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Rising energy prices make EV rapid charging costly

Rising energy prices make EV rapid charging costly: Could soaring electricity prices dampen the UK’s transport electrification? Current research by RAC, an automotive services company, says the cost to rapid charge an electric vehicle (EV) increased by a fifth within the last 8 months. The study reports the price has gone up to 44.55p per…
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£2.4bn on EV battery manufacturing

£2.4bn on EV battery manufacturing The US has promised to supercharge electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing with $3.1 billion (£2.4bn) as part of its new Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The US President said the investment will support the domestic manufacturing of advanced batteries designed to spur the public’s interest in replacing their old polluting vehicles to…
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EVs taking over petrol cars as they are cheaper to run

EVs taking over petrol cars as they are cheaper to run Driving an electric vehicle (EV) costs nearly £600 a year less than a proportionate petrol model. That’s according to a new report from Compare The Market, which advises the average annual running cost for an EV amounts to £1,264, compared to £1,834 for a…
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Supercharged with £10.8bn UK EV revolutions first decade

Supercharged with £10.8bn UK EV revolutions first decade: With the increase in electric vehicles R&D and production in full swing the UK has invested a total of £10.8 billion in gigafacotries  A total of 14,320 jobs have been created in the alst ten years, says and estimated by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.…
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Government to boost EV charger expansion by 2030

Government to boost EV charger expansion by 2030: By 2030, the government has pledged to expanding public electric vehicle (EV) chargers to 300,000. The scheme will be supported by £1.6 billion in funding of which about £500 million will be distributed to the advancement of “competitively priced” public chargepoints to communities throughout the UK. Recently,…
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71.5% of January’s car registrations are EVs

71.5% of January’s car registrations are EVs: Last month, electric vehicle (EV) registrations reached a new high, accounting for 71.5 percent of all automobile registrations reported. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), plug-in car sales had another strong month in January. More than 14,430 battery electric cars (BEVs) and 9,047 plug-in…
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How Tech Industry is Helping Renewable Energy in 2022

How Tech Industry is Helping Renewable Energy in 2022

How Tech Industry is Helping Renewable Energy in 2022: We’re all aware of the impact of climate change and the importance of using clean, renewable energy. A study by the International Energy Agency (IEA) projects a growth of 95 percent in global energy capacity until 2026. Credit: https://unsplash.com/photos/iGDg_f_mlWo The technology industry invests millions in innovative…
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British Gas reveals regional cost disparities of EV charging

British Gas reveals regional cost disparities of EV charging: Electric vehicle (EV) drivers deal with a “postcode lottery” regarding the charging prices, new British Gas research shows. The data exposes a split between North & South with drivers in the South paying almost 28% extra than consumers in the North of England and Wales when…
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Mayors across the US have formed a EV’s task force

Mayors across the US have formed a EV’s task force: The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) has announced the formation of a new task force on electric vehicles (EVs). The Conference Task Force on Electric Vehicles will focus on methods to accelerate the transition to cleaner vehicles and vehicle electrification, as well as the…
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Charging towards the future with new Gigafactory

Charging towards the future with new Gigafactory: Local authorities have approved the construction of a huge plant in the West Midlands to enhance electric vehicle battery production. Plans for the new plant have been approved by Warwick District Council and Coventry City Council. The building of the 530,000 square-metre gigafactory, which is expected to create…
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