Charging
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Smart Charging
EV Biz

Smart Charging to create an additional €5 billion annual revenue in Europe by 2030

IMPROVED Corporate Finance and P3 publish white paper: Smart Charging: The Upcoming Revolution of Electric Vehicle Economics

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Biz

Blink Charging to supply electric vehicle (EV) chargers to General Motors (GM) dealerships in North America

Deployment of Blink’s electric car chargers at participating GM dealerships will help support accelerated adoption of electric vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

EV Leaders: Ian Johnston CEO at Osprey Charging Network

ElectricDrives catches up with one of the people in the UK electric vehicle (EV) space helping to speed up the transition to zero-emissions driving for a cleaner future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Moves
EV MOVES

SEAM Group hires Scott Moretz as vice president of Electric Vehicle Operations

This will help the Group advance its focus on optimal utilisation of electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Tritium announces completion of business combination with Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation II

Deal will allow Tritium to further its growth in providing fast charging hardware and software to electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

EV Leaders: Kevin Welstead EV Sector Director SSE Energy Solutions (Distributed Energy)

ElectricDrives catches up with one of the people in the UK who is helping individuals and companies make the transition to driving electric vehicles (EVs) for a cleaner future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

EV Leaders: Niall Riddell Co-Founder and CEO at Paua

ElectricDrives catches up with one of the people in the UK who is helping individuals and companies make the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) for a cleaner future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Marine
EV Biz

Aqua superPower and Tritium announce partnership to power electric boats on global waterways

DC fast chargers are critical to the growth prospects of the electric boat industry

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Biz

PEUGEOT reveals updates for 2022 e-208 electric car including improved driving range

From next year this electric vehicle (EV) will offer up to 225 miles (362km) from a single charge

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Education
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Tritium unveils groundbreaking line of electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers

New PKM charger designed for more cost-effective operations and infrastructure deployment

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Fleets
EV Biz

bp acquire Amply Power who provide electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy management for fleets

bp plans to grow its global network of electric vehicle charging points from around 11,000 to more than 70,000 by 2030

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
EV Life

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
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

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
EV Life

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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Net Zero
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Biz

Shell to rebrand NewMotion and Greenlots to create global electric mobility offer through Shell Recharge Solutions

Shell to bring electric mobility portfolio businesses under unified brand to simplify customer offer

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Life

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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Decarbonisation
EV Life

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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Range
EV Life

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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Decarbonisation
EV Life

IONITY emphasises its commitment to decarbonisation by providing free charging at new Glasgow site during COP26

IONITY’s charging stations are available in over 370 locations with approximately 1,500 chargers across its European network

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Biz

Drive System Design (DS) charges to Green Auto Summit 2021 with its Open Inverter Platform

Company shows a faster route in the rush to bring electric propulsion to market

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

First phase of Glasgow electric vehicle (EV) bus depot completed ready for COP26 climate change conference

First Bus Scotland will also provide 22 electric buses as the official COP26 delegate shuttle

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Education
EV Life

Hyundai turns the blues green with a supply of KONA Electric cars to Chelsea Football Club

Hyundai’s ‘Turn the Blues, Green’ campaign designed to educate the public on making the switch to electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Life

SSE Energy Solutions launches 100 percent green energy tariff for electric car drivers

By also encouraging businesses to switch to electric vehicles (EVs) could help the UK meet its net zero ambitions

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Fuel shortage in the UK sparks huge interest in electric cars

New report sees huge surge in searches for electric vehicles (EVs) as more service stations run out of petrol and diesel

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

BYD ADL partnership supplies five Enviro400EV electric double decker buses for new Leeds Park & Ride

New Stourton site is the UK’s first solar-powered Park & Ride, with 30 electric car charging spaces

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Second Hand Sales
EV Life

Best used electric car and home charger deals

In the light of the current fuel shortage in the UK, ElectricDrives brings you best deals on used electric cars and home chargers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) electrifies bp pulse fleet

LEVC to supply 30 VN5 electric vans to one of the UK’s leading providers of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Life

PEUGEOT reveals that electrified vehicle owners are travelling further than petrol and diesel drivers

Both battery electric vehicle (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) drivers travel 109 miles (175km) on average per week busting the range anxiety myth

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Aviation
EV Biz

ABB partners with Lilium to provide charging infrastructure for regional electric air mobility

Lilium Jet seven-Seater Lilium has an expected range of 155 miles (250km) with an average speed of 175mph (282km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Best reasons to buy a zero-emissions electric car

ElectricDrives top 10 reasons why people should convert to cleaner electric vehicles (EVs) and never queue at the petrol forecourt again

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Life

Mercedes-Benz EQS electric car with 453 miles (729km) range now available to order in the UK

New electric vehicle (EV) from the German carmaker can be charged up to 186 miles (300km) of range in just 15 minutes.

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Envirorally launched for the future of electric vehicle (EV) motorsport

Non-profit foundation’s UK events will be centred around the growing network of GRIDSERVE electric forecourt charging stations

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Dispelling the big myths around electric car ownership

We bring you the truth around the five biggest myths when it comes to driving an electric vehicle (EV)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

All-New Renault Mégane E-Tech Electric car unveiled

New crossover style electric vehicle (EV) will offer up to 292 miles (470km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Polestar reveals limited edition electric bike in collaboration with CAKE

The collaboration offers the perfect zero-emissions solution when travelling into urban locations

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Life

Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car breaks another Guinness World Record

Mach-E electric vehicle now has three Guinness World Records that all help to reduce range and charging anxieties

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

2021 EV Summit kicks off at University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School

World’s most significant emobility leaders gather to explore how to advance battery-electric mobility for a cleaner and more sustainable future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

Porsche updates new model year Taycan and Taycan Cross Turismo electric cars

Updated all-electric sports cars feature more range, more connectivity and more colours

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Life

Germany to invest €500 million for more public electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure

Goal is to establish 50,000 electric car charging points including at least 20,000 fast chargers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

New BMW iX3 electric crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV) gets a refreshed exterior design

BMW’s iX3 M Sport and iX3 M Sport Pro electric cars feature hints of the BMW iX and BMW i4 and offer up to 286 miles (460km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Life

Zap-Map and Advanced Infrastructure awarded funding to create zero carbon electric vehicle (EV) route planner

New Zap Zero route planner will help electric car drivers choose the lowest possible carbon option

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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

By

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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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

By

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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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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