Tag: England

Nov 28, 2022 - 12:31 pm

London to be fully covered by the ULEZ

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed that he will expand the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) London-wide. The expansion will come into effect on Tuesday 29 August 2023 and will operate across all of London up to the existing Low Emission Zone boundary.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 11:59 am

UK to drop EV tax exemption in 2025

Great Britain is abolishing the vehicle tax exemption for electric vehicles. As announced by the British Ministry of Finance, from 1 April 2025, the so-called Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) must also be paid for electric cars, vans and motorbikes – but initially at a manageable rate.

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Nov 10, 2022 - 03:45 pm

Ionity to hit UK charging network targets before due date

In the UK, Ionity says it has already completed upgrading all eight of Extra MSA Group’s countrywide motorway service areas (MSAs) to six ultra-rapid chargers – ahead of UK government scheduled targets. Ionity is also installing ultra-fast charging at Gateshead’s Metrocentre in Newcastle.

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Nov 10, 2022 - 11:48 am

BMW considers manufacturing EVs in Oxford

BMW will apparently continue to have electric cars produced in England for the Mini brand and will convert the plant in Oxford for this purpose – or is at least considering it. According to a media report, the board of directors wants to make a decision to this effect before the end of the year.

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Sep 24, 2022 - 11:12 am

50 ADL double-decker e-buses for Manchester area

British bus builder Alexander Dennis (ADL) has received an order for 50 electric double-decker buses from Transport for Greater Manchester. The buses are planned for the first phase of the Bee Network bus system that is due to launch in Wigan and Bolton in September 2023.

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Aug 23, 2022 - 03:05 pm

Britishvolt’s CEO Orral Najdari steps down

The battery cell manufacturer Britishvolt has announced the resignation of its founder and CEO Orral Nadjari. Graham Hoare, currently Britishvolt’s deputy CEO and president of global operations, will temporarily take over as CEO.

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Aug 17, 2022 - 01:28 pm

Loop Energy is setting up a factory in the UK

Canadian fuel cell specialist Loop Energy will extend its presence in Europe later this month by expanding into the UK. The company plans to set up a production facility just outside of London to produce fuel cell components.

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Jul 28, 2022 - 03:08 pm

Britishvolt receives additional funding for UK battery gigafactory

The budding British battery cell manufacturer Britishvolt has received confirmation from the British government that the company will receive funding from the Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF). However, the exact amount of the funding is not mentioned in the announcement – in January there was talk of 120 million euros.

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Jan 23, 2022 - 01:31 pm

National Express Coventry expects 130 electric double-deckers

National Express Coventry has ordered 130 electric double-decker buses to enter service in Coventry by early 2023. The order follows the city’s targets to go 100% electric by 2025. At present, charging infrastructure is being built at the depots and Pool Meadow bus station.

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Nov 30, 2021 - 05:15 pm

Climate Group launches ZEV Pledge for government fleets

A number of national, regional, state and city governments in the US, Canada, Mexico and the UK have made a commitment to convert their fleets to zero-emission vehicles by 2040. This involves a total of 121,355 vehicles, almost a third of which are medium- or heavy-duty vehicles.

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Nov 15, 2021 - 02:14 pm

Renault Retail Group replaces courtesy cars with EVs

The Renault Retail Group is switching all its courtesy cars to the Renault Zoe. The move affects 143 vehicles spread across the 15 official Renault and Dacia dealerships in England and Wales the Group comprises. The new EVs join 21 Zoe E-Tech that already exist on the 164-strong courtesy car fleet.

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Nov 2, 2021 - 03:48 pm

Leicester to electrify 200 buses by 2030

In England, the city of Leicester has presented a plan that, among other things, envisages converting half of the bus fleet to electric by 2025 and the entire fleet by 2030. This involves more than 200 vehicles.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 03:35 pm

DHL Parcel UK buys 50 Mercedes eSprinter vans

DHL Parcel UK will add 50 new electric vans to their fleet before the year’s end. The logistics company will deploy the 50 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter L2s in Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Leicester, Bristol and Southampton and complement the fleet in London.

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Oct 26, 2021 - 11:59 am

London significantly extends ULEZ zone

The London Metropolitan Government has extended the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to the northern and southern parts of the ring road. The expanded ULEZ is now 18 times the size of the original zone in central London.

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Oct 25, 2021 - 02:38 pm

Envision AESC aims for 38 GWh in Sunderland

The planned Envision AESC battery factory at the Nissan plant in Sunderland, England, will have an annual capacity of 11 GWh when it opens in 2024 and an annual capacity of up to 38 GWh in a potential final expansion stage. Both figures exceed those previously made public.

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Oct 21, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Coventry Gigafactory targets 60 GWh capacity

West Midlands Gigafactory, the public-private joint venture between Coventry City Council and Coventry Airport Ltd, has revealed more targets for the envisioned battery production hub. Their pitch now includes a 60-GWh output with production to start in 2025, but one issue remains.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 01:29 pm

Ford to build electric drive systems in the UK

Ford has announced that it will manufacture components for its electric cars and electric commercial vehicles in Europe at its British transmission plant in Halewood from mid-2024. Halewood thus beat Ford’s transmission plant in Cologne – probably also due to British government subsidies.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 03:43 pm

Seven UK police forces trialling Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford has unveiled a Mustang Mach-E police concept at the Emergency Services Show in Birmingham, following several requests from forces around the country to evaluate the electric SUV. Seven UK forces have either tested the fully electric patrol car or have inquired about the specially-built prototype.

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Sep 7, 2021 - 12:41 pm

Britishvolt begins construction on Blyth factory

Preliminary work has begun on Britishvolt’s battery cell factory in the northern English county of Northumberland. The actual construction of the production facility is scheduled for late autumn or early winter of this year. The planning permission for the large-scale project is dated 6 July 2021.

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Aug 9, 2021 - 03:28 pm

NHS develops electric ambulances with Ford

The British National Health Service (NHS) is planning to purchase a fleet of fully electric ambulances. For this purpose, the NHS will cooperate with Ford and the Venari Group to develop a corresponding vehicle based on the Ford Transit.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 10:58 am

Dynamo Motor announced growth plans

The British Dynamo Motor Company has presented its growth plans. The company plans to hire 275 new employees and increase their conversion capacity to 10,000 vehicles annually by 2026.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 04:49 pm

Fisker to open brand centres in EU & USA in 2022

The Californian electric car manufacturer Fisker gives more details about its plans for branches in the USA and Europe. A series of sales locations is to open starting in L.A, followed by more locations in the USA and Europe.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 12:44 pm

UK battery industrialisation centre opens in Coventry

The UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC) has now been officially opened in the English industrial city of Coventry. The £130 million, 18,500 square metre facility is designed to support UK industry in the development of battery technologies for electrification.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/12/02/toyota-to-develop-fc-hilux-with-uk-government-support/
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