Tag : EV

NewMotion highlights continued EV growth in Europe

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An increase in EV charging sessions to more than half a million were witnessed by NewMotion in 2017, latest figures reveal.

Tritium announces major European expansion

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Tritium has opened a new sales, service, training and testing facility for Europe in Amsterdam, Netherlands as it commits to the European EV market.

Renault ends Zoe compulsory battery lease in France

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Renault has announced that it will no longer force customers of the Zoe electric car to take out a battery lease.

250-miles in 15 minutes promised by Porsche’s new EV

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Porsche reveals second electric car concept with 800V system, enabling 400-kilometre range in 15 minutes.

Dyson seeks additional 300 automotive workforce for EV project

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Dyson is looking to employ a further 300 people in “automotive” positions, as it works towards developing its first electric vehicle.

480km Jaguar I-Pace pricing and spec revealed

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Jaguar has revealed pricing, a 480km range and final production specification for its first electric vehicle: the I-Pace.

Hyundai Kona Electric revealed with 292-mile WLTP range

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Hyundai has revealed the electric version of the Kona compact SUV, confirming a range of almost 300 miles under the new WLTP cycle and rapid 100kW charging capability.

Rotary power returns as part of Mazda’s eco range

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Mazda has confirmed its first electric car will be available with an optional range extender; the first rotary engine fitted to its production models since the RX-8 coupe was discontinued in 2012.

Smaller electric vans hit parity with diesels

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Running costs for smaller electric vans are already on a level as diesel rivals, enabling an extra 80,000 to take to Europe’s roads, a new study has indicated.

Hyundai Kona Electric details leaked ahead of reveal

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Hyundai has begun taking pre-orders for the Kona Electric in South Korea, hinting at a model range which is likely to be echoed when it launches in Europe this summer.

Audi to lighten grid load under EV pilot project

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Audi is following in the footsteps of carmakers such as Tesla, Mercedes and Nissan in exploring energy storage technology as it overcome concerns of the impact of EVs on grid load.

BP to roll out EV rapid chargers in Europe

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BP sites in the UK and Europe will get electric vehicle rapid chargers from later this year as the oil giant seeks to keep pace with the transition away from petrol and diesel.

SAIC starts initial deliveries of Maxus EV80 electric vans

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SAIC Mobility Europe, a division of Chinese vehicle manufacturer SAIC, has started deliveries of its zero-emission Maxus EV80 vans in Europe ahead of the brand’s full launch in 2019.

Pan-European ultra-fast charging network to focus on urban areas

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Dutch charging firm Allego along with Nordic charge point operator Fortum Charge & Drive are planning to develop a pan-European interoperable charging network, focusing on metropolitan areas and along highways.

PSA to electrify across all brands and reenter US market

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PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares has confirmed that every model of PSA vehicle will be offered with electrification as an option, at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit.

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.

The EV charging arms race

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Craig Thomas looks at plans by car manufacturers to collaborate on a pan-European EV charging network.

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.