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EV Leaders: Dan Bentham - Senior Vice President at Green Investment Group

ElectricDrives catches up with one of the pioneers in the UK electric vehicle (EV) space helping to provide a cleaner future

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

EV Leaders: Neill Emmett Head of Marketing at LeasePlan UK

ElectricDrives catches up with one of the people in the UK making electric vehicles (EVs) affordable and accessible to help speed up the transition to zero-emissions driving

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

EV Leaders: Chris Jackson Head of Fleet Partnerships at Centrica

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

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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Production
EV Biz

Electric van maker Arrival announces High Voltage Battery Module (HVBM) assembly plant in Charlotte, North Carolina

New plant will cost $11.5 million (£8.7 million/€10.2 million) and create 150 jobs

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Nissan charges ahead with EV36Zero plans in the UK with new 20MW solar farm

This doubles the amount of renewable energy generated on-site to cover every Nissan LEAF electric vehicle (EV) sold in Europe

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Mercedes-Benz teams up with Factorial Energy to create solid-state batteries for electric vehicles (EVs)

Factorial Energy have developed batteries that offer up to 50 percent longer range, increased safety and cost parity with lithium-ion batteries

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Life

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
EV Life

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
EV Life

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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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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Air Quality
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

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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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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Decarbonisation
EV Life

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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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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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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Emobility
EV Life

Superpedestrian announces free rides on its LINK e-scooters to promote World Car Free Day

Micromobility provider also offering 20 percent discount during European Mobility Week

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Tesla co-founder JB Straubel’s company Redwood Materials plan to produce sustainable battery materials for electric cars

Redwood Materials aim to produce 100GWh per year of cathode active materials and anode foil for one million electric vehicles by 2025

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) orders 12 NFI zero-emission electric buses

Order will help California’s Innovative Clean Transit goal of a 100 percent zero-emission fleet by 2040

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Coldplay to use second-life electric car batteries to power its Music of the Spheres world tour more sustainable

Partly recycled BMW i3 electric vehicle (EV) batteries will fuel Chris Martin’s band on tour

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

EO Charging wins Tesco’s home delivery electric vehicle (EV) charging business

Britain’s largest supermarket chain plans to have an all-electric delivery fleet by the end of 2028

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Life

Electric car drivers from around Europe will head to COP26 to support the call for the faster move to electric vehicles (EVs)

Electric Vehicle Drivers’ Associations (EVAs) leading the charge to cleaner zero-emissions driving

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Air Quality
EV Life

Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited (EAV) demand action after World Health Organisation (WHO) reports seven million premature deaths from air pollution

EAV suggests lighter weight zero-emission electric vehicles (EVs) that produce lower tyre and braking particles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Biz

Addison Lee, London’s largest taxi firm, to go fully electric by 2023

The company is investing £160 million and just put in the largest UK purchase of Volkswagen ID.4 electric vehicles (EVs) for its fleet

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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World EV Day
EV Life

Beginners’ Guide to Going Electric launched on World EV Day

Electrifying.com teams up with the Department for Transport to produce a guide to help speed up the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Life

Nissan join the Race to Zero campaign supported by the United Nations

Nissan are the first Japanese carmaker to join and signed the campaign’s Business Ambition for 1.5°C commitment

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

DS Automobiles to become a 100 percent electric car brand from 2024

DS Automobiles will offer an all-electric version of the DS 4 with a range of more than 400 miles (644km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

This year’s EV Summit is just one day away and here’s a list of the event’s main partners

EV Summit brings together the world’s most significant gathering of emobility leaders

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Biz

Electric car producer Polestar leads car industry towards greater consumer transparency

Polestar 2 electric vehicles (EVs) leave the factory with carbon footprints ranging between 24 and 25 tonnes of CO2e

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Community
EV Life

Volvo partners with Eden Project providing XC40 Recharge all-electric vehicles (EVs)

Collaboration hopes to tackle the barriers around driving electric cars to accelerate the uptake of zero-emission vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Life

Hyundai Motor commits to become carbon neutral by 2045

To achieve this the company will focus on clean mobility and electric cars, next-generation platforms and green energy

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Key take-aways from this afternoon’s EV Summit

Charging infrastructure in the UK Rethinking Emobility and Sustainable Cities panels

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Key take-aways from this morning’s EV Summit

Decarbonisation of Mobility and Electric OEM panels

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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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Motorsport
EV Life

Royal College of Art and Extreme E electric car motor racing announce innovative ocean research partnership

Partnership that will give students and researchers the data and inspiration to develop innovative responses to the climate crisis

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

New Fiat 500 most environmentally-friendly electric car on the market according to Green NCAP

Efficient zero-emissions town car achieves five-star green rating from Green NCAP

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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World EV Day
EV Life

Create the world’s first electric vehicle (EV) emoji for World EV Day 2021

World EV Day founders Green.TV and headline partner ABB launch EVmoji design competition for 6 to 16-year-olds

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

US set a target of 50 percent of vehicles to be electric by 2030

Manufacturers are ready to push this with Ford, GM and Stellantis aiming to achieve 50 percent of all electric vehicle (EV) sales by 2030

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

General Motors (GM) increase their investment to $35 billion in autonomous and electric vehicles (EVs) through 2025

GM, along with Ford and Stellantis, announce shared aspiration to achieve 40-50% of annual electric car sales in the US by 2030

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

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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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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Policy
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

The EV Summit, the world’s most significant gathering of emobility leaders, returns as an in-person event

EV Summit is placing the master narrative of decarbonisation at the centre of this year’s event

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Biz

ABB strengthens its commitment to reduce carbon emissions and will electrify its fleet of 10,000 vehicles by 2030

The Swedish-Swiss power and automation technology group joins three initiatives from The Climate Group

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

HRH The Duke of Cambridge drives electric with Extreme E to highlight climate issues and promote the Earthshot Prize

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge currently visiting innovative projects in Scotland which aim to positively turn back the dial on the climate emergency

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Hyundai Motor and UNDP Accelerator Labs launch a video featuring three grassroots sustainable living solutions

Sustainable solutions include an eco-friendly solar lamp, electric buses and re-icing machines to replenish Arctic ice

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Life

Volkswagen presents roadmap for climate-neutral mobility with it’s Way to Zero strategy

Electric cars will play a vital role in VW becoming a carbon neutral company by 2050

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Top Women in EV
EV Biz

Top women in EV: Zan Dubin-Scott, Owner, ZDS Communications

For Top Women in EV 2021, we will be sharing stories of some of the women shaping and driving forward the emobility industry

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Annabel Dolphin

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April 27, 2021

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Top Women in EV
EV Biz

Top Women in EV: Niina Suuriniemi Hopper, founder and CEO of EVA Global

For Top Women in EV 2021, we will be sharing stories of some of the women shaping and driving forward the emobility industry

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Anna Turns

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April 21, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Volkswagen launches its new ID.6 electric car

VW will be producing its new zero-emissions seven-seater family car with a range of up to 365 miles (588km) for the Chinese market

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

The global popularity of electric cars continues attract huge investment from financial investors

Polestar raises $550 million (£400 million/€460 million) from new investors to further its growth ahead of the launch of several ground-breaking cars in coming years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Life

Could it be the end of the hybrid in Europe to make way for zero-emissions battery-electric cars?

Draft green plans could lead to a ban of manufacturers labelling hybrid electric vehicles as sustainable transport

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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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Charging
EV Biz

Good Energy to offer electric car drivers free electricity

Britain generates so much renewable electricity it makes sense to take advantage of this free resource

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

The other side of Extreme E electric car racing and the story off the course highlighting the devastating effects of the climate crisis

Zero-emissions off-road race event helps to demonstrate positive steps that can be taken to protect the planet

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Life

Swedish electric carmaker aims to produce a truly climate-neutral car by 2030 with their Polestar 0 project

Polestar 0 project will drive design towards zero by focusing on eliminating emissions rather than offsetting by planting trees

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Honda removes diesel vehicles in the UK and plans to go electrified by 2022

Japanese car manufacturer lead the charge in converting to zero-emission electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

Energy Saving Trust views ecargo bikes as a sustainable delivery solution for both individuals and organisations in urban environments

eCargo bikes have much to offer, they are rider-friendly with zero-emissions and provide ease of movement aligned with being cost-effective

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Life

Peugeot finds children are the driving force in the decision to buy an electric car

New research from French carmaker finds 67.8 percent of children think electric cars are good for the planet

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Plug-In electric car sales double in France during September

The Renault Zoe continues to dominate electric car sales

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Charging
EV Life

TV adventurer Charley Boorman sets off on a green journey with myenergi

myenergi’s mission is to create a better future for the planet through advanced green technology

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

SEAT CUPRA to launch an urban electric car in 2025 that could cost under £20,000

Building zero-emission electric cars will help to reform the Spanish economy

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Ford announces steps towards carbon neutrality and sets significant emissions goals for 2035

Key to Ford’s reduction of emissions is the development of electric cars and vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Renault Trucks UK and Ireland commits to net-zero status by 2030

New ‘Sustainability Initiative’ created in conjunction with sustainability and environmental consultancy Avieco

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Nissan announces plans for major expansion of renewable energy at Sunderland Plant

New development would result in 20 percent of the plant’s energy coming from renewables for a cleaner and more sustainable community

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Full speaker programme announced for the 2020 online EV Summit

Electric car and emobility summit attracts the world’s leading experts to help create a more sustainable future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

Amazon reveals their latest 100-percent electric Rivian-made van

Online retailer continues to expand its electric fleet

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) runs a successful electric vehicle trial at Gordonstoun School

Iconic boarding school moves to zero-emissions vehicles as it works to achieve Green Flag status

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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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Motorsport
EV Life

Prodrive partner with Lewis Hamilton’s Extreme E X44 team

Oxfordshire-based motorsport engineering group have been developing electric car and vehicle technology for over 15 years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

The decline of diesel cars in the UK

Electric and hybrid cars outsell their dirty counterparts

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Nissan and the Arbor Day Foundation to plant 20,000 trees in Europe in celebration of 10 years of Nissan LEAF

Japanese carmaker wants to help make local urban environment locations a better place to live for everyone

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Volkswagen and Greece to create a model island for climate-neutral mobility

Electric cars and sustainable transport will help to transform Astypalea

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

ABB announce move to an all-electric car fleet in the UK

Global engineering firm promises use of zero emission vehicles at World EV Day

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Dutch students build electric car from recycled material

Electric car made from waste has a top speed of 56mph (90kph) with a range up to 137 miles (220km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Extreme E off-road electric car racing confirms Jenson Button as team owner and driver

Off-road race series will highlight areas affected by climate and environmental issues and promote the adoption of electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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