Tag : EV

Opel/Vauxhall confirms three-EV lineup in 2020

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Opel/Vauxhall has confirmed plans to launch two new EVs in 2020, joining its electric Corsa – set to debut in 2019.

Dyson confirms electric vehicle production in Singapore

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Dyson has confirmed plans to construct its first automotive manufacturing facility in Singapore, with the first production car to roll off the line in 2021.

Next-gen DS3 replacement revealed with 300km EV variant

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DS, Groupe PSA’s premium car brand, is entering the electric market with it’s long awaited DS3 replacement, the DS3 Crossback.

Renault to invest more than €1bn in France for EVs

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France is to become a centre of excellence for Renault’s electric vehicles with an investment of more than €1bn in development and production.

EV charging firm Allego acquired by French investment firm

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Paris-based investment firm Meridiam has acquired Dutch EV charging firm Allego from grid company Alliander for an undisclosed amount.

Arval and Public LLD aim to upgrade civil service fleets

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Arval’s Public LLD has launched a new solution called “Energy Transition & Modernisation” adapted to the needs of state and local communities to accelerate their vehicle fleet transformations.

EU sets out plans to become a leader in EV battery tech

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The European Commission has put together a series of measures that would help Europe fight its corner in the electric vehicle battery sector, including the ability to mass-produce battery cells.

Road Test: Volkswagen e-Golf

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A longer range and more power make the electric Golf even easier to live with, explains Alex Grant.

Toyota reveals multiple electrified models

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A new battery-electric C-HR, plug-in hybrid Corolla and Levin models have been revealed by Toyota.

Ikea partners with Renault for car sharing service

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Ikea France has signed up Renault Mobility to provide a car sharing service across its stores.

Electric BMW iX3 and future plans revealed

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BMW has presented its latest electric vehicle, the BMW Concept iX3, as well as laying out future electric plans.

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

10 months ago / 0 comments

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 …