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Porsche Taycan electric vehicle (EV) announced as new Formula E safety car

With a top speed of 162mph (260 kph) the Taycan electric car is the perfect choice for the zero-emissions race series

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Small Car
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Is the mini electric car the next big trend in zero-emissions driving?

Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV was the best selling electric car in China in 2021 beating big names like Tesla in the process

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
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Used electric vehicles (EVs) sold faster than any other fuel type in December in the UK

Nissan LEAF triumphs as 2021’s fastest selling used car while the Ford Mustang Mach-E was the most viewed new electric on Auto Trader in 2021

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo enters Guinness World Record books for the greatest altitude achieved by an electric car

The latest Porsche electric vehicle (EV) drove over 1,400 miles (2253km) and climbed an impressive 4,842.967 metres

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
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Adopt a Charger and Rivian collaborate to install electric vehicle (EV) chargers in National Park and recreation areas

New charging stations, free to the public, will vastly expand electric vehicle infrastructure at Yosemite National Park and other scenic areas

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April 6, 2021

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Volvo Trucks launches electric truck with longer range and faster charge time

New electric vehicle (EV) designed for the North American market will offer up to 275 miles (440km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
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Volta Trucks, The Crown Estate and Clipper Logistics partner to decarbonise Central London retail distribution

The Volta Zero electric truck will provide safe zero-emission deliveries between the consolidation centre and shops

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
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Design concept Budget Airline Car could be the new electric vehicle (EV) that replaces the short-haul flight

New super-efficient aerodynamic electric car could change the way we travel in the future

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Green Intentions - top sustainable habits for 2022 revealed by Hyundai

Survey finds a quarter of British people would replace their car with an electric vehicle (EV) to help reduce carbon emissions

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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Electric light commercial vehicles (LCV) grew by 142 percent in 2021 in the UK

In the UK during December 2021 electric LCV registrations rose a massive 262 percent

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April 6, 2021

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EV Sales
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With a huge surge in the sales of electric cars during 2021 was it the transitionary year for electric vehicles (EVs)?

Electric car registrations rose by 76 percent while petrol sales fell by 15 percent during last year

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April 6, 2021

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Range
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New poll by Zap-Map in the UK shows high satisfaction among electric vehicle (EV) drivers with long journeys the norm

Over half of the respondents said they have driven more than 200 miles (322km) in their electric car in a single trip

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Ford launches sustainable charging initiative for its electric car owners in California

New program will help drivers lower their carbon footprint when charging their electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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eMotorbikes
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Ducati MotoE electric motorcycle takes to the track for the first time on the Misano circuit

Research from this project will help Ducati create an electric motorcycle for road use that is sporty, light and exciting to ride

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Ford to offer vehicle-to-vehicle charging on the fully electric F-150 Lightning and F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid trucks

Electric vehicles (EVs) are poised to change the world in the same mobile phones and the internet changed our way of life

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April 6, 2021

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Features
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Polestar brings Vivaldi web browser to Polestar 2 electric car

Vivaldi is built around flexibility and operates similarly to other mobile web browser devices

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
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Low emissions vehicles accounted for over a quarter of new registrations in Europe last month

Tesla Model 3 was the best selling electric car in Europe during November

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Rosberg X Racing (RXR) crowned overall championship winners of the inaugural Extreme E off-road electric car race series

The final round saw Lewis Hamilton’s X44 team take the win in the race series designed to highlight the devastating effects of the climate crisis

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
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Nissan celebrates 35 years of Sunderland production with custom-built LEAF-powered Bluebird electric car

This one-of-a-kind ‘Newbird’ electric vehicle (EV) features a 40kWh battery and offers a range of 130 miles (210km)

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Audi reveals Ken Block’s new S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron electric car

The one-of-a-kind zero-emissions electric vehicle (EV) will be used in the rally drivers upcoming Elektrikhana video

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
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Xplore Dundee cuts out emissions with 12 new electric double deckers from ADL and BYD

UK’s leading electric bus producer will cut emissions along one of Scotland’s most polluted streets

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April 6, 2021

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Education
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Polestar raises green electric vehicle (EV) charging awareness with solar designer Marjan van Aubel

Polestar’s Life Cycle Assessment demonstrates that EV drivers can halve the lifetime carbon footprint of their cars by charging with renewable energy

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Ford Pro Charging launches to help businesses of all sizes overcome the hurdle to seamless electrification

Ford Pro Charging aims to offer a simple management solution for electrified fleets allowing customers to switch between charging at depots, employee homes and public charging stations

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
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UK Government reduces grants available on the purchase of new electric vehicles (EVs)

Electric car grant falls from £2,500 to £1,500 while the maximum price of an applicable vehicle falls from £35,000 to £32,000

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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Olympic triathlete Alex Yee opts to drive PEUGEOT e-208 electric vehicle (EV) after passing his test

PEUGEOT UK found that 40 percent of parents would like to see their children learn to drive in an electric car

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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Used electric cars are selling faster in the UK than used petrol for the first time

Used electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK are selling 41 percent faster than at the start of the year

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
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Video of how the Hispano Suiza electric hypercar is hand painted

A view into true craftsmanship of a modern classic electric vehicle (EV)

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April 6, 2021

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Aviation
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Renault and TheArsenale unveil the all-electric AIR4 flying version of the iconic Renault 4

The zero-emissions flying car can reach an altitude of 700m with a horizontal speed of 26m/s

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April 6, 2021

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Small Car
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Best small electric cars

ElectricDrives guide to the top 10 best small electric cars available right now

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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The floating centrepiece of Extreme E’s off-road electric car racing, the St. Helena, arrives in the UK

Final round of the series that highlights the impact of climate change and human interference takes place on 18-19 December

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April 6, 2021

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Autonomous
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Yara Birkeland fully electric container vessel has successful maiden voyage

With this container vessel, Yara will reduce diesel-powered truck haulage by 40,000 journeys a year

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April 6, 2021

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eMotorbikes
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Sunra bringing electric scooters ideal for around town and campervan use to the UK

Zero emissions Robo-S model is the equivalent to a 125cc scooter and offers a range of up to 60 miles (97km)

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
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Best electric sports utility vehicles (SUV)

With electric SUV sales set to explode ElectricDrives brings you the top-10 best electric vehicles to carry everything you and your family need

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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General Motors (GM) acquires 25 percent stake in Pure Watercraft to accelerate all-electric boating

Agreement combines GM technology with Pure Watercraft propulsion systems to expand all-electric marine transportation

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
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Nissan unveils lunar rover prototype jointly developed with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency using electric car technology

Nissan’s all-wheel electric vehicle (EV) precision control technology boosts the rover’s surface driving performance

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Nissan named one of the world’s most socially impactful brands

Japanese carmaker commended for its positive influence on sports, with Formula E providing the ideal testing ground for Nissan’s electrified future

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute (HSSMI) says the UK auto industry needs to embrace circular economy for electric vehicles (EVs)

In doing this now it will help towards achieving net zero and result in the potential of saving up to 16 million tonnes in CO2 equivalent per annum by 2025

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Showcase
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Best crossover electric cars

ElectricDrives brings you the top-10 best crossover electric vehicles (EVs) that offer the perfect balance between an SUV and a hatchback

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April 6, 2021

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Vauxhall is UK's best-selling electric light commercial vehicle (LCV) manufacturer in UK

Sales success this year has been underpinned by the Vivaro-e electric van

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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GKN Automotive launches Advanced Research Centre to accelerate the UK’s electrified future

New centre will help develop next-generation eDrive technologies for future electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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Used Cars
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One-year-old electric vehicles (EV) sales vying with diesels for second place in the online used car market

Used electric cars are ready to replace used diesel vehicles as buyers clean up their driving habits

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April 6, 2021

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Recreation
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Tesla launches electric Cyberquad for Kids

New electric quad bike has a top speed of 10mph (16kph) with an estimated range of 15+ miles (24+km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
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Hennessey reveals world’s first six-wheel-drive Project Deep Space Hyper-GT electric vehicle

New electric car will offer private-jet-class lavishness and be the fastest four-seat accelerating four-seater from 0-200 mph (0-322kph)

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April 6, 2021

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Survey
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Electric cars overtake petrol vehicles as car buyers’ next intended purchase for the first time

Autovia reveals clearest evidence yet of breakthrough in mass adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
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Skoda Enyaq electric car beats combustion vehicles to win Scottish Car of the Year title

Skoda's Enyaq IV 80 electric vehicle (EV) features an 82kWh battery that provides a 331mile (533km) range

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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Vauxhall Plug & Go offer makes switching to electric vehicles (EVs) even easier

The offer includes a free home charging unit, roadside assistance, battery warranty and a free six-month bp pulse subscription

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April 6, 2021

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Community
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Festive MINI Electric car embarks on charity tour of the UK

Electric vehicle (EV) with 2,000 LED lights by Twinkly will bring people together and raise money for MS Trust, Duchenne UK and Alzheimer’s Society charities

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Global fast charger company Tritium opens world-Class electric vehicle (EV) charger testing facility

New facility with thermal chambers for extreme temperature testing will accelerate its time-to-market for new products

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
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UK Prime Minister to announce electric vehicle (EV) revolution

Hundreds of thousands of extra charge points in the pipeline with new laws to supercharge the future of electric cars

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Education
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Audi UK goes electric vehicle (EV) myth-busting with impressionist and comedian Rory Bremner

Five-part myth buster is part of Audi’s move to only produce electric car models as soon as 2026

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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Video from behind the doors of the Hispano Suiza electric hypercar

Spanish hypercar maker shows their Hispano Suiza Carmen in action at the Circuit de Barcelona

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Best reasons to drive an electric car

In light of the recent COP26 climate conference, ElectricDrives brings you the top reasons why we should transition to driving zero-emissions electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Kia pledges to become a ‘Sustainable Mobility Solutions Provider’ and unveils roadmap to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045

Kia model range to go fully electric in Europe by 2035 with key global markets to follow by 2040

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
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TIER Mobility, Europe’s largest micro-mobility operator, gets charged up with the arrival of 10 New all-electric MAN eTGE Vans

New electric vehicles (EVs) will be used for TIER’s London micro-mobility operation in the UK

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April 6, 2021

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Public Transport
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Cardiff Bus on the road to a greener future as it takes delivery of its first all-electric Yutong E12 bus

Welsh capital will soon have a fleet of 36 electric buses along with new charging infrastructure installed at the bus operator’s Sloper Road depot

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
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Nissan LEAF e+ electric car scores maximum five-star rating in Green NCAP assessment

Nissan LEAF e+’s 62kWh powertrain offers up to 240 miles (385km) of zero-emissions range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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New research says electric vehicle (EV) charging sessions will exceed 1.5 billion by 2026 globally

Juniper Research finds public electric car charger roll-outs will be a major focus going forward

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Community
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Innovate UK awards £335K in funding to rural electric vehicle (EV) charging consortium

The group of organisations working on the Rural Electric Mobility Enabler (REME) project includes Bonnet, EDF, DG Cities and Devon County Council

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Utility
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Ford’s F-150 Lightning electric pick-up’s Mega Power Frunk boasts the largest front trunk in its sector

What started out as a cardboard box is now a sophisticated and clever use of space featuring lights, power outlets and USB ports

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April 6, 2021

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Second Hand Sales
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Discover EV introduces the UK’s first free digital automotive marketplace for electrified vehicles

The easy to use platform is for buyers and sellers, both trade and private, for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and hybrids

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Climate
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Positive declarations relating to transport to come out of COP26

Countries come together to drive towards cleaner zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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Renault Retail Group switches its 160-plus courtesy car fleet to electric vehicles (EVs)

The company are also offering 48-hour test drives of the Zoe E-Tech to help promote electric cars

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Waitrose trialling wireless charged electric vans in London

These electric vehicles (EVs) can be charged wirelessly by parking above an electric charging plate to save time

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
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Volvo Cars signs zero-emission road transport declaration at COP26 and reveals groundbreaking internal carbon-pricing mechanism

Swedish automaker expects more than half of its global sales to consist of fully electric cars by 2025

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
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Auto Trader funds Automotive Carbon Literacy Toolkit designed in collaboration with retailers and manufacturers

Toolkit will help companies in the motor industry on their journey towards reducing their carbon footprint and becoming more sustainable

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Polestar’s new global ‘360-degree’ brand campaign features astronaut Karen Nyberg and a shared outlook on life on Earth

Swedish electric car brand highlights issues of climate change and how transport is one of the biggest polluters

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Tritium partners with ChargeNet to bring electric vehicle (EV) fast charging to Bay Area Taco Bells

The partnership is expected to expand in other areas as electric car use becomes more widespread

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
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Responses from the industry regarding the UK government’s Net Zero strategy and £620 million investment for electric vehicle (EV) grants and infrastructure

ElectricDrives brings you the best reactions to the plan for more sustainable transport in the UK for the coming decades

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Audi supplies FC Bayern basketball players with electric cars

Team's players will drive the Audi e-tron or Audi Q4 e-tron electric vehicles (EVs) during the 2020/21 season

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April 6, 2021

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Range
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Best electric cars with a range of over 300 miles

ElectricDrives guide to the top range electric vehicles (EVs) available

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April 6, 2021

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Air Quality
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Switching to electric cars can help the UK’s wildflowers that face extinction due to emissions and pollution

Renault highlights the issue with a dramatic floral installation around a Renault ZOE electric vehicle (EV) in the Old English Garden at London’s Victoria Park

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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Johnson Matthey and Envision Virgin Racing to reveal world’s first electric two-seater Formula race car at COP26

eLNO technology used here will transfer to electric vehicles (EVs) on the road to offer greater range and faster charging

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car achieves perfect five-stars for both safety and the environment

Independent testing by European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) and Green NCAP deliver double honours for Ford’s electric vehicle (EV)

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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Citroën Ami Cargo Electric car confirmed for UK sale in 2022

New electric vehicle (EV) offers a total load capacity of 400-litres and up to 46 miles (74km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
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GMC HUMMER electric vehicles (EVs) to electrify SEMA Show in Las Vegas

First production models of the zero-emissions GM HUMMER electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) will be available later this year

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
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Meet Gill Nowell Head of Electric Vehicle Communications at LV= General Insurance

ElectricDrives catches up with one of the genuine pioneers in the UK electric vehicle space

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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Opibus secures Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest-ever fundraise ($7.5 million) in electric mobility

Swedish-Kenyan technology company that develops, designs and manufactures electric vehicles tailored for the African continent has reduced customer CO2 emissions by 94 percent

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
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Hertz partners with Uber to add up to 50,000 Tesla electric cars to Uber network by 2023

Hertz also recently announced it will add 100,000 Tesla electric vehicles (EVs) to its North American car rental fleet by the end of 2022

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
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Jaguar Land Rover and Harley Davidson provide electric vehicles (EV) for COP26

Climate change summit in Glasgow also supported by free charging from IONITY and electric buses from First Bus Scotland

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Multimatic partner with McLaren to race Extreme E zero-emissions off-road electric vehicle (EV) race series in 2022

Sustainability, reduced carbon emissions and race car efficiency in sport will transfer to cleaner more efficient electric cars on road in the future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric car brings film to life for Hyundai sponsorship of Films on 4

Latest electric vehicle (EV) uses unique Vehicle-to-load (V2L) technology to help create the 11-part series of idents

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Kia to tackle the EVROS (Electric Vehicle Rally of Scotland) with their best-selling e-Niro and EV6 electric cars

1,200-mile (1931km) electric vehicle (EV) tour of Scotland kicks off today from COP26 climate crisis conference in Glasgow

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April 6, 2021

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Registrations
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More plug-in vehicles to be registered in 2021 than the whole of the last decade in the UK

Zero emission electric vehicle (EV) registrations expected to exceed those of diesel by the end of 2022 in the UK

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
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Volvo Cars calls for more clean energy investment to realise full climate potential of electric vehicles (EVs)

The Swedish carmaker aim to be fully electric by 2030 and plans to roll out a whole new family of pure electric cars in the coming years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

ZipCharge unveils the ‘Go’ revolutionary portable electric car charger at COP26

New portable allows electric vehicle (EV) drivers to charge anywhere making zero-emissions driving even more flexible

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Life

Toyota releases details of its new bZ4X ‘beyond zero’ electric car

New electric crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV) uses the Japanese carmaker’s e-TNGA electric platform developed in collaboration with Subaru

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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General Motors (GM) to expand access to electric vehicle (EV) charging with more than 40,000 community-based charging stations

Dealer community charging program will accelerate the deployment of charging in underserved, rural and urban communities

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
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German carmaker increases range for Audi e-tron 55 Quattro electric car by five percent

Update is for 34,000 Audi e-tron 55 quattro electric vehicles (EVs) for 2019/2020 model years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
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Hyundai leads industry desirability rankings as consumers tune into electric cars

Auto Trader sees massive rise in electric vehicle searches and the Hyundai IONIQ Electric has topped the ranking at Aston Barclay

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
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Research by Ford finds an increasing recognition in the UK that electric cars are the future

Survey also finds Brits support the fight against climate change, recycling, using cars less and not travelling on planes

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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