Tag: UK

Feb 24, 2021 - 09:38 pm

KiaCharge & Charge myHyundai for UK charging

In the UK Kia has launched its charging service KiaCharge. This gives the brand’s BEV- and PHEV-drivers access to more than 13,900 charge points across the UK, meaning access to around 68 per cent of the public charging network from a single account.

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Feb 22, 2021 - 04:45 pm

Centrica orders 2,000 more e-Vivaro vans

The British energy supply company Centrica is pushing ahead with the electrification of its fleet. The conversion of the entire fleet to electric vehicles is to take place by 2025, five years earlier than previously planned.

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Feb 22, 2021 - 04:10 pm

Arrival begins trials with First Bus in the UK

Arrival announced that it will begin trials of its zero-emission bus with transport operator First Bus. The trials, which will see Arrival buses navigating existing First Bus routes in the UK, will begin this autumn.

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Feb 17, 2021 - 12:03 pm

EV100 report: Corporate fleets doubled in 2020

Today the EV100 initiative from the Climate Group published their annual ‘EV100 Progress and Insights Report’ showing an exponential uptake of EVs in fleets and an unprecedented roll-out of charging infrastructure. We talked to Sandra Roling, who heads the EV100 at the Climate Group, about the challenges still facing EV100 members and some of the […]

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Feb 17, 2021 - 05:36 am

Scotland targets ebikes and EV charging

The Scottish Government has just awarded over £633,000 to support 45 e-bike projects across the country. The government has also awarded £210,000 to test new ways of improving accessibility across ChargePlace Scotland’s electric vehicle charging network. 

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Feb 16, 2021 - 03:30 pm

Green-washing number plates in the UK

The ‘green’ number plates recently introduced in the UK and meant for electric vehicles can be illegally bought by petrol and diesel owners for just £20 due to a checks loophole.

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Feb 16, 2021 - 02:25 pm

Coventry wants to create battery production hub

In addition to the cell factory planned by Britishvolt, another battery ‘gigafactory’ could be built in England at the airport of the industrial city of Coventry. The Coventry city council announced intentions to develop corresponding plans together with Coventry Airport.

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Feb 13, 2021 - 05:58 pm

Zerro: First hydrogen ambulance with fuel cell REx

The first hydrogen ambulance will come to London later this year built by conversion specialist Ulemco. Named Zerro (short for Zero Emission Rapid Response Operations), Ulemco teams up with Lyra Electronics, Ocado and Promech Technologies for realising the fuel-cell-range-extended EV.

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Feb 12, 2021 - 05:45 pm

VW ID.3 Pro becomes available in the UK

Volkswagen UK has opened the order books for the VW ID.3 Pro, bringing the electric hatchback’s base price to £28,670, after the £3,000 PiCG. It differs from the introductory Pro Performance version that was among the first opening of orders.

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Feb 12, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Amazon-backed Rivian looking for EV plant in Europe

The US electric car startup Rivian, supported by Amazon and Ford, is looking for European locations for a new plant. Germany, the United Kingdom and Hungary are among the countries under discussion, sources close to the matter said.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 01:42 pm

Statkraft takes over majority of Bee Charging shares

Statkraft makes another acquisition in the field of charging infrastructure: The Norwegian state-owned energy company announces the takeover of 51 per cent of the shares of the Swedish provider Bee Charging Solutions. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Pod Point to install more fast chargers at Lidl

In the UK, Pod Point has just announced that they will be expanding their existing agreement with Lidl stores with the installation 50 more fast chargers than originally envisaged. This means that the total number should soon be 350 fast chargers in total.

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Feb 9, 2021 - 03:43 pm

AMTE Power looks for AIM listing and battery production

AMTE Power announces its listing on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) on the London Stock Exchange and expects trading to begin in March. AMTE Power is a UK developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion battery cells for speciality markets and among those looking to build capacity in Britain.

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Feb 9, 2021 - 02:19 pm

Onto expands EV subscription fleet once more

British EV subscription service Onto continues on building the fleet as the company adds Hyundai electric cars to the fleet. They join a base of electric vehicles from PSA but also Tesla, BMW and Jaguar.

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Feb 8, 2021 - 01:52 pm

UK: Allstar launch EV charging payment card for fleets

Allstar Business Solutions, a provider of fuel cards in the UK, has agreed on a new partnership with Gronn Kontakt, an EV charging company owned by Statkraft. The deal means that Allstar has added a further 110 charge points to the network and coincides with the launch of a new EV charge payment card.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Mercedes EQA now available to order in Europe

Mercedes is opening the order books for its EQA compact electric vehicle, which they unveiled two weeks ago. The first models will arrive at dealers in the spring. So far we know list prices in Germany for the EQA 250 with 140 kW battery.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 07:07 pm

Watt launches niche electric vehicle platform PACES

UK-based Watt Electric Vehicle Company has designed a novel platform designed for niche vehicle manufacturers. Called PACES, for ‘Passenger And Commercial EV Skateboard’, it is flexible, scalable, lightweight and cost-effective, according to Watt.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 01:19 pm

Mazda adds MX-30 to UK scrappage scheme

As Mazda launches the UK sales of the MX-30, they have added the fully-electric SUV, to their UK-wide scrappage scheme. Customers can save up to £1,000 off the new Mazda battery-electric vehicle and receive a charger when trading in their previous car.

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Feb 2, 2021 - 12:28 pm

Smart releases Bluedawn special EQ Fortwo Coupé

Smart is releasing a special model of the EQ Fortwo Coupé to dealers during the second quarter of 2021. The special model called Edition Bluedawn is painted in a striking matt blue that Daimler calls ‘Velvet Blue’.

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Feb 2, 2021 - 11:37 am

Nissan launches Leaf10 for anniversary

Nissan has launched a special edition of its Leaf electric model to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The Nissan Leaf10 has some fresh looks and gadgetry, but the drive and battery remain the same.

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Jan 28, 2021 - 05:16 pm

UK: West Midlands to add over 100 AC charge points

In the UK, the West Midlands will get a boost to its electric vehicle infrastructure, following Warwickshire County Council’s award of a £584,000 contract to BP pulse. The former BP Chargemaster will install over 100 charge points across the region.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/02/24/kiacharge-charge-myhyundai-for-uk-charging/
24.02.2021 21:04