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Electric Nation presents at the LowCVP Seminars at Energy 2017

Dave Roberts and Mike Potter, both from Electric Nation, presented at a LowCVP seminar entitled ‘The Electric Vehicle Revolution: Managing Impacts on the Powergrid’ which preceded the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership’s (LowCVP) Low Carbon Champions Awards dinner. Dave and Mike contributed to the debate about whether the UK’s electricity grid can cope with increasing numbers […]

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Electric Nation at WPD’s Balancing Act Conference

A presentation about Electric Nation, providing information for the first time about the project’s Network Assessment Tool, was delivered at Western Power Distribution’s Balancing Act Conference which took place in London on 5 October 2017. The ‘Future Networks – A Balancing Act’ event was held at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, organised by WPD’s Innovation […]

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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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ELECTRIFYING THE UK AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY: LCV2017 REVIEW

Electric Nation exhibited at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV2017) event which took place at Millbrook in Bedfordshire on 6-7 September, but the reason for the event’s existence came in a statement from Jaguar Land Rover at the TechFest event in London. On 7 September JLR announced that all its new vehicles will be electrified from […]

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Electric Nation Smart Charging Trial

RESEARCH SHOWS THAT SMART CHARGING CAN BE KEY SOLUTION TO CHALLENGE OF NETWORK DEMAND FROM EVS

Initial findings of Electric Nation trial suggest that smart charging can be a key solution to the impact of increasing numbers of EVs on the electricity network Vehicle to grid charging – soon to be trialled as part of the Electric Nation project – will provide further help The main issue around grid capacity relates […]

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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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Visit Electric Nation at LCV2017

Electric Nation has a stand at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV2017) event which takes place on 6 & 7 September at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire. Mark Dale from Western Power Distribution and Esther Dudek from EA Technology will also be giving a talk about the project, with a focus on presenting the real […]

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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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THE FUTURE OF LOW CARBON TRANSPORT: CENEX-LCV2017 SEMINARS ANNOUNCED

Smart Electric Vehicle Infrastructure, Air Quality and Connected and Autonomous Vehicles are some of the topics featuring in the seminar schedule released today for Cenex-LCV2017, the UK’s largest Low Carbon Vehicle Event. Cenex has today released the seminar programme for Cenex-LCV2017 (www.cenex-lcv.co.uk), the UK’s largest technology-showcasing and networking event for the UK low carbon vehicle […]

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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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