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25th May 2023

Jaguar Land Rover Owner Set to Build UK’s First Gigafactory

Tata, owner of Jaguar Land Rover, looks likely to accept a near $1Bn UK government handout to build the nation’s first automotive gigafactory. The BBC reports that the Indian...

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15th May 2023

Ferrari Promises No End to its ICE Powered Cars

Italian automotive icon, Ferrari, has promised to keep building cars powered by internal combustion engines for a long as customers want them. The heartening news for most fans of...

10th April 2023

Tesla Chooses China for its Second Megapack Factory

Tesla has chosen China as the site for its second ‘Megapack’ battery plant as it seeks to scale-up its energy storage business. The BBC reports that the automaker claims...

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3rd April 2023

E-mobility Providers Fail to Save Rental e-Scooters in Paris

Micro-mobility has taken a hit with the impending ban of rented e-scooters in Paris, Europe’s biggest adopter of the technology. Parisians have voted overwhelmingly to ban the use of...

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13th March 2023

Brexit Still Threat to UK’s BEV Industry, Warns SMMT

Brexit has been a major stumbling block for investment in BEV technology for the UK’s automotive industry. Now industry representative, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) is...

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18th January 2023

Britishvolt Crash Flattens UK’s BEV Hopes

The UK’s hopes of leading the way in BEV development has hit the buffers with the collapse of its promised largest automotive battery plant provider Britishvolt. The company, which...

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29th November 2022

Mercedes-Benz Facing BEV Performance Boost Backlash

Mercedes-Benz is facing a consumer backlash after announcing a performance boosting upgrade for its premium BEVs in the US on an annual subscription basis. The plan, which echoes Tesla’s...

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26th September 2022

Tesla Ordered to Recall a Million US Cars Over Window Fault

Tesla has been ordered to recall more than on million cars in the US as safety regulators fear passenger fingers could be trapped in vehicle windows. The BBC reports...

21st July 2022

Baidu Unveils ‘Cheap’ Robo-Taxi in China

China’s leading digital giant, Baidu, has unveiled its latest, and cheapest, robo-taxi to operate within its Apollo Go commercial service. The BBC reports that the company’s new fully autonomous...

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10th May 2021

US Pipeline Hack Sounds Automakers’ Alarm

Automakers are witnessing a stark warning about their future computer systems’ security with the criminal cyber attack on the US’s largest oil pipeline. The BBC reports that the US...

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10th June 2020

Tesla’s Supplier Claims 1M Mile Battery Life

The Chinese battery supplier to Tesla claims it could build a pack to power a vehicle for more than a million miles and boast a lifespan of 16 years....

21st April 2020

Alloy ‘Sponge’ Touted as Fuel Cell Breakthrough

Scientists are claiming the creation of an aluminum ‘sponge’ that could hold the key to promote mass adoption of hydrogen fuel cell technology. The UK’s BBC has reported that...

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