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Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill

The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill has had its first reading in Parliament on 18 October (no debate), with the second reading (with debate) on 23 October. The following sections relates to smart charge points: 12 Smart charge points (1) Regulations may provide that a person must not sell or install a charge point unless it […]

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BMW at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

THE TOP 10 ELECTRIC CAR NEWS STORIES FROM THE 2017 FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW

Electric cars were the big news at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. This wasn’t a surprise after a string of recent announcements about electric vehicles, including the UK government’s ban on petrol and diesel cars from 2040, as well as more recently China considering a fossil fuel car ban.   Volkswagen, along with other manufacturers, […]

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WLTP

NEW WLTP & RDE ECONOMY & EMISSIONS TEST START TODAY

From today, 1 September 2017, every new car model will be tested against the new World Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). By September 2018 all new cars on sale will have WLTP test information. The new Real Driving Emissions (RDE) test also comes into force. WLTP aims to give car buyers comprehensive and reliable mpg […]

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BMW Electric Vehicle sales increase by 75%

More than 50,000 BMW i, BMW iPerformance and electrified MINI vehicles have been delivered to customers around the world since the start of the year. The BMW Group now has a total of nine electrified automobiles on the market: sales of these vehicles totalled 50,711 in the first seven months of the year, an increase […]

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Diesel exhaust

New diesel and petrol cars to be banned from 2040 in UK

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned in the UK from 2040. This announcement from the government is in response to being taken to court by Environmental law firm ClientEarth over levels of air pollution. The announcement mirrors that of France; earlier in July, President Emmanuel Macron said that diesel and petrol […]

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Electric Nation test rig

Peak impact of electric cars will be equivalent to capacity of 6 nuclear plants but could be reduced significantly by smart charging

By Nathalie Thomas, Energy Correspondent, Financial Times www.ft.com Electric vehicles could create as much as 18 gigawatts of extra demand for electricity — the equivalent of the capacity of nearly six Hinkley Point nuclear power stations — at peak times by 2050, according to National Grid. The operator of Britain’s electricity system has analysed the […]

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Go Ultra Low

Record number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars registered in UK

UK car buyers registered more electric and plug-in hybrid cars during the first half of 2017 than in any previous six-monthly period. More than 22,400 plug-in models were registered between January and June 2017, a rise of 14.3% on 2016 and 53.8% up on the same period in 2015. June exceeded all previous non-plate-change months […]

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LowCVP Conference 2017

LOWCVP CONFERENCE 2017 CONFIRMS ELECTRIC VEHICLES ARE THE FUTURE

Electric vehicles were seen as a key solution to help lower emissions in our future cities at the 2017 LowCVP Conference. In the UK, London is leading the way, following the recent publication of the Mayor’s Transport Strategy. However other areas are also developing their own initiatives, including three Go Ultra Low cities – Milton […]

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Crowd Charge

FLEETDRIVE ELECTRIC HELPS BUSINESSES GET SMART ABOUT WORKPLACE EV CHARGING

To accelerate the UK’s transition to ultra-low emission vehicles, Fleetdrive Electric, the sustainable vehicle leasing specialists, introduces ‘Crowd Charge’, a smart electric vehicle charging solution designed specifically with business users in mind. Launched at the edie LIVE 2017 event at Birmingham NEC, the bespoke charging solution enables Fleetdrive Electric to provide clients with the complete […]

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Volkswagen I.D. CROZZ

Volkswagen aims for global leadership in electric cars by 2025

“The future is electric. We intend to be the No. 1 in e-mobility by 2025” says Volkswagen, as the company seeks global leadership in electric cars by 2025. The Volkswagen Group has invested three billion euros in alternative drive technologies over the past five years and it will be tripling this amount to 9 billion […]

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