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Nov 26, 2020 - 09:41 pm

£3.5m for 150 new charge points in Cornwall

England’s southwestern tip, Cornwall, will see the installation of 150 charge points. It is like a last goodbye from Europe as the Council secured £2.9m through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Council is committing the remaining £725,000.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 09:39 pm

SmartSTEP: smart charging trial enters new phase

Energy consultancy Element Energy is to lead a government-funded consortium to deliver new on-street charging infrastructure enabled by smart meters. The consortium includes Trojan Energy, Octopus Energy, and Landis+Gyr, a provider of energy management solutions.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 08:44 pm

Royal Household not amused over common charging

A couple living in a property belonging to the Royal Household have said they are facing eviction over electric car charging. Having been forced to spend more time at home in lockdown, they used a common socket without permission.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 07:38 pm

CTEK & EVC plan 100,000 charging stations in the UK

Sweden’s CTEK, an early maker of battery management solutions, and Brighton-based EVC announced a new partnership to supply EV charging equipment and services in the UK. The order includes 100,000 units which EVC apparently wants to roll-out for free.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 07:00 pm

Arcola Energy presents hydrogen powertrain platform

The British Arcola Energy announced a new proprietary fuel cell powertrain platform, designed for heavy-duty vehicle applications. The ‘A-Drive’ architecture offers a “drop-in replacement” for diesel-based powertrains and is scalable, according to Arcola.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 06:12 pm

Swiss town moves ahead with full fleet electrification

VBSH, the public transport authority of the Swiss town of Schaffhausen has ordered the remaining 13 electric buses in an existing order with Spain’s Irizar following successful testing. They expect delivery to start next summer as VBSH aims to convert the entire city bus fleet to electric by 2028.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 05:52 pm

Hamburg: VHH manages e-bus fleet across 11 depots

The city of Hamburg is becoming a beacon of bus electrification. The Senate decided to make electric bus purchasing compulsory this year and the growing number of e-buses changes the depots. Operator VHH has therefore turned to PSI Transcom to implement PSIeBus.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 05:29 pm

Kia UK partners with BP Chargemaster & Pod Point

Kia Motors UK has teamed up with both BP Chargemaster and Pod Point to offer electric car drivers preferential terms for the provision of a home charge point. Kia says home charging would cost less than £3 depending on tariffs.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 03:26 pm

Project RECOVAS to commercialise battery reuse in UK

A British consortium looks to establish a circular end-of-life supply chain ending in the UK’s first recycling facility for automotive battery packs on a commercial scale. Granted support through the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), project RECOVAS collects most of Britain’s remaining automotive players and specialists.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 02:56 pm

Renault Captur PHEV now on sale in the UK

Renault releases the Captur E-TECH plug-in hybrid in the UK. Priced from £30,995 in the S Edition, the PHEV version of the best-selling Captur range is available with immediate effect. A hybrid powertrain will follow in 2021.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 02:24 pm

Aiways drives expansion with U5 electric SUV

China’s Aiways is driving its European expansion as the company’s first electric SUV reaches new customers. The EV maker has named the Netherlands as next destination this November, following an earlier market launch in Germany and parts of France.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 12:52 pm

Daimler & Geely join forces for hybrid powertrain R&D

Daimler and its Chinese shareholder Geely are tightening the knots they share as they agree to cooperate in the development and production of hybrid drives. The two automotive groups intend to use synergies in their global research and development networks.

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Nov 20, 2020 - 01:48 pm

Enel X sets up offices in Shanghai as Enel X China

Enel X, the e-mobility subsidiary of Italy’s energy group Enel, is expanding into China. Enel X China has opened an office in Shanghai and will offer its charging infrastructure products and services in the world’s largest EV market.

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Nov 20, 2020 - 12:42 pm

Jobs at Tesla: Giga Berlin hires for cell & car production

Tesla has begun hiring staff for battery cell production at Giga Berlin in Grünheide. Reports say the company would also look to finding personnel in vehicle assembly starting in January. Up to 7,000 employees would then help build a slightly modified Model Y for the markets in Europe.

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Nov 20, 2020 - 11:57 am

GM accelerates EV development & raises investment

General Motors is increasing its spending, launching an “all-out pursuit of global EV leadership,” GM CEO Mary Barra announced. By 2025, the US carmaker wants to have 30 electric models and intends to raise investment from 20 to 27 billion US dollars.

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Nov 19, 2020 - 10:19 pm

Karma is out to get Lordstown

Another lawsuit of electric carmaker against carmaker has made it to the US courts. Karma Automotive filed a federal lawsuit against Lordstown Motors, accusing the Ohio company of theft of intellectual property, breach of contract and poaching. It is not the design this time though but pure Infotainment.

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Nov 19, 2020 - 09:46 pm

The Vatican plans to electrify entire fleet

The Pope has been seen in electric vehicles for some time. Now, his court, the Vatican will follow the example and switch all service vehicles to electric. Distances in Vatican City State were short enough, expressed officials.

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Nov 19, 2020 - 09:23 pm

FCA & Kaluza to build smart charging for Fiat 500 in UK

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has teamed up with energy platform Kaluza to develop smarter charging services for its customers. The first stage of development will see a new charging service offered to Fiat 500 EV customers, using the Kaluza platform.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 09:39 pm

BYD & Didi Chuxing reveal electric car for ride-sharing

With the D1, Chinese manufacturer BYD and Asia’s Uber, Didi Chuxing have unveiled an electric car for the express purpose of ride-hailing. The partners have obviously been “inspired” by the VW ID.3 in their design, but the technology shows ingenuity.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 08:43 pm

ChargePoint integrates with Apple CarPlay

Operator ChargePoint now works together with Apple CarPlay. The new integration transmits charging data so that drivers can access charging information directly via their vehicle’s infotainment system.

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Nov 11, 2020 - 08:20 pm

Volkswagen begins building battery lab in Chattanooga

Volkswagen of America began construction of its Battery Engineering Lab at its Chattanooga Engineering and Planning Center last night. The 22 million dollar facility will test and validate electric vehicle cells and battery packs for the North American region.

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Nov 11, 2020 - 07:17 pm

BMW iX: Series design of single tech flagship (gallery)

BMW presents the series design of its concept BMW iNext, which buyers will know as the BMW iX once the all-electric car rolls off the lines next year. And, the design the company put on digital display today is recognisable if not polarising. There is also news on technology.

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Nov 10, 2020 - 10:16 pm

AU: Chargefox opens high power charging site #18

Chargefox has opened its first ultra-rapid charging station in Western Australia, the eighteenth nationally. The EV charging network provider has also signed a deal with Volvo following similar agreements with other major carmakers.

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Nov 9, 2020 - 08:30 pm

Genoa is getting electric buses from Irizar

Irizar has started supplying electric buses to Genoa. A total of 14 electric buses are scheduled to arrive in the Italian port city by the end of this month. The Spanish manufacturer is also making the charging infrastructure to equip the depot.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/11/26/3-5m-for-150-new-charge-points-in-cornwall/
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