Emobility
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Range
EV Life

Best electric cars with a range of over 300 miles

ElectricDrives guide to the top range electric vehicles (EVs) available

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Design
EV Life

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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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Daimler strengthens R&D footprint in China with new Tech Center in Beijing

R&D Tech Center China will significantly accelerate Daimler-Mercedes Benz’s product development, especially electric vehicles (EVs)

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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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Charging
EV Life

Tritium partners with ChargeNet to bring electric vehicle (EV) fast charging to Bay Area Taco Bells

The partnership is expected to expand in other areas as electric car use becomes more widespread

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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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Subscription
EV Life

Volkswagen provides e-up!, ID.3 and ID.4 electric cars to subscription service Onto

Subscribers can sign up for an electric car for as little as £339 a month

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Foxconn sets its sights on making electric cars in Europe, India and Latin America

The maker of the Apple iPhone will collaborate with electric vehicle (EV) companies around the world including Fisker and Stellantis

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April 6, 2021

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Car leasing
EV Life

LeasePlan release report showing how driving an electric car is cheaper and easier than ever

LeasePlan are helping motorists and fleet managers transition to zero-emissions electric vehicles (EVs) with insights and guidance

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
EV Life

UK Government announces £620 million for electric vehicle grants and infrastructure

New Net Zero strategy is designed to deliver on its commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to mass-produce electric cars in 2024

The company will invest $10 billion over the next 10 years in its electric vehicle (EV) division

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

Volkswagen Group doubles deliveries of electric cars in third quarter

Volkswagen ID.4 and Volkswagen ID.3 electric vehicles (EVs) were the group’s best sellers around the globe

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April 6, 2021

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Car leasing
EV Biz

Long-term Italian rental company Leasys to go fully electric by the end of 2027

The Stellantis brand and a subsidiary of FCA Bank has a fleet of more than 500,000 long, medium and short-term vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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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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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

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

GRIDSERVE Electric Highway partners with Zap-Map to reduce range and charging anxiety

New partnership will help accelerate the transition to electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

General Motors (GM) reveals new electric vehicle (EV) motors to power an all-electric future

New electric car motors have been designed and developed in-house with GM propulsion software

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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

Gordon Murray Design’s revolutionary iStream could reduce the cost of the next generation of electric vehicles (EVs)

New system reduces overall weight of a typical family car by over 20 percent to increase range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

Equipmake and Beulas unveil state-of-the-art double-decker electric bus with up to 250 miles (402km) of range

New zero-emissions electric bus is scaleable for a range of sizes and will provide new jobs at Equipmake’s purpose-built facility in the UK

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

ABB launches the world’s fastest electric car charger

New ABB Terra 360 electric vehicle (EV) charger delivers a full charge in just 15 minutes and offers 62 miles (100km) in under three minutes

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

BYD ADL partnership supplies five Enviro400EV electric double decker buses for new Leeds Park & Ride

New Stourton site is the UK’s first solar-powered Park & Ride, with 30 electric car charging spaces

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
EV Life

Best value electric cars

ElectricDrives quick guide to the best value electric cars available right now

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Second Hand Sales
EV Life

Best used electric car and home charger deals

In the light of the current fuel shortage in the UK, ElectricDrives brings you best deals on used electric cars and home chargers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Biz

Volvo Cars’ Recharge range of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrids accounted for over a quarter of sales in September

Electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) continue to be popular with customers around the globe

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Life

Fuel shortages create a massive shift towards driving electric cars and hybrids in the UK according to carwow

Online marketplace sees plug-in electric vehicle enquiries surge by 550 percent in September

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) outsold diesel cars by 48 percent in the UK during September

The transition to zero-emissions electric cars continues to build momentum taking 15.2 percent market share in the UK for the month

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
EV Biz

The Aston Martin DB6 remastered by Lunaz as a zero-emissions electric car

New limited edition electric Aston Martin DB6 models are expected to have a price tag of at least $1million

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Life

PEUGEOT reveals that electrified vehicle owners are travelling further than petrol and diesel drivers

Both battery electric vehicle (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) drivers travel 109 miles (175km) on average per week busting the range anxiety myth

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Nissan UK launches a package deal that includes an electric car, home charger and installation

The offer is designed to make driving an electric vehicle (EV) easier for customers

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
EV Life

AC Cars in the UK offer a personal invitation to potential buyers to test drive the new AC Cobra Series 1 electric car

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

MOKE launches first electric car and the company will be fully electric by January 2022

The ultimate beach fun electric vehicle (EV) will offer up to 90 miles (144km) of range with a top speed of 62mph (100kph)

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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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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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Car Sales
EV Life

Volkswagen receives 144,000 orders for the ID.3 electric car in Europe since launching a year ago

VW also gained 70,000 new customers with the ID.3 electric vehicle (EV) which was the best selling car in Europe in August

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April 6, 2021

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Health
EV Life

Study by Fiat Professional finds electric van drivers feel less stressed than when driving a diesel equivalent

Real-world testing around London finds electric vehicles are less stressful to drive

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Two, three-wheelers and buses at forefront of India’s electrification agenda

India plans to prioritise affordable smaller electric vehicles and public transport to help the transition to cleaner mobility

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Biz

Rolls Royce Motors announces its new Spectre all-electric car

First deliveries of this new luxury electric vehicle (EV) will take place in the fourth quarter of 2023

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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

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Life

Plug-in cars outsold diesel vehicles in Europe in August for the first time ever

Electric cars accounted for 21 percent of European car sales during August

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Ken Block and Audi collaborating on exclusive joint projects in electric mobility

World’s most famous rally star Ken Block says electric cars are the future

By

Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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Ian Osborne

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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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EV Strategy
EV Life

Best reasons for driving an electric car over a hydrogen vehicle

Volkswagen offers the top five reasons why electric vehicles (EVs) are the most efficient and sustainable

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Shell Recharge electric car charge card or app can now be used to at over 250,000 charge points

Shell rapidly expanding its Recharge electric vehicle (EV) network to encourage EV adoption

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Ian Osborne

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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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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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Community
EV Life

Red alert, blue lights, green solution with Ford Mach-E electric police car

Seven police forces in the UK testing or evaluating Ford’s zero-emission 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

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 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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Ian Osborne

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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

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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World EV Day
EV Life

ElectricDrives takes a deeper dive into World EV Day that returns on 9 September

World EV Day highlights and promotes the role of electric vehicles in the move to net zero and decarbonisation

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Ian Osborne

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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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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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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Autonomous
EV Biz

Motional and Hyundai unveil IONIQ 5 robotaxi autonomous electric car

IONIQ 5 robotaxi will begin transporting public passengers in 2023 through a partnership with Lyft

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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World EV Day
EV Life

World EV Day coming on September 9, 2021 to celebrate worldwide electric vehicle (EV) ownership

Following a hugely successful event in 2020, World EV Day is back bigger and better for 2021

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Life

Volkswagen reveals their entry-level ID. LIFE electric car

New smaller electric vehicle (EV) is expected to cost €20,000 (£17,000/$24,000) and offer a range of 249 miles (400km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Key points from this morning’s 2021 EV Summit

Sustainable Fleets and Investment Opportunities panels

By

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 guests and passers-by greeted by the latest in electric vehicle (EV) technology

University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School exhibiting the Hyundai IONIQ 5, LeasePlan’s Arrival Truck and the Polestar 2

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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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Emobility
EV Life

Nissan to launch mini electric vehicle (EV) in Japan in 2022

Prices for the 20kWh electric car, which will be made in collaboration with Mitsubishi, are expected to start from 2 million yen (£13,234/$18,208/€15,429

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Ian Osborne

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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

By

Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Kia introduces the Soul EV ‘Maxx’ electric car to their UK range

The new model replaces the ‘First Edition’ and offers a range of up 280 miles (450km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Audi making electric car charging easier for its customers

Audi drivers using e-tron charging service have access to 17,500 electric vehicle (EV) Chargers in the UK and over 242,000 across Europe

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Build Your Dreams (BYD) launches electric cars in Europe

First customer in Norway receives all-electric BYD Tang electric crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Life

Are diesel owners spearheading the switch to electric vehicles?

Trend sees electric cars eating into diesel share in fuel type searches

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car leasing
EV Life

How to help drivers meet the 2030 deadline for the ban on the sales of petrol and diesel cars

LeasePlan is trying to help drivers and fleet managers convert to zero-emissions with driver-friendly products

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Electric carmaker Tesla opening its Supercharger network will enable access to new $7.5 billion electric vehicle (EV) funding in the USA

Hopefully, the increased charging infrastructure will convince more drivers to switch to electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Renault Zoe electric car to be discontinued by 2024 and replaced by Renault R5

New electric platform and more efficient production methods could cut Renault’s new electric vehicles (EVs) costs by 30 percent

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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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Subscription
EV Life

Hyundai launches new Mocean subscription service for electric cars and hybrid models

Prices for a zero-emissions electric vehicle (EV) start from £399 per month

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
EV Life

US electric truck maker Rivian trademarks the names for six new models

Zero-emissions electric pick-up maker has big plans for the coming years

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Searches for electric cars up to 30 times more likely to result in a sale

New study from BuyaCar shows more serious intent to buy among customers who search for electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
EV Life

Electrogenic converts the iconic Citroen DS into a zero-emissions modern classic

Oxford-based electric car converters release details and pictures of their latest project

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

First batch of NIO ES8 electric cars have been shipped from Shanghai to Norway

New era for the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker as it starts sales in Europe

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car review
EV Life

Is this the best electric car of the moment?

ElectricDrives takes a first drive in the Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric vehicle (EV) which combines style with practicality

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Electric carmaker Polestar on course to double market presence and retail footprint in 2021

Swedish electric car brand to launch easy-to-access out-of-town Polestar Destinations

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Shell to install 800 electric vehicle (EV) charging points at Waitrose stores by 2025

Each site is expected to have six 22kW and two 50kW rapid charging points for customers to charge while they shop

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

Council bids to make Reading Buses all-electric

Council has submitted an expression of interest to the Department for Transport’s (DfT’s) £120m Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
EV Life

Best electric converters to turn your favourite classic motor into a clean zero-emissions modern car

We offer our ElectricDrives guide to the world’s top electric car converters

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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

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Life

Economy performance world record set by Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car helps to reduce range anxiety

The new zero-emission’s electric vehicle (EV) travelled over 6.5 miles per kilowatt hour (kWh) of electrical energy between John O’Groats and Land’s End

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Kia celebrates 30 years in the UK and continues to grow its electric car line-up

The Korean carmaker plans to have seven battery electric vehicles (BEVs) by 2026

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

MG Motor breaks mid-year records with nearly a third of its sales from electric cars

Sales of electric vehicles continue to grow for the British carmaker

By

Ian Osborne

on

April 6, 2021

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Survey
EV Life

Survey finds a big difference in the make and model searches between the electric vehicle (EV) curious and serious buyers

BuyaCar finds Volkswagen leads the generic electric car search while Nissan LEAF is the most explored specific vehicle

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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