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Charging
EV Life

How long does it take to charge an electric car?

ElectricDrives explains how battery size and charger size affects electric vehicle (EV) charge times

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Ian Osborne

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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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

REE Automotive announces collaboration with JB Poindexter & Co Business Unit, EAVX, to develop commercial electric vehicles (EVs)

The companies will initially conspire to develop next-generation modular walk-in vans for the North American last-mile delivery market

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) partners with Nyobolt for the next generation of battery-powered automotive powertrains

This new technology could also be used for heavy-duty powertrains such as those used in mining

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Safety
EV Life

Nissan increase safety measures of LEAF 2021 electric cars

Latest electric vehicle (EV) models from Japanese carmaker feature ‘Canto’ sound for added security for pedestrians and cyclists

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
EV Life

The virtual MINI Vision Urbanaut electric vehicle (EV) becomes a reality

BMW Group reveal the details of their new innovative and sustainably created concept MINI that will be seen for the first time this summer

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Biz

Volta Trucks reveals the first running all-electric Volta Zero prototype chassis

Zero-emissions truck has been uniquely designed and built at an industry-leading pace

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Vans
EV Life

Fiat launches ‘Pro Fit by E-Ducato’ online fleet simulator tool to highlight the advantages of driving electric

New tool will show customers how much they can save by driving an E-Ducato electric vehicle (EV)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Life

Porsche launches a thrilling video of the new Taycan Cross Turismo electric car in action

Video highlights the new high-performance electric vehicle (EV) in action in extreme climate conditions

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Audi take first and second at round eight of the Formula E electric car race series in Mexico

A post-race disqualification of Pascal Wehrlein saw the Audi duo move into the top two spots, with Edoardo Mortara third

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

myenergi redesigns products, including electric car home chargers, in response to global chip shortage

myenergi’s Zappi electric vehicle (EV) charger now features a new more powerful microprocessor unaffected by the silicon shortage

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Life

Can tyre choice increase the range of an electric car?

ENSO tyres increase the range of Renault Zoe E-Tech by over 50 miles (80km) in Mission Motorsport’s record-breaking event

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Range
EV Life

Nissan reveals electric car drivers are travelling further than petrol and diesel motorists

Ahead of World Environment Day, research dispels popular myths surrounding electric vehicle (EV) ownership and indicate an end to range anxiety

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Rosberg X Racing take their second win at round two of the Extreme E electric off-road race series

Electric car race series set-up to highlight areas affected by climate and environmental issues and encourage zero-emissions driving

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Life

New Nissan Ariya electric car takes to the famous Monaco street circuit for its public driving debut

The latest zero-emissions vehicle from the Japanese automaker is expected to have a range of over 310-miles (500km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

Lamborghini announces its Direzione Cor Tauri roadmap to electrification

Italian supercar builder will offer an all-electric car in the second half of this decade

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Autonomous
EV Life

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Argo AI start international trials of autonomous driving for the all-electric ID. BUZZ

VW plan to have the self-driving version of the ID. BUZZ ready for commercial deployment in 2025

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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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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Performance
EV Life

How fast is a Tesla electric car?

ElectricDrives gives you the rundown on the top speeds of the Tesla range of electric vehicles (EVs) and how they compare

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Kia reveals UK specifications and pricing for its new EV6 electric car

Range-topping GT model of this electric crossover offers a power output of 577 horsepower with a target 0-62mph (0-100kph) acceleration of just 3.5-seconds

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

Tritium selected for the US Army’s Power Transfer Cohort to help them move to electric vehicles

Tritium specialises in charging hardware and software designed to work reliably in high demand environments including extreme climate conditions

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Top Women in EV
EV Biz

Top Women in EV: Niina Suuriniemi Hopper, founder and CEO of EVA Global

For Top Women in EV 2021, we will be sharing stories of some of the women shaping and driving forward the emobility industry

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Anna Turns

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April 21, 2021

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Development
EV Biz

Drive System Design’s expanded test facilities help accelerate electric commercial vehicle development

Commercial vehicle manufacturers are turning to electrification in the same way as passenger car manufacturers to reduce transport’s contribution to climate change

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Climate
EV Biz

Volvo Cars to lower CO2 emissions and save billions with its new circular business aims

By 2025 Volvo Cars aims to more than double its remanufacturing business

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Transport refrigeration and the electric revolution

ElectricDrives catches up with Norman Highnam to find out more about clean energy truck refrigeration

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

Polestar co-founds Swedish energy project to develop technology for electric cars supplying the grid and homes with electricity

New research into vehicle-to-grid and vehicle-to-home technology could maximise the storage of local green energy and provide back-up for peak periods

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

Michelin tyres will be 100 percent sustainable by 2050

French tyre maker working with forward-thinking companies to help cars roll in the future with zero-impact

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

YourParkingSpace teams up with EVBox to spark electric car park and charge revolution for UK motorists

The partnership will see the roll-out of 200 charge points across Atlas Hotels, with a further 3,000 for comparable clients over the next 18 months

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Life

Nio launches its first autonomous electric car with a range of up to 600 miles (1000km)

Chinese carmakers new Nio ET7 electric saloon pushing the envelope on performance

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
EV Life

Audi enhances its e-tron electric cars for 2021

e-tron electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) will come with new 22 kWh charger

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Life

Ariya expected to be the most aerodynamic Nissan crossover electric car ever built

New electric car from the Japanese automaker is expected to have a range of over 310-miles (500km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Life

Rimac release video of final aerodynamic testing on its C_Two electric hypercar

Croatian electric car manufacture continue its journey of bringing an electric supercar to market

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Despite slight delays Volkswagen’s Electric ID.Buzz mircobus will launch in 2022 as planned

Much anticipated electric camper will arrive in the US soon after in 2023

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

Legendary British music producer remixes iconic Lotus engine note for the new electric Evija hypercar

British carmaker also adds seat belt, door opening and other hazard sounds to make the all-electric car safer

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
EV Life

Bollinger Motors reveals updated designs for its electric truck and pick-up

Michigan based electric car producer posts production intent designs on its website

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Volkswagen developing an innovative DC wallbox for charging electric cars

Pilot testing currently taking place at five VW sites in Germany

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Bentley sets out path to revolutionise the sustainability of electric car motors

New project supports Bentley’s commitment to offering only plug-in cars by 2026

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Autonomous
EV Life

XPeng sets record for longest autonomous drive in electric cars

Navigation Guided Pilot achieved 0.71 human driver interventions per 100 km

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Balenciaga partners with Polestar and uses electric cars in virtual autumn collection showcase

Electric cars being used by the fashion industry to promote a healthier more sustainable future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Volkswagen reveals its new ACCELERATE strategy that focuses on digitalisation, software integration and a ramp-up of its electric car campaign

The German carmaker will expand its zero-emission line-up with plans to increase its market share to over 70 percent of deliveries of all-electric cars in Europe

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Kia UK forms partnerships with bp Chargemaster and Pod Point for its electric car owners

New deal offers customers preferential terms for a homecharge point

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Prodrive partner with Lewis Hamilton’s Extreme E X44 team

Oxfordshire-based motorsport engineering group have been developing electric car and vehicle technology for over 15 years

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Biz

Electric car battery test simulation technique helps OEM overcome fast-charge challenge

Simulation correlation technique accelerates development process and could help achieve greater electric car battery efficiency

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Life

Rimac Automobili announces pre-series production of electric hypercars

Electric car that produces 1,914 horsepower and can hit 0-62mph in under two seconds soon to become a reality

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Audi presents its new e-tron FE07 Formula E electric race car ahead of the 2021 season

Audi’s new FE07 powers from 0-100kph (0-62mph) in 2.8 seconds with a top speed of 149mph (240kph)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Jaguar Racing are ready for season-seven of Formula E that kicks off under the lights in Saudi Arabia

The Formula E race season starts this weekend and will showcase the latest in high-tech electric car engineering

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Full speaker programme announced for the 2020 online EV Summit

Electric car and emobility summit attracts the world’s leading experts to help create a more sustainable future

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
EV Life

Audi starts the first Formula E World Championship season with big goals

Formula E will once again showcase the highest-level of electric car engineering

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

FreeWire Technologies secures $50 million in series C funding round to scale ultra-fast electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Funding led by energy private equity firm Riverstone Holdings accelerates FreeWire’s international expansion of its battery-integrated ultra-fast electric car chargers

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Technology
EV Life

Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid installs its first of 100 trial V2G chargers

Nissan electric car owners help with trial to demonstrate the ease, efficiency and cost savings of zero-emissions driving

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Volvo Cars and Geely Auto deepen their collaboration ready for the expansion in electric car use

The joint venture will open up markets and see shared modular architectures for Geely Holdings electric car brands that also includes Lotus and Polestar

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

More images of Audi’s beautiful new zero-emissions e-Tron GT high-performance electric car

We take a deeper look at the German carmakers new e-Tron GT and RS e-Tron GT that was launched yesterday

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Zap-Map signs up ESB Energy to new electric car and vehicle payment platform

Zap-Pay allows electric car drivers to pay for charging simply and easily across different networks

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

Jedlix launches their free smart charging app in the UK to lower the price of electric car charging from more sustainable energy sources

Cheaper charging for BMW i3, Jaguar I-Pace, Renault Zoe 40 and Tesla electric cars with latest Jedlix app

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Mazda is the first original equipment manufacturer to join the eFuel Alliance

Electrification is a key pillar within Mazda’s multi-solution strategy

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, to address 2020 EV Summit

Transport secretary to deliver keynote speech on the future of electric cars and emobility in the UK

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Design
EV Life

Renault 5 Prototype story: Finding inspiration in the past to design for the future

French carmaker releases second video in its series documenting the creation of the new Renault 5 Prototype electric car

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Second life instead of premature recycling for used Audi e-Tron electric car batteries

Audi Environmental Foundation and start-up Nunam enter into second project phase for solar nanogrids

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
EV Life

Cutting-edge electric motorcycle battery development helping to shape the future for electric cars and emobility

Williams Advanced Engineering developed Project Triumph TE-1 e-powertrain and advanced battery system sets new standards for electric motorcycles

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Biz

Guest editor David Watson, CEO at Ohme, believes data must drive the UK's transition to electric vehicles

Energy companies, consumers and OEMs alike will benefit from a demand-led, insights-driven market as we embark on the electrification journey

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David Watson

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
EV Life

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

Watt Electric Vehicle Company creates new platform enabling low-to-medium volume vehicle manufacturers to go electric without a huge cost burden

The new platform can be applied to almost any size or shape of electric vehicle from sports cars to buses

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Dutch students build electric car from recycled material

Electric car made from waste has a top speed of 56mph (90kph) with a range up to 137 miles (220km)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

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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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
EV Life

ubitricity is now the UK’s largest public electric car and vehicle charging network

ZapMap shows that ubitricity now has 2,554 charge points across the country

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Volkswagen Group sets out its road map for the future with the emphasis on electric cars and battery technology

The group plans to offer a wider range of zero-emissions cars, with 27 using it’s MEB electric platform by 2022

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

Apple targets electric car production by 2024 and looks at new battery technology

Inside sources say that computer and phone giant looking at producing longer-range electric car batteries

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Autonomous
EV Life

Volkswagen ID.BUZZ will be the first vehicle from the group to offer autonomous driving as an option

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles moves ahead with autonomous driving research and development for Mobility as a Service

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
EV Life

ŠKODA Enyaq iV electric car shows leading drag coefficient results in its vehicle class

With efficient aerodynamics ŠKODA’s new electric sports utility vehicle will offer up to 323 miles (520km) of range

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Life

Production of the new all-electric Skoda Enyaq iV starts at Mladá Boleslav

The new plant will be able to produce up to 350 of zero-emission electric cars daily

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Sustainability
EV Life

Nissan announces plans for major expansion of renewable energy at Sunderland Plant

New development would result in 20 percent of the plant’s energy coming from renewables for a cleaner and more sustainable community

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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