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24th May 2019

EV Growth Will Take Time, One Forecast Suggests

A forecast on the possible growth of EVs in the car market admits that uptake “will take time”. The analysis by Bloomberg suggests by 2040  there could be as...

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24th May 2019

First Look at New BEV Vauxhall/Opel Corsa

Vauxhall/Opel has unveiled its first all-electric car in the shape of the supermini Corsa-e alongside a PHEV version of its full-size SUV the Grandland X. The brand, owned by...

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23rd May 2019

Audi Pledges 30 Electrified Model Range by 2025

Audi has promised to field a model range featuring at least 30 with electrified powertrains within the next six years. During a presentation to shareholders, the automaker said that...

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23rd May 2019

Renault Bangs the ‘Green’ Drum for EVs

Renault marshaled a defense of EV climate friendly credentials in the face of claims that they are a long way from being ‘green’. In research recently published, EVs have...

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23rd May 2019

VW Launches Geolocation Shopping Pitch

Volkswagen has launched a vehicle finding app that will pitch shopping suggestions to its consumers. The ‘We Experience’ bolt-on has been added to its ‘Volkswagen We’ digital ecosystem in...

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22nd May 2019

All BEV Components Must Be Designed At Same Time, Says Engineer

Automakers will not solve the problem of high BEV production costs without an integrated design strategy, says a UK engineering company. Drive Systems Design claims it can suggest ways...

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22nd May 2019

BP Company Unveils Emissions Cutting ICE Oil System

Removable oil cells could reduce ICE vehicle tailpipe emissions and cut plastic waste from the auto industry’s use of disposable oil cans, according to a BP company. Nexcel made...

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22nd May 2019

Four Days Power for Your House From EV, Claims Nissan

An electric vehicle has enough battery capacity to power a house for up to four days. This is the claim for Nissan Europe’s EV director, Thomas Chretien, who spoke...

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21st May 2019

Continental’s Smart Heater Chooses Between Battery and Passengers

Continental has unveiled details of its ‘smart heater’ system that will decide when to heat up an EV’s battery instead of the car’s occupants. The system is a bid...

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21st May 2019

UK Pilot of EV Trialers Show Most Won’t Buy Them

Just one-in-four or UK consumers chosen to take part in a car-use trial between EV and ICE powered vehicles would now buy an electric car. That’s the findings of...

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20th May 2019

Retrofit EV Telematics Launched by ERM

A telematics solution tailored for EVs’ specific needs claims retrofit capabilities to bring older vehicles into the connected car world. ERM Advanced Telematics will launch its StarLink EV, a...

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20th May 2019

Bolt Nano is New Player in Urban BEV Micro-Mobility

A new player has joined the micro-car urban BEV mobility race to take on the big players including Renault and Seat. US company Bolt Mobility has unveiled its Bolt...

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