Tesla opens Model Y Design Studio for United Kingdom


Tesla has officially opened the Online Design Studio for Model Y customers in the United Kingdom and expects deliveries to begin in early 2022. The Model Y Design Studio for the United Kingdom only offers the five-seat Model Y interior as of right now.

Tesla Model 3 leads charge of UK’s ‘most successful year for EV uptake’


In 2021, Tesla’s Model 3 all-electric sedan undoubtedly lead the United Kingdom to what the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) called “the most successful year in history for electric vehicle uptake.”


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kWh battery wall unit. The German initiative comes on the heels of a similar rollout through Octopus Energy last November in the United Kingdom. Tesla Germany Retail energy services United kingdom Distributed electric utilities

Study: Global Recession Negatively Impacting EV Sales (Duh)

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Electric Vehicles News Blog Studies & Reports auto sales auto trader battery electric vehicles BEVs Electric vehicles EVs reports Studies studies and reports supply and demand surveys united kingdomToday’s study comes straight from the memoirs of Captain Obvious.

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Tesla’s record sales in UK help reach new electric market share milestone


Tesla had record sales in the United Kingdom in 2021, and the new car registration data show that it helped the country reach a new electric market share milestone: over 10% of the auto market for the first time.

Shell and Ubitricity target 50,000 on-street EV chargers in the UK by 2025

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Shell and Ubitricity earlier this week announced plans to install 50,000 on-street EV charging stations in the United Kingdom by the end of 2025, greatly improving access to charging for drivers in urban areas.

Tesla opens Model Y orders in the UK, deliveries expected in early 2022


Tesla today opened Model Y orders in the United Kingdom, a right-hand-drive market, with deliveries expected to start in early 2022. more… The post Tesla opens Model Y orders in the UK, deliveries expected in early 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Viritech Apricale: Exotic-looking fuel-cell-powered hydrogen hypercar is a "statement of intent"

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United Kingdom-based startup Viritech is developing a hydrogen fuel-cell hypercar, but it doesn't plan to become a full-time automaker. Rather, the Viritech Apricale will serve as a flashy demonstrator for the startup's hydrogen tech.

Tesla boosts UK’s electric car sales to record 11% market share, same as diesel


Tesla delivered a lot of vehicles in the United Kingdom in June, and that resulted in record electric vehicle sales in the market with 11% market share of the overall auto market.

Tesla built its own Model 3-based police car to test the UK emergency vehicle market


Tesla has reportedly built its own police car based on the Model 3 electric sedan in the United Kingdom, and it plans to use it to test the UK emergency vehicle market.

Ineos confirms fuel-cell version of Grenadier retro SUV, green hydrogen plan

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The investment will fund plants in Norway, Germany, Belgium, and the United Kingdom that will produce hydrogen through electrolysis, an Ineos press release Ineos on Monday announced a $2.3

Shell plans to buy streetside charging experts Ubitricity

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Ubitricity is probably best known for building charging stations into lampposts, including a project in the United Kingdom that added 24 charging stations along section of street in London.

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.

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Hyundai Mocean brand revives all-inclusive EV subscription for the UK—but not the US quite yet

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Drivers in certain European countries can get behind the wheel of a Hyundai hybrid or electric car for a single, all-inclusive monthly subscription, but so far this services isn't being offered in the United States.

Ford submits all-electric police pilot vehicle for Michigan State Police testing

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Last week, Ford introduced a new Mustang Mach-E police concept car in the United Kingdom. As part of its more than $30-billion investment in electrification through 2025, Ford is exploring all-electric, purpose-built law enforcement vehicles.

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. When processing petroleum, refineries can produce products in varying amounts to meet regional demands. The International Energy Agency’s Monthly Oil Statistics shows that there are differences in refinery output throughout the world.

2020 338

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.

2020 129

Deutsche Post DHL Group sells StreetScooter production rights to international consortium ODIN Automotive S.à.r.l.

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a financial holding company, is backed by several institutional and private global investment partners, including Sparta Capital Management in the United Kingdom, a major Chinese OEM, and a partner for contract manufacturing in North America.

ACEA map: Affordability of electric cars, correlation between market uptake and GDP in the EU

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The European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA) has published an interactive map that illustrates the correlation between the market uptake of electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) and GDP per capita for each of the 27 EU member states and the United Kingdom.

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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).

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Report: Tesla lobbied for higher taxes on gas and diesel vehicles in the UK

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Tesla lobbied the United Kingdom government to raise taxes on gasoline and diesel cars in order to fund higher subsidies for electric cars, The Guardian reported Tuesday.

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.

2020 114

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.

2020 101

UK steps up plan for EV transition, new gasoline cars banned from 2035

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The United Kingdom government has provided additional details of a plan to end sales of new gasoline and diesel cars and light-duty commercial vehicles by 2035.

2020 94

Freewire and BP unit ally for more UK fast chargers without grid upgrades

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BP Pulse, the charging-infrastructure unit of oil giant BP, is working with FreeWireTechnologies to get more of the company's mobile fast-charging stations installed in the United Kingdom.

2020 92

Ford says E-Transit vans will meet growing demand for electric delivery services

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The survey was conducted by Ford and Google in the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany. Ahead of the reveal of its E-Transit electric van, Ford released results of a survey showing that many consumers want delivery services to use electric vehicles.

2020 91

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.

2020 106

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.

2020 104

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.

2020 88

ExxonMobil acquires 49.9% stake in Biojet AS

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Biofuels and biofuel components can meet the requirements for advanced fuels under Norwegian, European Union and United Kingdom regulations. ExxonMobil is acquiring a 49.9% stake in Biojet AS , a Norwegian biofuels company that plans to convert forestry and wood-based construction waste into lower-emissions biofuels and biofuel components. Biojet AS plans to develop up to five facilities to produce the biofuels and biofuel components.

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Volvo Cars sales up 12.6% in the first 10 months of 2021; share of electrified cars >25% of all units sold for 10 months, 31.5% in October

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The demand was strong and resulted in a pick-up in markets such as Sweden and the United Kingdom. Volvo Cars has sold 581,464 cars worldwide in the first 10 months of 2021, up 12.6% compared with the same period last year.

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EV sales in post-lockdown rebound

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As Coronavirus restrictions ease across the United Kingdom, sales of electric and plug-in hybrid cars have sprung back into positive growth. With petrol and diesel still struggling to get close to pre-lockdown sales volumes, is now the time when EVs really begin to take off

2020 63

EEA reports sharp decrease in CO2 emissions of new cars in Europe in 2020

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According to the EEA’s provisional data, the average emissions of new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU), Iceland, Norway, and the United Kingdom in 2020 were 107.8

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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. Daimler Trucks continues deliveries of the FUSO eCanter, its fully electric light-duty truck.

2020 275

Snam invests €33M in electrolyzer manufacturer ITM Power

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Several European countries, including France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Portugal and Spain, have already prepared or announced the launch of plans to develop hydrogen.

2020 222

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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Report: Jaguar J-Pace and Land Rover "Road Rover" electric SUVs in the works

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Jaguar Land Rover plans to convert a United Kingdom factory to produce three new electric models, including the already-confirmed XJ sedan and two SUVs, according to Autocar. The automaker announced in 2019 that the Castle Bromwich factory will transition from building the internal-combustion XJ to a new electric version of Jaguar's flagship

Rolls-Royce starts build of UltraFan aero-engine; 25% fuel efficiency improvement over first generation Trent

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Significant investment has been made to develop the UltraFan demonstrator and associated technologies by Rolls-Royce and a variety of funding agencies, including the Aerospace Technology Institute and Innovate UK (United Kingdom), LuFo (Germany) and Clean Sky Joint Undertaking (European Union).

Ørsted takes final investment decision on green hydrogen project H2RES

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Ørsted has over the past 18 months partnered with different consortia in seven renewable hydrogen projects in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

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%

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Cummins survey finds growing commuter support for hydrogen-fueled public transport in Europe; willing to pay more

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Cummins, in conjunction with European Hydrogen Week , shared new research showing that more than half of the United Kingdom (UK) commuters would be willing to travel to work on a train or bus powered by hydrogen to lower their carbon footprint and reduce emissions.

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Allison Transmission and Emergency One formalize collaboration on electric axle integration

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Allison Transmission and Emergency One (UK) Ltd, the market leader in the United Kingdom in the manufacture, service and support of fire and rescue vehicles, announced a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Urban Air Mobility Division of Hyundai Motor Group expands industry’s first air traffic management consortium with new members

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The Group launched the Consortium in June to serve as a resource for the advanced air mobility (AAM) industry and policymakers in the United States and internationally as they begin to shape common operating and design standards that support industry development.