technology business will provide customers with crucial new technologies and systems for modern clean cars

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April 6, 2021

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Guest editor David Watson, CEO at Ohme, believes data must drive the UK's transition to electric vehicles

Energy companies, consumers and OEMs alike will benefit from a demand-led, insights-driven market as we embark on the electrification journey

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David Watson

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April 6, 2021

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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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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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Development
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MAHLE Powertrain sets its sights on emobility and electric car development for the future

The company is investing €12 million in five new testing and development facilities for electric vehicles, batteries and powertrains

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
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Sustainability and electrification a big focus for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) in the coming years

Volkswagen’s ID.BUZZ will be a big electric new launch for the division in 2022

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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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April 6, 2021

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Volta Zero electric truck makes its Spanish debut as it continues its European Tour

Swedish electric truck manufacturer display its zero-emissions Volta Zero in conjunction with partners Petit Forestier and Siemens

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
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Volta and DPD join forces for a cleaner London

Volta to supply zero emission electric trucks to DPD for pilot scheme in the capital

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April 6, 2021

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ChargePoint raises $127 million to increase the size of its global charging platform

Cleaner air during lockdown has helped create demand for electric cars

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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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Amazon order over 1,800 Mercedes electric vans

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

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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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Volta officially launch their Zero electric truck

Scandinavian start-up delivers zero emission sustainable commercial vehicle

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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Policy
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Highways England invests £9.3 million in ‘try before you buy’ electric vehicle scheme

Announcement at World EV Day to help promote commercial electric vehicle use

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
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Kenworth launch two new electric trucks

US truck manufacture offer mid-sized trucks with 200-mile (322km) range

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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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Batteries
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Volkswagen and three Chinese ventures to invest €15 billion in electric cars

VW to build 15 battery electric or plug-in hybrid models in the country by 2025

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
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Scotland awards £7.4 million for electric buses

35 of 41 new electric buses to be built in Scotland

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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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Car Sales
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MG believe over 50 percent of their sales will be electric by 2021

MG’s electric car sales surge in the UK during September

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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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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