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Fastned wins another tender in the UK

Fastned wins another tender in the UK

Apr 16, 2018 United Kingdom
Fastned will build and operate fast charging stations in Newcastle and Sunderland.
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Driverless buses arriving at Gatwick Airport

Driverless buses arriving at Gatwick Airport

Mar 22, 2018 United Kingdom
Gatwick to be first airport in the world to trial autonomous vehicles to shuttle staff across the airfield. A trial of electric-powered autonomous vehicles will soon see workers shuttled between popular locations on the airfield when it starts later this summer as reported in Electric Vehicles Research.
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UK Power Networks Services smart charges UPS's electric vehicles

UK Power Networks Services smart charges UPS's electric vehicles

Mar 20, 2018 United Kingdom
UK Power Networks Services has implemented smart new electric vehicle charging systems to power UPS's central London delivery fleet for what is believed to be the first time in the world on this scale.
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New all-electric Ford Transit

New all-electric Ford Transit

Mar 9, 2018 United States
Lightning Systems is on schedule for March deliveries of its new zero-emissions LightningElectric system for Ford Transit and that it has developed a zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell range extender for the product.
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Honda to supply Power Manager units for UK energy management demo

Honda to supply Power Manager units for UK energy management demo

Mar 2, 2018 United Kingdom
Honda Motor Europe has announced it will supply its state-of-the-art Power Manager units as part of the EV-elocity consortium project in the UK. The project aims to demonstrate the business case for Vehicle-to-Grid technologies across a variety of UK locations.
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German court lets cities ban diesel cars

German court lets cities ban diesel cars

Feb 28, 2018 Germany
In order to combat air pollution, a German court has issued a decision with wide-ranging and costly implications that marks a turning point for diesel vehicles in Germany.
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UPS To deploy first electric truck

UPS To deploy first electric truck

Feb 27, 2018 United States
UPS announced it plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies - an industry first that is breaking a key barrier to large scale fleet adoption, as reported in Electric Vehicles Research.
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Porsche and Audi develop joint architecture for electric vehicles

Porsche and Audi develop joint architecture for electric vehicles

Feb 19, 2018 Europe
The goal of the cooperation, which will create a pioneering architecture called the Premium Platform Electric, is to shape the mobility of tomorrow together and to put future electric vehicles on the market more quickly.
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Southern hemisphere's largest electric car sharing scheme launches

Southern hemisphere's largest electric car sharing scheme launches

Feb 16, 2018 New Zealand
The largest 100 per cent electric car-sharing scheme in the Southern Hemisphere has been launched in New Zealand.
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Webinar Thursday 22 February - Electric Buses 2018-2038

Webinar Thursday 22 February - Electric Buses 2018-2038

Feb 9, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be holding a free webinar on Thursday 22 February titled Electric Buses 2018-2038.
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BP installing electric vehicle chargers in UK forecourts

BP installing electric vehicle chargers in UK forecourts

Jan 31, 2018 United Kingdom
BP announced that its venturing business has invested $5 million in FreeWire Technologies Inc, a US-based manufacturer of mobile electric vehicle rapid charging systems, and plans to roll out FreeWire's Mobi Charger units for use at selected BP retail sites in the UK and Europe during 2018.