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Buses
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MCI unveils new zero-emission battery-electric commuter coach

The new D45 CRT LE CHARGE offers comfortable zero-emission mobility with a range of up to 230 miles (370km)

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Technology
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Daikin develops more efficient refrigerant for electric cars that improves range

New blend will help electric car heating and cooling systems in areas with hot or cold climates

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
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Brittany Ferries investigate the use of electric seagliders for services between the UK and France

Travel between the UK and France could soon be quick, convenient and emissions-free

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April 6, 2021

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Running Cost
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Driving a zero-emissions electric car saves money on servicing

US report shows that all-electric vehicles are 40 percent cheaper to maintain per mile than internal combustion engine vehicles

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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Porsche launches a thrilling video of the new Taycan Cross Turismo electric car in action

Video highlights the new high-performance electric vehicle (EV) in action in extreme climate conditions

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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UK emergency services to test out speedy Tesla Model 3 electric cars

Government trialling zero-emissions rapid response electric vehicles (EVs) as part of its Road-to-Zero strategy

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Audi take first and second at round eight of the Formula E electric car race series in Mexico

A post-race disqualification of Pascal Wehrlein saw the Audi duo move into the top two spots, with Edoardo Mortara third

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April 6, 2021

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Running Cost
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What’s the cheapest electric car to charge and drive in the USA?

Report from Zutobi shows that Tesla are the top three most economic electric cars to drive in the USA

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
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Lincoln set to launch its first all-electric car in 2022

The brand plans to electrify all models by 2030

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April 6, 2021

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Community
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Kent County Council offers a ‘try before you buy’ electric van initiative for local business

Council has 24 all-electric Renault vans to help encourage the adoption of zero-emission vehicles for a cleaner future

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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SYNETIQ, the countries leading salvage and green parts provider, achieves Carbon Literacy Accreditation for sustainability

The British salvage company has also invested millions to have the UK’s first dedicated electric car recycling facility

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
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Are sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossover style vehicles the future of electric cars?

While sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossovers have dominated sales so far this year in Europe, the mini electric car dominated global sales in April

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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myenergi redesigns products, including electric car home chargers, in response to global chip shortage

myenergi’s Zappi electric vehicle (EV) charger now features a new more powerful microprocessor unaffected by the silicon shortage

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April 6, 2021

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Services
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Polestar UK backs its electric car customers with access to 100 service points

Swedish electric vehicle (EV) performance brand offers services in conjunction with Volvo cars

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April 6, 2021

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Range
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Can tyre choice increase the range of an electric car?

ENSO tyres increase the range of Renault Zoe E-Tech by over 50 miles (80km) in Mission Motorsport’s record-breaking event

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
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Blue Bird charges ahead with 500 electric school buses in North America

In anticipation of growth in demand, the American zero-emissions bus builder will increase production capacity to 3,000 next year

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Volkswagen Group and Daimler AG among the companies initiating the Responsible Lithium Partnership

New partnership aims to work towards responsible natural resource management for sustainable Lithium mining in Chile

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Volvo Cars to offer its electric car drivers preferential fast-charging prices and a seamless experience

Swedish carmaker will partner with Plugsurfing to offer reduced priced charging at Ionity charging points

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April 6, 2021

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Design
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Coolest convertible electric cars that could be coming soon

ElectricDrives brings you the best zero-emissions cabriolets cars that are available, on the way or might be arriving

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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From Mégane eVision to the all-new Mégane E-Tech Electric

The all-new Mégane E-Tech Electric is powered by a 60kWh battery pack that offers a range of up to 280 miles (451km)

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
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London Electric Cars (LEC) offering electric conversions for classic Minis

LEC can convert a Mini into a zero-emissions electric car that costs as little as 5p per mile to run

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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myenergi charges up electric car club at the UK’s most sustainable property development

Car club drivers will have access to two zero-emission Nissan LEAF electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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Car leasing
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Vanarama and OVO Energy collaborate to offer customers cheap electric car leasing and low running costs

New partnership provides an easy and cost-effective way of moving to zero-emissions driving

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Polestar and Plugsurfing partnership to include preferential IONITY pricing for Polestar 2 electric car owners

Collaboration will help zero-emissions motorists keep driving costs to a minimum

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Global EV Drivers’ Alliance (GEVA) formed by 28 electric vehicle (EV) driver associations around the world

GEVA members are calling for all new car land light truck sales to be zero emissions by 2030

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April 6, 2021

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Air Quality
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Zero-emissions electric cars are the answer to reducing harmful pollution around schools

Renault finds more than half of drivers would take a detour for clean school air but many don’t because of time

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April 6, 2021

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Design
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Vauxhall offers a first glimpse of its All-New Astra electric car

Vauxhall continues the electrification of its range for a cleaner world

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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All Fiat vehicles will become electric-only between 2025 and 2030

A discussion between Olivier François, Fiat CEO, and Stefano Boeri, architect and urban planner, reveal radical plans for a cleaner more sustainable future

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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UK drivers continue to switch on to driving zero-emissions electric cars

UK Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sales during May 2021 were up an impressive 441.3 percent compared to 2021

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Audi UK launches new EV&me mobile app for its electric car drivers

Latest app is designed to encourage people to switch to driving electric

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April 6, 2021

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Community
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Can you learn to drive and take the test in an electric car?

With 2.6 million Brits scared of learning to drive, a user-friendly electric car could be the answer

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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Volvo Cars opens its order books for its new all-electric C40 Recharge

The C40 Recharge is the latest manifestation of Volvo Cars’ aim for 50 percent of its global sales to be fully electric cars by 2025

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April 6, 2021

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Public Transport
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BYD launch new electric school bus in the USA

Safety has been key in the development of this new zero-emissions bus that offers up to 150 miles (250km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
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Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric car now available to order in the UK

The futuristic styled hatchback will offer up to 298 miles (480km) with prices starting from £36,995

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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Britain’s fastest-growing car brand continues to break records thanks to electric cars

Just under a third of MG’s sales come from zero-emissions battery electric vehicles (BEVs)

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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Elon Musk cancels 520-mile (836km) range Tesla Model S Plaid+ electric car

Lucid Air Grand Touring will now offer the longest range of 517 miles (832km)

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
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SYNETIQ marks World Environment Day by unveiling latest zero-emissions delivery van and bank of electric vehicle (EV) chargers

Green salvage company pushes forward with its ‘Road to Tomorrow’ sustainability initiative

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April 6, 2021

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Range
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Nissan reveals electric car drivers are travelling further than petrol and diesel motorists

Ahead of World Environment Day, research dispels popular myths surrounding electric vehicle (EV) ownership and indicate an end to range anxiety

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
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AC cars launch new AC Cobra Series 4–electric sports car

This modern classic will offer up to 190 miles (306km) of zero-emissions range

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
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David Beckham invests in UK company Lunaz who offer electric powertrains for existing vehicles

Upcycling existing passenger, industrial and commercial vehicles presents a sustainable alternative to replacing them with new

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Electric vehicle (EV) charging network InstaVolt launches new app

New app is designed to address electric car range anxiety and speed up the transition to zero-emission vehicles

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
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BMW announces UK pricing and specifications for the new BMW iX xDrive40 and iX xDrive50 electric cars

New zero-emissions sports activity vehicles (SAVs) will offer a range of up 380 miles (612km)

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
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Rimac Automobili unveils the production version of the C_Two electric hypercar now called the Nevera

New all-electric hypercar has a range of up to 340 miles (550km) and a top speed of 258mph (415kph)

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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Polestar to show their new Precept electric car at the 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Swedish carmaker will also be offering test drives of its Polestar 2 electric vehicle (EV)

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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Global sales for all plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) up an incredible 249 percent in April 2021

Pure battery electric vehicles (BEVs) jumped 235 percent showing the world is continuing to switch on to zero-emissions driving

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
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MG offers a £750 incentive for electric car customers during June 2021

MG continues to push the electric revolution and over 30 percent of its cars sold this year have been electric

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Rosberg X Racing take their second win at round two of the Extreme E electric off-road race series

Electric car race series set-up to highlight areas affected by climate and environmental issues and encourage zero-emissions driving

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April 6, 2021

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Air Quality
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Birmingham launches its Clean Air Zone (CAZ) on 1 June to reduce pollution and encourage the use of zero-emissions electric vehicles (EVs)

British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) launches CAZ web guide to offer sustainable and affordable road transport solutions

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
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Saietta showcases AFT 140 in-wheel motor technology for electric vehicles (EVs)

New lightweight technology could be ideal for zero-emissions inner-city uses

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April 6, 2021

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Design
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1991 Porsche 911 becomes icon reborn as an electric car

Updated zero-emissions version of the Porsche 911 offers 150bhp and accelerates from 0-62mph (0-100kph) in under four seconds

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
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The zero-emissions electric truck market looks ready to blow up in the USA

Tesla now has over one million Cybertruck reservations and Ford took 44,000 orders for its new electric F-150 Lightning in the first two days

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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Volta Trucks are taking their fully-electric Volta Zero to Italy

Demonstrations of the zero-emissions truck will take place in Milan 7-11 June

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
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Best value electric crossover/sports utility vehicles (SUVs) under £35,000

ElectricDrives offers you the lowdown on the best electric crossover/sports utility vehicles on the market right now

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April 6, 2021

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Last Mile
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Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) developing hydrogen fuel cell delivery vehicles

New programme aims to validate the use of hydrogen fuel cells for sustainable last-mile deliveries

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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Ford F-150 Lightning electric pick-up is a huge hit taking orders of 44,500 in the first two days

New zero-emissions pick-up will offer a range of up to 300 miles (483km)

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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New Nissan Ariya electric car takes to the famous Monaco street circuit for its public driving debut

The latest zero-emissions vehicle from the Japanese automaker is expected to have a range of over 310-miles (500km)

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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HRH The Duke of Cambridge drives electric with Extreme E to highlight climate issues and promote the Earthshot Prize

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge currently visiting innovative projects in Scotland which aim to positively turn back the dial on the climate emergency

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Volvo UK and triathlon stars the Brownlee brothers unveil new ‘recycled road’ in Yorkshire made from recycled plastic

Plastic recycled road is more weather resistant and less prone to cracking making it longer lasting

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April 6, 2021

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Utility
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Jaguar Land Rover partners with Google to measure air quality in Dublin using I-PACE electric car

Electric cars once again provide a zero-emissions option to help create a cleaner future

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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BMW Group launches BMW Charging and MINI Charging in the UK for its electric car drivers

Zero-emissions BMW and MINI drivers will be able to access bp pulse, ESB, Osprey, Source London and Chargepoint Network UK chargers

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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Spanish automaker launch its first all-electric car the CUPRA Born

New zero-emissions electric vehicle (EV) will offer up to 335 miles (539km) of range and hit 0-62mph (100kph) in seven seconds

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April 6, 2021

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Subscription
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Online subscription service Onto expands its electric car fleet with 250 PEUGEOT e-2008 models

Customers can subscribe to a zero-emission PEUGEOT e-2008 for as little as one month

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April 6, 2021

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Services
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New UK website for used electric cars, plug-in hybrids and hybrids

JustGoEV already has over 3,000 used plug-in vehicles to help customers make the switch to cleaner driving

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Oxford to open Europe’s most powerful public electric vehicle (EV) charging superhub

Energy Superhub Oxford (ESO) will feature 38 fast and ultra-rapid chargers that will deliver 100 percent renewable energy

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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The majority of electric car drivers could cover their weekly mileage on a single charge

According to the latest survey by Tusker 85 percent of drivers could survive on a single weekly charge

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April 6, 2021

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Community
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South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust launches its first electric emergency response vehicles

The trust will use specially designed and adapted Kia e-Niros as first response vehicles

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April 6, 2021

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Community
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Ford challenges Britain's smallest town to switch to driving electric cars for the weekend

Ford offers locals the all-electric Mustang Mach-E to test drive to encourage electric vehicle adoption

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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Italian electric hypercar to make its UK debut at Salon Privé at Blenheim Palace

New zero-emissions hypercar has a predicted range of 323 miles (520km) and can accelerate from 0-200mph (0-320kph) in under 10 seconds

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Statistics highlight large growth in electric vehicle charging devices in the UK

The number of rapid chargers in the UK have increased by 10 percent over first quarter of 2021

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April 6, 2021

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Design
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The classic Opel Manta is back as the Manta GSe ElektroMOD electric car

Opel celebrates the Manta’s 50th birthday with a special zero-emissions version of the 70s classic car

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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Ford launches F-150 Lightning electric pick-up truck in the US

New zero-emissions pick-up will offer a range of up to 300 miles (483km) with a price on par with today’s similarly configured F-150 trucks

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
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US President, Joe Biden, visited Ford’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center for launch of the new F-150 Lightning electric pick-up

This was also the perfect platform to push his proposal of spending $174 billion to electrify the US

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April 6, 2021

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Subscription
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Fisker to deliver 700 of its Ocean electric sports utility vehicles (SUVs) to UK-based electric car subscription service, Onto

Deliveries will take place in 2023 to help support the next generation of electric vehicle mobility

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Audi electrifies FC Bayern with 21 new charge points at the Allianz Arena

Soon the professional players will be driving the new Audi e-tron GT electric car

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
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Lamborghini announces its Direzione Cor Tauri roadmap to electrification

Italian supercar builder will offer an all-electric car in the second half of this decade

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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California is proposing a huge zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) budget boost

California Governor sets out new $3.2 billion proposal to encourage sales of electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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US President to visit a Ford electric vehicle manufacturing facility this week ahead of the launch of its F-150 Lightning electric pick-up

This news comes as Joe Biden makes a push for a $174 billion government boost for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
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Scottish and Southern Electricity (SSE) uses the all-electric Renault Zoe Van to power change in its fleet

SSE estimates that each electric Zoe Van will provide a saving of 23.5 tonnes of CO2 over five years

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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Volkswagen expands its ID.4 range of electric cars

New entry-level VW ID.4 electric vehicle (EV) now eligible for the Plug-in Vehicle Grant (PIVG)

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April 6, 2021

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Running Cost
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Electric vehicles (EVs) are far cheaper to run than petrol, diesel or hybrid engine cars

ElectricDrives looks at the huge cost savings of driving an electric car compared to an internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
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Vauxhall announces pricing and specification for all-new Combo-e Life electric car

New electric people carrier available in five and seven-seat versions offering a range of up to 174 miles (280km)

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

In real-world tests Saietta’s motor takes lightweight electric vehicles (EVs) 10 percent further

Smaller urban vehicles could benefit from more efficient motors to increase range

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April 6, 2021

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Autonomous
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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Argo AI start international trials of autonomous driving for the all-electric ID. BUZZ

VW plan to have the self-driving version of the ID. BUZZ ready for commercial deployment in 2025

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Polestar UK opens Milton Keynes electric car test drive hub and creates several semi-permanent hubs around the country

New hub will offer the possibility of over 28,000 consumers getting behind the wheel of the Swedish zero-emissions electric car

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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First ever Renault Talk saw the brand state its ambitions of a green future with electric vehicles playing a key role

The French carmaker aims to be the greenest brand in Europe as of 2030 with nine out of 10 cars being electrified

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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How fast is a Tesla electric car?

ElectricDrives gives you the rundown on the top speeds of the Tesla range of electric vehicles (EVs) and how they compare

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Hyundai Motor and UNDP Accelerator Labs launch a video featuring three grassroots sustainable living solutions

Sustainable solutions include an eco-friendly solar lamp, electric buses and re-icing machines to replenish Arctic ice

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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NIO move into Europe to sell premium electric cars in Norway and launch a new chapter in progressive electric mobility

The NIO ES8 electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) with a range of around 310 miles (500km) will be the first model NIO is offering in Europe

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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InstaVolt teams up with the AA to offer customer support to electric car drivers

New partnership should help reassure zero-emissions drivers and help speed up electric vehicle (EV) adoption

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Tesla’s Supercharger electric car charging network hits 25,000

Tesla also launches a new Twitter account dedicated to electric vehicle (EV) charging

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
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Subaru to launch its first electric car called the Solterra in 2022

Subaru’s new all-electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) is being designed in conjunction with Toyota

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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