Charging
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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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Leasing & Fleets
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Life

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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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Life

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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Running Cost
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Volvo Cars set out their future technology roadmap with electric cars at the forefront

The company will also focus on safety, take software development in-house and continue its partnership with Google

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

myenergi reveals plans to expand its UK flagship headquarters

Expansion will see new 45,000ft² production facility for home electric car chargers and eco-smart home management products added to the site

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Running Cost
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Running Cost
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Services
EV Life

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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Investment
EV Biz

DKV acquires SET Ventures portfolio company GreenFlux

Acquisition marks DKV’s further expansion into the fast-growing electric car charging market

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

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
EV Life

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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Pricing
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Air Quality
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Ford to build electric car batteries in a joint venture with SK Innovation

The new venture aims to produce approximately 60 GWh annually

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

EO: From humble beginnings to providing Amazon with its network of electric charging stations

Smart energy technology company EO continues its journey to provide reliable charging infrastructure for zero-emission electric vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Biz

Gilbarco Veeder-Root expands e-mobility platform with a European launch of EVerse

New software offering provides end-to-end solution for managing electric vehicle (EV) charging networks

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Life

12 new super-fast 350kW electric car chargers now open at Moto’s new Rugby services offer electric car drivers a taste of the future

Tritium partner Gridserve opens UK’s largest fast-charging motorway charge site for electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Services
EV Life

Revel announces all-electric, all-employee rideshare service in New York City

The new service will launch in May in lower Manhattan with an initial fleet of 50 Tesla electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Life

New Fiat 500 electric comes with power-saving mode helping to reduce range anxiety

Sub £20,000 electric car offers up to 248 miles (399km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Top 10 areas for Renault ZOE electric car ownership

Renault ZOE ownership proves electric car popularity isn’t just for city dwellers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Services
EV Life

How to find the real cost of charging an electric car

New digital service aims to reveal the cost of electric vehicle (EV) use and encourage the switch to zero-emissions driving

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
EV Life

New lower priced Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance electric car will help broaden its appeal

New zero-emissions small car featuring a 45 kWh battery goes on sale in the UK with prices starting from £28,370

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
EV Life

Save thousands of pounds by driving an electric car

Octopus launches new electric car leasing company to unlock salary sacrifice for companies of all sizes

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

Polestar co-founds Swedish energy project to develop technology for electric cars supplying the grid and homes with electricity

New research into vehicle-to-grid and vehicle-to-home technology could maximise the storage of local green energy and provide back-up for peak periods

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Life

Vauxhall releases new Mokka-e electric car

New all-electric sports utility vehicles offers over 200 miles of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
EV Life

Audi enhances its e-tron electric cars for 2021

e-tron electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) will come with new 22 kWh charger

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Life

First all-electric forecourt to open in the UK this November

GRIDSERVE to build 100 all-electric service stations over the next five years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Life

World’s first ‘intelligent’ electric car and vehicle battery unveiled by InoBat Auto

European battery producer to offer 20 percent range increase over current best-in-class electric vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Life

Tesla Model 3 to be equipped with more energy-dense 82 kWh battery packs

New batteries from Panasonic to offer a range of up to 353 miles (558km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Electric car battery test simulation technique helps OEM overcome fast-charge challenge

Simulation correlation technique accelerates development process and could help achieve greater electric car battery efficiency

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Survey
EV Life

Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England launches drivers’ survey to improve confidence in the electric car public charging experience

UK Government has issued several proposals to ensure electric car drivers feel more confident in using the public charging network

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Life

Tesla to cut the cost of electric car batteries by half

Elon Musk announces his company will reduce the price of electric cars over the next three years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Peugeot launches new e-Rifter electric people carrier

French carmaker gets closer to offering an electrified variant across its entire model range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Small Car
EV Life

Renault introduces new Venture Edition to award-winning ZOE electric car line-up

New customers will also receive free 7kW wallbox home charger

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
EV Life

Kia introduces sub-£35,000 e-Niro ‘2’ electric car with Long Range 64kwh battery

New electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) from the Korean carmaker offers up to 382 miles (615km) of range when city driving

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Life

Electric car firm Nio launches Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) rental scheme

Chinese car manufacturer helping to reduce the price of electric car ownership

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid installs its first of 100 trial V2G chargers

Nissan electric car owners help with trial to demonstrate the ease, efficiency and cost savings of zero-emissions driving

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Small Car
EV Life

Vauxhall offers new Corsa-e electric car buyers a free home charger

New partnership with British Gas also includes 30,000 free green miles of electricity

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric car takes part in Chelsea Football Club training session with a difference

Hyundai displays the IONIQ 5's clever vehicle-to-load (V2L) technology that allows the battery to function as a power outlet for electronic devices

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
EV Life

Volvo announces price of its XC40 Recharge P8 electric car for the United States

New electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) will cost under $50,00 after federal tax credit

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Jedlix launches their free smart charging app in the UK to lower the price of electric car charging from more sustainable energy sources

Cheaper charging for BMW i3, Jaguar I-Pace, Renault Zoe 40 and Tesla electric cars with latest Jedlix app

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Life

Uber to invest £5 million in public electric car charging infrastructure in London

Firm plans to install public electric vehicle charging infrastructure in some of the poorest boroughs in London

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

Lotus engineering launches new battery test facility to support booming electric car sector

New BattCon project assessment labs will be available in Norfolk and the West Midlands

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

Ohme launch free smart charging app to help electric car drivers save money

New app will also help provide improved intelligence for the energy industry

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Life

Porsche launch mobile electric car charging service

Charging solution for remote or busy locations

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Life

Zap-Map survey reveals key trends in Britain’s booming electric car market

Survey shows that owning an electric car is easier and more convenient than ever before

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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