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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.

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Eccentric electric: Citroën DS EV conversion translates a French icon

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The Citroën DS is an icon of French automotive design that has now gone electric, thanks to United Kingdom-based Electrogenic, which specializes in electric conversions of classic cars.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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

Green Car Reports

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 153

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

Green Car Reports

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 147

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.

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

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 130

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

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 107

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 114

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 103

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 102

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 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 111

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

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 89

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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EV sales in post-lockdown rebound

Discover EV

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

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

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

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).

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 87

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

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.

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).

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 251

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

EEA final data shows average car CO2 emissions in Europe kept increasing in 2019

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million new cars were registered in 2019 in the EU, Iceland, Norway and the United Kingdom, and about 38% of these were SUVs. Average emissions from new passenger cars in Europe increased for the third consecutive year in 2019, reaching 122.3?grams

2019 232

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

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.

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 71

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 112

ESB and dCarbonX to partner on green hydrogen storage development in Ireland

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Based in London & Dublin, dCarbonX Ltd is building a portfolio of high-value assets offshore Ireland & the United Kingdom. ESB and dCarbonX have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the joint assessment and development of Irish offshore green hydrogen subsurface storage. This partnership represents another milestone in Ireland’s emerging hydrogen economy as part of its transition to a low-carbon future.

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

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

#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

Tesla wind and solar-powered Superchargers come to the UK with Fastned partnership

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Tesla and fast-charging company Fastned have once again partnered up to bring sustainably-powered electric vehicle chargers to the United Kingdom.

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