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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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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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Is this the best electric car of the moment?

ElectricDrives takes a first drive in the Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric vehicle (EV) which combines style with practicality

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Design
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AC Cars first electric car the AC Cobra Series 1 electric fires up

AC Cobra Series 1 electric hits 0-62mph (0-100kph) in around four seconds and offers nearly 150 miles (241km) of range

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Electric vehicle (EV) sales continue to help big car companies bounce back after lockdown

Volvo Cars report record six-month performance with plug-in vehicles accounting for 25 percent of sales

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April 6, 2021

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Renault Group’s worldwide sales up for the first half of 2021 with electrified car sales up 149 percent in Europe

Renault Group’s Dacia Spring electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) off to a strong start with 150,000 orders

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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
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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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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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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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Sales Trends
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Sales of electric cars and vans play a big part in Mercedes Benz success so far this year

Mercedes plug-in-hybrids and all-electric car deliveries more than quadrupled, while total electric van sales have risen more than sixfold

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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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April 6, 2021

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Audi announces prices and specifications for Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron electric cars

New electric crossover-style Sportback prices start from £40,750 and offer a range of up to 316 miles (509km)

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
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Citroën UK announces pricing and specification for revised ë-SpaceTourer all-electric multi-person vehicle (MPV) range

Base model ë-SpaceTourer is now eligible for the government Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) and offers up to 143 miles (230km)

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Pricing
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Volkswagen ID.3 and ID.4 2022 model year electric cars now available to order

Both popular electric vehicles (EVs) receive a range of changes for the coming year along with some price drops

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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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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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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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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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
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Polestar 3 electric performance sports utility vehicle (SUV) will be manufactured in the USA

Production of zero-emissions Polestar 3 is expected to begin globally in 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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From Mégane eVision to the all-new Mégane E-Tech Electric

The all-new Mégane E-Tech Electric is powered by a 60kWh battery pack that offers a range of up to 280 miles (451km)

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
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London Electric Cars (LEC) offering electric conversions for classic Minis

LEC can convert a Mini into a zero-emissions electric car that costs as little as 5p per mile to run

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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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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April 6, 2021

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Pricing
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Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric car now available to order in the UK

The futuristic styled hatchback will offer up to 298 miles (480km) with prices starting from £36,995

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April 6, 2021

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BMW announces UK pricing and specifications for the new BMW iX xDrive40 and iX xDrive50 electric cars

New zero-emissions sports activity vehicles (SAVs) will offer a range of up 380 miles (612km)

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April 6, 2021

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Rimac Automobili unveils the production version of the C_Two electric hypercar now called the Nevera

New all-electric hypercar has a range of up to 340 miles (550km) and a top speed of 258mph (415kph)

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April 6, 2021

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Spanish automaker launch its first all-electric car the CUPRA Born

New zero-emissions electric vehicle (EV) will offer up to 335 miles (539km) of range and hit 0-62mph (100kph) in seven seconds

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April 6, 2021

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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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Vauxhall announces pricing and specification for all-new Combo-e Life electric car

New electric people carrier available in five and seven-seat versions offering a range of up to 174 miles (280km)

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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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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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Best sub £30,000 electric cars

ElectricDrives quick guide to the best value electric cars available right now

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April 6, 2021

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Volkswagen Group Components fires up the next production stage of batteries for its electric cars

Electric car components plant employs over 800 people and will produce 600,000 batteries annually

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April 6, 2021

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

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

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April 6, 2021

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

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

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April 6, 2021

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New Volkswagen ID.4 Pro Performance electric car models now open for order in the UK

VW will also launch it more affordable ID.4 Pure range of electric cars in coming months

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April 6, 2021

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Hyundai announces New KONA Electric prices and specifications for its latest electric car

New electric sports utility vehicle from Korean carmaker offers up to 300 miles (483km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Tesla plans to produce electric car chargers in China

New Chinese factory will be able to produce 10,000 V3 Superchargers annually

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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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April 6, 2021

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Fisker to develop a premium sub $30,000 (£21,500,€24,750) electric car

American carmaker helping to bring zero-emissions driving to a wider audience

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April 6, 2021

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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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The popularity of its electric cars helps MG Motor expand its dealer network in the UK

UK carmaker plans to have 50 percent of its cars with zero-emissions this year

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April 6, 2021

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

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

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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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Lotus engineering launches new battery test facility to support booming electric car sector

New BattCon project assessment labs will be available in Norfolk and the West Midlands

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April 6, 2021

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Up to 90 percent of battery demand in coming decades will come from electric cars and vehicles

Battery raw materials including cobalt, nickel and lithium prices are rising with demand for electric car batteries

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April 6, 2021

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Despite a large decline in UK vehicle production in January plug-in and electric cars bucked the trend with an 18.9 percent rise

New figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that the electric revolution continues to gain momentum in the UK

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April 6, 2021

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Audi unveils it’s new zero-emissions e-Tron GT high-performance electric car

New electric car from the German carmaker is sleek and speedy yet remains practical and looks towards the future of emobility

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April 6, 2021

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AWARD WINNING
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Volkswagen ID.3 electric car claims two prestigious awards in one week

German carmaker gets recognition from Carbuyer and Top Gear

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April 6, 2021

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ŠKODA’s new Enyaq iV zero-emissions electric car will be available to order from March 10

New Enyaq iV 80 will offer an impressive range of up to 333 miles (536km)

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April 6, 2021

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

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

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury electric car converters, Lunaz, to expand by 500 percent to meet the demand for zero-emission vehicles

Lunaz electric platform will scale to uses far beyond the conversion of classic cars

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April 6, 2021

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Volvo Cars launch new Volvo C40 Recharge all-electric car

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

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April 6, 2021

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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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Kia launches and reveals all the details of its new crossover style EV6 electric car

New electric vehicle from the Korean carmaker will offer up to 316 miles (510km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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