Tag: UK

Jan 27, 2020 - 01:07 pm

Bevan Group to offer Nissan electric vans in the UK

The Bevan Group has signed a “landmark partnership agreement” with conversion specialist Voltia, under which it has been awarded a license to assemble and market Nissan’s eNV-200 electric van in the converted form in Great Britain and Ireland.

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Jan 26, 2020 - 03:04 pm

DCS launches UK-wide charging card for EVs

Digital Charging Solutions launches a unified solution with partner OEM to enable EV drivers to access stations from more than fifteen domestic providers such as Podpoint, Source London, or Ionity.

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Jan 24, 2020 - 01:31 pm

Lancashire to build 150 new charging points

A project to install 150 on-street charging points in Lancashire, in partnership between BP Chargemaster and Lancashire County Council, is nearing completion and reached a milestone this week with the opening of a new charging ‘super hub’.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 02:49 pm

London doubles scrapping premium

In order to accelerate the switch to electric vehicles, London is doubling the scrapping premium for old vans with combustion engines to £7,000 (around 8,288 euros). Those who switch to an electric transporter even receive 9,500 pounds (approximately 11,248 euros) from the city.

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Jan 22, 2020 - 04:22 pm

UK’s NHS kits out fleet with 700 Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar is providing a large fleet of its I-Pace electric model for the British National Health Service (NHS). An agreement between the manufacturer and the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides for a fleet of 700 Jaguar EVs.

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Jan 22, 2020 - 02:49 pm

Reservation books open for Lucid Air in Europe

The US-American startup Lucid Motors has now opened European reservation books for the first model Lucid Air. The startup says it will officially unveil the Tesla-like debut car in New York in April. Deliveries in Europe are scheduled to begin at the end of 2021.

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Jan 21, 2020 - 10:26 pm

Channel Island Jersey installs first e-car club EVie

The British Channel Island Jersey now has its first electric car-sharing up and running. The service called EVie is starting with four vehicles and hopes to have 20 operating by the end of the year, expanding to 40 by the end of 2021.

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Jan 21, 2020 - 03:18 pm

Breakthrough in sorting used batteries for second life

The University of Warwick has developed a procedure for Nissan that allows a quick assessment of the suitability of used electric car batteries for use in stationary energy storage. The classification works at the battery pack and battery module level.

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Jan 21, 2020 - 02:54 pm

UK doubles funding for charging infrastructure

The British government has doubled its funding for the installation of charging points on roads in residential areas next year to 10 million pounds – the equivalent of 11.75 million euros. This could finance up to 3,600 new charging points across the country.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 02:36 pm

GKN Automotive and Delta join forces on e-drives

GKN Automotive and Delta Electronics are launching a strategic cooperation for the development and marketing of electric drives for the 80 to 155 kW power class. The drives from the joint development are to be launched on the market in three years.

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Jan 17, 2020 - 05:56 pm

UK funds wireless charging trial for electric cabs

The British government announces an investment of 3.4 million pounds for tests on wireless charging of electric taxis. Specifically, ten e-taxis from Nissan and LEVC are to be equipped with appropriate hardware and inductively charged in Nottingham for six months.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 03:24 pm

Honda & Moixa launch their first V2G project in London

Honda and Moixa have teamed up to launch the first fruit of their pan-European cooperation. Smart chargers with vehicle-to-grid technology have been installed in London’s borough Islington and foretell a future of bi-directional charging via CCS.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 10:19 am

Hyundai & Kia invest in Arrival

Hyundai and Kia are investing 100 million euros in the British electric vehicle developer Arrival. The Korean manufacturers want to use Arrival’s platform to develop electric commercial vehicles for various applications such as logistics or ride hailing and shuttle service companies.

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Jan 15, 2020 - 02:59 pm

Hybrid XCeed and Ceed now available in UK

Kia UK has now opened the order books for the plug-in hybrid versions of the XCeed and Ceed Sportswagon. The XCeed PHEV will start from £30,695, the Ceed Sportswagon PHEV from £29,995 and deliveries are scheduled to start in April.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 07:44 pm

UK: EV Energy Taskforce launches final report

Britain’s EV Energy Taskforce launched their final report in central London today. It includes 21 proposals on which 350 actors from industry, academia and politics agreed upon. However, it may prove a toothless yet bold talking tiger when it comes to regulation, for now.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 12:07 pm

CAM study finds USA and China EV markets in decline

In the two most important markets for e-mobility, new car sales in 2019 as a whole were down, as CAM notes in its latest industry study Electromobility Report 2020. Germany, on the other hand, has the highest gains worldwide – if you include PHEVs.

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Jan 10, 2020 - 02:55 pm

Is Aston Martin cancelling Rapide E production?

In April 2019, Aston Martin presented its first electric model, the Rapide E, which was to be built in a limited edition of 155 units. Now a British magazine reports that not even these few electric cars will see the light of day.

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Jan 7, 2020 - 01:16 pm

Škoda’s Superb iV now available to order in UK

Škoda’s first albeit semi-electric vehicle is up for order. The books are now open in the UK for the Superb iV, starting with a price of £31,970. The plug-in hybrid comes in one of four trim variants and is set to hit UK showrooms this month.

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Dec 23, 2019 - 10:06 pm

London invests in another 1000 charging points

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, the TfL and London Councils are investing £4 million across 29 boroughs to install 1,000 new electric vehicle charging points in residential areas throughout the British capital.

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Dec 22, 2019 - 11:54 am

Tesla installs first 3rd-gen Superchargers in Europe

Tesla has installed eight third-generation Superchargers with charging capacities of up to 250 kW outside North America in London. It is also the 500th location in Europe. But there are also news about the Supercharger network from other countries.

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Dec 22, 2019 - 01:46 am

EAV launches refrigeration cargo bike

English startup EAV (Electric Assisted Vehicles) has launched a fully temperature-controlled eCargo bike. Designed for urban delivery of chilled or frozen goods within a continuous cold chain, the EAVcool Cargo is a purpose-built, zero-emissions quadracycle.

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Dec 21, 2019 - 02:00 pm

Rolls-Royce & ACCEL aim for fastest electric aircraft

With the combined efforts of Rolls-Royce and ACCEL, the electric plane that is supposed to break the speed record for e-planes has progressed. The design of the plane has now been presented – the date for the attempt is looming in spring 2020.

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Dec 20, 2019 - 03:21 pm

Power-to-Turkey calculations for Christmas

People in the UK celebrating Christmas with a traditional meal will use the same amount of power to cook their turkey as needed to send an electric vehicle around the world more than 10,000 times, according to ChargePoint.

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Dec 14, 2019 - 07:48 pm

City Taxis plans to go fully electric in Sheffield

The UK-based taxi operator City Taxis announced plans to roll out 1,500 new vehicles and become one of the first firms in Europe to go fully electric. They plan to make the shift to electric cars by 2025 with cars from Nissan in Sheffield.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 03:36 pm

Pod Point is PSA’s new charger supplier in UK

Groupe PSA has named Pod Point as its exclusive charge point supplier for its business in the UK. Electric cars from Peugeot, Vauxhall, DS Automobile, and Citroën will be offered alongside chargers from Pod Point following the signing of a two-year deal.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/01/27/bevan-group-to-produce-nissan-vans-in-the-uk/
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