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EV MOVES

Green.TV Media appoints Chris Broadbent as a director of the company

In his new role he will help develop the company’s growing portfolio of events and influencer campaigns in the sustainability and electric vehicle (EV) spaces

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Porsche Taycan electric vehicle (EV) announced as new Formula E safety car

With a top speed of 162mph (260 kph) the Taycan electric car is the perfect choice for the zero-emissions race series

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Life

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo enters Guinness World Record books for the greatest altitude achieved by an electric car

The latest Porsche electric vehicle (EV) drove over 1,400 miles (2253km) and climbed an impressive 4,842.967 metres

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Ian Osborne

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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 Sales
EV Life

With a huge surge in the sales of electric cars during 2021 was it the transitionary year for electric vehicles (EVs)?

Electric car registrations rose by 76 percent while petrol sales fell by 15 percent during last year

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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Ian Osborne

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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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Conversions
EV Life

Nissan celebrates 35 years of Sunderland production with custom-built LEAF-powered Bluebird electric car

This one-of-a-kind ‘Newbird’ electric vehicle (EV) features a 40kWh battery and offers a range of 130 miles (210km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Audi reveals Ken Block’s new S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron electric car

The one-of-a-kind zero-emissions electric vehicle (EV) will be used in the rally drivers upcoming Elektrikhana video

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Olympic triathlete Alex Yee opts to drive PEUGEOT e-208 electric vehicle (EV) after passing his test

PEUGEOT UK found that 40 percent of parents would like to see their children learn to drive in an electric car

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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

Nissan named one of the world’s most socially impactful brands

Japanese carmaker commended for its positive influence on sports, with Formula E providing the ideal testing ground for Nissan’s electrified future

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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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Development
EV Life

GKN Automotive launches Advanced Research Centre to accelerate the UK’s electrified future

New centre will help develop next-generation eDrive technologies for future electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Survey
EV Life

Electric cars overtake petrol vehicles as car buyers’ next intended purchase for the first time

Autovia reveals clearest evidence yet of breakthrough in mass adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Community
EV Life

Festive MINI Electric car embarks on charity tour of the UK

Electric vehicle (EV) with 2,000 LED lights by Twinkly will bring people together and raise money for MS Trust, Duchenne UK and Alzheimer’s Society charities

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Second Hand Sales
EV Life

Discover EV introduces the UK’s first free digital automotive marketplace for electrified vehicles

The easy to use platform is for buyers and sellers, both trade and private, for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and hybrids

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Renault Retail Group switches its 160-plus courtesy car fleet to electric vehicles (EVs)

The company are also offering 48-hour test drives of the Zoe E-Tech to help promote electric cars

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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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Emobility
EV Life

Audi supplies FC Bayern basketball players with electric cars

Team's players will drive the Audi e-tron or Audi Q4 e-tron electric vehicles (EVs) during the 2020/21 season

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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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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Climate
EV Life

Electric car brand Polestar teams up with artist Thijs Bierstaker to bring climate crisis and the renewable energy transition to life

'We Harvest Wind' exhibition encourages awareness of climate crisis, pollution and the transition to renewable energy through art

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Eden Vauxhall in the UK offers electric courtesy cars to help drive electric vehicle (EV) awareness

The move aims to spark interest and educate drivers on how easy it is to drive and live with an electric car

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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