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Infiniti to electrify all new models from 2021

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Infiniti is to introduce its first pure electric vehicle from 2021 as it pushes ahead with plans to only launch vehicles with electrified powertrains from this date.

GASAG and Ubitricity partner to offer new e-mobility solutions

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GASAG and Ubitricity want to promote electromobility in cities with smart EV charge cables and pay-per-koliwatt-hour electricity tariffs.

Kia confirms 16 electrified vehicles by 2025

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Kia has outlined plans to offer 16 electrified vehicles by 2025, including new hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles, as well as an all-new hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) in 2020.

BMW and MINI ranges to adopt i3 traction control tech

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BMW is set to roll out the traction control system from the i3 electric car across all future BMW and MINI products as it shows how electric vehicle tech can be used to enhance …

World’s ‘first’ zero-emission neutral vehicles created by Deutsche Post

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Deutsche Post DHL Group is trialling particulate filters on StreetScooter test vans, said to create the first emissions-neutral vehicle.

Volkswagen e-Crafter starts fleet trials

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Volkwagen’s new e-Crafter van has started fleet trials with an international group of major customers.

Belgian charging network connects France and Netherlands

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Belgium’s UNIT-E charging network has added 25 rapid chargers along key routes spanning between the French and Dutch borders, enabling easier long-distance travel for electric vehicles.

EQUA Index extended to electric vehicles

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Emissions Analytics has extended its EQUA Index programme to test electric vehicles.

50% Toyota global sales to be electrified by 2030

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Toyota estimates half of the company’s global sales will be electrified by 2030.

Volvo’s Polestar reveals first markets for debut plug-in hybrid

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Volvo’s spin-off performance subsidiary has announced the first six markets for its Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid.

EU-LIVE takes on the Twizy with new EV mobility solution

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The European EU-LIVE consortium has revealed a new electrified mobility solution for the L5e category – a segment in-between two and four wheels with speeds of more than 50km/h.

New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter gets connected solutions and electric version

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The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will bring a holistic approach to van operations, offering latest connectivity to bring an integrated system solution along with an all-electric version to follow.

Jeep confirms plug-in hybrid power for new Wrangler

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Jeep‘s new Wrangler will include plug-in hybrid power, the American company has confirmed.

Toyota plant to produce electricity and hydrogen from renewables

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Toyota is to build a power plant capable of producing water, electricity and hydrogen using bio-waste as a fuel.

Electric vehicle adoption has reached a turning point, says Jato Dynamics

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This year has represented a turning point for electric vehicle adoption, with sales in key regions increasing significantly, Jato Dynamics says.

Road Test: Smart ForFour Electric Drive

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Smart’s first four-seat EV is clever, but compromised, says Alex Grant.

ABB wins contract for 15 new fast chargers in Iceland

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Iceland’s Reykjavik Energy has awarded a public sector tender to install 15 new fast chargers to ABB.

Ford and Zotye partner for China EV joint venture

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Ford and privately owned Chinese automobile manufacturer Zotye have inked a deal to develop and manufacture electric vehicles under a new Chinese brand as they also explore the market for mobility services.

Siemens drives electromobility focus with Ubitricity investment

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Siemens Energy Management is to work with Ubitricity to develop electromobility solutions including for fleets.

Electric Corsa to debut in 2020 under Opel turnaround plans

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Opel, and sibling Vauxhall, is to debut a next-generation electric Corsa and a plug-in hybrid version of its Grandland X crossover by 2020 under post-takeover plans to bring the company back into profit.

Eon confirms pan-European EV charging, with solutions for fleets

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Utility company, Eon, has launched a Europe-wide electric mobility initiative, including ultra-fast workplace charging points and a network enabling EV drivers to get from the UK to Romania by 2020.

Carmakers push ahead with plans for pan-European 350kW EV charging network

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BMW Group, Daimler, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group have committed to plans to launch a network of 400 ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles along major European routes.

Enel enters U.S. electric mobility market

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Italian utility company, Enel, has acquired charging point manufacturer eMotorWerks, with a view to incorporate its vehicle-to-grid technology platform as part of its global product offer.

Global petrol demand could peak before 2030

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Oil analysts have predicted peak demand for petrol could occur as soon as 2030, according to a report by Wood Mackenzie.

Tokyo Motor Show 2017

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International Fleet World's round-up of the most important headlines from the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. Next Lexus LS to debut autonomous drive technology by Alex Grant - Lexus has revealed a concept version of ...

Honda enhances its future of EVs and plug-in hybrids

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Honda has confirmed its future line up will include more hybrid vehicles and, for the first time, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) models from here forward.

Nissan showcases electric crossover and performance Leaf

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As well as joining Formula E for the fifth season, Nissan has unveiled a brace of EV concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show 2017.

Shell to debut subscription-free EV rapid charging service in UK

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Shell has announced the opening of a new on-forecourt Electric Vehicle (EV) rapid charging service called Shell Recharge.

Fuso eCanter becomes first light EV truck with CCS rapid charging

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Series produced Fuso eCanter is the first electrically powered light truck to be equipped with CCS rapid charging technology.

Multinationals make global fleet commitments to shift to EVs

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Global firms including LeasePlan, Ikea and Deutsche Post DHL Group have pledged to migrate their fleets and infrastructure over to electric vehicles by 2030 under a new initiative.