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Formula E fully-electric race car makes track debut

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Electric cars The future star of the first Formula E championship which will kick off in Beijing next September, the Spark-[.].

JLL taps Proterra for fully electric commuter shuttle bus service in Chicago

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Electric bus manufacturer Proterra and professional services firm JLL announced the first commercial agreement to provide commuter shuttle services via a fleet of 10 electric buses. Each building will lease five Proterra buses, demonstrating a new way for commercial customers to procure zero-emission transit solutions. Brief

New York City Taxi and Limo Commissions selects Nissan NV200 as Taxi of Tomorrow; fully-electric version possible starting in 2017

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However, Nissan will be able to manufacture the NV200 to run on electric-only power starting in 2017. The City will test the use of all-electric powered taxis starting in 2012 with six fully electric Nissan LEAFs—provided free of charge—to road test electric vehicles. Electric (Battery) Fleets

Hitachi leading European project on cooperative connected infrastructure for fully electric vehicles

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infrastructure—that are relevant to the Fully Electric Vehicle (FEV). ICT for fully electric vehicles. Resources.

Dow Kokam and PVI partner on fully electric refuse trucks

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Dow Kokam and PVI are partnering on a small fleet of fully electric refuse trucks. The electric truck and its battery system, which will be produced and assembled in France, were unveiled at Pollutec 2010 by PVI and its partner SITA, a subsidiary of Suez Environnement, alongside examples of Dow Kokam’s battery system technology.

UPS and Electric Vehicles International Begin Demonstration of Fully Electric Walk-In Van

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UPS has begun a 90-day demonstration trial of the Electric Vehicles International (EVI) walk-in van (EVI-WI). The drivetrain for the EVI-WI combines a 99 kWh Li-ion battery pack from Valence, a 150 kW (continuous), 200 kW (peak electric motor) and a five speed automatic manual transmission with PTO. Earlier post.).

Nissan LEAF still EV king in the UK as sales surpass 2013’s result

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Renault begins trial of new electric lorry

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Renault Trucks has begun a trial of a 16 tonne electric lorry in Paris with one of France’s oldest perfume houses, Guerlain.

Students invited to take part in new Formula E School Series electric racing

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Electric vehicles Editor Pick The new Formula E School Series [.].

Electric car with 1,000 mile range: powered by aluminium

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Some people are fans of range-extended electric cars, thinking they deliver a more practical range than fully electric cars.

Alternative fuel vehicle sales soar in the UK, with 143% growth in EV market

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In the first six months of this year, 2,558 fully electric cars were registered in the UK, according to the latest figures from the Society of [.].

First Tesla Model S to arrive in UK on June 7

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The fully electric luxury saloon was first announced in 2008, and as more details have come to light, interest has heightened.

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World first: driverless electric shuttle sets to work in Switzerland

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Delivery of the world’s first fully-electric driverless shuttle has been made in Switzerland this week.

Driverless Nissan LEAF electric car tested on Japanese highway

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A Nissan LEAF electric car has become the first car to test autonomous driving on a stretch of Japanese motorway. Nissan

Nissan LEAF powers new London private hire service

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Now a new firm is taking on the challenge of running fully electric Nissan cars in the demanding environ[.]. Electric cars

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BMW i8 plug-in hybrid arrives in the UK

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Electric cars BMW Editor Pick BMW’s long-awaited i8 is to launch in the UK this weekend (July 19,2014).

Gateshead dealer sets UK electric car sales record

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A car salesman in the North East is single-handedly playing a leading role in the acceleration of the UK electric car market.

Rinspeed reveals driverless Tesla electric car

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Swiss innovators, Rinspeed will reveal a new driverless car concept based on the fully electric Tesla Model S at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show.

Nissan celebrates 1,000% LEAF sales surge

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The electric family car saw sales surge a staggering 1,000 per cent last month in the UK, compared wit[.]. Electric cars Nissan

Nissan engineers create new LEAF pick-up

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team from the plant have been toying with the fully electric LEAF to creat[.]. Ah to be a Nissan engineer. What fun. Nissan Editor Pick

Global electric car numbers double in one year

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Electric cars Editor Pick While the total number of all electrified vehicle remains a[.].

Nissan LEAF celebrates UK birthday

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Nissan’s LEAF is celebrating its first birthday in the UK today. It is exa[.]. Nissan Editor Pick

Nissan BladeGlider arrives in Europe

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The unique fully electric sports car with its jet-fighter like profile was first unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show back in November.

Formula E electric race series establishes headquarters in UK

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Spanish cities deploy electric taxi fleet

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Electric taxis are the order of the day in Madrid and Barcelona; where a fleet of Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 electric vehicles are set to go to work.

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Volkswagen launches new electric Golf

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kWh lithium ion battery pack and a 85 kW (115 PS) electric motor, the e-Golf delivers be[.]. Electric cars Volkswagen Editor Pick

BCG Report Expects Battery Costs Will Constrain Widespread Market Adoption of Fully Electric Vehicles, Absent a Technology Breakthrough; Forecasts 26% of Major Market New Cars in 2020 To be Hybrid or Electric

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That same year, the market for electric-car batteries in those regions will reach $25 billion. million will be fully electric, 1.5

Government fleets to go electric with new £5 million fund

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The money will fund the purchase of over 300 plug-in vehicles including fully electric models, with half of that numb[.].

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Tesla makes first Model S deliveries to the UK

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Tesla has made its first deliveries to UK customers of its fully electric saloon Model S car. Electric cars Tesla Motors Editor Pick

Groupe Renault acquires PVI, a specialist in the electrification of Light Commercial Vehicles

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We are very pleased to welcome PVI’s team specializing in electric conversions to Groupe Renault. Conversions Electric (Battery) Fleets

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Ford dealerships to go green with wind and solar

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Now with a range of two plug-in hybrids and one fully electric car, the firm is exploring green electricity too, to e[.].

Mercedes’ first electric car goes on sale

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Mercedes-Benz has opened the order books for its first fully electric car in Germany; the new B-Class E-Cell.

Ford slashes Focus Electric price for US buyers

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Ford’s low-volume electric version of its Focus model is being slashed in price in the US, in a bid to boost sales.

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New electric quadricycle revealed with classic sports car looks

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Inspired by the Porsche 356, this is the Carice MK1 – a fully electric quadricycle that designed to mimic the spirit of a luxury sports car.

Tesla announces UK prices for Model S electric car

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Having just opened its first store in London, electric car maker, Tesla has announced the UK pricing for its long-awaited Model S.

Electric car fleet joins UEFA Champions League

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As the championship’s official vehicle sponsor, the carmaker brought a fleet of these electric vehicles (EVs) to Monaco for yeste[.].

BMW EVs go wireless for Formula E championship

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Electric cars BMW BMW has been confirmed as the official supplier for support vehicles for the n[.].

Tesla expands UK Supercharger network

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Compatible only with the carmakers own Model S fully electric saloon car, the chargers are free to use for owners, and can rec[.].

Tesla confirms Model III compact executive car for 2017

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Kia begins Soul EV production: coming to the UK soon

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