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Lithium-ion batteries that can endure extreme weather

Lithium-ion batteries that can endure extreme weather Do you have concern for how long the battery of your electric vehicle may last in intense weather conditions? Scientists say that would not be an issue anymore. Engineers at the University of California San Diego have made lithium-ion batteries operating very well at freezing cold and blistering…
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£43.7m raise for off-road trucks & motorbikes.

£43.7m raise for off-road trucks & motorbikes. The government has disclosed a new £43.7 million joint industry and government financing to help the construction of green auto technology, as well as electric motorbikes and off-road trucks that could be very useful. The projects that will benefit from the funding have electric motorcycles and an all-terrain,…
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‘Pay per mile’ programme is being developed to reduce London’s emissions.

‘Pay per mile’ programme is being developed to reduce London’s emissions: Drivers in London may soon be taxed based on the number of miles they travel. According to a recent assessment commissioned by the Mayor of London, a new pay-per-mile road pricing system should be adopted in the capital by the end of the decade…
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Mitsubishi & OVO’s to improve EV smart charging in Japan

Mitsubishi & OVO’s to improve EV smart charging in Japan: OVO’s energy platform Kaluza & Mitsubishi Corporation have now reported a new resolution created to help car manufacturers & energy companies in Japan. Kaluza’s technology enhances connected EVs & heating systems to charge when energy is the lowest cost and greenest. The platform will be…
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EV taxes should be raised agree UK drivers

EV taxes should be raised agree UK drivers: A future electric vehicle (EV) levy to offset fuel tax losses would be welcomed by British drivers. According to a new poll by Venson Automotive Solutions, 87 percent of UK motorists agree that as EV use continues to expand, fuel tax costs must be recouped. The study…
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Could your next drive be powered by the sun?

Could your next drive be powered by the sun?: A company seeking to create a solar electric vehicle (EV) has teamed up with a manufacturer to make the car. A letter of intent was signed by Lightyear with Valmet Automotive to produce its ‘Lightyear One’ solar car. It believes its car will permit drivers to…
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The new center of EVs for the UK could be in Sunderland

The new center of EVs for the UK could be in Sunderland Nissan has recently revealed they will become home to a brand new £1 billion gigafactory. The new project, which has been described as transformational for the region, has recently been launched with a huge investment from Nissan and Envision AESC. The new plant…
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UK government called to take action on non EV emissions

UK government called to take action on non EV emissions The UK government has been urged to introduce a zero emission vehicles (ZEV) mandate to ensure their is a clear path for the increase in ZEV sales. This is one of the recommendations that has been included in a new report by Energy UK, which…
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Putting your mail on charge

Have you ever thought about the carbon footprinnt being left by the delivery of your mail. The Royal Mail is going to change all of that. The Royal Mail have recently announced that they are going to make an addition of 3,000 (EV’s) electric vehicles to its fleet. This means that that they are adding…
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