Electric car chargers pop up from the sidewalk, to be tested in the UK

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United Kingdom startup Trojan Energy will test charging stations that pop up from the sidewalk when needed. The Subsurface Technology for Electric Pathways (STEP) will pilot program will see 200 curbside charging stations installed in the London boroughs of Brent and Camden.

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London black cab spawns range-extended electric delivery van

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Called the VN5, it's currently available to order, with deliveries of right-hand drive vehicles for the United Kingdom scheduled to begin The company that made London's iconic black cab greener is now doing the same with delivery vans.

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Electric crate motor kit is ready for your EV project: What would you make?

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While crate engines are typically V-8s, United Kingdom-based Swindon Powertrain now offers an electric equivalent. The so-called crate engine has been a boon to car hobbyists, providing streamlined option for replacing the engine of a project vehicle. The company's HPD (short for "High Power Density") electric powertrain consists of a pre-packaged

2020 81

Pop-up EV charging hubs deemed a success in UK trial

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A trial of pop-up EV charging stations in the United Kingdom has proven successful, showing a possible way to expand urban charging infrastructure without adding clutter. A British company called Urban Electric announced the trial last year, placing prototype pop-up charging "hubs" along streets in Oxford, England. Activated by an app, the. charging youtube

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Hyundai Kona Electric: The new favored police patrol car for Europe?

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Police forces in Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom currently use Kona Electric patrol cars, Hyundai said earlier this month in a press release. As cities look to reduce air pollution, some are equipping their police forces with electric cars. The Hyundai Kona Electric is proving to be a popular choice, in Europe at least. The Ioniq and

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UK project builds electric-car charging into a half-mile of lampposts

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A new project in the United Kingdom demonstrates the benefits of that. The great thing about electric-car charging is that it can take advantage of existing grid infrastructure. Siemens built charging stations into 24 lampposts on roughly a half-mile of Sutherland Avenue in London. The section of street was rechristened, appropriately enough. charging Green Life

2020 78

UK company claims most power-dense electric motor for EVs

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A company based in the United Kingdom claims to be developing the world's most power dense electric motor for automotive applications. Equipmake said its new Ampere motor will develop 20 kilowatts (27 horsepower) per kilogram. The company claims it is four times the power density of conventional motors. Total output will be 220 kw (295 hp) at

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Gas stations OK, electric-car chargers too ugly?

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Aesthetics may be holding back installations in some places too, according to the manager of electric-car sharing company Zipcar in Britain Jonathan Hampson, general manager for Zipcar in the United Kingdom told the Sunday Times that local political. Delays in rolling out new electric-car charging infrastructure may not just be about economics.

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EU GRAMOFON project ends after 42 months with promising results on CO2 capture

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Coordinated by AIMPLAS, the project also involved the CNRS (France), University of Mons (Belgium), Fraunhofer ICT (Germany), Graphenea (Spain), Process Design Centre (the Netherlands), e2v (United Kingdom), MOFTech (United Kingdom), and KRICT (South Korea). The European GRAMOFON Project, coordinated by AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Center has developed an innovative CO 2 capture process based on novel nanomaterials and microwave energy.

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#GreenNewDeal or NO Deal

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Climate Strike kids around the world will be satisfied with nothing less: Greta had this to say in the United Kingdom just last week. On Friday night, April 26, I had the privilege of hosting a panel on the Green New Deal at Temple Isaiah in West Los Angeles. The Theme was “The Path Forward: If Not The Green New Deal, Then What? These are the videos and visuals I curated and screened for the audience as means to tell the story – Why Do We Need A Green New Deal?

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Refineries in the Americas produce a greater share of gasoline per barrel of crude oil than refineries in other world regions

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OECD Americas: Canada; Chile; Mexico; United States. OECD Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Switzerland; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom. When processing petroleum, refineries can produce products in varying amounts to meet regional demands.

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Oxford aims to be world's first zero-emissions city

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The college town of Oxford, England, is poised to become the first municipality in the United Kingdom to ban gasoline and diesel-fueled cars from its city center. A proposal headed to the Oxford City Council has four stages that would culminate in a city free of vehicular emissions by 2035. Initially, the city hopes to ban gas and diesel cars. Diesel Gasoline England

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2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid to launch in U.S. at end of year

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Last month, the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid went on sale in the United Kingdom, offering British buyers a mass-priced compact wagon with 25 to 30 miles of electric range. While it shares its underpinnings with the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In model, the Niro has more of a wagon shape than Hyundai's five-door hatchback—good for European markets where. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

2017 71

UK to ban diesel, gasoline car sales by 2040; follows France, Norway, Holland bans

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The United Kingdom will follow in the footsteps of some European countries as it announced plans to ban the sale of gasoline- and diesel-powered cars by the year 2040. The initiative closely follows a similar announcement from France, which also declared 2040 as the year it will phase out fossil-fuel vehicles Norway and the Netherlands have also. Gasoline Europe Diesels emissions zero emissions UK fossil fuels

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Bill could ban gasoline-car sales in California by 2040

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Such a ban would follow India, the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Norway, and others around the world with aggressive targets to reduce emissions and curb. California, long a leader in emission reduction and electric-car incentives, may be ready to take the next big step: a full ban on the sale of new cars powered by gasoline or diesel.

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Ubitricity street lamp socket provides electric-car charging

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A German company has brought forth its idea of how to provide convenient, cost-effective electric-car charging and now it has made its way to the United Kingdom. Ubitricity rolled out its streetlight car charging ports two years ago, but the German company has now spread its innovation to the UK. In a recent video, the Fully Charged Show takes a. UK plug-in cars London Charging station charging infrastructure

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U.K. To Invest $850 Million By 2020 To Promote Electric Vehicles

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Despite hefty incentives, electric vehicle sales have remained stagnant in the United Kingdom. While sales doubled in 2013 compared to 2012, matching the global trend, just 2,500 vehicles found homes last year. That''s less than the Nissan Leaf sells in some single months in the U.S. The UK government has this week promised to invest £500

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Uber setting goal of 100% of rides in EVs in US, Canada and European cities by 2030

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The companies will now explore a strong partnership to provide partner drivers on the Uber App with affordable electric vehicles in European markets, notably in the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands and Portugal. Extend the United Kingdom pilot into France by the end of 2020, with a view to scaling the program to the Netherlands, Portugal, and other markets.

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UK Royal Mail electric vans now entering service

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The United Kingdom's Royal Postal Service has entered a new era as its first electric mail vans enter service. In total, nine electric postal vans from local company Arrival will enter the Royal Post's fleet, along with another 100 electric vans to be added in December from French brand Peugeot. The Arrival electric vans are capable of traveling. Europe UK plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Commercial vehicle fleet

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Uber to go all electric or hybrid in London by 2020, ban diesels, add clean-air fee to rides

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By the end of 2021, it will extend that policy throughout the United Kingdom, where it presently operates in 40 cities. Uber has announced it will require its 40,000 drivers in London to switch to hybrid or fully electric cars, and ban diesel vehicles from its fleet, by the end of 2019. Uber said it will use only electric cars within London by. emissions England plug-in cars London ridesharing Uber

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First RHD Tesla Model S Electric Cars In Asia Delivered In Hong Kong

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Right-hand drive Tesla Model S electric cars have already begun to trickle out in the United Kingdom, but now they''re hitting the Asian markets too. The first Asian right-hand drive Model S have now been delivered to the first eight customers in Hong Kong. Coinciding with a large launch event at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in the city, Jerome Guillen

2014 81

Nissan e-NV200 Electric Vans Join FedEx Trial Fleet

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The all-electric cargo van has already been tested by FedEx in Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom and Brazil, but now Nissan and FedEx are teaming up for U.S. On the back of successful trial programs in other countries, delivery giant FedEx will trial a fleet of Nissan e-NV200 vans this year. trials. FedEx Express will test a fleet of vans in

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Forget Red Ferraris; It's Green Cars Men Should Drive To Attract Women

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A total of 2,000 adults from the United Kingdom were surveyed. Apparently, women like miles per gallon more than horsepower. A British survey finds that women are more attracted to men with green cars, Mother Nature Network reports. Of that number, the majority of women viewed Toyota Prius hybrid and Nissan Leaf electric car owners as

Brammo buys up QuantyaParx, renaming them to BrammoParx

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The existing tracks are successfully established in Germany, Austria, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Brammo today announced the acquisition of Quantyaparx, a chain of dirt bike race tracks exclusively for electric dirt bikes. The tracks

Electric Cars Could Slash UK Oil Imports 40 Percent In 15 Years: Study

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With high fuel prices and island locations on the same warming planet as every other sovereign state, the United Kingdom could benefit enormously from electric cars. Plug-in vehicles could not not only reduce greenhouse gas emissions and consumer "fuel" costs, but also moderate the health effects of air pollution created by a passenger fleet. Green Europe Study UK energy policy oil plug-in cars

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FUSO eCanter electric truck delivering gas bottles in London?s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

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16 FUSO eCanter from Daimler Trucks’ small series-production in Tramagal, Portugal, have been delivered to customers in the United Kingdom so far. In the United States, Europe and Japan, customers are now operating more than 150 vehicles in cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Berlin, London, Amsterdam, Paris, Copenhagen and Lisbon. Daimler Trucks continues deliveries of the FUSO eCanter, its fully electric light-duty truck.

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UK moves ahead on lower-carbon power to end coal use by 2025

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The United Kingdom is increasing its use of low-carbon energy sources as it moves to phase out coal-fired power plants altogether by 2025. Renewable-energy sources such as wind and solar, combined with nuclear power and generating plants fired with renewable wood pellets, are displacing fossil fuels in the country's electricity-generation mix. Europe emissions energy policy UK England Scotland energy fossil fuels

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Chargie app connects electric-car drivers, UK homeowners; 'AirBnB' for charging?

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Now, the idea is being applied to charging stations across the United Kingdom with the introduction of the Chargie smartphone app. The internet has transformed how many perceive property, allowing the rental of other peoples' personal vehicles, apartments, and other spaces when owners are not using them. Chargie aims to redefine how electric-car. UK Apps England plug-in cars Charging station charging infrastructure Home charging

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Scotland power boss: Peak charging could cause grid problems

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Vastly greater numbers of electric cars on United Kingdom roads could pose problems for the power supplies used to recharge them—if, that is, they all plug in during the day. Frank Mitchell, head of SP Energy Networks a unit of ScottishPower, said a rush to electric cars in the U.K. could burden the power grid if owners opt to charge those. smart grid UK electric utilities charging Scotland charging infrastructure Charging stations

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2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid goes on sale in UK

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The Kia Niro Hybrid has been on sale in the United States since early 2017, but at its launch, the brand promised a plug-in hybrid version would arrive by the end of this year as well. launch, the Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid has now arrived in the United Kingdom with a 36-mile rated range on battery power alone on the optimistic NEDC.

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Voltia conversion expands Nissan e-NV200 electric delivery van for London

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As the United Kingdom joins other countries in committing to a future ban on fossil-fuel vehicles, commercial fleet operators that rely on diesel vehicles are left in a bit of a pickle. Nissan has an answer in its zero-emission eNV200 electric cargo van, but its small dimensions leave a lot to be desired for commercial operators that need. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Commercial vehicle youtube Nissan e-NV200

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Nissan Leaf Breaks Electric Car Convoy Record With 225 Cars

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Agroup of Nissan Leaf owners from around the United Kingdom have broken the world record for the 'largest parade of electric vehicles'. With 225 Nissan Leafs and an overcast, wet Silverstone race circuit, a parade of 225 cars broke the previous record, held by Chrysler with 218 vehicles. Nissan UK organized the event to help drivers share

By Royal Appointment? Electric Cars Welcome in Prince of Wales' Eco-village

All Cars Electric

While many in the United Kingdom doubt that he will accede his mother Queen Elizabeth II to the throne and become King, HRH the Prince of Wales has never been one to shy away from helping his subjects combine quintessential British values with new technology.

AlixPartners finds limited consumer willingness to pay for autonomous vehicles but enthusiasm for robo-taxis

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AlixPartners’ Global Autonomous Vehicle Report includes the analysis of a survey that polled 6,746 consumers in total, including 1,072 in China, 1,019 in France, 1,015 in Germany, 1,037 in Italy, 1,009 in the United Kingdom, and 1,594 in the United States.

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DOE: 23.5% of vehicles sold in Norway in 2016 were plug-ins; highest market penetration in Europe

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of all European PEV sales were in the United Kingdom, the PEV market penetration was only 1.3% For comparison purposes, the United States PEV market penetration in 2016 was 0.9%. Nearly one of every four vehicles sold in Norway in 2016 was a PEV (23.5%), giving the country the highest plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market penetration of European countries, according to figures from Argonne National Laboratory. Although 17.3%

2017 68

2011 Nissan Leaf At Two Years: 32,000 Miles, No Signs Of Age

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Almost two years ago, I took delivery of one of the very first 2011 Nissan Leafs to be imported into the United Kingdom. With its two-year anniversary approaching, and more than 32,000 miles on the clock, has our family's opinion of the Nissan Leaf changed? What has life with the car been like? And do we regret buying it? Just as we said last

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850 Miles In A Tesla Roadster In A Weekend: Crossing The Line

All Cars Electric

Yesterday, we told you about the remarkable 850-mile electric-car road trip planned by David Peilow and Kevin Sharpe, who intended to drive from the tip to the tail of the United Kingdom. Their goal was to test out the new electric-car charging network that the team created in conjunction with Tesla Motors. After 24 hours and six recharge stops

850 Electric Miles, One Weekend: Tesla Test Of UK Charging Network

All Cars Electric

Why drive from the upper tip of the United Kingdom mainland to the very bottom in an electric car, when there are perfectly good trains? Why climb a mountain when there are perfectly good helicopters? Why drive to the North Pole when there are scheduled flights? Why do we do all these things? Because it's a challenge, that's why. What is it about

Azure Dynamics Bankrupt, Built Ford Transit Connect Electric

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It laid off about 120 employees at a variety of locations in MIchigan, Massachusetts, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Well, that's not particularly good news: Azure Dynamics, the company that converted a handful of Ford Transit Connect small commercial vans to electric power, filed for bankruptcy on Monday. The 2011 Transit Connect Electric was

Yutong Bus to deliver 100 electric buses to Chile

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It has become the world-leading new-energy bus maker with international recognitions, successfully entering the markets in the United Kingdom, France, Chile, Bulgaria, Iceland and Macao in China. Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., will deliver 100 full electric buses to Chile.

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ACEA: electric buses made up 4% of new bus registrations in Europe in 2019

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to 34,123 units. Four of the five major EU markets recorded double-digit losses in the diesel segment: Spain (-13.8%), the United Kingdom (-12.0%), Italy (-11.8%) and Germany (-10.1%). from 594 units in 2018 to 1,607 buses sold in 2019. However, nearly all registrations were concentrated in just six countries: Germany (454 units), Spain (427), Belgium (371), Italy (255), France (210) and the Netherlands (125). Last year, 85.0%

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Brammo buys up QuantyaParx, renaming them to BrammoParx

National Green Transportation

The existing tracks are successfully established in Germany, Austria, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Brammo today announced the acquisition of Quantyaparx, a chain of dirt bike race tracks exclusively for electric dirt bikes. The tracks

1,400 Smarts Turn Up for U.K. Smartfest Car Show

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2010 marks the tenth anniversary of the Smart in the United Kingdom, and to celebrate, the marque hosted 'Smartfest' at Mercedes-Benz World in the South of England. Whilst the U.S. might not be warming to the 'Smart car' quite the way owners Daimler might have hoped, the same can't be said for the car's reception in Europe.