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DPD names Oxford as its first all-electric city using zero-emission vehicles for all deliveries

The delivery firm has nine further UK locations set to become electric-only to be confirmed this year

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EV Strategy
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Jaguar Land Rover’s commitment to Formula E will help them develop their electric cars for a cleaner future

Racing technology will trickle down and help the brand’s Reimagine Strategy to achieve zero tailpipe emissions by 2036 and net zero status by 2039

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April 6, 2021

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EV Life

PEUGEOT e-2008 electric car awarded Which? ‘Best Buy’ status

The e-2008 delivers a range of up to 206 miles (332km) and can be charged up to 80 percent in as little as 30 minutes

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
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Renault PRO+ offers the Master E-Tech Chassis Cab electric vehicle (EV) in a new range of versatile options

The Master E-Tech 3.5T with a range of 75 miles (121km) is now available as dropside, tipper and Luton versions

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Design
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ENYAQ iV electric car now available with striking new Crystal Face grille option

New grille features 130 LEDs adding to the safety of this electric crossover style sports utility vehicle (SUV)

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April 6, 2021

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Car review
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Is this the best electric car of the moment?

ElectricDrives takes a first drive in the Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric vehicle (EV) which combines style with practicality

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April 6, 2021

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Design
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AC Cars first electric car the AC Cobra Series 1 electric fires up

AC Cobra Series 1 electric hits 0-62mph (0-100kph) in around four seconds and offers nearly 150 miles (241km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
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New research by Kwik Fit reveals 32 percent of drivers expect their next vehicle to be a zero-emissions electric car

The study also found that 65 percent of London drivers are considering switching to plug-in vehicles

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Trucks
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Alpha Motor Corporation launch their new Superwolf electric pick-up

New zero-emissions crew-cab truck from the US electric carmaker is designed for utility, adventure and sustainability

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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Electric carmaker Polestar on course to double market presence and retail footprint in 2021

Swedish electric car brand to launch easy-to-access out-of-town Polestar Destinations

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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Dynamo Motor Company confirms it will continue to build its all-electric black taxi cab

The company will also diversify into zero-emission mobility sectors that require wheelchair accessibility and last-mile delivery vans

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Shell to install 800 electric vehicle (EV) charging points at Waitrose stores by 2025

Each site is expected to have six 22kW and two 50kW rapid charging points for customers to charge while they shop

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
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New Fiat 500 awarded ‘Best Electric Car’ at the inaugural Marie Claire UK Sustainability Awards

Judges praised its impressive range, iconic design and connectivity features

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April 6, 2021

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Range
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MG introduces new longer range MG5 EV electric car

New electric estate car offers up to 250 miles (402km) of range in normal use and rises to 334 miles (538km) for urban driving

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April 6, 2021

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Car review
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Kia’s EV6 reimagines the electric vehicle (EV) ownership experience to help eliminate range and charge anxieties

New electric car will offer a range of up to 328 miles (528km) and can charge up to 80 percent in 18 minutes

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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How long does it take to charge an electric car?

ElectricDrives explains how battery size and charger size affects electric vehicle (EV) charge times

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Fiat’s New 500 electric car receives a five-star rating and top marks from Green NCAP

It is the first electric vehicle (EV) to achieve top marks in all the tests in 2021

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
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Responses from the industry regarding the UK government’s greenprint decarbonisation plan

ElectricDrives has found the best reactions to the plan for more sustainable transport in the coming decades

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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Motorpoint poll reveals the majority of drivers opposed to sharing roads with electric scooters

UK government currently trialling electric scooters in 50 towns and cities to assess their viability and ability to reduce traffic congestion

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
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Council bids to make Reading Buses all-electric

Council has submitted an expression of interest to the Department for Transport’s (DfT’s) £120m Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
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Best electric converters to turn your favourite classic motor into a clean zero-emissions modern car

We offer our ElectricDrives guide to the world’s top electric car converters

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
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Legendary GT40 endurance racer goes electric as Everrati collaborates with Superformance

New strategic partnership could see more American classics become modern zero-emissions electric cars

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
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Octopus Energy adds 23 PEUGEOT e-Expert electric vans to its fleet

New vans will be used to install electric car charge points across London

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
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Government publishes its ‘greenprint’ to decarbonise all modes of domestic transport by 2050

The transport decarbonisation plan will provide cleaner air, healthier communities and creates tens of thousands of new green jobs

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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Chinese electric carmaker NIO announces its “NIO Power 2025” battery swap station deployment plan

By 2025 NIO will have over 4,000 battery swap stations worldwide with around 1,000 outside of China

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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PEUGEOT say 70 percent of its models will be plug-in in 2021

The French carmaker says that 100 percent of its models will be electrified by 2025

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April 6, 2021

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Range
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Economy performance world record set by Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car helps to reduce range anxiety

The new zero-emission’s electric vehicle (EV) travelled over 6.5 miles per kilowatt hour (kWh) of electrical energy between John O’Groats and Land’s End

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
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EDF takes delivery of 500th electric car on Tusker’s salary sacrifice scheme

The British energy supplier continues to help and encourage staff to drive zero-emissions electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
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Best electric trucks that are on the way (with videos)

ElectricDrives brings you the top pick-up trucks coming soon from the start-ups and big brands including Alpha, Bollinger, Ford, Hummer, Lordstown, Tesla and Rivian

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April 6, 2021

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Safety
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Nissan increase safety measures of LEAF 2021 electric cars

Latest electric vehicle (EV) models from Japanese carmaker feature ‘Canto’ sound for added security for pedestrians and cyclists

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Vauxhall to be all-electric in 2028

Vauxhall currently offers nine electric or electrified cars and vans

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
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Rimac’s Nevera electric hypercar is now available to view in London at H.R. Owen

New zero-emissions hypercar can accelerate from 0-60mph (0-97kph) in just 1.85 seconds leaving internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in its dust

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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Ford opens orders for the Mustang Mach-E GT electric sports car in the UK

The modern zero-emissions Mustang Mach-E GT can hit 0-62 mph (0-100kph) in 3.7 seconds and offers a range of up to 193 miles (310km)

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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New Citroën ë-Dispatch is the electric van of choice for Sureserve Group

Another business switches to zero-emissions driving and the advantages it brings

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April 6, 2021

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Running Cost
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Driving an electric car saves you money

EEVEE Mobility finds that UK Tesla drivers are only spending £47 per month on charging

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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Swedish carmaker creates an experimental Polestar 2 electric car to appear at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The one-off named the ‘Beast’ produces a combined output of 350kW/476-horsepower

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April 6, 2021

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Survey finds a big difference in the make and model searches between the electric vehicle (EV) curious and serious buyers

BuyaCar finds Volkswagen leads the generic electric car search while Nissan LEAF is the most explored specific vehicle

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April 6, 2021

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Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited (EAV) to star at the Future Lab exhibition at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Oxford-based sustainable zero-emissions transport manufacturers will show their EAV 2Cubed electric assisted vehicles

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
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Audi announces prices and specifications for Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron electric cars

New electric crossover-style Sportback prices start from £40,750 and offer a range of up to 316 miles (509km)

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April 6, 2021

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Van Sales
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Vauxhall Vivaro-e is the UK’s best-selling electric light commercial vehicle (LCV) so far this year

The popular Vivaro-e offers a range of up to 205 miles (330km) and a payload of up to 1,226kg

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
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Citroën UK announces pricing and specification for revised ë-SpaceTourer all-electric multi-person vehicle (MPV) range

Base model ë-SpaceTourer is now eligible for the government Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) and offers up to 143 miles (230km)

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
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Automobili Pininfarina to show Battista hyper GT electric supercar at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Zero-emissions Italian carmaker plans to lead way in the sustainable automotive luxury movement

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Mini Electric Pacesetter will make its UK debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2021

The John Cooper Works inspired Mini Pacesetter will also take part in the Goodwood Hill Climb

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
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Volkswagen ID.3 and ID.4 2022 model year electric cars now available to order

Both popular electric vehicles (EVs) receive a range of changes for the coming year along with some price drops

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
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Everrati to display their 1991 Porsche 911 electric sports car at the Goodwood festival of speed

‘Signature’ wide body electric conversion offers an incredible 500bhp of zero-emissions power

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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ŠKODA Motorsport develop fully-electric rally car - the ŠKODA RE-X1 Kreisel

New zero-emissions vehicle will help lead the way to cleaner and more sustainable motorsport racing

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Volvo Concept Recharge electric car is a manifesto for Volvo Cars’ pure electric future

Swedish carmaker plans for a safe, sustainable and zero-emission future

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
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The virtual MINI Vision Urbanaut electric vehicle (EV) becomes a reality

BMW Group reveal the details of their new innovative and sustainably created concept MINI that will be seen for the first time this summer

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April 6, 2021

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New Kia EV6 electric car will make its UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

New zero-emissions crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV) offers up to 316 miles (510km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
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Fiat launches ‘Pro Fit by E-Ducato’ online fleet simulator tool to highlight the advantages of driving electric

New tool will show customers how much they can save by driving an E-Ducato electric vehicle (EV)

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April 6, 2021

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Recreation
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London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) unveils world’s first electric campervan

New electric camper offers over 60 miles (98 km) of zero-emissions driving with a flexible range of 304 miles (489 km) with ultra-low emissions

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
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Build Your Dreams (BYD) and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) to deliver the UK’s largest order of electric buses

RATP Dev London places an order for 195 single- and double-decker electric buses for UK capital

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April 6, 2021

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Vauxhall supports all-electric paramotor ‘Round Britain Climate Challenge’ with electric vehicles (EVs)

Vauxhall provides fully-electric Vivaro-e and the all-new Mokka-e EVs for the record attempt that will be highlighting climate change

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April 6, 2021

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Running Cost
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Which states in the USA are the cheapest to charge an electric car?

Midwest states offer the most mileage from $100 charging for a Tesla Model 3

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April 6, 2021

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Jutta Kleinschmidt, the only female winner of the Dakar Rally, will compete for ABT CUPRA XE in Extreme E electric car race series

Kleinschmidt takes over from Claudia Hürtgen for the remaining Extreme E electric vehicle (EV) off-road race events

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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Why buy a zero-emissions electric car?

ElectricDrives looks at the best reasons why people should convert to cleaner more sustainable electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Tesla to open its chargers to other electric cars in Norway

Will this be the beginning of Tesla opening its Superchargers around the world?

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April 6, 2021

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ŠKODA launches its new strategy that will see three new electric cars in its line-up by 2030

Czech carmaker also plans to create an electromobility hub in its home country

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
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Electrogenic converts beautiful 1967 Series 1¼ Jaguar E-type Coupe into a modern electric classic car

Classic car electrification company now offers customers three advanced zero-emissions powertrains for Jaguar E-Type conversions

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April 6, 2021

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From 2026 all of Audi’s new releases will be 100 percent electric cars

By 2025 the German carmaker aims to have more than 20 electric models in its line-up

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April 6, 2021

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Services
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ŠKODA Enyaq iV electric car is ready to turn blue-light fleets green

New Enyaq iV electric vehicle (EV) is ideal for the job with a top speed of 99mph (159kph) and a range of up to 333 miles (536km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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Silverstone to launch Switch Live event that will showcase electric vehicles (EVs) and sustainable mobility

The organisers have a target to make the event carbon-neutral within the next three years

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April 6, 2021

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Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) delivers new urban lightweight vehicles to Oxford’s famous Covered Market

New zero-emissions vehicles will be exempt from charges from the upcoming Zero Emission Zone in the city

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
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Ford release video and details of the rigorous testing of the new E-Transit all-electric van

New E-Transit was tested to recreate 150,000 miles (241km) of driving

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April 6, 2021

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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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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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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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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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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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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
EV Life

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
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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