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Jonathan Musk

Renault-Nissan and Dongfeng to co-develop EVs

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Chery sets its sights on Europe

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Chery Automobile Co. Ltd is to begin sales of passenger cars in Europe within the next few years under an all-new nameplate.

Venson launches guide to help fleets switch to electric

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Venson Automotive Solutions has published a free Plug-In Vehicle Guide answering key questions asked by drivers about EVs, which they believe will aid fleets considering the move to plug-in cars and becoming greener fleets.

Fleet Innovations receives Go Ultra Low company status

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Fleet Innovations has been awarded the Go Ultra Low Company status, in recognition of its CleanCar solution.

Nissan agrees to sell electric battery business

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Nissan has announced that it has entered into a definitive sale and purchase agreement with private investment fund GSR Capital (GSR) for the sale of Nissan’s electric battery operations and production facilities.