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

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

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
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Nissan Leaf electric car to be replaced by a compact crossover style sports utility vehicle

Nissan’s third-generation electric vehicle (EV) will be built at Nissan’s new £1 billion EV36Zero electric vehicle (EV) hub in the UK

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Production
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Volkswagen Group doubles deliveries of electric cars in third quarter

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

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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Tesla co-founder JB Straubel’s company Redwood Materials plan to produce sustainable battery materials for electric cars

Redwood Materials aim to produce 100GWh per year of cathode active materials and anode foil for one million electric vehicles by 2025

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Batteries
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Ford and Redwood Materials team up to build battery recycling and a domestic battery supply chain for electric vehicles (EVs)

Redwood’s recycling technology can recover over 95 percent of the elements including nickel, cobalt, lithium and copper

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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CUPRA starts production of its first electric car the CUPRA Born

New electric vehicle (EV) will be produced at Volkswagen’s Zwickau plant where the ID.3, ID.4, Audi Q4 e-tron and Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron, are produced

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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NIO launches NIO ES8 electric car and opens NIO House in Norway

New NIO E8 electric sports utility vehicle comes with a 100kWh battery offering up to 311 miles (500km) of range

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Car Launch
EV Biz

Citroën updates New ë-C4 electric car for 2022 in the UK

Changes to this popular electric vehicle (EV) include improved efficiency, new alloy wheel designs and new colours

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

Wolfspeed to supply General Motors (GM) with silicon carbide to extend the range of its electric cars

By increasing electric vehicle (EV) range GM are helping to reduce range anxiety and speed up the transition to zero-emissions cars

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Investment
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Electric truck manufacturer Volta Trucks expands UK R&D capabilities amid ambitious recruitment drive

Electric Vehicle (EV) company looking to employ up to 130 new personal by the end of 2021

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
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General Motors’ (GM) BrightDrop completes record-setting build of the EV600 electric light commercial vehicle (eLCV) for FedEx

BrightDrop also unveils the EV410 mid-size electric light commercial vehicle (eLCV) designed for smaller more frequent trips

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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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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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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Ford announces massive investment into a new site to build the F-150 Lightning electric vehicle (EV) and three new battery gigafactories

The $11.4 billion investment is expected to create nearly 11,000 new jobs in Stanton, Tennessee and Glendale, Kentucky

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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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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Key take-aways from this morning’s EV Summit

Decarbonisation of Mobility and Electric OEM panels

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Polestar will be exhibiting their all-electric Polestar 2 at this year’s EV Summit

Award-winning Swedish carmaker will also be speaking about their sustainability and vision for electric vehicles (EVs) at the Summit

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Watt Electric Vehicle Company’s (WEVCs) PACES platform to springboard UK production of next-generation electric commercial vehicles

New commercial electric platform is highly customisable for different body styles, sizes and configurations

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Life

Kia EV6 electric vehicle (EV) is the first Korean car to achieve product carbon footprint certification from the Carbon Trust

Kia’s new EV6 uses eco-friendly materials including PET recycled plastics, floor mats and seat coverings and offers a range of up to 328 miles (528km)

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

US set a target of 50 percent of vehicles to be electric by 2030

Manufacturers are ready to push this with Ford, GM and Stellantis aiming to achieve 50 percent of all electric vehicle (EV) sales by 2030

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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Volvo Cars report global sales of 56,883 cars in July with 25.5 percent from its plug-in range

More than 43 percent of all cars sold in Europe in July were from Volvo’s Recharge electric line-up

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Biz

Stellantis reports record first half of 2021 with electric cars playing an important part

The company plans to launch 11 electric vehicles (EVs) in the next two years

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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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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Electric car producer Lucid Motors goes public with $4.4 billion in the company bank

US electric carmaker has passed 11,000 paid reservations for its zero-emission Lucid Air electric vehicle (EV)

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

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

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

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Mercedes-Benz prepares to go all-electric

The German carmaker plans to invest over €40 billion into battery electric vehicles (BEVs) between 2022 and 2030

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Apple electric car batteries look set to be built in the USA

Apple looks likely to work with Foxconn to produce their electric vehicle (EV) power source

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

PEUGEOT say 70 percent of its models will be plug-in in 2021

The French carmaker says that 100 percent of its models will be electrified by 2025

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
EV Biz

Electric truck company Volta Trucks confirms Ian Collins as chief product officer

Swedish zero-emissions truck company expects full-scale production to take place at the end of 2022

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Vauxhall to be all-electric in 2028

Vauxhall currently offers nine electric or electrified cars and vans

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Stellantis announces its plans to intensify electrification at its EV Day 2021

The company wants to offer customers cheaper electric cars with longer ranges to speed up electric vehicle (EV) adoption

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
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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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EV Strategy
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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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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Biz

GKN Automotive supplies innovative two-in-one eDrive system for Fiat 500 electric cars

Two-in-one eDrive system is lighter, more efficient and more cost-effective

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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During May 19.2 percent of all UK car output was for battery electric and hybrid cars

Impressive sales figures highlight the scale of transformation ahead as the demand for cleaner cars continues

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

From 2026 all of Audi’s new releases will be 100 percent electric cars

By 2025 the German carmaker aims to have more than 20 electric models in its line-up

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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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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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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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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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

How an electric car is built

Lucid Motors CEO Peter Rawlinson takes a tour of their first factory where the Lucid Air is being built

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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MAHLE achieves positive operating result for 2020 and makes a strong start to the transformation year of 2021

Electric drive motors for two-wheelers and electric cars along with power electronics and battery cooling systems will play a big part in MAHLE’s future

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Ford to build all-electric light commercial vehicle in Romania in 2024

Craiova will be Ford's third facility in Europe to build an all-electric vehicle

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Volkswagen launches its new ID.6 electric car

VW will be producing its new zero-emissions seven-seater family car with a range of up to 365 miles (588km) for the Chinese market

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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How to build an electric car

Lucid Motors reveal all with a video of the production of their new Lucid Air electric car

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
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Polestar’s Production Centre in Chengdu, China is the guiding star for sustainable manufacturing

Polestar’s Chinese factory runs on 100 percent renewable electricity and has no industrial water discharge

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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New car registrations for February dropped minus 35.5 percent while battery-electric car sales bucked the trend rising by 42.2 percent

Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) figures reveal consumers continue to switch on to cleaner driving

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April 6, 2021

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Production
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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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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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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

New car registrations expected to rise rapidly, with plug-in vehicles leading the charge, as showrooms prepare to reopen

Latest figures by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show registrations of electric car sales during March 2021 increased by 88.2 percent

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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Peugeot launches new e-Rifter electric people carrier

French carmaker gets closer to offering an electrified variant across its entire model range

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April 6, 2021

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Community
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Polestar Manchester’s #NoWasteofSpace initiative brings in more than four tonnes of food donations for local families in need

Electric car brand’s staff help to distribute food donations in their zero-emission electric cars along with London Electric Vehicle Company

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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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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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
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One in six of Kia’s car sales in the UK during January was electric

Electric car sales help Kia to post its highest-ever European market share

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April 6, 2021

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