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Daimler strengthens R&D footprint in China with new Tech Center in Beijing

R&D Tech Center China will significantly accelerate Daimler-Mercedes Benz’s product development, especially electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Audi Sport testing the RS Q e-tron electric vehicle (EV) ready for the Dakar Rally

Heat testing, especially battery monitoring, could help road car performance in the future

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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General Motors (GM) reveals new electric vehicle (EV) motors to power an all-electric future

New electric car motors have been designed and developed in-house with GM propulsion software

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April 6, 2021

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

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

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
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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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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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Pioneering electric vehicle trial results in world’s most advanced battery ‘digital twin’ capable of predicting battery lifetime

Research could help electric vehicle manufacturers, fleet operators, insurance providers, transport authorities, councils and private electric vehicle owners

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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MAHLE Powertrain and Allotrope Energy unveil breakthrough electric vehicle (EV) battery technology

New technology is free from rare-earth metals, fully recyclable and could charge an electric moped in just 90 seconds

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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General Motors (GM) to invest in next-generation battery facility to lower the price of their electric cars

New gigafactory battery facility in the US will expand design capabilities of future battery chemistries and increase electric vehicle (EV) range in the future

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April 6, 2021

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Conversions
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The Aston Martin DB6 remastered by Lunaz as a zero-emissions electric car

New limited edition electric Aston Martin DB6 models are expected to have a price tag of at least $1million

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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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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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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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Best electric hypercars and supercars

ElectricDrives brings you our pick of the best performance electric vehicles (EVs) available or on the way soon

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April 6, 2021

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Aviation
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ABB partners with Lilium to provide charging infrastructure for regional electric air mobility

Lilium Jet seven-Seater Lilium has an expected range of 155 miles (250km) with an average speed of 175mph (282km)

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April 6, 2021

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Air Quality
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Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited (EAV) demand action after World Health Organisation (WHO) reports seven million premature deaths from air pollution

EAV suggests lighter weight zero-emission electric vehicles (EVs) that produce lower tyre and braking particles

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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Lotus reveals new adaptable vehicle architecture for next generation of electric sports cars

New architecture will be used on the Lotus’ first electric hypercar scheduled for launch in 2026 as well as for third-party clients

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April 6, 2021

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Aviation
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Video of Rolls-Royce’s Spirit of Innovation electric aeroplane taking to the skies for the first time

First flight of this electric aircraft signals a huge step towards the global transition to cleaner flying

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Best reasons for driving an electric car over a hydrogen vehicle

Volkswagen offers the top five reasons why electric vehicles (EVs) are the most efficient and sustainable

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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Electric carmaker Polestar doubles the size of its UK R&D team

UK R&D team will play a crucial role in the development of the Polestar Precept electric vehicle (EV)

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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Volkswagen takes the next step towards developing and producing electric car batteries

Volkswagen opens state-of-the-art cell laboratory in Salzgitter, Germany that could reduce battery prices by 50 percent

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April 6, 2021

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Design
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Kia opts for low noise Kumho tyres on its new EV6 electric vehicle (EV)

Low noise tyres help with electric car driver experience and noise pollution

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
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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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Range
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Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car breaks another Guinness World Record

Mach-E electric vehicle now has three Guinness World Records that all help to reduce range and charging anxieties

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
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2021 EV Summit guests and passers-by greeted by the latest in electric vehicle (EV) technology

University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School exhibiting the Hyundai IONIQ 5, LeasePlan’s Arrival Truck and the Polestar 2

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April 6, 2021

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Decarbonisation
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2021 EV Summit kicks off at University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School

World’s most significant emobility leaders gather to explore how to advance battery-electric mobility for a cleaner and more sustainable future

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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Unique battery technology keeps Fiat Professional’s E-Ducato electric van on the road

New technology allows the E-Ducato to continue the journey even if one of its battery modules drop out

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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Volta Zero all-electric truck embarks on UK customer roadshow

Volta Trucks will kick off their UK tour at the 2021 EV Summit which attracts the world’s emobility leaders to drive electrification and sustainable transport

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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UK-Based consortium formed to develop prototype solid state batteries for electric vehicles (EVs)

Solid state batteries offer the advantage of holding more charge which leads to increased range for electric cars

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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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Audi Sport testing the RS Q e-tron electric vehicle (EV) ready for the Dakar Rally

Trialling on rough terrain saw speeds of up to 112mph (180kph) in temperatures of up to 34°C

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April 6, 2021

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Luxury Cars
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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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Commercial
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Volta Trucks reveals the first real-world trials of the prototype Volta Zero electric truck

Customer specification zero-emissions electric trucks designed for inner-city logistics will be ready in 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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REE Automotive awarded £12.5 million funding from UK Government to develop REEcorner electric vehicle (EV) technology

The investment will be part of a project that could save nearly 32 million tonnes of carbon emissions

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April 6, 2021

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Safety
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What tyres should you choose for your electric car?

UK charity TyreSafe offers advice on the best tyres when it comes to safety, efficiency and range improvement for electric vehicles (EVs)

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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How durable and hard-wearing are electric cars?

Ford launches torture-test video of Mustang Mach-E to reassure customers of the durability of electric vehicles (EVs)

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April 6, 2021

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Development
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GKN Automotive developing advanced cooling technology for Jaguar Racing’s Formula E electric race cars

This technology is not just essential for progression on the track but also the road for electric vehicles (EVs) in the future

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
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Audi unveil their new skysphere concept electric car of the future

Zero-emissions luxury roadster features touring and sports modes with adjustable wheelbase and offers 311 miles (500km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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CATL unveils its first generation of sodium-ion batteries for electric cars

New batteries offer good energy density, quick charging and work well in low temperatures

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April 6, 2021

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Recycling
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Second-life electric car battery hubs set to power ŠKODA retailers in Europe

Hubs extend the useful life of old electric vehicle (EV) battery packs by up to 15 years

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April 6, 2021

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Concept
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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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Range
EV Life

Which Tesla electric car has the best range?

Tesla’s Model S offers to up 405 miles (651km) of range

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
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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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April 6, 2021

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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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April 6, 2021

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

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

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April 6, 2021

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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
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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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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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April 6, 2021

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

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

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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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
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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
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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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April 6, 2021

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Charging
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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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April 6, 2021

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Range
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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
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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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April 6, 2021

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Motorsport
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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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April 6, 2021

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Performance
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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
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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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April 6, 2021

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Autonomous
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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
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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
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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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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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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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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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April 6, 2021

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

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

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April 6, 2021

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Top Women in EV
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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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April 21, 2021

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Development
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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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April 6, 2021

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Climate
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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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April 6, 2021

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Batteries
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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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Commercial
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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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April 6, 2021

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Development
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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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April 6, 2021

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Development
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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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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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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
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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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April 6, 2021

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SUV
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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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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
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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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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
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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
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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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