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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.


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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.

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 165

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 131

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.

2020 161

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 122

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 154

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 146

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 115

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.

2020 232

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 125

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 138

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).

2020 333

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 240

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).

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

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.

2018 103

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

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.

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 57

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

2017 97

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.

2020 219

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 170

SOFC company FCET signs MoU regarding purchase of fuel cells for locomotives

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Locomotives have for some time been considered a prime target for new and renewable propulsion technology, but this collaboration may result in the first rail application of a fuel cell in the United States. Members of the NGP team have previously partnered with the University of Birmingham and the University of Warwick, both in the United Kingdom, where prototype hydrogen-powered trains have been operating for years. Fuel Cell Enabling Technologies, Inc.

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

2014 131

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 106

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

2017 108

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.

2017 104

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

2017 108

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

2014 129

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.

2020 254

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.

2020 204

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 119

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

2017 102

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

2017 101

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

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. Last year, 85.0%

2020 313

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

2015 128

#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?

2019 183

Cummins to open new fuel cell systems production facility in Germany; Alstom’s hydrogen trains

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The company already has alternative power facilities located in the United Kingdom, Belgium and Germany. Cummins Inc. will open a new facility in Herten, Germany, which will initially focus on the assembly of fuel cell systems for global transportation leader Alstom’s hydrogen trains.

2020 224

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

2017 92