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2nd May 2022

Weekly Brief: US Postal Service ICE Fleet Told ‘Return to Sender’

The US Postal Service is headed to court over its handling of electric vehicles. A month ago the service announced that it would purchase 50,000 new delivery vans from...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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29th April 2022

Grenadier Takes on Land Rover Defender on Price

The Ineos Grenadier old-school styled British inspired rival to the iconic Land Rover Defender will come to market priced directly to attack the original in the marketplace. While the...

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28th April 2022

VW Group Promises Easier Public EV Charging Payments

The Volkswagen Group is launching a public charging tariff that promises to make the process easier and more accessible for owners of its BEV models. Its volume brands Volkswagen,...

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28th April 2022

Eaton Expands European EV Production Facilities

US automotive power management provider Eaton is continuing it European expansion of its Vehicle Group and eMobility businesses with a new R&D center in Germany. The company hopes to...

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27th April 2022

Continental Shows Off Private and Public Infotainment Modes

Continental claims it has developed a dynamically operating infotainment display system that can switch between private and public modes. Its Switchable Privacy Display is said to be able to...

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25th April 2022

Collision Avoiding ADAS being Developed by Nissan

Nissan claims it is developing ADAS that could automatically perform collision-avoidance maneuvers without input from the driver. The automaker’s “ground truth perception” technology fuses information from high-performance LiDAR, radar...

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25th April 2022

Weekly Brief: Tesla Reaps Rewards of Traditional Automaker BEV Ads

Tesla smashed analyst expectations with a record $3.3Bn profit in the first quarter of 2022. The EV maker delivered roughly 310,000 vehicles between January and March, almost twice what...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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22nd April 2022

Bentley Claims ‘World’s Most Sustainable Luxury Auto Brand’

Bentley claims it is on track to become the world’s most sustainable luxury car brand. Its “Dream Factory” at its headquarters in Crewe, England, claims data recorded shows an...

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21st April 2022

Cupra Born Focused on Vulnerable Road Users

Cupra’s city-focused BEV, the Born, is hoping to help reduce driver stress levels in streets populated by pedestrians and cyclists. It will feature ADAS specifically tailored to protect the...

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21st April 2022

BMW’s i7 May Headline but Next Year’s PHEVs Most Anticipated

Just because BMW has used its all-electric i7 to spearhead the seventh generation of its executive luxury high speed cruiser 7 Series, doesn’t mean ICE is already old hat....

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20th April 2022

Tesla’s Battery Supplier Starts its Own Swap-Out Service

Tesla’s Chinese battery supplier has opened it’s first battery swap stations in the city of Xiamen, southeast China’s Fujian Province. The stations are run under Contemporary Amperex Technology Company...

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20th April 2022

Mercedes-Benz EQS in Three Performance Packages

Mercedes-Benz’s new luxury BEV cross-over will come to market in three enhanced performance versions. The ‘entry level’ EQS 450+ boasts a power output of 261bhp and maximum torque of...

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