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Tritium partners with ChargeNet to bring electric vehicle (EV) fast charging to Bay Area Taco Bells

The partnership is expected to expand in other areas as electric car use becomes more widespread

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Subscription
EV Life

Volkswagen provides e-up!, ID.3 and ID.4 electric cars to subscription service Onto

Subscribers can sign up for an electric car for as little as £339 a month

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car leasing
EV Life

LeasePlan release report showing how driving an electric car is cheaper and easier than ever

LeasePlan are helping motorists and fleet managers transition to zero-emissions electric vehicles (EVs) with insights and guidance

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Subscription
EV Life

How car subscriptions can accelerate electric vehicles (EVs) from margin to mainstream

Guest editor Oliver Jones from elmo, the world’s first net-zero electric car subscription platform, explains how the subscription model can speed up adoption and reduce climatic impact

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

First phase of Glasgow electric vehicle (EV) bus depot completed ready for COP26 climate change conference

First Bus Scotland will also provide 22 electric buses as the official COP26 delegate shuttle

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

New parking data reveals Londoners are leading the electric car charge

45 percent of the private electric spaces listed on YourParkingSpace website are based in the UK capital

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car leasing
EV Biz

Long-term Italian rental company Leasys to go fully electric by the end of 2027

The Stellantis brand and a subsidiary of FCA Bank has a fleet of more than 500,000 long, medium and short-term vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Superpedestrian announces free rides on its LINK e-scooters to promote World Car Free Day

Micromobility provider also offering 20 percent discount during European Mobility Week

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

ElectricDrives catches up with Niall Riddell co-founder and CEO at Paua

Paua have created the electric fuel card to make charging and paying easier for electric car drivers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

GRIDSERVE Electric Highway partners with Zap-Map to reduce range and charging anxiety

New partnership will help accelerate the transition to electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

ABB launches the world’s fastest electric car charger

New ABB Terra 360 electric vehicle (EV) charger delivers a full charge in just 15 minutes and offers 62 miles (100km) in under three minutes

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

BYD ADL partnership supplies five Enviro400EV electric double decker buses for new Leeds Park & Ride

New Stourton site is the UK’s first solar-powered Park & Ride, with 30 electric car charging spaces

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

How long does it take to charge an electric car?

ElectricDrives explains how battery and charger size affects the time it takes to charge an electric vehicle (EV) charge times

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Nissan UK launches a package deal that includes an electric car, home charger and installation

The offer is designed to make driving an electric vehicle (EV) easier for customers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Eden Vauxhall in the UK offers electric courtesy cars to help drive electric vehicle (EV) awareness

The move aims to spark interest and educate drivers on how easy it is to drive and live with an electric car

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) orders 12 NFI zero-emission electric buses

Order will help California’s Innovative Clean Transit goal of a 100 percent zero-emission fleet by 2040

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Shell Recharge electric car charge card or app can now be used to at over 250,000 charge points

Shell rapidly expanding its Recharge electric vehicle (EV) network to encourage EV adoption

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Community
EV Life

Red alert, blue lights, green solution with Ford Mach-E electric police car

Seven police forces in the UK testing or evaluating Ford’s zero-emission electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Paua electric fuel card partners Fastned on World EV day 2021

New collaboration will make electric vehicle (EV) charging easier

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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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Subscription
EV Biz

Mobilize to launch new Limo subscription-based electric car for ride-hailing at Munich IAA Mobility 2021

The Mobilize Limo comes out of a collaboration between Renault Group and Jiangling Motors

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Ian Osborne

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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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Charging
EV Biz

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Innovation Automotive, UK’s first multi-brand all-electric automotive company, to Appear at Commercial Vehicle Show

Innovation Automotive has ambitious plans to simplify and demystify the process of switching to electric light commercial vehicles (LCVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Dispelling the big myths around electric car ownership

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Autonomous
EV Biz

Motional and Hyundai unveil IONIQ 5 robotaxi autonomous electric car

IONIQ 5 robotaxi will begin transporting public passengers in 2023 through a partnership with Lyft

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
EV Biz

Key points from this afternoon’s EV Summit

Design, Accessibility and Smart Systems panels

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Paua partners with Osprey electric vehicle (EV) charging

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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Charging
EV Life

Vauxhall extends free home charger and 30,000 free miles offer to more of its electric cars

The Corsa-e, Mokka-e, Combo-e Life and Vivaro-e Life electric vehicles (EVs) are now all included

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Audi making electric car charging easier for its customers

Audi drivers using e-tron charging service have access to 17,500 electric vehicle (EV) Chargers in the UK and over 242,000 across Europe

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Spin, Ford’s electric scooter subsidiary, partners with Google Maps to provide sustainable city transport

Google Maps users can locate Spin vehicles in 84 towns, cities and campuses in the United States, Canada, Germany and Spain

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

Ford’s Spin adds e-cargo bikes to its logistics fleet in the UK for more efficient and sustainable operations

Colchester E-Cargo Bike Delivery Project and Spin aim to reduce the number of vans on the road and improve safety in the area

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car leasing
EV Life

How to help drivers meet the 2030 deadline for the ban on the sales of petrol and diesel cars

LeasePlan is trying to help drivers and fleet managers convert to zero-emissions with driver-friendly products

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

New BMW iX3 electric crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV) gets a refreshed exterior design

BMW’s iX3 M Sport and iX3 M Sport Pro electric cars feature hints of the BMW iX and BMW i4 and offer up to 286 miles (460km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Electric carmaker Tesla opening its Supercharger network will enable access to new $7.5 billion electric vehicle (EV) funding in the USA

Hopefully, the increased charging infrastructure will convince more drivers to switch to electric cars

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

Success of MG’s electric cars leads to another dealership opening

New MG Motor and Wilsons showroom to open in Epsom will help serve London and surrounding communities growing demand for electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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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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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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ecargo
EV Biz

DHL Express launch a video of the Alice electric-eCargo planes it has ordered from Eviation

New zero-emission plane could be a game-changer for both cargo and passenger fleets

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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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Ian Osborne

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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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Sales Trends
EV Life

New research by Kwik Fit reveals 32 percent of drivers expect their next vehicle to be a zero-emissions electric car

The study also found that 65 percent of London drivers are considering switching to plug-in vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Electric carmaker Polestar on course to double market presence and retail footprint in 2021

Swedish electric car brand to launch easy-to-access out-of-town Polestar Destinations

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Emobility
EV Life

Dynamo Motor Company confirms it will continue to build its all-electric black taxi cab

The company will also diversify into zero-emission mobility sectors that require wheelchair accessibility and last-mile delivery vans

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Shell to install 800 electric vehicle (EV) charging points at Waitrose stores by 2025

Each site is expected to have six 22kW and two 50kW rapid charging points for customers to charge while they shop

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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Batteries
EV Life

Chinese electric carmaker NIO announces its “NIO Power 2025” battery swap station deployment plan

By 2025 NIO will have over 4,000 battery swap stations worldwide with around 1,000 outside of China

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Life

EDF takes delivery of 500th electric car on Tusker’s salary sacrifice scheme

The British energy supplier continues to help and encourage staff to drive zero-emissions electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Biz

MG Motor breaks mid-year records with nearly a third of its sales from electric cars

Sales of electric vehicles continue to grow for the British carmaker

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Running Cost
EV Life

Driving an electric car saves you money

EEVEE Mobility finds that UK Tesla drivers are only spending £47 per month on charging

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

On-street electric car charging company char.gy becomes new Zap-Pay partner

Electric vehicle (EV) charging will become simpler to use and easier to pay for thanks to the collaboration

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Tesla to open its chargers to other electric cars in Norway

Will this be the beginning of Tesla opening its Superchargers around the world?

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Running Cost
EV Life

Driving a zero-emissions electric car saves money on servicing

US report shows that all-electric vehicles are 40 percent cheaper to maintain per mile than internal combustion engine vehicles

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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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Running Cost
EV Life

What’s the cheapest electric car to charge and drive in the USA?

Report from Zutobi shows that Tesla are the top three most economic electric cars to drive in the USA

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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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Charging
EV Life

Volvo Cars to offer its electric car drivers preferential fast-charging prices and a seamless experience

Swedish carmaker will partner with Plugsurfing to offer reduced priced charging at Ionity charging points

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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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Car leasing
EV Life

Vanarama and OVO Energy collaborate to offer customers cheap electric car leasing and low running costs

New partnership provides an easy and cost-effective way of moving to zero-emissions driving

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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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Charging
EV Life

Polestar and Plugsurfing partnership to include preferential IONITY pricing for Polestar 2 electric car owners

Collaboration will help zero-emissions motorists keep driving costs to a minimum

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Electric vehicle (EV) charging network InstaVolt launches new app

New app is designed to address electric car range anxiety and speed up the transition to zero-emission vehicles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

BMW Group launches BMW Charging and MINI Charging in the UK for its electric car drivers

Zero-emissions BMW and MINI drivers will be able to access bp pulse, ESB, Osprey, Source London and Chargepoint Network UK chargers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Subscription
EV Life

Online subscription service Onto expands its electric car fleet with 250 PEUGEOT e-2008 models

Customers can subscribe to a zero-emission PEUGEOT e-2008 for as little as one month

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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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Community
EV Life

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust launches its first electric emergency response vehicles

The trust will use specially designed and adapted Kia e-Niros as first response vehicles

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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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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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Subscription
EV Life

Fisker to deliver 700 of its Ocean electric sports utility vehicles (SUVs) to UK-based electric car subscription service, Onto

Deliveries will take place in 2023 to help support the next generation of electric vehicle mobility

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Biz

Gilbarco Veeder-Root expands e-mobility platform with a European launch of EVerse

New software offering provides end-to-end solution for managing electric vehicle (EV) charging networks

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Westminster City Council installs ubitricity charge points to solve power supply challenges for open air street markets

Repurposed bollards with electricity points, like those used for charging electric cars, are helping to make the urban environment a cleaner and safer place

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Citroën launches My Ami Cargo electric vehicle (EV)

New zero-emissions light commercial vehicle (LCV) is ideal for inner-city deliveries

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Infrastructure
EV Life

12 new super-fast 350kW electric car chargers now open at Moto’s new Rugby services offer electric car drivers a taste of the future

Tritium partner Gridserve opens UK’s largest fast-charging motorway charge site for electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Shell launches its first European electric vehicle (EV) mobility hub in Paris

The new electric car charging hub features eight rapid chargers and is located at Paris City Hall car park

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Mer launches into Britain’s electric car and vehicle charging market to support the transition to emission-free driving

Europe’s largest renewable energy producer is helping to accelerate much-needed infrastructure deployment

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
EV Life

Best battery-electric trucks and lorries

We look at our top-nine zero-emissions trucks, including Tesla, Volta, Daimler and Tevva, that are helping to clean up the commercial world

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Electric car drivers seek key reforms to improve confidence in public electric vehicle charging

Survey by Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England reveals 92 percent of electric drivers rely on public charging at least once a month

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Good Energy to offer electric car drivers free electricity

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

EAV launches the new 2Charge in conjunction with Ford Motor Company’s micromobility e-scooter rental unit

Oxfordshire-based micro-mobility manufacturer continues to find zero-emissions solutions for city applications

By

Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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