Tag: UK

Apr 5, 2020 - 03:36 pm

Ford adjusts UK prices for Mustang Mach-E SUV

Ford has revealed final UK prices for its new Mustang Mach-E and first deliveries will start before the year’s end. The entry-level model with a 76kWh battery is priced from £40,270. The extended-range version is £49,900 and has a 99kWh battery pack.

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Apr 2, 2020 - 02:50 pm

UPS invests in artificial intelligence

The logistics & delivery corporation UPS plans to spearhead a project to explore the way Artificial Intelligence systems can optimise charging electric vehicle fleets and integrate onsite renewables to reduce emissions and energy costs.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 04:21 pm

BYD forms FinDreams to sell components

BYD will be offering electric car components to third parties in order to diversify their income sources in the face of dwindling demand for cars. The components business is to be conducted through the recently founded sub-brand FinDreams.

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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 29, 2020 - 12:52 pm

BMW North America brings back 330e PHEVs

BMW of North America will release the 330e and 330e xDrive on the US market on 20 May. Prices for the plug-in-hybrid sedans in the States start at $44,550 for the 330e and $46,550 for the 330e xDrive.

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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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Mar 17, 2020 - 01:17 pm

Peugeot offers electric bonus in the UK

In order to boost sales, Peugeot UK will offer an extra £500 towards new fully electric vehicle purchases. This follows the Government announcement that it would reduce the current Plug-in Car Grant (PICG) from £3,500 to £3,000 starting on 12 March.

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Mar 16, 2020 - 08:21 pm

Stagecoach launches first e-double-deckers in Manchester

Stagecoach Manchester has launched 32 all-electric double-decker buses, the first to arrive in the Greater Manchester area. The fleet will serve the 111 and 43 routes connecting Manchester city centre and the airport as well as five hospitals and three universities.

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Mar 16, 2020 - 12:58 pm

Apex Motors introduces all-electric sports car AP-0

The British brand Apex Motors has introduced an all-electric sports car called AP-0. The EV is scheduled to go into production at the end of 2022, and Apex says prices will start at 150,000 pounds (before taxes). Down payments are already accepted.

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Mar 15, 2020 - 06:40 pm

Carmakers to step up to help combat Coronavirus

To help combat the spread of Covid-19, BYD says it is now among the world’s largest manufacturers of medical face masks and disinfectants after retooling a plant in China. Meanwhile, the British government is asking carmakers to turn to make respirators.

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Mar 15, 2020 - 05:27 pm

UK updates EV charging infrastructure grant schemes

In a move resembling the new PiCG policy, the UK Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has confirmed the continuation of all three charging infrastructure schemes. The extension, however, comes with reduced grants but also some broader terms, e.g. the inclusion of charging for larger electric motorbikes.

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Mar 15, 2020 - 04:10 pm

Volvo XC40 Recharge electric car goes on sale in UK

The Volvo XC40 Recharge is now on sale in the UK for £53,155. Volvo’s first all-electric car will arrive at dealers in late 2020. The XC40 is not eligible for the £3,000 Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) because it costs more than £50,000.

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Mar 12, 2020 - 12:41 pm

UK extends but lowers EV subsidies

The British government has extended its subsidies for electric cars but is again reducing the subsidy amount. For other electric vehicles, such as vans, trucks, taxis or motorcycles, the subsidy has been extended but the subsidy rates remain the same.

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Mar 11, 2020 - 04:01 pm

Iberdrola aims to build 150,000 charging stations

Iberdrola is expanding their plans to build charging infrastructure for electric cars: The Spanish energy provider plans to invest 150 million euros over the next five years in the installation of 150,000 charging points in households, companies and cities, as well as on motorways and main roads.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 06:27 pm

Gridserve EV Forecourt breaks ground in the UK

Gridserve has today announced that the first of a nationwide network of over 100 Electric Forecourts is now under construction and will open this summer. UK firm’s first solar-powered site in Essex will house 24 rapid chargers, a supermarket and an EV education centre.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 05:49 pm

Pod Point choses Tritium DC chargers for UK rollout

Australian charging station manufacturer Tritium will be Pod Point’s preferred partner for the planned rollout of DC charging stations in British supermarkets. The first DC charging points have already been set up and more are to follow soon.

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Mar 5, 2020 - 06:25 pm

Volkswagen and British Gas: UK home charging package

Volkswagen has agreed to a three-year partnership with the British energy supplier Centrica to provide home charging solutions and services for VW’s electric car customers in the UK. The offers will be handled specifically by the Volkswagen subsidiary Elli and the Centrica brand British Gas.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/04/05/severn-trent-water-joins-ev100-pledge-to-electrify-full-fleet/
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