Tag: UK

Sep 20, 2020 - 02:34 pm

UK Police & Fire services buy Peugeot electric vehicles

Peugeot is seeing growing demand from UK Police and Fire services for electrified vehicles. The French company said, 13 per cent of the cars ordered were all-electric with the e-208 being among the bestsellers to serve in British emergency services.

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Sep 17, 2020 - 03:31 pm

BMW iX3 now up for order in the UK

BMW has just revealed the launch specifications and prices for the BMW iX3 for the UK market, which is available to pre-order from today onwards. UK customer deliveries will commence in summer 2021.

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Sep 10, 2020 - 03:35 pm

UK: New MG 5 electric estate to cost £23,995

MG prepares to launch an electric estate in the UK next quarter. The MG 5 EV is essentially a rebranded Roewe Ei5 as offered in China – both Roewe and MG belong to SAIC. What’s new and intriguing is the base price though: £23,995 (government subsidy included).

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Sep 9, 2020 - 05:53 pm

Highways England funds business EV trials

The British government-owned company Highways England is handing £9.3 million to local authorities to encourage businesses with diesel van fleets to convert to electric. The scheme works by offering the businesses a free trial of electric vehicles for two months.

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Sep 8, 2020 - 01:38 pm

Opel accepting orders for the Zafira-e Life

The new Opel Zafira-e Life is now available for order in Germany and most recently in the UK. The battery-powered passenger van will go on sale in early 2021 for prices starting at 53,800 euros, or £34,645 after the Plug-in Van Grant.

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Sep 7, 2020 - 04:00 pm

Zap-Map reveals new single pay charging service

UK electric vehicle mapping service Zap-Map has just unveiled Zap-Pay, a new service that enables EV drivers to use a single app to pay for charging across different networks. Engenie will be the first network available on Zap-Pay.

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Sep 3, 2020 - 11:10 pm

VW supplies ID.3’s to European dealerships

VW is preparing for the start of delivery of the ID.3 to pre-orderers. The Volkswagen Group is currently delivering more and more copies of the electric car to dealers in Europe so that the vehicles can be handed over to the customers in September.

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Sep 2, 2020 - 04:01 pm

NewMotion & Char.gy announce roaming deal

NewMotion has announced a new roaming partnership with on-street charge point operator Char.gy. This will add a significant number new electric vehicle charge points to their UK roaming network.

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Aug 27, 2020 - 05:47 pm

Hidden kerbside EV charging by Trojan Energy in London

Startup company Trojan Energy is trialling electric vehicle chargers that are only visible when a car is charging. The Subsurface Technology for Electric Pathways (STEP) project will see 200 kerbside chargers installed across the London boroughs of Brent and Camden.

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Aug 26, 2020 - 12:01 pm

Seat draws inspiration from young designers

In a team up with children in the UK, Seat aims to make EV charging stations more colourful. This follows research showing that 1/3 of British motorists consider the power dispensers to be ugly. The design consists of a mosaic of ten drawings by children and inaugurated with a charging station in Milton Keynes.

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Aug 21, 2020 - 02:13 pm

UK: Volvo XC40 in three new hybrid variants for 2021

Volvo has introduced a new entry-level version of its XC40 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid that will cost British buyers less than 40,000 pounds when it arrives in 2021. Also new on the line-up are two mild-hybrid petrol variants of the Recharge T4.

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Aug 21, 2020 - 01:49 pm

Fiat confirms UK spec & pricing for e-Ducato van

Fiat released pricing of its all-electric van running as the e-Ducato that will be available for less than GPB 50,000. So far the first variant is exclusive to people ordering in Great Britain with deliveries to start during the final quarter of this year.

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Aug 19, 2020 - 04:03 pm

Drive Energi & pub giant Greene King strike charging deal

The British fast-charging network Drive Energi and Greene King, that operates 2,700 pubs, restaurants and hotels across the UK, have made a deal. The partnership will see Drive Energi install one of the largest rapid-charging networks at retail locations in the country’s north-west.

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Aug 19, 2020 - 12:37 pm

UK to remain with EU CO2 emission regulations

It is looking like the UK is to remain with EU regulation on CO2 emission standards even after leaving the European Union at the end of this year. A new consultation points out as much and is open for comments until 21 August.

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Aug 13, 2020 - 01:47 pm

V2G electric bus project takes off in London

A large vehicle-to-grid project with electric buses has now been launched at a bus depot in North London. The Bus2Grid project is testing V2G systems with an initial 28 electric double-decker buses with which more than 1 MW of energy can be fed back into the grid.

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Aug 12, 2020 - 01:15 pm

Connected Kerb charging infrastructure at Wichelstowe

The UK charging provider Connected Kerb has been tasked with the installation of charging infrastructure to support over 130 charging points, with 20 to be deployed immediately. The installations are part of an agreement to install chargers at a new 3,000-home development near Swindon.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/09/21/uk-looks-set-to-ban-combustion-car-sales-by-2030/
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