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Buses
EV Life

Equipmake and Beulas unveil state-of-the-art double-decker electric bus with up to 250 miles (402km) of range

New zero-emissions electric bus is scaleable for a range of sizes and will provide new jobs at Equipmake’s purpose-built facility in the UL

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Concept
EV Life

Ford research find today’s kids look forward to driving eco friendly electric cars in the future

Young drivers of tomorrow are ready and excited to drive electric vehicles (EV).

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Biz

Addison Lee, London’s largest taxi firm, to go fully electric by 2023

The company is investing £160 million and just put in the largest UK purchase of Volkswagen ID.4 electric vehicles (EVs) for its fleet

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

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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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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April 6, 2021

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Education
EV Life

Hyundai turns the blues green with a supply of KONA Electric cars to Chelsea Football Club

Hyundai’s ‘Turn the Blues, Green’ campaign designed to educate the public on making the switch to electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Envirorally launched for the future of electric vehicle (EV) motorsport

Non-profit foundation’s UK events will be centred around the growing network of GRIDSERVE electric forecourt charging stations

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Plug-in electric vehicles account for 18.3 percent of all car sales in the UK during August

Zero emissions all-electric car registrations have grown 106.7 percent year-on-year

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Biz

Nissan celebrates 250,000 LEAF and e-NV200 electric vehicle (EV) sales across Europe

75 percent of Nissan’s sales-mix will be electrified in Europe by the end of 2023

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April 6, 2021

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World EV Day
EV Life

Gina McCarthy, White House National Climate Adviser, makes video address celebrating World EV Day

Ben Prochazka from the Electrification Coalition discusses the current climate challenges and solutions using electric vehicles (EVs) with the US national Climate Adviser

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April 6, 2021

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World EV Day
EV Life

ElectricDrives takes a deeper dive into World EV Day that returns on 9 September

World EV Day highlights and promotes the role of electric vehicles in the move to net zero and decarbonisation

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Decarbonisation
EV Life

Stagecoach launches new sustainability strategy - Driving Net Zero: Better Places to Live and Work

Stagecoach is targeting having a zero-emissions electric bus fleet in the UK by 2035

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Life

Nissan join the Race to Zero campaign supported by the United Nations

Nissan are the first Japanese carmaker to join and signed the campaign’s Business Ambition for 1.5°C commitment

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
EV Biz

LeasePlan will be exhibiting their all-electric ARRIVAL van at this year’s EV Summit

Alfonso Martinez, LeasePlan’s UK director, will also be speaking at the EV Summit on the Sustainable Fleets panel

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

DS Automobiles to become a 100 percent electric car brand from 2024

DS Automobiles will offer an all-electric version of the DS 4 with a range of more than 400 miles (644km)

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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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Sustainability
EV Biz

Electric car producer Polestar leads car industry towards greater consumer transparency

Polestar 2 electric vehicles (EVs) leave the factory with carbon footprints ranging between 24 and 25 tonnes of CO2e

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April 6, 2021

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Community
EV Life

Volvo partners with Eden Project providing XC40 Recharge all-electric vehicles (EVs)

Collaboration hopes to tackle the barriers around driving electric cars to accelerate the uptake of zero-emission vehicles

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April 6, 2021

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World EV Day
EV Life

World EV Day coming on September 9, 2021 to celebrate worldwide electric vehicle (EV) ownership

Following a hugely successful event in 2020, World EV Day is back bigger and better for 2021

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

September’s number plate change expects boom in electric cars

Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) forecasting a 59% rise in registrations of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Volkswagen ID.3 electric car makes its debut in China

The ID.3 joins VW’s ID.4 and ID.6 electric vehicle (EV) line-up in the region

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

World’s first production Automobili Pininfarina Battista electric hypercar revealed at Monterey Car Week

This new electric vehicle (EV) can accelerate faster than a current Formula 1 car

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Build Your Dreams (BYD) launches electric cars in Europe

First customer in Norway receives all-electric BYD Tang electric crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV)

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

New Fiat 500 most environmentally-friendly electric car on the market according to Green NCAP

Efficient zero-emissions town car achieves five-star green rating from Green NCAP

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sales Trends
EV Biz

Best-ever second quarter for UK used car market with zero-emission all-electric vehicle sales increasing 354%

Demand for electric vehicles (EVs), both new and used continues, as the country switches on to clean driving

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Ian Osborne

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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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Decarbonisation
EV Life

Zap-Map and Advanced Infrastructure awarded funding to create zero carbon electric vehicle (EV) route planner

New Zap Zero route planner will help electric car drivers choose the lowest possible carbon option

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Jaguar Land Rover’s commitment to Formula E will help them develop their electric cars for a cleaner future

Racing technology will trickle down and help the brand’s Reimagine Strategy to achieve zero tailpipe emissions by 2036 and net zero status by 2039

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Mercedes-Benz to showcase all of its current and future electric cars

Display of the German carmakers zero-emission vehicles will take place at IAA MOBILITY in Munich in September

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Renault Zoe electric car to be discontinued by 2024 and replaced by Renault R5

New electric platform and more efficient production methods could cut Renault’s new electric vehicles (EVs) costs by 30 percent

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April 6, 2021

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Subscription
EV Life

Hyundai launches new Mocean subscription service for electric cars and hybrid models

Prices for a zero-emissions electric vehicle (EV) start from £399 per month

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Biz

Audi to unveil its new skysphere concept convertible roadster electric car on 10 August

This will be the first of three concept electric vehicles (EVs) that showcase the brand’s future vision of progressive luxury

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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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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

General Motors (GM) increase their investment to $35 billion in autonomous and electric vehicles (EVs) through 2025

GM, along with Ford and Stellantis, announce shared aspiration to achieve 40-50% of annual electric car sales in the US by 2030

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

Lyreco makes transition to all-electric vehicles (EVs) for its delivery fleet in London

Europe’s leading distributor of workplace products and services purchases 17 Renault Master E-Tech all-electric light commercial vehicles (LCVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

DPD names Oxford as its first all-electric city using zero-emission vehicles for all deliveries

The delivery firm has nine further UK locations set to become electric-only to be confirmed this year

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April 6, 2021

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Leasing & Fleets
EV Biz

SOGO offers businesses the ability to operate a carbon-neutral fleet across petrol, diesel and electric cars

Leasing company partners with Rightcharge to help electric vehicle (EV) customers with charging, access to government grants and green electricity tariffs

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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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Leasing & Fleets
EV Life

Octopus Energy adds 23 PEUGEOT e-Expert electric vans to its fleet

New vans will be used to install electric car charge points across London

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Policy
EV Life

Government publishes its ‘greenprint’ to decarbonise all modes of domestic transport by 2050

The transport decarbonisation plan will provide cleaner air, healthier communities and creates tens of thousands of new green jobs

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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Survey
EV Life

Survey finds a big difference in the make and model searches between the electric vehicle (EV) curious and serious buyers

BuyaCar finds Volkswagen leads the generic electric car search while Nissan LEAF is the most explored specific vehicle

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

Build Your Dreams (BYD) and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) to deliver the UK’s largest order of electric buses

RATP Dev London places an order for 195 single- and double-decker electric buses for UK capital

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Climate
EV Life

Vauxhall supports all-electric paramotor ‘Round Britain Climate Challenge’ with electric vehicles (EVs)

Vauxhall provides fully-electric Vivaro-e and the all-new Mokka-e EVs for the record attempt that will be highlighting climate change

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

ŠKODA launches its new strategy that will see three new electric cars in its line-up by 2030

Czech carmaker also plans to create an electromobility hub in its home country

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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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Conversions
EV Life

Electrogenic converts beautiful 1967 Series 1¼ Jaguar E-type Coupe into a modern electric classic car

Classic car electrification company now offers customers three advanced zero-emissions powertrains for Jaguar E-Type conversions

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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Services
EV Life

ŠKODA Enyaq iV electric car is ready to turn blue-light fleets green

New Enyaq iV electric vehicle (EV) is ideal for the job with a top speed of 99mph (159kph) and a range of up to 333 miles (536km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) delivers new urban lightweight vehicles to Oxford’s famous Covered Market

New zero-emissions vehicles will be exempt from charges from the upcoming Zero Emission Zone in the city

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

MCI unveils new zero-emission battery-electric commuter coach

The new D45 CRT LE CHARGE offers comfortable zero-emission mobility with a range of up to 230 miles (370km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

UK emergency services to test out speedy Tesla Model 3 electric cars

Government trialling zero-emissions rapid response electric vehicles (EVs) as part of its Road-to-Zero strategy

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Mazda expands its electric car range and continues its commitment to carbon neutrality

Japanese carmaker will offer three new zero-emission electric vehicles (EVs) between 2022 and 2025

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Community
EV Life

Kent County Council offers a ‘try before you buy’ electric van initiative for local business

Council has 24 all-electric Renault vans to help encourage the adoption of zero-emission vehicles for a cleaner future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

SYNETIQ, the countries leading salvage and green parts provider, achieves Carbon Literacy Accreditation for sustainability

The British salvage company has also invested millions to have the UK’s first dedicated electric car recycling facility

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

Blue Bird charges ahead with 500 electric school buses in North America

In anticipation of growth in demand, the American zero-emissions bus builder will increase production capacity to 3,000 next year

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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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EV Strategy
EV Life

Global EV Drivers’ Alliance (GEVA) formed by 28 electric vehicle (EV) driver associations around the world

GEVA members are calling for all new car land light truck sales to be zero emissions by 2030

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Air Quality
EV Life

Zero-emissions electric cars are the answer to reducing harmful pollution around schools

Renault finds more than half of drivers would take a detour for clean school air but many don’t because of time

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

All Fiat vehicles will become electric-only between 2025 and 2030

A discussion between Olivier François, Fiat CEO, and Stefano Boeri, architect and urban planner, reveal radical plans for a cleaner more sustainable future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

UK drivers continue to switch on to driving zero-emissions electric cars

UK Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sales during May 2021 were up an impressive 441.3 percent compared to 2021

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Community
EV Life

Can you learn to drive and take the test in an electric car?

With 2.6 million Brits scared of learning to drive, a user-friendly electric car could be the answer

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Britain’s fastest-growing car brand continues to break records thanks to electric cars

Just under a third of MG’s sales come from zero-emissions battery electric vehicles (BEVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Life

Polestar to show their new Precept electric car at the 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Swedish carmaker will also be offering test drives of its Polestar 2 electric vehicle (EV)

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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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Last Mile
EV Life

Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) developing hydrogen fuel cell delivery vehicles

New programme aims to validate the use of hydrogen fuel cells for sustainable last-mile deliveries

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Volkswagen's ID.4 electric car becomes the first sports utility vehicle (SUV) to top the European battery electric vehicle (BEV) rankings

VW’s ID.3 was the second best selling electric vehicle (EV) in Europe with the Renault ZOE third

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

HRH The Duke of Cambridge drives electric with Extreme E to highlight climate issues and promote the Earthshot Prize

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge currently visiting innovative projects in Scotland which aim to positively turn back the dial on the climate emergency

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Services
EV Life

New UK website for used electric cars, plug-in hybrids and hybrids

JustGoEV already has over 3,000 used plug-in vehicles to help customers make the switch to cleaner driving

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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

The majority of electric car drivers could cover their weekly mileage on a single charge

According to the latest survey by Tusker 85 percent of drivers could survive on a single weekly charge

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Community
EV Life

Ford challenges Britain's smallest town to switch to driving electric cars for the weekend

Ford offers locals the all-electric Mustang Mach-E to test drive to encourage electric vehicle adoption

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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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EV Strategy
EV Life

Audi electrifies FC Bayern with 21 new charge points at the Allianz Arena

Soon the professional players will be driving the new Audi e-tron GT electric car

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

California is proposing a huge zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) budget boost

California Governor sets out new $3.2 billion proposal to encourage sales of electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

US President to visit a Ford electric vehicle manufacturing facility this week ahead of the launch of its F-150 Lightning electric pick-up

This news comes as Joe Biden makes a push for a $174 billion government boost for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Life

Scottish and Southern Electricity (SSE) uses the all-electric Renault Zoe Van to power change in its fleet

SSE estimates that each electric Zoe Van will provide a saving of 23.5 tonnes of CO2 over five years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Life

Volkswagen expands its ID.4 range of electric cars

New entry-level VW ID.4 electric vehicle (EV) now eligible for the Plug-in Vehicle Grant (PIVG)

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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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Sustainability
EV Life

First ever Renault Talk saw the brand state its ambitions of a green future with electric vehicles playing a key role

The French carmaker aims to be the greenest brand in Europe as of 2030 with nine out of 10 cars being electrified

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Hyundai Motor and UNDP Accelerator Labs launch a video featuring three grassroots sustainable living solutions

Sustainable solutions include an eco-friendly solar lamp, electric buses and re-icing machines to replenish Arctic ice

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Life

Subaru to launch its first electric car called the Solterra in 2022

Subaru’s new all-electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) is being designed in conjunction with Toyota

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
EV Biz

Another electric vehicle (EV) company continues to do well and expand as we drive for a cleaner future

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) takes on Richard Hudson as commercial director

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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