Tag: London

Mar 30, 2020 - 12:38 pm

From intense speed to intensive care

Formula E and the FIA recently announced that the 2019/20 season will be completely suspended for at least two months due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The season finale of the E racing series is still planned for London’s ExCeL venue in July, but medical usage may prove more prudent.

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Mar 23, 2020 - 02:41 pm

London suspends road tolls during pandemic

London is suspending all road tolls from today to ensure that all employees in “critical professions” can move freely in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and amidst resulting tube suspensions. The city will not enforce the congestion charge and ULEZ until further notice.

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Feb 20, 2020 - 09:57 pm

London opens all-electric double-deck bus route 94

London now got its third all-electric double-deck bus line on route 94, running between Acton Green and Piccadilly Circus. The electrification of route 94 brings the current total of electric double-deck buses in the capital to 280.

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Feb 19, 2020 - 03:11 pm

Hackney to install 182 charging points this year

The London Borough of Hackney announced plans to construct an additional 182 electric vehicle charging points over the course of this year. At the same time, the Council is launching a feasibility study into the rapid expansion of charging infrastructure in the borough.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 02:49 pm

London doubles scrapping premium

In order to accelerate the switch to electric vehicles, London is doubling the scrapping premium for old vans with combustion engines to £7,000 (around 8,288 euros). Those who switch to an electric transporter even receive 9,500 pounds (approximately 11,248 euros) from the city.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 03:24 pm

Honda & Moixa launch their first V2G project in London

Honda and Moixa have teamed up to launch the first fruit of their pan-European cooperation. Smart chargers with vehicle-to-grid technology have been installed in London’s borough Islington and foretell a future of bi-directional charging via CCS.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 07:44 pm

UK: EV Energy Taskforce launches final report

Britain’s EV Energy Taskforce launched their final report in central London today. It includes 21 proposals on which 350 actors from industry, academia and politics agreed upon. However, it may prove a toothless yet bold talking tiger when it comes to regulation, for now.

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Dec 23, 2019 - 10:06 pm

London invests in another 1000 charging points

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, the TfL and London Councils are investing £4 million across 29 boroughs to install 1,000 new electric vehicle charging points in residential areas throughout the British capital.

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Dec 22, 2019 - 11:54 am

Tesla installs first 3rd-gen Superchargers in Europe

Tesla has installed eight third-generation Superchargers with charging capacities of up to 250 kW outside North America in London. It is also the 500th location in Europe. But there are also news about the Supercharger network from other countries.

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Dec 2, 2019 - 04:04 pm

Gnewt marks 10 million zero-emission deliveries

The London-based electric delivery fleet Gnewt has delivered it’s 10 millionth parcel emissions-free. The company estimates to have saved a total of 2.3 million kg of CO2 compared to standard diesel delivery. Gnewt currently operates a 120-strong EV fleet.

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Oct 24, 2019 - 12:10 pm

Dynamo Taxi: London’s first all-electric cab

London is getting an all-electric taxi. The Dynamo Taxi presented now and officially approved by Transport for London (TfL) is based on the Nissan e-NV200 Evalia and has been modified by the British company Dynamo for taxi use.

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Oct 14, 2019 - 04:34 pm

22 more BYD-ADL electric buses for London

BYD’s British partnership with ADL has delivered another 22 electric buses to Transport for London (TfL) operator Go-Ahead London. The latter has now received a total of 98 electric buses from BYD ADL with a new model being on the way.

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Aug 15, 2019 - 07:46 pm

BP opens first 150kW chargers at UK service station

BP Chargemaster has opened its first 150kW chargers on BP forecourts in the Greater London area. The plan is for BP service stations across the UK to get 400 of the so-called Ultracharge 150 units by 2021 as part of the Polar network.

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Jul 27, 2019 - 03:07 pm

Forsee Power delivers batteries to London

The French company Forsee Power will equip 34 electric buses from Portuguese manufacturer CaetanoBus with its battery systems. The buses are to be delivered to London from the first quarter of 2020, where they will serve two electric bus routes.

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Jul 20, 2019 - 02:48 pm

Royal Mail rolls out another 190 electric vans

In London and the South East, Royal Mail is rolling another out 190 electric vans, which will join the 100 electric van fleet already operating in the area. Notably, vans in this fleet will be painted green, unlike the traditional red colour of Royal Mail.

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30.03.2020 12:27