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Performance
EV Life

Like the Golf GTI Volkswagen’s ID. electric car family will have its own performance brand GTX

The first electric performance car from VW will be the ID.4 GTX launched on April 28

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Life

Audi reveals its new luxury A6 e-tron concept electric car

New electric sportback car built on Audi’s new Premium Platform Electric (PPE) will offer up to 435 miles (700km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Mercedes Benz continues to unveil new electric cars in its model line up with the new EQB

New zero-emissions seven-person sports utility vehicle with three rows of seats will offer up to 287 miles (478km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Life

Toyota announces it will launch 15 battery electric vehicles by 2025 starting with its new Beyond Zero (bZ) range

The first new model will be Toyota’s bZ4X electric crossover utility vehicle designed in conjunction with Subaru

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Hyundai to hold virtual and showroom events for the launch of its new IONIQ 5 electric car in the UK

New IONIQ 5 electric cars offers a range of up to 311 miles (500km) from a single charge

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

The global popularity of electric cars continues attract huge investment from financial investors

Polestar raises $550 million (£400 million/€460 million) from new investors to further its growth ahead of the launch of several ground-breaking cars in coming years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Survey
EV Life

Survey reveals 70 percent of European drivers would consider an electric vehicle as their next car

Nissan conducts its most comprehensive investigation into the driving habits and charging experience of electric car drivers

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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Electric car drivers seek key reforms to improve confidence in public electric vehicle charging

Survey by Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England reveals 92 percent of electric drivers rely on public charging at least once a month

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
EV Life

New lower priced Volkswagen ID.3 Pure Performance electric car will help broaden its appeal

New zero-emissions small car featuring a 45 kWh battery goes on sale in the UK with prices starting from £28,370

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Electric cars play a big part in helping MG to achieve record sales in March

Zero-emissions battery electric vehicles account for almost a third of MG’s sales during the month

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

EAV launches the new 2Charge in conjunction with Ford Motor Company’s micromobility e-scooter rental unit

Oxfordshire-based micro-mobility manufacturer continues to find zero-emissions solutions for city applications

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Kia records its best-ever first-quarter in the UK largely thanks to sales of its e-Niro electric

Kia’s e-Niro is the country’s second best-selling electric car so far in 2021

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
EV Life

Price reductions for Nissan LEAF 40kWh and 62kWh unlocks the full range of Nissan electric cars for revised plug-in car grant

Nissan joins a long list of car brands, including Citroën, MG, Peugeot and Vauxhall, helping customers get the best value following government grant cuts

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
EV Life

Save thousands of pounds by driving an electric car

Octopus launches new electric car leasing company to unlock salary sacrifice for companies of all sizes

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Honda removes diesel vehicles in the UK and plans to go electrified by 2022

Japanese car manufacturer lead the charge in converting to zero-emission electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Life

Fisker to provide Danish ride-hailing company Viggo with 300 Ocean electric cars

American electric car maker signs their biggest order to date

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Biz

Volvo Buses presents a new way to charge their electric passenger vehicles

Swedish electric vehicle maker meets varied demand for an easier transition to electrified bus traffic

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Utility
EV Life

Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) taxi offers an efficient zero-emission environmental solution to urban ride-hail

EAV forecasts its new taxi could reduce urban taxi and private hire vehicle traffic congestion by over 50 percent in the next five years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
EV Life

Electric vans show their spark at What Car? 2021 awards

Renault Zoe Van, Nissan eNV200, Mercedes-Benz eSprinter and Vauxhall Vivaro-e all shine in 2021 awards

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Volkswagen and Greece to create a model island for climate-neutral mobility

Electric cars and sustainable transport will help to transform Astypalea

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

Bentley confirms move to electrification with plug-in hybrids and battery electric cars only by 2026

The luxury British car brand aims to be end-to-end carbon neutral and all-electric by 2030

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
EV Life

BMW’s new iX3 electric car now arriving in showrooms across Europe

German car producers new electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) is now available to see in the flesh

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
EV Life

Tesla secures massive order of its Class 8 Semi electric trucks

Pride Group Enterprises continues to build its sustainable transportation portfolio

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Utility
EV Life

Volvo Trucks launches a range of zero-emission electric trucks

From 2021 hauliers in Europe will be able to order all-electric trucks from the Swedish truck builder

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Volvo double the sales of its plug-in cars so far this year

Sales in Europe of Volvo’s all-electric or plug-in hybrids are up 27 percent

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
EV Life

California adds an additional $1,500 incentive towards buying electric cars and vehicles

With state and federal incentives electric car purchasers can save up to $13,500

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

General Motors (GM) announces plans for 30 new electric cars and vehicles by 2025

GM investing an extra $7 billion in its electric cars and vehicles over the coming four years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid installs its first of 100 trial V2G chargers

Nissan electric car owners help with trial to demonstrate the ease, efficiency and cost savings of zero-emissions driving

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

DriveElectric to supply electric cars to Orkney smart energy island

Flexible lease options offered to residents to encourage electric car adoption

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

Hyundai launches new electric car E-GMP platform to use across its models

Korean electric car maker to have 23 electric vehicles with 11 dedicated battery-electric models by 2025

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Services
EV Life

GRIDSERVE launches UK’s first net-zero emissions electric car leasing service

In partnership with Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC, GRIDSERVE will plant 100 trees for every car leased

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

Maserati to go electric by 2025

Italian car maker celebrates its 106th birthday by becoming more sustainable

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Electric car chargers bp chargemaster become bp pulse

bp pulse plan to make the future of driving electric cars easier and more convenient

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

Toyota announces new mid-sized SUV electric car and e-TNGA platform

New platform will be used across a variety of the Japanese carmakers’ forthcoming electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

Subaru announces it will be launching an all-electric sports utility vehicle (SUV)

The Japanese carmaker will use a new electric platform developed in conjunction with Toyota

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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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Car Sales
EV Life

New Consumer Reports survey in the US finds consumers are interested in driving electric cars

The review finds that 71 percent were interested in the idea of owning an electric car at some point

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Life

Volkswagen ends production of the e-Golf to focus on the ID.3 electric car

The popularity of VW’s ID.3 made it the best seller in Europe during October

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Life

Alpha Motor Corporation unveils its ACE electric car

Zero-emissions electric car with retro styling in a modern package

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Another record month for electric car sales in Europe during November

Plug-in car sales accounted for 16 percent of the market

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Tesla opens new world’s largest electric car Supercharger station in Shanghai

New electric car Supercharger station features 72 charging stalls

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Small Car
EV Life

Toyota launches C+pod zero-emissions compact electric car in Japan

The Japanese carmaker also establishes systems for popularising battery electric vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Test Drive
EV Life

Could Citroen’s smile-inducing Ami mini electric car change the way we drive in cities?

French carmaker offers an affordable way to move to zero-emissions driving

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Tesla expands worldwide distribution as it exports its electric cars to Israel

The Tesla Model S will be the first model available in the country

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
EV Life

Kia rebrands and plans to focus on becoming a top-tier global eco-friendly car company

Korean carmaker plans to have a large focus on electric cars going forwards

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

DriveElectric forecast over 200,000 all-electric vehicles will hit UK roads in 2021

DriveElectric found that the vast majority of people prefer the driving experience of electric vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

Coventry and Oxford set to become UK’s first all-electric bus cities

Transport Secretary announces the areas that could become the first parts of the UK to run all-electric bus services

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Life

Volvo Cars to triple electric car production capacity in Ghent after a strong year of plug-in car sales

The Swedish carmaker expects global sales to be 50 percent fully-electric cars by 2025

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
EV Life

Hyundai backtracks on confusion over possible electric car possible tie-up with Apple

Computer and phone tech giant looking into autonomous electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Life

Nio launches its first autonomous electric car with a range of up to 600 miles (1000km)

Chinese carmakers new Nio ET7 electric saloon pushing the envelope on performance

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Volkswagen sees combustion engine car sales fall as electric car sales rocket

German carmaker triples sales of all-electric vehicles in 2020

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Renault Trucks UK and Ireland commits to net-zero status by 2030

New ‘Sustainability Initiative’ created in conjunction with sustainability and environmental consultancy Avieco

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Life

Volvo Cars join forces with hometown Gothenburg to help create climate-neutral city

Swedish carmaker to develop technologies and services in the areas of electrification, shared mobility and autonomous driving

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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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Investment
EV Biz

Xpeng electric cars sign a deal with Chinese banks for a massive expansion of production

Chinese electric car maker continues to grow at a rapid rate and starts to export to Europe

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

Hyundai Motor Company teases with pictures of its all-new Bayon electric car

Japanese carmaker reveals new electric crossover sports utility vehicle

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Extreme E off-road electric car racing confirms Jenson Button as team owner and driver

Off-road race series will highlight areas affected by climate and environmental issues and promote the adoption of electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Volkswagen Group significantly reduces CO2 fleet average in the EU as its e-offensive gains traction

VW is the first automotive group to commit to the Paris Climate Agreement and plans to be climate-neutral by 2050

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

FreeWire Technologies secures $50 million in series C funding round to scale ultra-fast electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Funding led by energy private equity firm Riverstone Holdings accelerates FreeWire’s international expansion of its battery-integrated ultra-fast electric car chargers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
EV Life

US President Joe Biden will make entire 645,000 federal vehicle fleet electric

US transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg has expressed he would like to put millions of electric cars on US roads

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
EV Life

The new Volkswagen ID.4 electric car goes on sale in the UK

VW launches it’s first all-electric sports utility vehicle with a range of up to 310 miles (500km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

Watt Electric Vehicle Company creates new platform enabling low-to-medium volume vehicle manufacturers to go electric without a huge cost burden

The new platform can be applied to almost any size or shape of electric vehicle from sports cars to buses

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
EV Life

Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) executive director Joe Britton issues response to US President’s executive order

Biden-Harris administration is demonstrating its strong commitment to rapid vehicle electrification

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Volvo Cars receives highest possible sustainability performance rating from EcoVadis

Along with electrification of cars, Volvo plans to be climate-neutral by 2040

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Life

Vauxhall releases new Mokka-e electric car

New all-electric sports utility vehicles offers over 200 miles of range

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Life

UK’s greenest taxi firm adds five MG5 EVs electric cars to its fleet

Award-winning Premier Taxis moving towards 100 percent electric car fleet

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
EV Life

Surge in demand for battery electric vehicles as tax incentives take effect

British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) survey showed plug-in and hybrid vehicles gained 36 percent share of new lease registrations

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

We take a look at E.ON Drive and all that they’ve achieved in just two years, what they’re up to now and where they’re heading

E.ON Drive are constantly evolving to meet their customers’ electric vehicle charging needs, covering homes, businesses and public areas

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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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ecargo
EV Life

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) arrives in Austria

Changes to tax (NoVA) for commercial vehicles in Austria that come into force in July leads to anticipated spike in demand for electric vans

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Life

Zap-Map survey reveals key trends in Britain’s booming electric car market

Survey shows that owning an electric car is easier and more convenient than ever before

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Citroën officially launches their ë-C4 electric car in the UK

New electric car offers great family motoring for the clean conscious driver

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Life

Renault 5 Prototype electric car shines a light on the past while looking to the future

French carmaker release a series of videos by the exterior designer Nicolas Jardin

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
EV Life

Tesla reduces prices of some models of its electric cars in the US

Tesla Model 3 and Model Y electric cars priced more competitively than ever

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Petrol and diesel vehicles see their worst sales since 1970 while electric car registrations continue to soar

Zero-emission vehicles sales grow 54.4 percent compared to the same period in 2020

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Hyundai reveals redesigned and enhanced 2022 Kona Electric car for the US market

New car from Korean carmaker to offer up to 258 miles (415km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
EV Life

Centrica, British Gas owner, commits to electrify its 12,000 strong operational fleet by 2025

British Gas makes largest UK commercial electric vehicle order with Vauxhall

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Survey
EV Life

Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England launches drivers’ survey to improve confidence in the electric car public charging experience

UK Government has issued several proposals to ensure electric car drivers feel more confident in using the public charging network

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Hyundai launches its new futuristic looking IONIQ 5 electric car with a video to celebrate

New electric crossover utility vehicle from Korean carmaker offers long range, fast charging and ultra-modern styling

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

InstaVolt partners with Everrati to power iconic electric cars into the future

Drivers of Everrati’s iconic electric car conversions can now be sure they have access to reliable rapid charging whenever they need it

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Citroën expands its range with new ë-Berlingo multi-person electric car

New multi-person electric car offers up to 174 miles (280km) of range and can be charged up to 80 percent in just 30 minutes

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Luxury electric carmaker Lucid Motors to go public in merger with Churchill Capital Corp IV

This new phase of expansion could create up to 3,000 jobs by the end of 2022

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

British micromobility specialists EAV thrive in an environmentally-focused post-Brexit Europe

British manufacturer of zero-emission electric-assisted commercial vehicles recently dispatched its first consignment to Germany and Norway

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Volvo Cars launch new Volvo C40 Recharge all-electric car

Based on the CMA vehicle platform this is the first Volvo model in history designed as a pure-electric car

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

India looks to attract electric car producer Tesla with cheaper production costs than China

India already has 80 percent of the components for lithium-ion batteries being made locally

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
EV Life

World Electric Vehicle of the Year award will now feature at the 2022 World Car Awards

Zero-emission cars will finally get the recognition they deserve for their incredible design, performance and clean credentials

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Life

FedEx commits to carbon-neutral operations by 2040 and will electrify its global parcel pickup and delivery fleet

An ambitious plan will also establish the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture to advance sequestration solutions

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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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Car Sales
EV Life

Kia continues to lead UK electric car sales in 2021

The Korean carmakers electrified models accounted for 45.7 percent of Kia’s UK sales in February

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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