Emobility
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EV Moves
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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Electric hypercar developer Rimac Technology officially becomes its own entity

Rimac Technology will ramp up its production and manufacture tens of thousands high-performance systems per year by 2024

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Volkswagen and Bosch look to industrialise manufacturing processes for battery cells for electric vehicles (EVs)

The collaboration aims to achieve cost and technology leadership in equipping cell production factories in Europe

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Ian Osborne

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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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Charging
EV Biz

SsangYong announces electric vehicle (EV) home charging partnership with EO Charging in the UK

Deal will allow Korando e-Motion customers to charge their electric cars from home to get the best rates

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Small Car
EV Life

Is the mini electric car the next big trend in zero-emissions driving?

Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV was the best selling electric car in China in 2021 beating big names like Tesla in the process

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Life

Used electric vehicles (EVs) sold faster than any other fuel type in December in the UK

Nissan LEAF triumphs as 2021’s fastest selling used car while the Ford Mustang Mach-E was the most viewed new electric on Auto Trader in 2021

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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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EV Moves
EV MOVES

SEAM Group hires Scott Moretz as vice president of Electric Vehicle Operations

This will help the Group advance its focus on optimal utilisation of electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Life

Adopt a Charger and Rivian collaborate to install electric vehicle (EV) chargers in National Park and recreation areas

New charging stations, free to the public, will vastly expand electric vehicle infrastructure at Yosemite National Park and other scenic areas

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Audi UK accelerates transformation to electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK with a strong 2021

The brand’s electric car sales increased by 57.5 percent proving this is the future of the motor industry

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

BMW i Ventures invests in HeyCharge to amplify electric vehicle (EV) charging rollout at residential locations

HeyCharge offers electric car charging without the need for an internet connection

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

Volkswagen doubles deliveries of all-electric vehicles (EVs) in 2021

VW’s battery electric vehicle (BEV) deliveries during the year were up an impressive 97 percent globally

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Sales
EV Biz

Electric car company Polestar meets global sales target of 29,000 cars in 2021

Premium electric vehicle (EV) company will expand into Spain, Portugal, Ireland and enter the Middle East in 2022

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Autonomous
EV Biz

Zeekr and Mobileye collaborate on autonomous consumer electric vehicles (EVs)

The aim is to deliver the world’s first consumer autonomous vehicles with L4 capabilities by 2024

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Sales
EV Biz

Electric vehicles (EVs) account for 21.3 percent of sales in Germany in December

Overall plug-in sales in Germany for 2021 accounted for 26 percent of registrations but this figure rose to 33.7 percent of the market during the final quarter

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Sales
EV Biz

Ford USA posts best-ever electric vehicle (EV) sales in 2021 second only to Tesla

The Mustang Mach-E electric car sold an impressive 27,140 units in the USA in 2021

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Sales
EV Biz

Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle (EV) sales surge in 2021

Mercedes-EQ battery electric cars saw sales increase of 155 percent during the year

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Life

Design concept Budget Airline Car could be the new electric vehicle (EV) that replaces the short-haul flight

New super-efficient aerodynamic electric car could change the way we travel in the future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

Ford doubling the production of its F-150 Lightning electric vehicle (EV) to 150,000 units per year

New F-150 Lightning electric truck is the company’s zero-emissions version of the F-150 which is the best selling vehicle in the USA

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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

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Volkswagen Group is number one for electric car sales in the UK

Across its brands including Volkswagen, Audi, ŠKODA and Porsche the group doubled electric vehicle registrations in 2021

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Biz

Togg debuts new concept crossover C-SUV electric car at CES Show in Las Vegas

Turkish electric vehicle (EV) creator aims to produce one million vehicles in five different segments by 2030

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Biz

General Motors reveals new Chevrolet Equinox EV electric vehicle (EV)

New electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) will start from just $30,000

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Biz

Amazon and Stellantis collaborate to introduce customer-centric connected experiences across millions of vehicles

As part of a separate agreement with Stellantis, Amazon will be the first commercial customer for Stellantis’ new Ram ProMaster 100 percent electric vehicle (EV) launching in 2023

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

EV Leaders: Kevin Welstead EV Sector Director SSE Energy Solutions (Distributed Energy)

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

By

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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Investment
EV Biz

ALD announces the signing of a memorandum of understanding to acquire LeasePlan

The acquisition will create a leading global player in mobility and help the transition to cleaner electric vehicles (EVs)

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Biz

Alpha Motor Corporation unveils the SUPERSAGA performance electric vehicle (EV)

New electric car will hit 0-60mph (0-96kph) in 4.6 seconds and offer a range of over 300 miles (483km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Biz

Goodyear introduces its first electric vehicle (EV) specific tyre, the ElectricDrive GT, in North America

The ElectricDrive GT is designed as a quiet all-season tyre that performs in both wet and dry conditions

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Biz

Arrival begins proving ground trials of its electric Bus

Buses will provide a better user experience while offering running cost reductions for operators

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Ford Mustang Mach-E is delivered to first customers in China

Mustang Mach-E offers up to 739 miles (610km) of range

By

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

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Life

New poll by Zap-Map in the UK shows high satisfaction among electric vehicle (EV) drivers with long journeys the norm

Over half of the respondents said they have driven more than 200 miles (322km) in their electric car in a single trip

By

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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Autonomous
EV Biz

Waymo and Zeekr to collaborate on fully autonomous ride-hailing electric vehicle (EV)

The new purpose-built vehicle is being developed at Zeekr’s R&D facility, CEVT (China Europe Vehicle Technology Centre) in Gothenburg, Sweden

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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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Marine
EV Biz

Aqua superPower and Tritium announce partnership to power electric boats on global waterways

DC fast chargers are critical to the growth prospects of the electric boat industry

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

EV Leaders: Lash Saranna Founder and CEO at Electric Zoo

ElectricDrives catches up with one of the pioneers in the UK electric vehicle (EV) space

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

EV Leaders: Maria Bengtsson Partner and Electric Vehicle (EV) Lead at EY

ElectricDrives catches up with one of the pioneers in the UK electric vehicle (EV) space

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Ford launches sustainable charging initiative for its electric car owners in California

New program will help drivers lower their carbon footprint when charging their electric vehicles (EVs)

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Ford to offer vehicle-to-vehicle charging on the fully electric F-150 Lightning and F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid trucks

Electric vehicles (EVs) are poised to change the world in the same mobile phones and the internet changed our way of life

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Biz

Mercedes-Benz to launch new VISION EQXX electric car in digital world premiere on 3 January 2022

Rumours are suggesting this sleek looking electric vehicle (EV) will break 620 miles (1,000km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Biz

PEUGEOT reveals updates for 2022 e-208 electric car including improved driving range

From next year this electric vehicle (EV) will offer up to 225 miles (362km) from a single charge

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Small Car
EV Biz

Toyota expands C+pod electric car sales to all customers in Japan

Affordable supermini electric vehicle (EV) is ideal for a wide range of applications, especially in urban environments

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Audi launches their world-first electric vehicle (EV) charging hub as an urban quick-charging concept

Used and processed lithium-ion batteries function as energy storage systems to reduce costs and resources

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Life

Low emissions vehicles accounted for over a quarter of new registrations in Europe last month

Tesla Model 3 was the best selling electric car in Europe during November

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Shell to launch its first electric vehicle (EV) only charging hub in the UK

New charging station located in Fulham will feature 10 high powered Tritium 175kW charge points

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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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Education
EV Biz

Volkswagen of America to invest $20 million in 50-State electric vehicle dealer readiness program

Program supports dealer investment in electric vehicle (EV) service centres, digital tools, charging infrastructure and technician training

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

Xplore Dundee cuts out emissions with 12 new electric double deckers from ADL and BYD

UK’s leading electric bus producer will cut emissions along one of Scotland’s most polluted streets

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Education
EV Life

Polestar raises green electric vehicle (EV) charging awareness with solar designer Marjan van Aubel

Polestar’s Life Cycle Assessment demonstrates that EV drivers can halve the lifetime carbon footprint of their cars by charging with renewable energy

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Ford Pro Charging launches to help businesses of all sizes overcome the hurdle to seamless electrification

Ford Pro Charging aims to offer a simple management solution for electrified fleets allowing customers to switch between charging at depots, employee homes and public charging stations

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Biz

Teaser pictures of the new ŠKODA ENYAQ COUPÉ iV electric car

New electric vehicle (EV) from the Czech carmaker will be fully revealed on 31 January 2022

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Electric vehicles (EVs) help MG Motor UK break all records as sales pass 30,000 so far in 2021

In the first half of the year electric cars accounted for 31.4 percent of MG’s sales

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Used electric cars are selling faster in the UK than used petrol for the first time

Used electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK are selling 41 percent faster than at the start of the year

By

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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eMotorbikes
EV Life

Sunra bringing electric scooters ideal for around town and campervan use to the UK

Zero emissions Robo-S model is the equivalent to a 125cc scooter and offers a range of up to 60 miles (97km)

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Biz

Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric car shortlisted for European Car of the Year 2022 award

Five of the seven shortlisted cars are electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

Zeekr 001 electric car is an instant hit delivering over 2000 cars in first month of production in its native market

The Zeekr 001 luxury saloon offers a 442 mile (712km) range and can hit O-62mph (0-100kph) in just 3.8 seconds

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

Nissan unveils lunar rover prototype jointly developed with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency using electric car technology

Nissan’s all-wheel electric vehicle (EV) precision control technology boosts the rover’s surface driving performance

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Battery electric vehicle (BEV) uptake in the UK up 110 percent compared to November 2020

So far this year electric vehicles (EVs) have accounted for over 10 percent of UK car sales

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Biz

While the global chip shortage continues to undermine new car demand electric car sales in the UK continue to grow

Auto Trader’s Ian Plummer says electric vehicles (EV) have proven again to be a bright spot

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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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Performance
EV Biz

Polestar releases downloadable performance software upgrade for Polestar 2 electric car

Polestar 2 Long range Dual motor electric car will now hit 0-62mph (0-100kph) in just 4.4 seconds

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

BMW Group hits milestone as it hands over one-millionth electrified vehicle

German carmaker looks to deliver two million electric vehicles (EVs) to customers by 2025

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

GRIDSERVE announces more than 20 new electric vehicle (EV) charging hubs in the UK

The company will also open several new Electric Forecourts including one at Gatwick airport

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Tritium unveils groundbreaking line of electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers

New PKM charger designed for more cost-effective operations and infrastructure deployment

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Showcase
EV Life

Best crossover electric cars

ElectricDrives brings you the top-10 best crossover electric vehicles (EVs) that offer the perfect balance between an SUV and a hatchback

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Biz

Nissan UK announces models and opens pre-orders for their new Ariya crossover electric vehicle (EV)

Prices for this new electric car will start from £41,845 and offer up to 310 miles (499km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Biz

Midwest Transit Equipment and SEA Electric to power 10,000 electric school buses in the US

SEA Electric will power near-new electric buses and extend their service life by 10 plus years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Volkswagen drives forward the electrification of its European plants

Volkswagen expects one in four vehicles sold will have a battery-electric drive system by 2026

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Toyota to produce 30 new electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030

The brand will aim to be 100 percent battery electric in Europe, North America and China by 2030

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Biz

Subaru UK release 25-minute walk-around video of the new Solterra, electric vehicle (EV)

New all-wheel-drive electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) is built on the e-Subaru Global Platform and will offer up to 240 miles (400km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Volkswagen creates new European company Société Européenne for its electric vehicle (EV) batteries

VW will invest €2 billion (£1.7 billion/$2.3 billion) in its Salzgitter gigafactory

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Fleets
EV Biz

bp acquire Amply Power who provide electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy management for fleets

bp plans to grow its global network of electric vehicle charging points from around 11,000 to more than 70,000 by 2030

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Plug-in electric vehicle sales outnumber diesel sales in Europe during October

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hybrids accounted for a 22.9 percent total market share during the month

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Nissan to spend £13.2 billion on electrification over the next five years

Japanese carmaker plans to launch 23 new electrified models including 15 new electric vehicles (EVs) and will spend £132 billion on infrastructure

By

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

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
EV Life

Skoda Enyaq electric car beats combustion vehicles to win Scottish Car of the Year title

Skoda's Enyaq IV 80 electric vehicle (EV) features an 82kWh battery that provides a 331mile (533km) range

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

UK’s leading electric vehicle (EV) fleet payments provider Allstar Business Solutions partners with Zap-Map

As fleets rapidly transition to electric cars it’s essential to deliver a smooth and simple user experience

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

IONITY will create 5,000 new fast charging points for electric cars across Europe by 2025

IONITY will invest 700 million euros in its high-power electric vehicle (EV) charging network

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Biz

Polestar 5 previewed in latest episode of Polestar Precept electric vehicle (EV) documentary

Video shows how the Polestar Precept concept car transforms into the new Polestar 5 performance 4-door GT electric car

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Cadillac LYRIQ electric vehicle (EV) crosses crucial development milestone

Engineers complete 80 percent validation drive of Cadillac’s first electric car ahead of production at the start of 2022

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Global fast charger company Tritium opens world-Class electric vehicle (EV) charger testing facility

New facility with thermal chambers for extreme temperature testing will accelerate its time-to-market for new products

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
EV Life

UK Prime Minister to announce electric vehicle (EV) revolution

Hundreds of thousands of extra charge points in the pipeline with new laws to supercharge the future of electric cars

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Education
EV Life

Audi UK goes electric vehicle (EV) myth-busting with impressionist and comedian Rory Bremner

Five-part myth buster is part of Audi’s move to only produce electric car models as soon as 2026

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Biz

Equipmake and Beulas join forces with Go-Ahead London with in-service trials of new electric double-decker bus

Trials of new electric bus that has a range of up to 300 miles (483km) will start at the beginning of 2022

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Kia pledges to become a ‘Sustainable Mobility Solutions Provider’ and unveils roadmap to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045

Kia model range to go fully electric in Europe by 2035 with key global markets to follow by 2040

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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