Tag: London

Nov 17, 2018 - 03:12 pm

London receives 36 BYD & ADL electric buses

The cooperation between the electric bus manufacturers BYD and ADL has completed it’s order, as 36 electric buses were delivered to public transport operator RATP Dev in London. The Enviro200 EV electric buses, including infrastructure, were ordered in 2017.

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Nov 3, 2018 - 05:59 pm

London to trial its first ultra-low-emission-vehicle street

The City of London Corporation borough has announced plans for a pilot scheme limiting access to central roads to ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV). The Moor Lane proposal is just one of many to turn parts of London’s historic Square Mile into zero-emissions zones by 2022.

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Nov 1, 2018 - 02:53 pm

Wrightbus presents double decker fuel cell bus

Wrightbus present what they claim to be the world’s first double-decker fuel cell bus at the Euro Bus Expo. The StreetDeck model uses a fuel cell  from Ballard to power a Siemens drivetrain. And, Wrightbus has got an exclusive client at hand.

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Oct 30, 2018 - 07:09 pm

EasyJet to launch first electric aeroplane by 2019

Flying from London to Amsterdam with zero emission? You may not have to wait much longer, at least if the cooperation of EasyJet and Wright Electric continues to progress at lightning speed. The British airline aims to launch an electric aircraft next year.

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Oct 25, 2018 - 06:05 pm

Uniti to build pilot factory for Uniti One in UK

The Swedish electric vehicle startup Uniti has announced their intention to construct a pilot factory for their upcoming city EV in the British Silverstone Park. It will be used to manufacture the Uniti One and serve as a pilot programme for licensed factories around the world, according to the manufacturer.

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Oct 24, 2018 - 08:49 pm

London Uber to charge electric taxi fee

Uber needs their drivers to switch to electric cars in order to continue being able to drive through central London. Therefore the ride-hailing startup that is valued at over 70 billion dollars wants passengers to pay a surcharge.

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Oct 8, 2018 - 03:47 pm

Allego joins Shell & Visa enabling contactless payment

Charging infrastructure provider Allego has launched a global scheme for contactless payment. The first such charging station opened in London today, where Allego works with Shell. A newly developed and certified standard enables payment via EMV (Europay, Mastercard, Visa) with just a touch (NFC).

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Sep 17, 2018 - 02:57 pm

ZF electric drive axle for zero emission buses arrives in UK & US

London’s red double-decker buses will soon approach silently. Busmaker Optare has ordered the AxTrax AVE electric portal axle from ZF to equip 31 buses. Also in the States ZF announces a new chapter in their existing partnership with New Flyer as they are to equip 100 buses with ZF’s technology.

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Aug 29, 2018 - 07:35 pm

Two London councils to ban polluters

Two London borough councils are going to ban all vehicles except ultra-low emission variants in key areas during peak times to reduce air pollution. Starting on September 3rd, petrol, diesel and older hybrids will have to be careful where they drive at times.

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Aug 21, 2018 - 01:25 pm

Char.gy: New player on London lamp post charging scene

Street lights doubling as charging stations will be a sight across all of London. After Siemens and Ubitricty, Britain’s Char.gy has been named as another chosen supplier of the Go-ultra Low City Scheme. The plan is to install 1,150 lamp post chargers by 2020.

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Aug 16, 2018 - 03:13 pm

UK: Siemens & Ubitricity to deliver lamp post charging

Siemens and Berlin-based Ubitricity have been selected to help London improve EV charging infrastructure by retrofitting street lamps. They are 2 of 8 organisations in the Go-ultra Low City Scheme through which London expects to deliver 1,150 charge points by the end of 2020.

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Aug 15, 2018 - 02:13 pm

City of London charging parking fees based on emissions

The City of London Corporation that controls the centre of the British capital is introducing emissions based charges for parking in the Square Mile. Drivers of electric or hybrid vehicles will pay less as emissions are detected automatically through the RingGo app.

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Aug 8, 2018 - 07:03 pm

East London borough installing 24 EV charging bays

The London borough of Waltham Forest decided to install 24 charging bays, which will be reserved for charging EVs exclusively. ChargeMaster will take care of the installation and the stations are to become part of the Polar network.

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Jul 19, 2018 - 06:23 pm

London Gatwick expanding electric car sharing

The UK airport has launched a car-sharing service with ten electric vehicles and charge points from Bolloré’s BlueCity, building on an earlier trial. The vehicles are part of a larger city fleet, and can be used and dropped anywhere in London.

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Jul 17, 2018 - 04:51 pm

C40 Cities & Climate Group kick-off ZEV Challenge

C40 Cities and the Climate Group have launched the ‘Zero Emission Vehicle Challenge’ in order to “massively accelerate” the adoption of electric vehicles. Initiators include cities like London, New York and Paris as well as industry partners.

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Jul 16, 2018 - 04:35 pm

UK: Plug-in Pledge to rapidly increase electric car fleet

A major surge in plug-in vehicles is to take Great Britain in storm as the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) launches the ‘Plug-in Pledge’. They aim to raise the number of plug-in vehicles in fleets from 50,000 today to 720,000 by 2025.

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Jul 16, 2018 - 02:09 pm

UK: Registering 1 plug-in car every 9 minutes

The Go Ultra Low campaign released figures on registrations of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles today and they are looking good. In fact, the overall number of PEVs has risen each and every month this year, with one being registered every 9 minutes in the UK.

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Jun 20, 2018 - 02:51 pm

Electric double-decker buses coming to London

A whole pack of all-electric double-decker buses is coming to London. 68 of them are to arrive in summer 2019 and will electrify entire routes. They are being made by ADL, BYD and Optare and TfL says this will grow the fleet to 240 all-electric buses.

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Jun 18, 2018 - 06:19 pm

UK leaders call for moving ICE ban forward to 2030

In a call to action, the Mayor of London and cross-party leaders will urge the British government to end pure diesel and petrol sales in 2030, ten years earlier than planned. Together they are representing around 20m people from across England and Wales.

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Jun 6, 2018 - 07:34 pm

Rapid charging taskforce in London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has turned to the private sector to increase electric car charging infrastructure in the capital with a nod to rapid charging. 16 organisations such as Shell UK or the RAC Foundation followed the call.

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May 30, 2018 - 04:11 pm

Over 300 electric cars to share coming to London

Car sharing club Zipcar is pushing to electrify the British capital as they plan to introduce the Isle’s biggest EV fleet. No less than 325 electric cars shall hit the London roads with the first 100 VW e-Golf scheduled to arrive by July.

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May 17, 2018 - 05:43 pm

Driving electric cars makes you happy

Seriously. Driving an electric car makes people happy, a study by York University finds. Commissioned by London cab company LEVC, the researchers monitored brain activity of cabbies sitting in diesel and electric vehicles and compared the results.

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May 16, 2018 - 05:22 pm

London to bring Zero Emission Zones forward to 2020

London’s mayor Sadiq Khan says he considers bringing the planned Zero Emission Zones (ZEZ) in the British capital forward from 2025 to 2020. This acceleration is down to local businesses and authorities that want to speed up adoption of electric vehicles.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/11/17/london-receives-36-byd-adl-electric-buses/
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