Tag: London

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 26, 2022 - 02:16 pm

London EV charging infrastructure update

City Hall and TfL this week announced the release of land for 100 new ultra-rapid public charging points on London roads. The first 25 of these will be put out to tender on 30 November, and 75 more will follow by late April next year, aiming for all 100 to be operational by the end […]

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Oct 27, 2022 - 04:06 pm

Go-Ahead orders 20 Irizar ie tram electric buses for London

The London transport company Go-Ahead has ordered 20 electric buses and charging infrastructure from the Spanish manufacturer Irizar. The order includes 20 examples of the Irizar ie tram 12-metre electric bus with right-hand drive, as well as two 450 kW pantograph chargers and 100 kW depot chargers.

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Oct 14, 2022 - 03:46 pm

Addison Lee scores deal with BP Pulse in London

Addison Lee, a British chauffeur and courier company, has teamed up with BP Pulse, giving Addison Lee’s EV fleet enhanced access to over 3,000 ultra-fast and rapid EV charge points. The private hire company has pledged to transition to an all-electric fleet by 2023.

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Sep 29, 2022 - 04:13 pm

Westminster targets over 2,000 on-street charge points

Westminster Council has turned to Siemens again to build out lamppost charging in the London borough. 500 new Ubitricity charge points shall link up to the existing network by spring 2023, impressively bringing up the total number of chargers in Westminster.

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Sep 1, 2022 - 02:19 pm

Low-cost EV financing for Uber drivers through Moove

Moove, an African-born fintech start-up, has struck a deal with Uber in London. Moove will provide Uber drivers with electric vehicles through its latest rent-to-buy model. Moove aims to be the largest EV partner on Uber’s platform in London, with plans to scale to 10,000 cars by the end of 2025.

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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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Aug 1, 2022 - 01:05 pm

Dennis and di Grassi win the London Formula E races

Andretti driver Jake Dennis and Venturi driver Lucas di Grassi won races 13 and 14 of the Formula E season in London. In the battle for the championship, Stoffel Vandoorne and his Mercedes team were the big winners even without a race win.

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May 25, 2022 - 11:22 am

TfL issues recall for 90 double-decker buses in the UK

Transport for London (TfL) has taken around 90 MetroDecker EV electric double-decker buses from Switch Mobility off the roads as a precautionary measure after six electric buses of this type burst into flames at the Potters Bar bus garage in Hertfordshire, north of London. TfL says investigations into the cause of the fire are still […]

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Mar 28, 2022 - 03:53 pm

Breathe makes 100 Tesla cars available to London hire drivers

The Mayor of London’s Energy Efficiency Fund (MEEF) announced today it was providing capital Breathe for deploying 100 Tesla Model 3 to private hire drivers, including Uber, in London. The Vehicle-as-a-Service provider is further supported by fintech Zeti’s pay per mile platform ZERO.

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Mar 28, 2022 - 03:06 pm

Arriva opts for Hitachi fleet charging solution at Brixton depot

Arriva, one of London’s biggest bus operators, recently replaced half of the 44 double-decker buses at its Brixton Tramshed depot in south London with new electric vehicles. Zenobē, Arriva’s solution provider, chose Hitachi Energy’s Grid-eMotion Fleet system to charge the 22 e-buses.

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Mar 17, 2022 - 06:45 pm

London Borough of Sutton gets 113 charge points

The London Borough of Sutton is installing 113 new EV charging points across the borough. Sutton Council has teamed up with Siemens and their partner Ubitricity to provide new charging points which use electricity from existing lamp columns.

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Mar 8, 2022 - 12:16 pm

London extends the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ)

London’s ultra-low emission zone will be extended to the whole of Greater London by the end of next year under plans set out by the mayor, Sadiq Khan. Khan has ruled out a proposed £3.50 boundary charge for motorists to enter Greater London, as well as a daily clean air charge, which would apply to […]

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Dec 17, 2021 - 06:51 pm

Arrival shows prototype of ride-hailing car for Uber

British electric vehicle developer Arrival has unveiled the first finished prototype of the Arrival Car, which is being developed with Uber for the ride-hailing business. Arrival will now begin testing the electric car and will incorporate feedback into the next design phase.

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Dec 13, 2021 - 11:11 am

TfL bans scooters on public transport

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that all privately-owned electric scooters and unicycles, including those that can be folded or carried, will be banned on London’s transport network from Monday 13 December.

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Nov 19, 2021 - 11:26 pm

Tevva granted $57m for e-truck development

The UK electric truck manufacturer Tevva has just raised US$57 million through an oversubscribed private placement from new and existing investors. The company says it will use the financing to equip its new London based production facility and quickly scale up manufacturing.

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Nov 15, 2021 - 04:46 pm

London borough of Croydon grows EV charger network

Croydon, London’s southernmost borough, plans to install 60 new electric vehicle charging points before the end of the year, with 20 more expected before February 2022. Many of which are already available, the charge points will appear at 32 different sites across the district.

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Nov 5, 2021 - 04:34 pm

Go-Ahead orders 20 FC buses from Wrightbus

The transport company Go-Ahead has ordered its first fuel cell buses. The order from the Northern Irish manufacturer Wrightbus comprises 20 H2 buses of the type GB Kite Hydroliner in the greater London Gatwick Airport area from June 2022.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/28/london-to-be-fully-covered-by-the-ulez/
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