Tag: UK

Sep 18, 2019 - 04:09 pm

Nissan expands V2G cooperation with EDF

Nissan is expanding their cooperation with Électricité de France (EDF) in the field of vehicle-to-grid charging of electric vehicles. The agreement now applies to Great Britain, France, Belgium and Italy.

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Sep 18, 2019 - 12:03 pm

BYD-ADL present revised Enviro200EV

BYD and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) presented a revised version of their Enviro200EV electric bus. There is also news about the second generation of BYD’s 8TT electric truck and the emission-free monorail passenger transport system SkyRail.

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Sep 14, 2019 - 08:15 pm

Renault confirms pricing for Zoe electric car

Renault is about to open the order books for the latest iteration for its best-selling electric car. The new Zoe will be available to order from mid-September, with prices starting at just £18,670 before battery rent. Customer deliveries will begin in January 2020.

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Sep 11, 2019 - 04:15 pm

UK sets aside £400M for fast charging infrastructure

The British Ministry of Finance is providing £400 million to further develop the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles on the island. The first 70M pounds will go to 3,000 new charging points, which will be increased to 5,000 in the UK.

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Sep 11, 2019 - 01:41 pm

Seat Mii electric the cheapest of VW’s electric cars

Seat has published the price for the Mii electric for Germany. The small electric car of the Spanish Volkswagen subsidiary will be available at a basic list price of 20,650 euros and is, therefore, cheaper than the sister models of the Škoda and VW brands.

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Sep 8, 2019 - 03:07 pm

UK: Swarco charging points ordered by Engenie and Forev

Swarco eVolt has announced the first order from EV charging network Engenie for 150kW ultra-rapid charging points intended for their expanding UK network. Scottish charging network supplier Forev has also signed a deal for Swarco technology and service.

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Sep 5, 2019 - 07:41 pm

UK: Faraday Institution to grant £55M for battery research

In the UK, the Faraday Institution has announced that it will award up to £55 million to five UK-based consortia for research on battery chemistries, systems and manufacturing methods. The research should accelerate battery improvements for transport and grid storage.

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Aug 30, 2019 - 12:12 am

UK: Vattenfall and NewMotion sign roaming deal

The Swedish utility Vattenfall widens its reach as it joins NewMotion in Britain. The roaming deal allows British e-car drivers access to over 400 additional public charging points via a single app or charging card.

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Aug 29, 2019 - 04:39 pm

Prices to drop on the VW e-Golf

VW has lowered the price of the e-Golf  in Germany. As electrive was able to find out, Volkswagen will be successively lowering the price of the e-Golf in other European countries as well, with the exact amount always depending on the respective market.

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Aug 28, 2019 - 05:54 pm

Sherbet London purchases 125 LEVC taxis

London taxi company Sherbet has just announced the purchase of 125 new electric taxis worth over £7 million. The first 50 black electric cabs were already delivered this month, the remaining 75 are soon to follow.

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Aug 26, 2019 - 12:51 pm

DIY electric motorcycle spotted in UK

The British police stopped what they considered a most unusual vehicle as it just turned on the M25 motorway. Later reports described it as a “homemade electric motorcycle” that was all registered but looked like it was made from “balsa wood and duct tape”.

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Aug 23, 2019 - 10:34 am

Buy a car on the spot with a touch of your hand

Auto Trader is testing the U.K.’s first-ever car vending machine in London’s Spitalfields Market. The installation features a Renault Zoe that is available to buy for a “pre-haggled” price of 16,000 pounds – you may pay contactless.

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Aug 22, 2019 - 05:53 pm

Electric buses are rolled out in Wales

Following electric bus trials in Cardiff that began in 2018, Newport is now going to become the first city in Wales to sport the country’s first electric bus. By April 2020 the city will receive another 14 electric buses.

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Aug 21, 2019 - 08:32 pm

EO Charging and Moixa connect for smart EV charging

The UK charger manufacturer EO Charging and smart grid firm Moixa are cooperating to create a dedicated smart home battery and solar package for electric vehicles. The system is designed to store renewable energy and to use it to charge the EV.

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Aug 19, 2019 - 04:13 pm

LEVC and EO Charging join forces in Scotland

EO Charging, a UK charger manufacturer, has been selected as the London EV Company’s (LEVC) official charging partner in Scotland. EO will supply and install ‘smart’ home charging points across the country.

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Aug 18, 2019 - 10:24 am

Retractable on-street chargers to pop-up on UK streets

A fully retractable charging point has popped up in Oxford thanks to Urban Electric Networks. The startup, founded in 2017, aims to install 18 further ‘demonstrator’ hubs with 100 charging points for overnight charging before full commercial launch.

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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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Aug 13, 2019 - 05:02 pm

InstaVolt adds 125 kW chargers to UK network

The British provider InstaVolt is expanding its existing 50 kW fast-charging network with new stations delivering up to 125 kW. The first was built in Basingstoke, England, and more will follow in the course of the summer.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 03:07 pm

Warwick Uni gives Jaguar I-Pace batteries 2nd Life

Researchers from Warwick University have succeeded in repurposing Jaguar I-Pace batteries as a small energy storage system. Each unit contains about 2 kWh energy capacity, and can power “a small shop, a farm, or multiple residential homes,” claims the team.

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Aug 12, 2019 - 12:52 pm

UK provides £2.5 million for new charging points

The British government is providing further 2.5M pounds to promote more than 1,000 new charging points for electric cars. The now doubled budget will go to the streetside residential charge point scheme, which supports streetlight chargers among other places.

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Aug 8, 2019 - 03:23 pm

UK: Peugeot officially announces 208 pricing

Peugeot UK has finally officially announced the pricing and specifications of the new 208 for the UK, which also includes the details for the electric version, e-208. After subsidies, British customers will pay £25,050 for the electric vehicle. Deliveries are expected to begin in 2020.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/09/18/nissan-expands-v2g-cooperation-with-edf/
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