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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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July 28, 2021

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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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July 28, 2021

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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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July 27, 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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July 27, 2021

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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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July 27, 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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Ian Osborne

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July 27, 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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Ian Osborne

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July 27, 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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July 27, 2021

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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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July 27, 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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July 26, 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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July 22, 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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July 22, 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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July 22, 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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Ian Osborne

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July 22, 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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Ian Osborne

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July 21, 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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July 19, 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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July 19, 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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July 19, 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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July 19, 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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July 19, 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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Ian Osborne

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July 19, 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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July 19, 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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July 16, 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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July 16, 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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Ian Osborne

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July 15, 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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Ian Osborne

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July 15, 2021

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