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6th October 2021

Mahle Presents its 90-Second Auto Charger

Automotive supply giant Mahle with present its “90 second” recharging battery at a German mobility event this week. Attendees to the Aachen Colloquium Sustainable Mobility will be given insights...

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4th October 2021

Weekly Brief: BEVs Light Up Luxury and LCV Markets

The most expensive electric vehicle in the world is ready for market. The first customer-grade Lucid Air sedans trundled off the assembly line at Lucid Motors’ manufacturing plant in...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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1st October 2021

Half of UK Drivers Think they are Better than AI Powered Robots

UK drivers remain suspicious about automated driving with nearly half thinking they are better drivers than robots. This was among the findings of a survey run by Volkswagen Financial...

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30th September 2021

Ford Races Ahead with BEV Investment

Ford has accelerated to the front of the electrified pack with a whopping investment in both BEV and battery production in the US. This week it pledged itself to...

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30th September 2021

Rolls-Royce Banks on BEV Standing a Ghost of a Chance

Rolls-Royce continues its slowly-slowly unveiling of its new BEV with the announcement of its name and a few heavily disguised images. It says the Spectre will shortly begin on-road...

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29th September 2021

Jeep’s First PHEV Grand Cherokee Unveiled

Jeep has unveiled its Grand Cherokee with a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The 2022 Grand Cherokee 4xe signals the continued growth of the brand’s electrified mission of “zero emission freedom”....

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29th September 2021

Tevva Beats Many to BEV Truck Punch

An UK automotive start-up has beaten many larger automakers to market by unveiling its production ready BEV delivery truck. The company, Tevva, has created a British designed 7.5-ton electric...

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28th September 2021

Volvo Unveils its Autonomous VNL Truck for the US

Volvo has unveiled its long-haul prototype autonomous truck that it hopes will a key step towards making Class 8 HGVs commercially in North America. The project is a joint...

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28th September 2021

Rolls-Royce Fires Up its BEV Ambitions

Luxury British carmaker, Rolls-Royce, is ramping up consumer expectations for its first BEV powered vehicle by promising it will arrive ‘sooner rather than later’. In a statement drawing on...

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27th September 2021

Nissan Unveils Latest ‘Last Mile’ BEV Van

Nissan has unveiled its latest BEV targeting the urban final mile delivery service in the shape of the Townstar. More compact than the existing Nissan e-NV200, the new LCV...

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27th September 2021

Weekly Brief: Chip Crisis a Hint of Future Battery Woes?

Automakers joined tech companies and chip suppliers last week at the White House to discuss the semiconductor crisis that has hobbled the auto industry in recent months. The goal...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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24th September 2021

Volkswagen Builds First Wholly Owned Battery Plant in China

In line with Volkswagen’s drive to produce battery packs for its BEVs close to production plants, the automaker has started construction of a new battery facility for its Chinese...

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