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Pro-EV Group Claims UK Adoption Spike
18th January 2019

Pro-EV Group Claims UK Adoption Spike

Go Ultra Low, a group promoting electric vehicle uptake, has published figures showing the UK EV and hybrid market grew by 19% in 2018 compared with 2017. The group...

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ACEA Criticizes EU’s Electric Truck Charger Shortage
18th January 2019

ACEA Criticizes EU’s Electric Truck Charger Shortage

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has attacked the EU for maintaining a deficit of electric truck charging infrastructure. The ACEA has published a report claiming the shortage of...

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Energy Company Claims First Hydrogen EV Charger
17th January 2019

Energy Company Claims First Hydrogen EV Charger

A UK energy company claims to have carried out the world’s first successful demonstration of a hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle charger. AFC Energy claims the CH2ARGE charger is “100%...

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MAN Delivers Porsche’s First Electric Logistics Truck
16th January 2019

MAN Delivers Porsche’s First Electric Logistics Truck

Porsche’s main factory in Stuttgart is to receive its first electric logistics truck from MAN. The automaker claimed the move represents a significant step in its efforts to electrify...

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Cadillac Teases EV Based on GM’s Platform
15th January 2019

Cadillac Teases EV Based on GM’s Platform

Cadillac has previewed an electric vehicle, the first based on the platform for EVs being developed by General Motors. Cadillac says further details about the car, along with its...

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15th January 2019

VW Next-Gen EVs to Take Over From Chattanooga Choo-Choo

Chattanooga may have been immortalized by the Glenn Miller swing band classic but it could now become the latest focus of Volkswagen’s EV future. That’s because the German carmaker...

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14th January 2019

Kia Pledges to Engine Cubes With New Midi SUV

Kia unveiled a new mid-size SUV at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week targeted squarely at the lucrative cubic capacity-hungry US market – the Telluride....

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11th January 2019

Charged with Controversy: BEV Versus Fuel Cell

The road to clean emission vehicles has some bumps and turns in it with divergent opinions on what is the best course to take. Some of the main roadblocks...

By Lynn Walford

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10th January 2019

JLR Confirms Job Cuts After Diesel Slump

Jaguar Land Rover has finally confirmed that the slump in demand for diesel motors will cost the jobs of 4,500 people, mostly from its UK operation. Following reports of...

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High Performance Nissan Leaf Launches in Europe
9th January 2019

High Performance Nissan Leaf Launches in Europe

Nissan has announced the release of a limited edition high performance and longer range version of its top-selling Leaf EV for the European market. Deliveries of the Leaf 3.Zero...

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7th January 2019

Infiniti NAIAS Concept Shows EV Strategy

Nissan’s premium sub-brand Infiniti will debut its all-electric luxury SUV at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) next week. Called the QX Inspiration, the carmaker says it...

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7th January 2019

Weekly Brief: This is the Moment of Truth for EVs in America

Remember last year when Tesla, General Motors and Nissan partnered up to lobby for an extension on the $7,500 federal tax credit for new EV purchases? It didn’t work,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve