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New V2G service for homes and workplaces could cut electricity bills

20 hours ago / 0 comments

A new Vehicle to Grid (V2G) service for electric vehicle drivers at home and/or the workplace has been launched by DriveElectric.

Fuso eCanter becomes first light EV truck with CCS rapid charging

2 days ago / 0 comments

Series produced Fuso eCanter is the first electrically powered light truck to be equipped with CCS rapid charging technology.

Ford and Mahindra form strategic collaboration

2 days ago / 0 comments

Ford Motor Company and Mahindra Group agreed to explore a strategic alliance, focussing on mobility, connected vehicles and electrification to expand Ford’s reach in India and global emerging markets for Mahindra.

Largest Toyota Mirai FCV fleet begins work in Hamburg

6 days ago / 0 comments

The first 20 (out of a total 35) Toyota Mirai were handed over to the CleverShuttle ride-sharing shuttle service, making it the world’s largest fleet of fuel-cell vehicles run by a single operator.

300 electrified Volkswagen Group vehicles by 2030

1 week ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen Group will have electrified its entire model portfolio by 2030 at the latest under the “Roadmap E” electrification initiative, the company says.

New pedestal charge point launched by Rolec EV

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

New pedestal charge points have been introduced by charge point specialist Rolec EV.

First images and details of Honda CR-V Hybrid Prototype revealed

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Honda has revealed the first images of its CR-V Hybrid Prototype, ahead of its official reveal at the 2017 IAA Frankfurt Motorshow.

Renault-Nissan and Dongfeng to co-develop EVs

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng have announced a joint venture that will see the two groups co-develop and sell electric vehicles (EV) in China.

Honda set to unveil its electric vision

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Honda has announced it will unveil its first electric vehicle (EV) destined for Europe, the Honda Urban EV Concept, alongside a new CR-V Hybrid Prototype.

MINI Electric Concept unveiled

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

The MINI Electric Concept will make its world debut at the 2017 IAA in Frankfurt, followed by a production version due in 2019.

Silicon in batteries could quadruple Li-ion capacity

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Silicon in lithium-ion batteries may be the answer to multiplying battery capacity, research from the University of Eastern Finland has found.

BMW sparks new higher power i3s

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

BMW has introduced a new higher powered version of the i3 electric super mini; the i3s, available with the 94Ah/33kWh battery and optional range extender.

Second-life batteries used to power quick-charge points along highways

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Connected Energy has installed two quick-charge stations along highways in Belgium and Germany that use second-life Renault electric vehicle batteries as power sources.

Fortem turns to Nissan e-NV200 vans to electrify 10% of its fleet

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

20 Nissan e-NV200 electric vans will be added to the fleet operated by Fortem, a provider of repairs and maintenance for housing association and local authority properties in the UK, by the end of … Read More »

New Zealand Post trials five electric vans

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

New Zealand Post has added five electric vans to their fleet, after qualifying for assistance by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority’s (EECA) Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund.

Large fleets pledge at least 5% EV share by 2020

1 month ago / 0 comments

The latest organisations to join the Go Ultra Low Companies scheme, including OVO Energy, Oxford City Council, Santander UK, Swansea University and Gatwick Airport have pledged that EVs will make up at least 5% … Read More »

Hyundai unveils future EV plans and next-gen hydrogen SUV

1 month ago / 0 comments

Ahead of its official launch early in 2018, Hyundai has provided an early glimpse of the next generation hydrogen-powered SUV and revealed more information about future plans to launch 31 “eco” vehicles by 2020.

New EV route planning software launched

1 month ago / 0 comments

MyRouteMonkey software is now live online and free to use, which the makers claim will banish range anxiety by optimising routes for electric cars.

Deutsche Post DHL and Ford unveil StreetScooter WORK XL electric van

1 month ago / 0 comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group and Ford presented the first of their jointly produced electric delivery vans – or e-van – today in Cologne, Germany, called the StreetScooter WORK XL, to complement their pre-existing electric … Read More »

Fiat Chrysler join BMW, Intel and Mobileye in autonomous development race

1 month ago / 0 comments

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye today announced a memorandum of understanding that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will be the first automaker to join them in developing an autonomous driving platform for global deployment.