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Smart Charging
EV Biz

Smart Charging to create an additional €5 billion annual revenue in Europe by 2030

IMPROVED Corporate Finance and P3 publish white paper: Smart Charging: The Upcoming Revolution of Electric Vehicle Economics

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Monta raises €15 million in Series A funding to make electric vehicle (EV) charging globally accessible

Monta’s EV platform will help electric car drivers by simplifying the experience and provide full control to charge point owners

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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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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

EV Leaders: Ian Johnston CEO at Osprey Charging Network

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 for a cleaner future

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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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Investment
EV Biz

Tritium announces completion of business combination with Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation II

Deal will allow Tritium to further its growth in providing fast charging hardware and software to electric vehicles (EVs)

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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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Recycling
EV Biz

Veolia announces its first electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling plant in UK

Facility will be able process 20 percent of the UK’s end-of-life electric vehicle batteries by 2024

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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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Leaders
EV Leaders

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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

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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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Osprey Charging Network in the UK adds over 100 new Tritium fast chargers for electric vehicles (EVs)

Tritium’s electric car chargers will be used across 40 new destinations as Osprey expands its UK network

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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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Charging
EV Biz

Tritium partners with Shell to provide fast charging technology and services for electric vehicles (EVs)

Collaboration will help with Shell’s plan to operate 500,000 charge points by 2025 and 2.5 million by 2030

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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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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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

AFP aims to publish first draft of national kerbside electric vehicle (EV) charging map in early 2022

The industry body is aiming to collate information gathered on around 160,000 potential and existing drivers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Survey
EV Life

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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

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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

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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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Charging
EV Biz

Electric car charge point operator Connected Kerb signs up to become new Zap-Pay partner

Connected Kerb will become the eighth charge point operator to be added to Zap-Pay

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

GRIDSERVE launches ‘GRIDSERVE Partner Network’ to support and accelerate the shift to net zero carbon transport worldwide

GRIDSERVE Partner Network will provide the technology, expertise and support to partners worldwide and accelerate the global rollout of net zero electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.

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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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Charging
EV Life

General Motors (GM) to expand access to electric vehicle (EV) charging with more than 40,000 community-based charging stations

Dealer community charging program will accelerate the deployment of charging in underserved, rural and urban communities

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Stellantis and TheF Charging announce partnership to create new electric car public charging network across Europe

The collaboration will develop the network, primarily quick charge, in over 15,000 locations

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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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World EV Day
EV Life

Governments and officials from around the globe engage massively with World EV Day 2021

World EV Day has become a global movement working together to make the switch to electric vehicles (EVs) for a cleaner and more sustainable future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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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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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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Charging
EV Life

Liberty Charge seeks to address the lack of on-street charging for electric cars with a fully-funded solution

In collaboration with Virgin Media O2 they will roll out an initial 500 electric vehicle charging sockets across five UK local authorities by the end of 2021

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Best reasons to buy a zero-emissions electric car

ElectricDrives top 10 reasons why people should convert to cleaner electric vehicles (EVs) and never queue at the petrol forecourt again

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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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Charging
EV Life

Australian Renewable Energy Agency awards $26.8 million to five electric vehicle (EV) charging providers

Ampol, ChargeFox, Electric Highway Tasmania, Engie and Evie Networks all receive money to help increase electric charging infrastructure in Australia

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Shell aims to install 50,000 ubitricity on-street electric vehicle (EV) charge posts across the UK by 2025

Move aims to significantly extend charging network for UK drivers who have no off-street parking, with Shell helping meet costs for local authorities

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Dispelling the big myths around electric car ownership

We bring you the truth around the five biggest myths when it comes to driving an electric vehicle (EV)

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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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Charging
EV Biz

Motor Fuel Group signs up to Zap-Map’s electric vehicle (EV) payment system

UK’s largest forecourt operator to join Zap-Pay to help electric car drivers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Rented driveways and empty parking spaces helping to end electric vehicle (EV) charging anxiety

YourParkingSpace offers more than 18,000 electric car charge points in the UK

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Paua partners with Osprey electric vehicle (EV) charging

Partnership extends the network of chargepoints that Paua’s electric car drivers can use

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

NatWest to install 600 electric vehicle (EV) chargers at UK sites

The banking group will work with EQUANS to install the high power GeniePoint electric vehicle (EV) chargers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Biz

Major British companies unite to electrify UK transport

Working together as the Electric Vehicle Fleet Accelerator (EVFA) they believe electrification of fleets will help mass adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Life

Responses from the industry regarding the UK government’s greenprint decarbonisation plan

ElectricDrives has found the best reactions to the plan for more sustainable transport in the coming decades

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Air Quality
EV Life

Birmingham launches its Clean Air Zone (CAZ) on 1 June to reduce pollution and encourage the use of zero-emissions electric vehicles (EVs)

British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) launches CAZ web guide to offer sustainable and affordable road transport solutions

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Oxford to open Europe’s most powerful public electric vehicle (EV) charging superhub

Energy Superhub Oxford (ESO) will feature 38 fast and ultra-rapid chargers that will deliver 100 percent renewable energy

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Statistics highlight large growth in electric vehicle charging devices in the UK

The number of rapid chargers in the UK have increased by 10 percent over first quarter of 2021

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

EO: From humble beginnings to providing Amazon with its network of electric charging stations

Smart energy technology company EO continues its journey to provide reliable charging infrastructure for zero-emission electric vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

InstaVolt teams up with the AA to offer customer support to electric car drivers

New partnership should help reassure zero-emissions drivers and help speed up electric vehicle (EV) adoption

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Tesla’s Supercharger electric car charging network hits 25,000

Tesla also launches a new Twitter account dedicated to electric vehicle (EV) charging

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Good Energy to offer electric car drivers free electricity

Britain generates so much renewable electricity it makes sense to take advantage of this free resource

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Liberty Charge kickstarts rollout of 800 electric car and vehicle charge points across London

Joint venture between Liberty Global and Zouk Capital kicks off the project with 20 new charge points in the London borough of Waltham Forest

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Life

Coventry City Council to enter a joint venture with Coventry Airport to develop proposals for a Gigafactory battery plant

New electric vehicle battery plant could create up to 4,000 new jobs in the West Midlands

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

World-first electric Urban Air Port secures UK government backing

Urban Air Port develops fully autonomous innovative zero-emission infrastructure for future air mobility

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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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Charging
EV Life

New bp pulse ultra-fast charging hubs to roll out across the UK

bp pulse aims to double the size of its charging network in the UK to 16,000 charge points by 2030

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

TV adventurer Charley Boorman sets off on a green journey with myenergi

myenergi’s mission is to create a better future for the planet through advanced green technology

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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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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Full speaker programme announced for the 2020 online EV Summit

Electric car and emobility summit attracts the world’s leading experts to help create a more sustainable future

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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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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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Charging
EV Life

bp pulse and FreeWire Technologies join forces to deliver faster electric car charging in the UK

Innovative battery-integrated charger enables ultra-fast electric car charging without relying on grid upgrades

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Innovative technology and modular design help Wallbox half the typical cost of charging electric cars

Spanish firm announces 65 kW Supernova DC Charger for electric cars and vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Tesla reaches 20,000 DC fast charging stalls for electric car recharging

Elon Musk announced this landmark achievement recently on Twitter

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

ubitricity is now the UK’s largest public electric car and vehicle charging network

ZapMap shows that ubitricity now has 2,554 charge points across the country

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Government acts to break the electric car charging monopoly at motorway services

The plan is to have around 6,000 rapid charge points across A-roads and motorway service stations

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Tesla take honours when it comes to UK electric car charging networks

Zap-Map release the UK’s top-ranking electric car charging networks

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Volkswagen Group and bp to join forces to expand ultra-fast electric vehicle charging across Europe

The collaboration aims to offer fast, reliable and convenient charging solutions to help more drivers make the switch to zero-emissions driving

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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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Batteries
EV Life

Daimler-Mercedes eCitaro G electric bus launched with solid-state batteries

German vehicle manufacturer continues to electrify its commercial vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

BMW to start their second electric car battery assembly facility in Germany

German car manufacture will open new production plant in Leipzig in 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Tesla launches its largest electric car Supercharger on the planet

Elon Musk’s Tesla announces Firebaugh, California Supercharger with 56 charging points

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Community
EV Life

Electric Vehicle Association England opens its doors to members

The association will provide information about electric cars, smart charging and promote the health and environmental benefits of zero-emissions driving

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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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Charging
EV Life

GRIDSERVE opens UK’s first Electric Forecourt to support mass-market electric vehicle charging

First of over 100 Electric Forecourts leads the way to make driving electric easier than ever

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
EV Biz

Scotland awards £7.4 million for electric buses

35 of 41 new electric buses to be built in Scotland

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Kia Motors launches KiaCharge in the UK with one account offering access to 13,900 charging points for its electric car drivers

New electric car charging service offers two tariffs and can also be used throughout Europe

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

YourParkingSpace teams up with EVBox to spark electric car park and charge revolution for UK motorists

The partnership will see the roll-out of 200 charge points across Atlas Hotels, with a further 3,000 for comparable clients over the next 18 months

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

New survey reveals drivers who switch to electric cars don’t look back

Zap-Map survey finds the Volkswagen ID.3 delivers perfect satisfaction to new electric car owners

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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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Charging
EV Life

Electric cars to return power to grid with ABB intelligent charging

ABB Vehicle-to-Grid technology will set global benchmark for bi-directional charging with brand-new 11 kW station

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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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