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Decarbonisation
EV Life

Motor industry urges UK Chancellor to take onboard BVRLA electric ‘Van Plan’ on its journey to decarbonised road transport

British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA) wants effective regulation and support for the electric van market to help businesses make the transition

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Commercial
EV Biz

ElectricDrives takes a look at the rapid progress of Volta Trucks with their Volta Zero all-electric truck

Volta Trucks have worked with the best in the business to create a battery electric vehicle that will help to create sustainable cities of the future 

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Up & Away flies into action with a fleet of Volkswagen ABT e-Transporter 6.1 electric vans

Electric vans chosen because they’re more efficient, sustainable and help with carbon neutral targets

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Volta Trucks confirms €37 million (£31.5 million/$43.5 million) of Series B funding for its Volta Zero electric truck

Volta Zero pre-orders pass 2,500, with an order value exceeding €600m (£511 million/$706 million)

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Volta Trucks partners with Sibros to deliver fully connected vehicle systems to electric commercial vehicle fleets

The connected vehicle platform will allow customers access to driver alerts, charging infrastructure and over-the-air updates for navigation

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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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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Volta Trucks introduces all-electric Volta Zero truck to the Netherlands

The electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer also appoints business development managers to major EU markets

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Electric truck manufacturer Volta Trucks expands UK R&D capabilities amid ambitious recruitment drive

Electric Vehicle (EV) company looking to employ up to 130 new personal by the end of 2021

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

General Motors’ (GM) BrightDrop completes record-setting build of the EV600 electric light commercial vehicle (eLCV) for FedEx

BrightDrop also unveils the EV410 mid-size electric light commercial vehicle (eLCV) designed for smaller more frequent trips

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Citroën AMI electric vehicle (EV) gets green light for UK sales in 2022

Could the AMI be the ultimate electric town vehicle that opens up zero-emissions driving to the masses thanks to its £6,000 expected price tag?

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April 6, 2021

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Community
EV Life

Nissan becomes official supplier to 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon with all-electric vehicles (EVs)

Nissan will not only supply a fleet of Nissan LEAFs and e-NV200 LCVs but will be encouraging participants from the official Nissan LGBTQ+ Cheerzone

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

Volta Trucks all-electric Volta Zero will be manufactured by Steyr Automotive in Austria

New collaboration will create 500 new jobs and an estimated 2,000 positions within the supply chain

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April 6, 2021

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World EV Day
EV Biz

Catching up with Ade Thomas the mastermind behind World EV Day

World EV Day, which highlights and promotes the role of electric vehicles (EVs) in the move to net-zero and decarbonisation, returns on 9 September

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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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Commercial
EV Biz

Innovation Automotive, UK’s first multi-brand all-electric automotive company, to Appear at Commercial Vehicle Show

Innovation Automotive has ambitious plans to simplify and demystify the process of switching to electric light commercial vehicles (LCVs)

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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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Vans
EV Biz

Mercedes unveils their eCitan all-electric van

New zero-emission electric vehicle (EV) will be powered a 44kWh battery and offer up to 177 miles (285km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Unique battery technology keeps Fiat Professional’s E-Ducato electric van on the road

New technology allows the E-Ducato to continue the journey even if one of its battery modules drop out

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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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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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Conversions
EV Life

Dynamo Motor Company reveal its new all-electric last-mile delivery van conversion

Electric van conversion offers extra loading capacity for added efficiency

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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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Services
EV Life

Mercedes-Benz launches its first Service24h roadside assistance unit for its electric vans

New fully-equipped eSprinter is ready to support Mercedes electric van customers in the London area

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
EV Biz

Ford’s new E-Transit electric van to make its UK debut at the Commercial Vehicle Show

The electric version of the world’s best-selling cargo van offers around 200 miles (322km) of zero-emissions range

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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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Trucks
EV Biz

Freight Systems Express Wales (FSEW) orders UK’s first electric tractor units from DAF Trucks

FSEW could introduce a further 10 electric vehicles (EVs) to reduce its carbon emissions by more than 50 percent in the next nine months

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
EV Biz

Electric truck company Volta Trucks confirms Ian Collins as chief product officer

Swedish zero-emissions truck company expects full-scale production to take place at the end of 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
EV Life

Best electric trucks that are on the way (with videos)

ElectricDrives brings you the top pick-up trucks coming soon from the start-ups and big brands including Alpha, Bollinger, Ford, Hummer, Lordstown, Tesla and Rivian

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April 6, 2021

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Van Sales
EV Life

Vauxhall Vivaro-e is the UK’s best-selling electric light commercial vehicle (LCV) so far this year

The popular Vivaro-e offers a range of up to 205 miles (330km) and a payload of up to 1,226kg

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April 6, 2021

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Last Mile
EV Life

Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) developing hydrogen fuel cell delivery vehicles

New programme aims to validate the use of hydrogen fuel cells for sustainable last-mile deliveries

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Vauxhall reveals details of its new electric Movano-e Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV)

New zero emissions LCV offers a range of up to 139 miles (224km) and will go on sale this summer

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Life

Scottish and Southern Electricity (SSE) uses the all-electric Renault Zoe Van to power change in its fleet

SSE estimates that each electric Zoe Van will provide a saving of 23.5 tonnes of CO2 over five years

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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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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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Vans
EV Biz

Ford start customer trials of its new all-electric E-Transit van

Zero-emission E-Transit cargo van will be launched in 2022

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

DHL Express purchases 100 Fiat E-Ducato electric vans

This comes as part of the delivery firm’s plan to electrify 60 percent of its European fleet by 2030

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
EV Biz

Fiat Professional officially launches its new E-Ducato 100 percent electric van

Maintenance of the E-Ducato electric large commercial vehicle will be about 40 percent lower than a combustion engine vehicle

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Urby joins the Volta Trucks Pioneer Programme

This will give the Urby priority for production of the zero-emissions truck scheduled for late 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
EV Life

Best battery-electric trucks and lorries

We look at our top-nine zero-emissions trucks, including Tesla, Volta, Daimler and Tevva, that are helping to clean up the commercial world

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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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Utility
EV Biz

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) announces Sortimo as new VN5 conversion partner for its electric van

New partnership offers practical solutions for zero-emission light commercial vehicle drivers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Despite slight delays Volkswagen’s Electric ID.Buzz mircobus will launch in 2022 as planned

Much anticipated electric camper will arrive in the US soon after in 2023

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
EV Life

Volta Trucks launches its latest website reflecting its people-focused approach to decarbonising logistics

Electric truck company continues its journey to helping cities become more sustainable

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Asda is the first UK supermarket to trial emission-free Electric Assisted Vehicle (EAV) ecargo vehicles

UK retailer using battery-assisted ecargo for deliveries in proposed pedestrianised areas and zero-emission zones

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
EV Life

Citroën launches new 100-percent electric ë-Berlingo Van

Multi-award winning van now available in a cost-effective and clean zero-emissions version

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Life

Ocado Zoom trials zero-emissions delivery fleet

Trial fleet includes Electric Assisted Vehicles’ cargo vans

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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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Vans
EV Life

Orders now open in the UK for the fully-electric Fiat Professional E-Ducato

The E-Ducato offers real-world fuel savings of approximately £13,000 to a comparable diesel version running 95,000 miles (153,000km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

Volta Trucks selects Meritor to supply the innovative electric drivetrain for the Volta Zero

Meritor’s innovative eAxle offers increased efficiency and vehicle range

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April 6, 2021

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Van Sales
EV Life

White van wants to go green with more than a third of van drivers considering switching to driving electric

Survey reveals two-thirds of van drivers support the government's plans to reduce vehicle emissions on UK roads

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Volta Trucks confirms successful funding round of $20 million as the order book for Volta Zero electric truck grows to $260 million

World’s first purpose-built zero-emissions electric 16-tonne truck designed for inner-city freight deliveries will hit the roads in 2021

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Sustainability and electrification a big focus for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) in the coming years

Volkswagen’s ID.BUZZ will be a big electric new launch for the division in 2022

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
EV Life

Spy shots of Mercedes-Benz’s new eCitan electric van

This new electric van means the German carmaker will be able to offer its complete commercial and passenger line-up with zero-emissions

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
EV Biz

Volkswagen orders 800 ABB robots to build its new electric ID.Buzz van

Latest technology will help VW’s electric car and vehicle production processes

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Health
EV Life

DPD to host virtual event on the challenges of clean air in cities

Panel of leading experts to facilitate discussion on the urgent need for better air quality in our urban environments

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Van Sales
EV Biz

Electric van sales increase a massive 64.4 percent in the UK during 2020

Many companies are switching to electric light commercial vehicles and the trend looks to set to continue

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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