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Range Rover Sport self-drives Coventry Ring Road

Range Rover Sport self-drives Coventry Ring Road

Oct 15, 2018 United Kingdom
A Range Rover Sport has completed the first ever self-driving lap of one of the UK's most challenging road layouts. A prototype self-driving Range Rover Sport handled the complex Coventry Ring Road, successfully changing lanes, merging with traffic and exiting junctions at the speed limit of 40mph.
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UK's first 60kW rapid charge point

UK's first 60kW rapid charge point

Oct 9, 2018 United Kingdom
For the first time ever, all UK EV drivers can enjoy the fastest rapid public charging options, powered by renewable energy, with the installation of a 60kW agnostic charger. The charging point is ready for use and the first of its type to be compatible with all models of electric vehicle.
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Electric motorcycle front-runners at the IDTechEx Show!

Electric motorcycle front-runners at the IDTechEx Show!

Oct 5, 2018 Worldwide
Ever since the economic crisis, the motorcycle market in the U.S. has stagnated as the industry has struggled to attract younger, more safety-conscious riders. Electrification is the jump-start needed, and is why the likes of Harley Davidson, U.S. motorcycling icon and survivor of the great depression, is looking to re-invent itself by going electric.
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Mazda announces electrification and connectivity strategies

Mazda announces electrification and connectivity strategies

Oct 4, 2018 Japan
Mazda Motor Corporation announced electrification and connectivity strategies. The strategies are based on Mazda's long-term vision for technology development.
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Peugeot unveils new plug in hybrid engine range

Peugeot unveils new plug in hybrid engine range

Oct 3, 2018 Worldwide
Peugeot has announced the launch of its new Plug-in Hybrid petrol engine range. The new engines are available for the Peugeot 3008 SUV, and all-new Peugeot 508 and 508 SW.
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Porsche drops diesel

Porsche drops diesel

Oct 1, 2018 Germany
Porsche has always matched its product range to its customers' requirements and the pursuit of technological excellence. That is why the sports car manufacturer is intensifying its activities in the areas of hybrid technology and electromobility and will, in future, no longer offer vehicles with diesel propulsion.
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Maxxis gets huge e.GO boost with European partnership

Maxxis gets huge e.GO boost with European partnership

Sep 28, 2018 Europe
Maxxis has announced that it is joining forces with German electric carmaker e.GO. The strategic partnership will see Maxxis create tyres for the manufacturer's future models, using its considerable expertise and resources to deliver products that can ensure a smooth and safe ride for drivers of the innovative vehicles.
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World's first fleet of fuel cell electric trucks coming into operation

World's first fleet of fuel cell electric trucks coming into operation

Sep 27, 2018 Germany
Beginning in 2019 and over a five year period Hyundai Motor and H2 Energy will provide 1,000 heavy-duty fuel cell electric trucks and an adequate supply chain for renewable hydrogen.
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IKEA Group commits to zero emissions targets for home delivery

IKEA Group commits to zero emissions targets for home delivery

Sep 25, 2018 United States, France, China, Netherlands
IKEA Group takes the next step towards reaching 100% zero emissions home deliveries by announcing an accelerated timeline for transitioning to EV in five major inner cities - Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, and Shanghai - by 2020.
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World's first hydrogen fuel cell train

World's first hydrogen fuel cell train

Sep 24, 2018 Germany
The Coradia iLint, built by Alstom in Salzgitter, Germany, is equipped with fuel cells which convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity, thus eliminating pollutant emissions related to propulsion. From 17 September onwards, two such trains will enter commercial service according to a fixed timetable in Lower Saxony.
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Audi launches electrification offensive

Audi launches electrification offensive

Sep 19, 2018 United States
Audi strives to take electric mobility to the next level and plans to offer more than 20 electrified models by 2025 - some will be plug-in-hybrids - more than half will be fully-electric.