£4.5million to fund electric car charge point unused by U.K. councils

£4.5million to fund electric car charge point unused by U.K. councils

The U.K. Government has urged local authorities to take advantage of the £4.5 million pot of cash available to fund the installation of electric car charge points. In 2016 the Department for Transport launched the On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme, offering...
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Electric car charging etiquette

When we all learnt to drive there was lots to take in. Remembering the basics to pass the test was just the beginning. Driving in the real-world, without an instructor at our side, means not just using your new driving...
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The Edison2 offers 3 wheeled electric fun for $35,000

The Edison2 offers 3 wheeled electric fun for $35,000

Vanderhall Motor Works debuted its latest three-wheeled auto-cycle model at the 2017 Progressive International Motor Cycle Show in Long Beach, California. The all-electric Edison2 joins the company’s two existing auto-cycle models: the carbon-fiber-bodied L...
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Electric power will bring a new audience to Motorsport

Electric power will bring a new audience to Motorsport

The government announcement that ‘by 2040 all vehicles shall be electric’ and petrol and diesel cars will be banned, has prompted many question how this may effect motorsport. Industry expert and Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) CEO Chris Aylett share...
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Hampshire County Council adds first electric car to staff fleet

Hampshire County Council adds first electric car to staff fleet

Hampshire County Council has rolled out its first electric vehicles for staff use to help cut fuel and energy costs.  A new electric delivery van and pool car based at Bar End, Winchester, will cost 97% less to ‘fuel’ than...
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2017 was a record year for electric and plug-in car sales in the U.K.

2017 was a record year for electric and plug-in car sales in the U.K.

Despite an overall fall is vehicle sales in the UK, sales of 100% electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles achieved record-breaking levels of popularity in 2017. Unprecedented demand saw registrations increase by more than 27% on the previous year with an...
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Volkswagen and NVIDIA to infuse AI into future models

Volkswagen and NVIDIA to infuse AI into future models

Volkswagen and NVIDIA recently shares their vision for how AI and deep learning will shape the development of a new generation of Volkswagen electric vehicles. At the kickoff of the 2018 CES event, Volkswagen CEO Dr Herbert Diess and NVIDIA...
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UK businesses urged to go electric and save £625 million

UK businesses urged to go electric and save £625 million

As many as 435,000 small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) could each save up to £1,440 a year with their first electric vehicle, which could deliver a whopping £625 million in cumulative savings for UK businesses, according to new research.  Figures...
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Tesla Hire firm Whitecar eyes European expansion following fresh investment

Tesla Hire firm Whitecar eyes European expansion following fresh investment

Whitecar rental provides only 100% electric white Tesla cars for short term hire out of four U.K. airport locations. The business has recently completed a funding round and raised £1.29m in new investment to help fund the opening of new...
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Full range U.K. pricing for new Nissan LEAF revealed

Full range U.K. pricing for new Nissan LEAF revealed

The new highly anticipated Nissan LEAF electric car was launched back in September 2017 with U.K. customer deliveries starting in February 2018. Previously the LEAF was only available in a launch edition specification, named LEAF 2.ZERO. To kick off the...
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