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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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Development
EV Biz

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

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

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

West Midlands Gigafactory, the largest in the UK, to secure the British automotive industry’s long-term electric future

New electric car battery plant will create up to 6,000 new highly skilled jobs and thousands more in the wider supply chain

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution join forces for lithium-ion battery production for electric cars in North America

New electric vehicle (EV) battery plant to have annual production capacity of 40 gigawatt hours and is targeted to start by first quarter 2024

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

ElectricDrives takes a look at the rapid progress of Volta Trucks with their Volta Zero all-electric truck

Volta Trucks have worked with the best in the business to create a battery electric vehicle that will help to create sustainable cities of the future 

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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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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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Investment
EV Biz

Volta Trucks confirms €37 million (£31.5 million/$43.5 million) of Series B funding for its Volta Zero electric truck

Volta Zero pre-orders pass 2,500, with an order value exceeding €600m (£511 million/$706 million)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

Mayor in California announces electric carmaker Tesla plan to create a new Megafactory in Lathrop

Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer continues to expand its empire but there hasn’t been an official announcement from Elon Musk Tesla CEO

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

General Motors (GM) to invest in next-generation battery facility to lower the price of their electric cars

New gigafactory battery facility in the US will expand design capabilities of future battery chemistries and increase electric vehicle (EV) range in the future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
EV Biz

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

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

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

Stellantis to turn Turin factory into a hub for electric vehicles (EVs) including Maserati models

The global auto producer that owns 14 motor brands, including Vauxhall, Peugeot, Fiat, Citroën and Jeep, say there will be no job losses as a result

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Volkswagen Group China builds battery system factory to strengthen its electric car value chain

Annual capacity will be 150,000 to 180,000 high-voltage electric vehicle (EV) battery systems

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Electric carmaker Polestar doubles the size of its UK R&D team

UK R&D team will play a crucial role in the development of the Polestar Precept electric vehicle (EV)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Volkswagen takes the next step towards developing and producing electric car batteries

Volkswagen opens state-of-the-art cell laboratory in Salzgitter, Germany that could reduce battery prices by 50 percent

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Are electric carmakers ready to be profitable without government incentives?

Moving away from incentives, Tesla and Volkswagen power ahead in the race toward electric car affordability

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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EV Strategy
EV Biz

This year’s EV Summit is just one day away and here’s a list of the event’s main partners

EV Summit brings together the world’s most significant gathering of emobility leaders

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Day two of the 2021 EV Summit is about to kick 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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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Key points from this morning’s 2021 EV Summit

Sustainable Fleets and Investment Opportunities panels

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Key take-aways from this afternoon’s EV Summit

Charging infrastructure in the UK Rethinking Emobility and Sustainable Cities panels

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

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 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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Technology
EV Biz

Oxford is fast becoming the new world epicentre for electric vehicle (EV) technology

With a wealth of electric vehicle (EV) design, technology and industry, along with the EV Summit, Oxford is one of the most progressive locations on the planet for emobility

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
EV Biz

The EV Summit announces its full list of emobility panel speakers for the 2021 event

This year the event returns as a hybrid, in-person meets digital event

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

REE Automotive awarded £12.5 million funding from UK Government to develop REEcorner electric vehicle (EV) technology

The investment will be part of a project that could save nearly 32 million tonnes of carbon emissions

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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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Batteries
EV Biz

Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution to build electric car batteries in Indonesia

New gigafactory is expected to produce 10GWh of lithium-ion battery cells per year

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

Council bids to make Reading Buses all-electric

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
EV Biz

Ellesmere Port will support sustainable mobility through the production of an all-electric vehicle starting in 2022

£100 million investment will be for Vauxhall, Opel, Peugeot and Citroën brands for both domestic and export markets

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Biz

REE Automotive, a leader in electric vehicle technology, and 10X Captal to join forces

New business combo will speed up the development of REEcorner technology which allows for the industry's flattest electric vehicle (EV) platform

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Volvo Cars set out their future technology roadmap with electric cars at the forefront

The company will also focus on safety, take software development in-house and continue its partnership with Google

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

myenergi reveals plans to expand its UK flagship headquarters

Expansion will see new 45,000ft² production facility for home electric car chargers and eco-smart home management products added to the site

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

The EV Summit, the world’s most significant gathering of emobility leaders, returns as an in-person event

EV Summit is placing the master narrative of decarbonisation at the centre of this year’s event

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Volvo Car Group and Northvolt to join forces in battery development and production for electric cars

New collaboration will open new gigafactory in Europe and create 3,000 jobs

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Britain in talks with six companies about building gigafactories to produce electric car batteries

Carmakers Ford and Nissan are said to be in talks with the government to expand their electrification plans

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

DKV acquires SET Ventures portfolio company GreenFlux

Acquisition marks DKV’s further expansion into the fast-growing electric car charging market

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Volkswagen invests a further £438 million in sustainable battery production with Northvolt AB

The investment will help the German carmaker cope with the increasing demand for zero-emissions electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Ecotricity sells Electric Highway to GRIDSERVE

The sale will see GRIDSERVE expand and update the Electric Highway to offer easier and faster charging for electric car drivers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

David Beckham invests in UK company Lunaz who offer electric powertrains for existing vehicles

Upcycling existing passenger, industrial and commercial vehicles presents a sustainable alternative to replacing them with new

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Ford to build electric car batteries in a joint venture with SK Innovation

The new venture aims to produce approximately 60 GWh annually

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Biz

First Student and Lion Electric announce largest electric school bus order of 260 buses

This move will make First Student the largest operator of zero-emission school buses in North America

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Elon Musk’s visit to the UK drives rumours of a Tesla factory

A new Tesla Gigafactory could provide an estimated £80 billion boost for the UK car industry

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Volta Trucks strengthens its executive management team with new strategic appointments

Electric truck company’s rapid expansion shows the future of delivery is all about vehicles with zero-emissions

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Ford urges action to help the change to driving electric in the UK

Ford wants all the key players to form a plan to support the rollout of electric vehicles ahead of November’s critical COP26 climate summit

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Saietta partners with Tier 1 supplier Padmini VNA for Indian electric motor sales

Zero-emission powertrains being used in motorcycles could become sustainable mobility solutions for three and four-wheel transport too

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Volta Trucks confirms the appointment of Essa Al-Saleh as new CEO and executive chairman

Zero-emissions truck company also appoints founder Carl-Magnus Norden as its executive chairman of the board of directors

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Hyundai Motor partners with Uber with the aim of electrifying its mobility services in Europe

By 2025, 50 percent of the total aggregated kilometres of Uber rides across seven European capitals will be driven by electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

Volta Trucks investigates manufacturing its all-electric Volta Zero truck in Spain

Meanwhile, the Swedish zero-emissions truck maker continues its tour of Europe

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Looking to the future of MINI and its electric car range

British car producer looking at strengthening the brand’s fundamental values of sustainability and efficiency

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Biz

Electric car producer Tesla sets revenue records

Even with pollution credit sales to rivals, sales are booming

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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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Batteries
EV Life

World’s first ‘intelligent’ electric car and vehicle battery unveiled by InoBat Auto

European battery producer to offer 20 percent range increase over current best-in-class electric vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

Lion Electric announces the construction of its battery manufacturing plant and innovation centre in Quebec

New innovation centre will focus on achieving new advancements in performance, range and energy capacity

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Life

BMW launches it’s new iX platform on which all its future electric models will be built

The German carmaker is first new models include the iX xDrive40 and BMW iX xDrive50 with a range of up to 373 miles (600km)

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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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Production
EV Life

Polestar’s electric performance hybrid Polestar 1 enters final round of production

Sustainable Swedish carmaker to focus on sustainability and all-electric car production

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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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Services
EV Life

Hyundai KONA Electric and IONIQ Electric added to Onto’s clean car subscription line-up

UK’s biggest electric car subscription service now has an extra 275 zero-emissions vehicles in its arsenal

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

SEAT CUPRA to launch an urban electric car in 2025 that could cost under £20,000

Building zero-emission electric cars will help to reform the Spanish economy

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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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Technology
EV Biz

Newly formed Thermal Management Solutions Group primed to take advantage of world growth in electric vehicles

New global automotive technology business will provide customers with crucial new technologies and systems for modern clean cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Life

Ocado Zoom trials zero-emissions delivery fleet

Trial fleet includes Electric Assisted Vehicles’ cargo vans

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Jaguar Land Rover reimagines the future with electrification

Jaguar to become a pure electric luxury car brand over the next five years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Nissan sets out its carbon-neutral goal for 2050

The Japanese carmaker will electrify all vehicles being offered in the key markets by the early 2030s

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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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Infrastructure
EV Life

Uber to invest £5 million in public electric car charging infrastructure in London

Firm plans to install public electric vehicle charging infrastructure in some of the poorest boroughs in London

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Volkswagen and three Chinese ventures to invest €15 billion in electric cars

VW to build 15 battery electric or plug-in hybrid models in the country by 2025

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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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Luxury Cars
EV Life

Hispano Suiza continues its international expansion process and arrives in Germany with the Mohr Group

Those in the know in the super and hypercar world realise that electric motors are the future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Ford Europe goes all-in on zero-emissions vehicles with all models being electric by 2030

Cologne site begins $1 billion transformation on the road to sustainable profitability

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Volvo Cars to be fully-electric by 2030

Swedish carmaker aims for 50 percent of its global sales to consist of zero-emission electric cars by 2025

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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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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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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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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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EV Strategy
EV Life

Ford doubles electric car and vehicle investment to $22 billion (£16 billion/€18 billion)

CEO Jim Farley announces that Ford is accelerating its electric car plans

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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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Development
EV Biz

MAHLE Powertrain sets its sights on emobility and electric car development for the future

The company is investing €12 million in five new testing and development facilities for electric vehicles, batteries and powertrains

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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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Production
EV Life

Next-generation Ford Transit Custom all-electric van coming in 2023

New zero-emissions van will be produced in Turkey by Ford Otosan

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Volkswagen Group, SEAT S.A. and the Spanish Government share vision of Spain as a future e-mobility hub

Spain looks forward to producing more electric cars along with the local production of battery cells and modules

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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