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11.07.2018 - 19:55

Swansea launching largest EV fleet in Wales

Swansea Council has taken delivery of 40 Partner Electric vans from Peugeot, making Swansea the local authority with the largest electric van fleet in Wales. The electric vehicles for council staff have been leased on a five-year contract.

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09.07.2018 - 14:19

UK: New Road to Zero Strategy to decarbonise transport

At long last – the British government has specified plans to decarbonise the country. Their Road to Zero Strategy affirms to ban all sales of combustion engine vehicles by 2040 but averts calls that asked to move said target forward. There is a new a mid-term goal however.

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09.07.2018 - 11:17

Greenwashing required

Misunderstandings surround all new technology but Britain’s Go Ultra Low campaign found yet another electric car myth staining this new (kind of) form of transport.

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05.07.2018 - 16:37

Beige electric cabs by LEVC kick-off in Germany

A bit of Britain has come to Germany today as LEVC launches their range extended cab in the country. The TX will cost just short of 60,000 euros and LEVC chairman Carl-Peter Forster believes the taxi will soon make it on “many significant markets” worldwide.

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05.07.2018 - 13:10

IONITY selects ultra-fast chargers from Tritium

The high power charging network IONITY set up by mostly German carmakers has turned to Tritium of Australia to order ultra-fast charging equipment. These will equip 100 HPC locations across five European countries – for a start.

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04.07.2018 - 12:15

Johnson Matthey to build battery demo plant in UK

Johnson Matthey is set to invest millions of pounds into a demonstration plant in Clitheroe, Lancashire. The new facility with a capacity of 1,000 ton a year will serve to make samples of their new battery material eLNO (enhanced lithium nickel oxide).

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03.07.2018 - 19:22

Can gamification help smart grid V2G applications?

Can gamification help the smart grid wonder Britain’s Ecotricity and partners, who started to investigate whether games, raffles and bitcoins can encourage EV drivers to engage with V2G technologies. The £400,000 project is funded through Innovate UK.

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29.06.2018 - 23:35

eVolt wins Cambridge EV charging contract

The Cambridge City Council has selected eVolt to supply EV charging points across the city for the Ultra Low Emission Vehicle Taxi project, aiming to increase the number of electrified taxis on the roads.

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28.06.2018 - 11:17

BP buys Britain’s POLAR charging network

BP will buy one of the UK’s largest EV charging providers. Chargemaster runs aboout 6,500 stations in their Polar network. They did not disclose any details but the new company will be called BP Chargemaster and plans on setting up more fast-charging stations at pit stops.

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26.06.2018 - 17:25

Graphene infused concrete to charge EVs in motion

Talga Resources from Australia say they managed to mix enough graphene into concrete to make it conducive, meaning it could build roads able to charge an electric car while driving. Their concept is not entirely new but their foray into global markets is.

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26.06.2018 - 17:15

Belectric lends life to thousands of electric car batteries

Belectric says it has commissioned three large projects in the UK and Germany based on thousands of electric car batteries, both used and new. The batteries from different manufacturers have a total capacity of 40 MWh and are providing frequency response services to grids in Europe.

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25.06.2018 - 15:01

London Black Cab rival en route to Coventry

Geely-owned LEVC that make the electrified London black cabs may soon have a rival right at their base in Coventry. The Chinese conglomerate Red Sun Group has reached out to Britain’s Ecotive and CAD CAM Automotive (CCA) to start building hybrid taxis in the UK as well.

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20.06.2018 - 14:23

Electric double-decker buses coming to London

A whole pack of all-electric double-decker buses is coming to London. 68 of them are to arrive in summer 2019 and will electrify entire routes. They are being made by ADL, BYD and Optare and TfL says this will grow the fleet to 240 all-electric buses.

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19.06.2018 - 12:27

Tesla to receive royal approval?

Prince Charles says he is looking to add more electric cars to the royal fleet, but seems to be torn between Tesla and Jaguar so far. His Royal Highness has met with Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal and tested a Model X on the occasion.

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18.06.2018 - 18:03

UK leaders call for moving ICE ban forward to 2030

In a call to action, the Mayor of London and cross-party leaders will urge the British government to end pure diesel and petrol sales in 2030, ten years earlier than planned. Together they are representing around 20m people from across England and Wales.

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13.06.2018 - 22:34

UK awards 22M GBP to next-gen battery solutions

The UK government’s Faraday Battery Challenge worth 22 million pounds in funding has selected the winning projects. Among them are ultra-fast charging solid-state batteries from partners such as Honda or an electrified drive train from McLaren Automotive.

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06.06.2018 - 19:37

Rapid charging taskforce in London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has turned to the private sector to increase electric car charging infrastructure in the capital with a nod to rapid charging. 16 organisations such as Shell UK or the RAC Foundation followed the call.

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31.05.2018 - 14:18

First glimpse: all-electric van from LEVC

LEVC, the makers of London’s electric black cabs have been busy working on another model. Based on their TX, their electric van is to combine an electric drive with a tiny range extender and LEVC says its is not just for the last mile.

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31.05.2018 - 12:59

Vattenfall launches EV charging network in UK

Swedish utility Vattenfall is hitting at the EV market in Great Britain as they want to bring their charging network ‘InCharge’ to the Isles this June for the first time. They aim to connect commercial as well as public partners to install charging poles across the country.

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30.05.2018 - 16:50

Over 300 electric cars to share coming to London

Car sharing club Zipcar is pushing to electrify the British capital as they plan to introduce the Isle’s biggest EV fleet. No less than 325 electric cars shall hit the London roads with the first 100 VW e-Golf scheduled to arrive by July.

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30.05.2018 - 15:24

NewMotion pushing further into Europe with Arval

Charging infrastructure provider NewMotion is making use of its partnership with Arval to integrate more European countries in its network. Norway will be the first in this joint initiative, with the UK or France to follow suit.

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26.05.2018 - 17:32

UK to continue subsidizing EVs until October

The British government will not change the subsidization scheme from the current format until October this year. This means that electrified personal vehicles will receive up to a 4,500 pound subsidy from the government, while electrified transporters get up to 8,000 pounds.

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22.05.2018 - 14:08

UK planning major battery and HPC network

The UK is installing a battery supported HPC charging network for electrified vehicles. The company Pivot Power and the National Grid are planning to connect 45 battery storage units with critical infrastructure junctions as part of a 1.6 billion pound project.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/05/22/uk-planning-major-battery-and-hpc-network/
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