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13.11.2018 - 19:43

PHEV a fossil fuel burning bridge technology

Perhaps there are times when it makes sense to do away with incentives, especially if they do not lead to the desired behaviour. This may be the case for the Plug-In Grant in Britain that has been changed to exclude PHEV recently. New data suggest, the removal was right.

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06.11.2018 - 19:48

Jaguar-backed Arc debuts hi-tech electric motorbike

Arc Vehicle of Britain are bringing their first-born bike to the EICMA show. The Vector electric motorcycle boast 95 kW for a top speed of 241 kph at ranges of around 200 km. Add to this responsive gear and you attract mighty backers like JLR. Yet, the Vector has a very steep price.

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05.11.2018 - 17:56

DriveNow expands into 5 more London boroughs

BMW’s car sharing service DriveNow will become bigger in Britain. Their London fleet will soon include five more districts. 410 new BMW and Mini cars are expected to join the fleet this coming January, including 80 more BMW i3 electric cars.

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05.11.2018 - 14:49

BYD presents mobile charging station for electric buses

China’s leading bus maker BYD and their British partner Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) presented a new version of their Enviro200EV electric bus at the Euro Bus Expo in Birmingham. The 10 metre electric vehicle features an extra space big enough to fit a wheelchair but also a mobile charging station.

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03.11.2018 - 17:36

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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31.10.2018 - 15:40

Volvo testing new EV batteries with Ricardo

Volvo Cars of Sweden has turned to Britain’s Ricardo for a new partnership. Volvo wants the engineering firm to test and asses battery cells for upcoming electric cars. The project has been described as “large-scale”.

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30.10.2018 - 18:24

Norway & Singapore developing plug-in hybrid ferries

Shipping company Norled of Norway has ordered three plug-in hybrid ferries from Singapore shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine. The vessels are to operate mostly electrically and can carry up to 300 passengers and 80 cars. Delivery is expected in late 2020.

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25.10.2018 - 18:30

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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22.10.2018 - 17:21

CAM study shows China continues EV growth

China’s dominance of the electric mobility market still continues unabated. This is one of the results of the newest industry research report by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) regarding sales trends in the most important global automobile markets.

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16.10.2018 - 17:38

Morgan puts iconic electric trike on ice

Late last year we reported that Morgan of Britain would be kicking-off serial production of the iconic three-wheeler in electric form about this time. This will not happen. The EV3 relied on a partnership with motor maker Frazer Nash that has come to an end at least for now.

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15.10.2018 - 11:14

UK watchdog bans Nissan Leaf advert

UK advertising watchdog ASA has censored Nissan over misleading claims. Nissan had said the Leaf could largely be charged within an hour but ASA found the claims not “substantiated” enough despite Nissan’s clarification in fine print.

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14.10.2018 - 21:45

600 fuel cell buses and H2 infrastructure for Europe

The European Union is pushing to electrify transport on the continent and launched a new programme for fuel cel buses. The H2BusEurope scheme includes 600 hydrogen buses and infrastructure and is worth 40 million euros. One country benefits in particular.

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12.10.2018 - 13:46

UK confirms cuts to plug-in car grant

The British government has announced that the subsidy programme for EVs would be cut by 1,000 pounds starting next month, and that most plug-in hybrids would be removed from the Plug-in Car Grant entirely, in a move to save money.

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09.10.2018 - 17:42

Ceres building new fuel cell production facility in the UK

Ceres Power announced a 7 million pound (€8M) investment in a new fuel cell manufacturing facility in Redhill, Surrey, UK. This will enable them to build fuel cells worth 2 MW first before scaling up to 10 MW in the long run. Moreover, they are working with Nissan on novel EV applications.

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08.10.2018 - 17:54

UK: Tories may axe electric car subsidies

Whilst the British government is juggling with the budget, ministers have warned the Treasury that the budget for the Plug-in Grant scheme is falling short and may demand cuts. Solutions, or ways around spending more rather, are currently being discussed.

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08.10.2018 - 15:05

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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17.09.2018 - 14:30

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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/09/12/uk-leclanche-to-supply-batteries-for-ultra-fast-chargers/
12.09.2018 19:26