Tag : EV

Dutch corporate drivers look to employers for charging their electric vehicle

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Three-quarters of Dutch corporate drivers with an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle report that there are not always enough charging stations available at the workplace.

MG confirms launch of three new EVs by 2021

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MG is setting its sights on electrified vehicles to act as the tip of its fleet sales increases with two new plug-in hybrid models and a new EV.

Ford and Volkswagen alliance advance electric and self-driving car developments

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Ford and Volkswagen are to invest billions in advancing electric and self-driving car developments under an enhanced global collaboration.

Volkswagen’s WeShare gets out-of-hours access to supermarket chargers

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Volkswagen’s newly launched WeShare car sharing service in Berlin will be able to additionally charge its cars at Lidl and Kaufland supermarket chains, following a strategic partnership.

Refreshed Renault Zoe sports 390km range

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Renault has made significant improvements to its popular Zoe electric car, with increased range and power options, as well as a restyled look and new DC charging option.

Ionity installs 100th 350kW rapid charger in Europe

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The Ionity network – backed by Volkswagen Group, BMW, Daimler and Ford – has installed its 100th high-power charging site in Rygge, Norway.

Citigo e iV is revealed as Škoda’s first all-electric car

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Škoda reveals its first all-electric production model – the Citigo e iV.

Audi to reveal next stage in electric mobility at Geneva

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Audi has revealed first sketches of its “next stage in electric mobility”; the Audi Q4 e-tron electric car concept.

First interior shot and Honda Urban EV details revealed

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Ahead of the Geneva Motor Show 2019, Honda has revealed the first image of the prototype dashboard of its hotly anticipated battery-electric Urban EV hatchback.

SPIE empowers IONITY electric car rapid charging across Europe

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SPIE has been made responsible for the planning and design of IONITY electric charging stations at strategic locations across Europe.

Nissan Leaf 3.Zero e+ brings 385-km range

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Nissan is introducing a new version of its Leaf EV, which offers a 385km range – the highest yet for the model.

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

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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.