Tag: London

Sep 23, 2021 - 03:30 pm

Battery lifespan project takes shape in the UK

The battery analytics specialist Silver Power System partnered with Imperial College, London EV Company (LEVC) and JSCA, the research and development division of Watt Electric Vehicle Company, on an electric vehicle battery research programme designed to predict battery lifespan.

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Sep 21, 2021 - 02:34 pm

Addison Lee to electrify fleet with ID.4s by 2023

London’s largest taxi and hire car company Addison Lee has announced that it will only use purely electric cars from 2023. Addison Lee already has 650 electric cars in service. From November, 200 VW ID.4s are to be added every month.

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Aug 26, 2021 - 12:36 pm

Connected Kerb expands to South London

Connected Kerb is working with the London borough of Lambeth in the South of the British capital. The partners want to install 22 EV chargers across eleven council estates for drivers who do not have access to off-street parking.

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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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Aug 4, 2021 - 03:11 pm

Lyreco receives Renault electric vans in the UK

In the UK, Lyreco has just received 17 Renault Master E-Tech electric delivery vans.  Renault says “Europe’s leading distributor of workplace products” has chosen the all-electric light commercial vehicle for its London multidrop operation.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Mercedes driver de Vries takes the lead in Formula E

After races 12 and 13 of the season in London, Mercedes-EQ driver Nyck de Vries has taken the lead in the Formula E World Championship. Two 2nd places were enough for the Dutch driver. The races were won by Jake Dennis in the BMW and Alex Lynn in the Mahindra.

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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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Jun 17, 2021 - 03:15 pm

BYD-ADL scores largest e-bus order in the UK to date

The electric bus cooperation between BYD and ADL announces the largest order in the UK to date. The public transport operator, RATP Dev in London, ordered 195 new electric buses from BYD-ADL, including 127 double-deckers and 68 solo buses.

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May 5, 2021 - 10:39 am

Genesis to release three all-electric cars in Europe

Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis has announced details of its European debut this year. Sales will launch in Germany, Switzerland and Great Britain this summer, initially with combustion models. From the end of 2021, Genesis promises three pure electric cars are to follow.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 04:48 pm

Siemens and Westminster City Council reach 1K chargers

In the UK, Westminster City Council and Siemens have installed more than 1,000 on-street EV charging points in the City of Westminster, London. The council, working in partnership with Siemens GB&I, installed the 1,000th EV charging point in April 2021 and are on track to deliver another 500 chargers by April 2022.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 05:09 pm

Uber Green launches in London

The ride-hailing service Uber has launched its ‘Uber Green’ service in London. Uber users in central London can now request zero-emission vehicle instead of wholly or partly fossil-fuelled cars.

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Mar 10, 2021 - 01:21 pm

UK announces zero-emissions innovation fund

In the UK, innovative ideas for zero-emission vehicles could benefit from a share of a £20 million funding pot announced by the British  Department for Transport today. The DfT plans to launch a research and development competition in the field of e-mobility.

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Feb 13, 2021 - 05:58 pm

Zerro: First hydrogen ambulance with fuel cell REx

The first hydrogen ambulance will come to London later this year built by conversion specialist Ulemco. Named Zerro (short for Zero Emission Rapid Response Operations), Ulemco teams up with Lyra Electronics, Ocado and Promech Technologies for realising the fuel-cell-range-extended EV.

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Dec 10, 2020 - 11:44 am

Santa’s helper to run emission-free

An all-electric Citroën ë-Dispatch aka Citroën ë-Jumpy will help London Christmas Tree Rental to deliver its trees for Christmas. As part of the initiative, the electric vehicle will travel more than 2,000 miles and save more than 428 kg of CO2 compared to an equivalent diesel van.

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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 12, 2020 - 07:41 pm

Greenpeace asks Boris Johnson to quit playing around

Greenpeace activists showed that protest is possible even in times of social distancing with an unusual move in London. They steered two remote-controlled electric toy cars to the seat of government at 10 Downing Street to deliver their message.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 02:06 pm

London borough prepares for fleet electrification

The Council of the North London borough Islington has received its first six Renault Zoe. The arrival of the new vehicles also coincides with the upgrade of its fleet charging infrastructure. The rest of the 500 vehicle fleet is to follow in further electrification efforts.

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Sep 30, 2020 - 06:10 pm

Total take on the Source London charging network

Total is set to take over operation of London’s oldest electric vehicle charging network Source London as the petrol-chemical company announced the acquisition of Bolloré’s Blue Point London today. The transaction is to be completed by year’s end.

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Aug 27, 2020 - 05:47 pm

Hidden kerbside EV charging by Trojan Energy in London

Startup company Trojan Energy is trialling electric vehicle chargers that are only visible when a car is charging. The Subsurface Technology for Electric Pathways (STEP) project will see 200 kerbside chargers installed across the London boroughs of Brent and Camden.

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Aug 13, 2020 - 01:47 pm

V2G electric bus project takes off in London

A large vehicle-to-grid project with electric buses has now been launched at a bus depot in North London. The Bus2Grid project is testing V2G systems with an initial 28 electric double-decker buses with which more than 1 MW of energy can be fed back into the grid.

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Aug 10, 2020 - 05:19 pm

BMW sets up eDrive zones in the UK

BMW’s eDrive zone technology is being introduced in the UK to ensure that their plug-in hybrid cars stay clean in London’s Ultra Low Emissions Zones. The zones have been launched in Birmingham and London so far, and can be downloaded via an over-the-air software update.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/23/battery-lifespan-project-takes-shape-in-the-uk/
23.09.2021 15:23