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Volvo Developing Electric Truck Charging Infrastructure
8th November 2018

Volvo Developing Electric Truck Charging Infrastructure

Volvo is developing electric truck charging infrastructure with an EV charging tech maker. Volvo Trucks is collaborating with Greenlots on chargers for trucks operating out of Southern Californian warehouses. The...

8th November 2018

Carmakers Must Stack Cyber-Security in Their Favor, Says Karamba

Cyber threats are one of the biggest dangers of connected and self-driving vehicles. The now-infamous Jeep hack revealed vulnerabilities that most, not even Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), knew existed....

By Louis Bedigian

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Utility Claims UK’s First End-to-End EV Package
7th November 2018

Utility Claims UK’s First End-to-End EV Package

A Scottish energy provider is launching what it claims is the UK’s first end-to-end electric vehicle ownership package. ScottishPower is claiming to have developed a package that includes “the...

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7th November 2018

Fisker Hoping For Solid-State BEV in 2021

There are several concerns about battery electric vehicles (BEVs) at the moment not least that the standard lithium ion technology is anything but eco-friendly. While these batteries rack up...

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IMI Urges Compulsory ADAS Training for Mechanics
7th November 2018

IMI Urges Compulsory ADAS Training for Mechanics

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has called for training on advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) to be made compulsory for automotive technicians. The UK body is arguing...

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Utility Applies for New EV Rate Class
6th November 2018

Utility Applies for New EV Rate Class

A privately-owned power utility has applied for new electric vehicle charging rates to be introduced, which it claims could boost adoption of EVs. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)...

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Nikola to Showcase Hydrogen-Electric Truck
6th November 2018

Nikola to Showcase Hydrogen-Electric Truck

A truck maker is to showcase a zero-emissions truck at an event it is staging in Arizona. Nikola says it will display a prototype of the TRE at its...

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Hyundai, Kia to Introduce Solar Charging Tech
2nd November 2018

Hyundai, Kia to Introduce Solar Charging Tech

Hyundai and Kia say they are planning to introduce solar charging panels to the roofs or hoods of selected Hyundai cars. They say the panels will provide additional electricity...

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2nd November 2018

Algae Grown Bio-Fuel Gets Mazda Backing

Mazda is pinning much of its green energy hopes on bio-fuels grown from algae. The Japanese carmaker has announced joint research projects and studies into the future use of...

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2nd November 2018

AWS Helps Avis Move Car Rental From Counter to Cloud

Avis is tapping into Amazon's cloud services to help transform its car rental service.

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Jaguar Land Rover Developing in-Vehicle Anti-Sickness Tech
2nd November 2018

Jaguar Land Rover Developing in-Vehicle Anti-Sickness Tech

Jaguar Land Rover claims to be developing technology that can reduce car sickness. The automaker says it has created an algorithm that assigns every passenger a “wellness score” using...

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Energy Supplier, Eco-Tech Company Launching EV Chargers
1st November 2018

Energy Supplier, Eco-Tech Company Launching EV Chargers

An energy supplier is joining forces with an environmental technology company to launch a network of 1,500 vehicle-to-grid (V2G) electric vehicle chargers across the UK. UK-headquartered, French-owned EDF Energy...

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