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Design
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To celebrate its 60th anniversary Renault and Mathieu Lehanneur reinvent the Renault 4 recreating it as a zero-emissions electric car

This unique electric vehicle (EV) encapsulates everything the brand has set out to achieve through the Renaulution strategic plan to create innovative modern cars

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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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Manufacturing
EV Biz

West Midlands Gigafactory, the largest in the UK, to secure the British automotive industry’s long-term electric future

New electric car battery plant will create up to 6,000 new highly skilled jobs and thousands more in the wider supply chain

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New Car Launch
EV Biz

Nissan Leaf electric car to be replaced by a compact crossover style sports utility vehicle

Nissan’s third-generation electric vehicle (EV) will be built at Nissan’s new £1 billion EV36Zero electric vehicle (EV) hub in the UK

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Technology
EV Biz

Drive System Design (DSD) showcase toolsets and test capabilities essential for next generation of electric vehicles (EVs)

DSD will help customers to determine the most efficient and lowest cost electric drive architectures in the future

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

In-wheel electric motor producer Saietta announces collaboration with Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV)

Saietta will collaborate with EAV for the design of its Lightweight Inner-City Solution (LINCS) electric vehicle (EV)

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World EV Day
EV Life

Governments and officials from around the globe engage massively with World EV Day 2021

World EV Day has become a global movement working together to make the switch to electric vehicles (EVs) for a cleaner and more sustainable future

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Motorsport
EV Life

Audi Sport testing the RS Q e-tron electric vehicle (EV) ready for the Dakar Rally

Heat testing, especially battery monitoring, could help road car performance in the future

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

General Motors (GM) to invest in next-generation battery facility to lower the price of their electric cars

New gigafactory battery facility in the US will expand design capabilities of future battery chemistries and increase electric vehicle (EV) range in the future

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New Car Launch
EV Biz

General Motors’ Chevrolet Silverado EV electric pick-up will make its global debut at the start of 2022

New electric vehicle (EV) will offer an impressive range of over 400 miles (644km)

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Performance
EV Life

Best electric hypercars and supercars

ElectricDrives brings you our pick of the best performance electric vehicles (EVs) available or on the way soon

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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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Production
EV Biz

Wolfspeed to supply General Motors (GM) with silicon carbide to extend the range of its electric cars

By increasing electric vehicle (EV) range GM are helping to reduce range anxiety and speed up the transition to zero-emissions cars

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Investment
EV Biz

Ford announces massive investment into a new site to build the F-150 Lightning electric vehicle (EV) and three new battery gigafactories

The $11.4 billion investment is expected to create nearly 11,000 new jobs in Stanton, Tennessee and Glendale, Kentucky

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Education
EV Life

Over half of young people applying for automatic licences because they intend to drive electric cars

81 percent of young drivers likely to purchase an electric vehicle (EV) as their next car

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April 6, 2021

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Aviation
EV Life

Video of Rolls-Royce’s Spirit of Innovation electric aeroplane taking to the skies for the first time

First flight of this electric aircraft signals a huge step towards the global transition to cleaner flying

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Batteries
EV Biz

Volkswagen takes the next step towards developing and producing electric car batteries

Volkswagen opens state-of-the-art cell laboratory in Salzgitter, Germany that could reduce battery prices by 50 percent

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Are electric carmakers ready to be profitable without government incentives?

Moving away from incentives, Tesla and Volkswagen power ahead in the race toward electric car affordability

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April 6, 2021

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World EV Day
EV Life

Gina McCarthy, White House National Climate Adviser, makes video address celebrating World EV Day

Ben Prochazka from the Electrification Coalition discusses the current climate challenges and solutions using electric vehicles (EVs) with the US national Climate Adviser

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

CUPRA to become a fully electric car brand by 2030

The upcoming CUPRA Born electric vehicle (EV) will be offered on a monthly subscription to make it more accessible

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

Polestar Re:Move electric vehicle (EV) collaboration prototype revealed

Multi-functional electric transporter concept is ideal for sustainable last-mile deliveries

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
EV Biz

LeasePlan will be exhibiting their all-electric ARRIVAL van at this year’s EV Summit

Alfonso Martinez, LeasePlan’s UK director, will also be speaking at the EV Summit on the Sustainable Fleets panel

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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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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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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Life

CUPRA release more photos of its radical new UrbanRebel Concept electric car

New electric vehicle (EV) will be unveiled during the IAA Munich International Motor Show

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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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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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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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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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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Ford to double the production of its F-150 Lightning electric truck because of huge demand

Detroit carmaker now plans to produce 80,000 zero-emission pick-ups annually by 2024

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Ford E-Transit electric vans hit the road as fleet customers begin real-world trials

Trial features full range of high-productivity E-Transit variants including chassis cab conversions with box van, refrigerated box, tipper and dropside bodies

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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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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

UK-Based consortium formed to develop prototype solid state batteries for electric vehicles (EVs)

Solid state batteries offer the advantage of holding more charge which leads to increased range for electric cars

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Polestar will be exhibiting their all-electric Polestar 2 at this year’s EV Summit

Award-winning Swedish carmaker will also be speaking about their sustainability and vision for electric vehicles (EVs) at the Summit

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Biz

Oxford is fast becoming the new world epicentre for electric vehicle (EV) technology

With a wealth of electric vehicle (EV) design, technology and industry, along with the EV Summit, Oxford is one of the most progressive locations on the planet for emobility

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
EV Biz

The EV Summit announces its full list of emobility panel speakers for the 2021 event

This year the event returns as a hybrid, in-person meets digital event

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Audi Sport testing the RS Q e-tron electric vehicle (EV) ready for the Dakar Rally

Trialling on rough terrain saw speeds of up to 112mph (180kph) in temperatures of up to 34°C

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

World’s first production Automobili Pininfarina Battista electric hypercar revealed at Monterey Car Week

This new electric vehicle (EV) can accelerate faster than a current Formula 1 car

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Volta Trucks reveals the first real-world trials of the prototype Volta Zero electric truck

Customer specification zero-emissions electric trucks designed for inner-city logistics will be ready in 2022

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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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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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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

CATL unveils its first generation of sodium-ion batteries for electric cars

New batteries offer good energy density, quick charging and work well in low temperatures

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

BMW i4 M50 electric vehicle (EV) becomes official safety car of FIM Enel MotoE electric motorcycle race series

New performance electric car will be unveiled IM Enel Moto World Cup at the Motorcycle Grand Prix in Austria on 15 August

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April 6, 2021

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Recycling
EV Life

Second-life electric car battery hubs set to power ŠKODA retailers in Europe

Hubs extend the useful life of old electric vehicle (EV) battery packs by up to 15 years

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Biz

Audi to unveil its new skysphere concept convertible roadster electric car on 10 August

This will be the first of three concept electric vehicles (EVs) that showcase the brand’s future vision of progressive luxury

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Biz

Volkswagen to introduce new ID.5 GTX SUV coupé electric car

The new sporty style crossover electric vehicle (EV) will have a projected range of up to 309 miles (497km)

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Alfa Romeo to become a zero-emission battery electric vehicle (BEV) brand by 2027

Fellow Italian brand, Lancia, expect to launch only electric cars from 2026

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Life

Renault PRO+ offers the Master E-Tech Chassis Cab electric vehicle (EV) in a new range of versatile options

The Master E-Tech 3.5T with a range of 75 miles (121km) is now available as dropside, tipper and Luton versions

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

ENYAQ iV electric car now available with striking new Crystal Face grille option

New grille features 130 LEDs adding to the safety of this electric crossover style sports utility vehicle (SUV)

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

AC Cars first electric car the AC Cobra Series 1 electric fires up

AC Cobra Series 1 electric hits 0-62mph (0-100kph) in around four seconds and offers nearly 150 miles (241km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) partners with Nyobolt for the next generation of battery-powered automotive powertrains

This new technology could also be used for heavy-duty powertrains such as those used in mining

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Biz

REE Automotive, a leader in electric vehicle technology, and 10X Captal to join forces

New business combo will speed up the development of REEcorner technology which allows for the industry's flattest electric vehicle (EV) platform

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

Automobili Pininfarina to show Battista hyper GT electric supercar at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Zero-emissions Italian carmaker plans to lead way in the sustainable automotive luxury movement

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Mini Electric Pacesetter will make its UK debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2021

The John Cooper Works inspired Mini Pacesetter will also take part in the Goodwood Hill Climb

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

ŠKODA Motorsport develop fully-electric rally car - the ŠKODA RE-X1 Kreisel

New zero-emissions vehicle will help lead the way to cleaner and more sustainable motorsport racing

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Volvo Concept Recharge electric car is a manifesto for Volvo Cars’ pure electric future

Swedish carmaker plans for a safe, sustainable and zero-emission future

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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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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Volta Trucks reveals the first running all-electric Volta Zero prototype chassis

Zero-emissions truck has been uniquely designed and built at an industry-leading pace

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Jutta Kleinschmidt, the only female winner of the Dakar Rally, will compete for ABT CUPRA XE in Extreme E electric car race series

Kleinschmidt takes over from Claudia Hürtgen for the remaining Extreme E electric vehicle (EV) off-road race events

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Biz

GKN Automotive supplies innovative two-in-one eDrive system for Fiat 500 electric cars

Two-in-one eDrive system is lighter, more efficient and more cost-effective

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Volvo Car Group and Northvolt to join forces in battery development and production for electric cars

New collaboration will open new gigafactory in Europe and create 3,000 jobs

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Audi take first and second at round eight of the Formula E electric car race series in Mexico

A post-race disqualification of Pascal Wehrlein saw the Audi duo move into the top two spots, with Edoardo Mortara third

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Life

Lincoln set to launch its first all-electric car in 2022

The brand plans to electrify all models by 2030

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

Coolest convertible electric cars that could be coming soon

ElectricDrives brings you the best zero-emissions cabriolets cars that are available, on the way or might be arriving

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
EV Life

London Electric Cars (LEC) offering electric conversions for classic Minis

LEC can convert a Mini into a zero-emissions electric car that costs as little as 5p per mile to run

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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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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Ecotricity sells Electric Highway to GRIDSERVE

The sale will see GRIDSERVE expand and update the Electric Highway to offer easier and faster charging for electric car drivers

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

Vauxhall offers a first glimpse of its All-New Astra electric car

Vauxhall continues the electrification of its range for a cleaner world

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

All Fiat vehicles will become electric-only between 2025 and 2030

A discussion between Olivier François, Fiat CEO, and Stefano Boeri, architect and urban planner, reveal radical plans for a cleaner more sustainable future

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

Rimac Automobili unveils the production version of the C_Two electric hypercar now called the Nevera

New all-electric hypercar has a range of up to 340 miles (550km) and a top speed of 258mph (415kph)

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Rosberg X Racing take their second win at round two of the Extreme E electric off-road race series

Electric car race series set-up to highlight areas affected by climate and environmental issues and encourage zero-emissions driving

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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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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

In real-world tests Saietta’s motor takes lightweight electric vehicles (EVs) 10 percent further

Smaller urban vehicles could benefit from more efficient motors to increase range

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Ford urges action to help the change to driving electric in the UK

Ford wants all the key players to form a plan to support the rollout of electric vehicles ahead of November’s critical COP26 climate summit

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April 6, 2021

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Autonomous
EV Life

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Argo AI start international trials of autonomous driving for the all-electric ID. BUZZ

VW plan to have the self-driving version of the ID. BUZZ ready for commercial deployment in 2025

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

Tritium selected for the US Army’s Power Transfer Cohort to help them move to electric vehicles

Tritium specialises in charging hardware and software designed to work reliably in high demand environments including extreme climate conditions

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

How an electric car is built

Lucid Motors CEO Peter Rawlinson takes a tour of their first factory where the Lucid Air is being built

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Volkswagen has a spectacular world premiere for its new ID.4 GTX electric car

New rugged electric all-wheel-drive sports utility vehicle (SUV) proves its abilities on steep terrain

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) opens for business in Poland

LEVC will work with Polish Electric Vehicle Company (PEVC)

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Vauxhall supplies new Corsa-e and Mokka-e electric cars to the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre

The Electric Vehicle Experience Centre is dedicated to educating and informing the public about the ongoing benefits of driving electric cars

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April 6, 2021

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Climate
EV Biz

Volvo Cars to lower CO2 emissions and save billions with its new circular business aims

By 2025 Volvo Cars aims to more than double its remanufacturing business

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Life

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
EV Biz

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

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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April 6, 2021

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