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Toyota announces it will launch 15 battery electric vehicles by 2025 starting with its new Beyond Zero (bZ) range

The first new model will be Toyota’s bZ4X electric crossover utility vehicle designed in conjunction with Subaru

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
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Transport refrigeration and the electric revolution

ElectricDrives catches up with Norman Highnam to find out more about clean energy truck refrigeration

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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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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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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Development
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Subaru announces it will be launching an all-electric sports utility vehicle (SUV)

The Japanese carmaker will use a new electric platform developed in conjunction with Toyota

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
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Bollinger Motors reveals updated designs for its electric truck and pick-up

Michigan based electric car producer posts production intent designs on its website

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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Volkswagen ends production of the e-Golf to focus on the ID.3 electric car

The popularity of VW’s ID.3 made it the best seller in Europe during October

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Swedish electric carmaker Polestar reflects on 2020 as a year of opportunity and growth

Polestar want to continue raising the bar for what should be acceptable in the car industry

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
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Alpha Motor Corporation unveils its ACE electric car

Zero-emissions electric car with retro styling in a modern package

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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Rimac Automobili announces pre-series production of electric hypercars

Electric car that produces 1,914 horsepower and can hit 0-62mph in under two seconds soon to become a reality

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) appoints first dealer in Hungary

LEVC will have more than 30 partners in place throughout Europe by the end of the year

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
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Van Hool sends the first CX45E electric coach to the United States

Belgium bus manufacturer collaborates with US battery supplier Proterra to bring its zero-emission coaches to North America

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
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Kia rebrands and plans to focus on becoming a top-tier global eco-friendly car company

Korean carmaker plans to have a large focus on electric cars going forwards

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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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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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Tesla Superchargers open to other electric cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweets that deal has been done

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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General Motors updates its logo ready for its move into electric car age

US carmaker launches its new campaign ready for a cleaner and more accessible future

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
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Nio launches its first autonomous electric car with a range of up to 600 miles (1000km)

Chinese carmakers new Nio ET7 electric saloon pushing the envelope on performance

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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Volkswagen sees combustion engine car sales fall as electric car sales rocket

German carmaker triples sales of all-electric vehicles in 2020

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
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Volvo Cars join forces with hometown Gothenburg to help create climate-neutral city

Swedish carmaker to develop technologies and services in the areas of electrification, shared mobility and autonomous driving

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Renault launches its new wave ‘Renaulution’ strategic plan focusing on being a tech, service and clean energy brand

French carmaker making big changes to become a cleaner, more profitable and efficient company

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Xpeng electric cars sign a deal with Chinese banks for a massive expansion of production

Chinese electric car maker continues to grow at a rapid rate and starts to export to Europe

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Volkswagen boss reveals its new flagship electric car will be called the Trinity

VW to launch its next generation of electric cars with a new platform

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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General Motors to invest C$1 billion to build BrightDrop electric vans in Canada

GM to turn its CAMI factory into Canada’s first large-scale auto plant converted to produce electric delivery vehicles

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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Vauxhall releases pictures of its all-new Combo-e electric van

British automaker will have an electric variant across its entire van range by the end of the year

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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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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April 6, 2021

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SUV
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The new Volkswagen ID.4 electric car goes on sale in the UK

VW launches it’s first all-electric sports utility vehicle with a range of up to 310 miles (500km)

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

Peugeot boosts its electric range with new Peugeot e-Partner light commercial vehicle

New electric van from the French automaker will offer up to 171 miles (275km) of zero-emissions range

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Hyundai Motor Company has big plans for zero-emission mobility in the coming year

Korean carmaker’s Progress for Humanity vision is led by zero-emission electric cars

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Volvo Cars receives highest possible sustainability performance rating from EcoVadis

Along with electrification of cars, Volvo plans to be climate-neutral by 2040

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Life

SKODA Enyaq iV electric car offers design selections reflecting the style of modern living environments

Enyaq iV is ŠKODA’s first model based on the Volkswagen’s modular electrification toolkit (MEB) electric platform

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Ford doubles electric car and vehicle investment to $22 billion (£16 billion/€18 billion)

CEO Jim Farley announces that Ford is accelerating its electric car plans

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Audi unveils it’s new zero-emissions e-Tron GT high-performance electric car

New electric car from the German carmaker is sleek and speedy yet remains practical and looks towards the future of emobility

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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We take a look at E.ON Drive and all that they’ve achieved in just two years, what they’re up to now and where they’re heading

E.ON Drive are constantly evolving to meet their customers’ electric vehicle charging needs, covering homes, businesses and public areas

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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Polestar’s electric performance hybrid Polestar 1 enters final round of production

Sustainable Swedish carmaker to focus on sustainability and all-electric car production

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
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Hyundai Motor Group Unveils TIGER uncrewed ultimate mobility vehicle concept

Unmanned electric vehicle could have a multitude of uses including saving lives as a first responder in natural disasters

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Kia unveils roadmap for transformation, focusing on electric cars and mobility solutions

The Korean carmaker aims to grow battery electric vehicles sales to 880,000 units by 2030

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Airspeeder unveil world’s first electric flying racing car

New sport leading the progression in electric urban aerial transport

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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Citroën officially launches their ë-C4 electric car in the UK

New electric car offers great family motoring for the clean conscious driver

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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Coventry City Council to enter a joint venture with Coventry Airport to develop proposals for a Gigafactory battery plant

New electric vehicle battery plant could create up to 4,000 new jobs in the West Midlands

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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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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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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Up to 90 percent of battery demand in coming decades will come from electric cars and vehicles

Battery raw materials including cobalt, nickel and lithium prices are rising with demand for electric car batteries

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Bentley sets out path to revolutionise the sustainability of electric car motors

New project supports Bentley’s commitment to offering only plug-in cars by 2026

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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Hyundai reveals redesigned and enhanced 2022 Kona Electric car for the US market

New car from Korean carmaker to offer up to 258 miles (415km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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Hyundai launches its new futuristic looking IONIQ 5 electric car with a video to celebrate

New electric crossover utility vehicle from Korean carmaker offers long range, fast charging and ultra-modern styling

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Audi starts the first Formula E World Championship season with big goals

Formula E will once again showcase the highest-level of electric car engineering

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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Citroën expands its range with new ë-Berlingo multi-person electric car

New multi-person electric car offers up to 174 miles (280km) of range and can be charged up to 80 percent in just 30 minutes

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Volvo Cars and Geely Auto deepen their collaboration ready for the expansion in electric car use

The joint venture will open up markets and see shared modular architectures for Geely Holdings electric car brands that also includes Lotus and Polestar

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
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Polestar appoints Martin Gurney as Head of European Fleet and Business

Swedish carmaker looks to expand its electric car fleet business in the UK and Benelux regions

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Volvo Cars to be fully-electric by 2030

Swedish carmaker aims for 50 percent of its global sales to consist of zero-emission electric cars by 2025

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Volvo Cars launch new Volvo C40 Recharge all-electric car

Based on the CMA vehicle platform this is the first Volvo model in history designed as a pure-electric car

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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YourParkingSpace teams up with EVBox to spark electric car park and charge revolution for UK motorists

The partnership will see the roll-out of 200 charge points across Atlas Hotels, with a further 3,000 for comparable clients over the next 18 months

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
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Volkswagen ID.3 electric car named ‘Best Small Hatch’ at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2021

Design, space and practicality, and Volkswagen’s goal to bring emobility to the masses all commended

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
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World Electric Vehicle of the Year award will now feature at the 2022 World Car Awards

Zero-emission cars will finally get the recognition they deserve for their incredible design, performance and clean credentials

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Biz

Newly formed Thermal Management Solutions Group primed to take advantage of world growth in electric vehicles

New global automotive technology business will provide customers with crucial new technologies and systems for modern clean cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Second life instead of premature recycling for used Audi e-Tron electric car batteries

Audi Environmental Foundation and start-up Nunam enter into second project phase for solar nanogrids

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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Volkswagen reveals its new ACCELERATE strategy that focuses on digitalisation, software integration and a ramp-up of its electric car campaign

The German carmaker will expand its zero-emission line-up with plans to increase its market share to over 70 percent of deliveries of all-electric cars in Europe

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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World-first gender-equal motorsport series, Extreme E electric car racing, champions female drivers

Top female drivers Jamie Chadwick, Sara Price and Molly Taylor take on Jenson Button and teams from Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in new off-road electric car race series

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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Kia teases with its new first dedicated electric car the EV6

Korean carmaker starts a new zero-emission era using its Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

Legendary British music producer remixes iconic Lotus engine note for the new electric Evija hypercar

British carmaker also adds seat belt, door opening and other hazard sounds to make the all-electric car safer

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Volkswagen Group sets out its road map for the future with the emphasis on electric cars and battery technology

The group plans to offer a wider range of zero-emissions cars, with 27 using it’s MEB electric platform by 2022

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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BMW launches it’s new iX platform on which all its future electric models will be built

The German carmaker is first new models include the iX xDrive40 and BMW iX xDrive50 with a range of up to 373 miles (600km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Design
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Creating modern electric cars with a classically styled exterior

The Watt Electric Vehicle Company to offer its Coupe model with 230 miles (370km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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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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Batteries
EV Life

Cutting-edge electric motorcycle battery development helping to shape the future for electric cars and emobility

Williams Advanced Engineering developed Project Triumph TE-1 e-powertrain and advanced battery system sets new standards for electric motorcycles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
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German carmaker reveals pictures and details of the luxury interior of the upcoming EQS electric car

With the new EQS electric vehicle from Mercedes Benz the brand is aiming this model at the luxury market

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

New bp pulse ultra-fast charging hubs to roll out across the UK

bp pulse aims to double the size of its charging network in the UK to 16,000 charge points by 2030

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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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EV Strategy
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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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Performance
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Nissan reveal pictures and video footage of the rigorous testing their new Ariya electric car has been undergoing in Europe and Japan

The rigorous testing programme of this new zero-emissions electric vehicle will provide a balanced and refined driving experience

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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