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Tesla master plan: Electric trucks and buses

Tesla master plan: Electric trucks and buses

Electric vehicle pioneer Tesla plans to add electric trucks and buses to its product line-up, according to the company’s founder and chief executive Elon Musk.

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Kia Niro hybrid crossover arrives

Kia Niro hybrid crossover arrives

Kia Niro, a new hybrid crossover, has gone on sale in the UK this week, priced from £21,295.

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Ecotricity EV charge fee to deter motorway charging

Ecotricity EV charge fee to deter motorway charging

Charging infrastructure provider Ecotricity this week put a price on usage of its Electric Highway fast chargers, which were previously free to use. Electric car drivers will need to pay £6 for a 30-minute session, using an Android or Apple smartphone app to make payments. Longer charging times are possible but will incur additional fees for each half hour.

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2016 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Shortlist

2016 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Shortlist

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has announced the shortlist of nominees for the 2016 edition of the prestigious Low Carbon Champions Awards. The Champions Awards celebrate innovation and best practice in the UK’s accelerating drive to cut carbon emissions from the road transport sector.

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Peugeot Citroen vehicles 31% worse real-world fuel economy tests

Peugeot Citroen vehicles 31% worse real-world fuel economy tests

PSA Group, parent company of French car brands Peugeot Citroen and DS, released initial findings from its own real-world fuel economy tests earlier this month. The data revealed that some models are thirstier than official figures by as much as 40% under realistic driving conditions, and that every one of the 28 core models put under scrutiny exceeded official figures by more than 23%.

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Future for the UK’s low carbon vehicle technologies

Future for the UK’s low carbon vehicle technologies

Find out how the UK is placed to develop and benefit from the low carbon propulsion technologies of the future and hear views on the implications for the sector following the vote for ‘Brexit’ at the LowCVP’s Annual Conference which takes place this Thursday, 30 June.

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Volkswagen Group launching 30 new electric vehicles

Volkswagen Group launching 30 new electric vehicles

The Volkswagen Group has adopted a future programme “TOGETHER – Strategy 2025” in which it aims to become a world-leading provider of sustainable mobility.

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CHAdeMO EV charging increases to 150kW

CHAdeMO EV charging increases to 150kW

CHAdeMO has announced its plans and ongoing activities towards bringing high power CHAdeMO chargers to the market.

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BMW i3 now with 195 mile driving range

BMW i3 now with 195 mile driving range

The BMW i3 is now available with a 195 mile driving range thanks to the introduction of the 94Ah battery on both the BMW i3 and the BMW i3 Range Extender models, delivering an equivalent of 470.8mpg.

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Entering the Low Carbon Champions Awards

Entering the Low Carbon Champions Awards

There’s just over a week to go to get your nominations in to the 2016 Low Carbon Champions Awards! (The deadline for submissions is Friday, 13 May.)

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