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Man Concludes ‘World’s Longest’ Trip in Electric Car

In an epic road trip spanning more than three years, 33 countries, and roughly 59,000 miles, on Sunday Dutchman Weibe Wakker set what is believed to be the record for the ‘world’s longest trip’ by an electric car. Read More >>

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Man Charged For Parking Non-Charging Car In A Charging Space With No Charger

A 72-year-old pensioner has received a fine for parking his non-electric car in an electric car charging space which didn't yet have a charger. Read More >>

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Virgin Media’s Green Broadband Cabinets Could Become EV Charging Points

When it can take anything between 30 and 60 minutes to fast charge an electric car battery, it's fair to say we there's no such thing as too many charging points. The only issue is getting them installed quickly and efficiently in places where people can access them. Well Virgin Media may have a solution, and has decided to test the possibility of adding EV charging stations to its green broadband cabinets. Read More >>

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Harley-Davidson’s All-Electric LiveWire is Just Too Quiet

Owning a Harley-Davidson is a big deal. The iconic motorcycle conjures up a vision of freedom, the open road and, er, noise. Harley’s raucous louder-than-hell V-twin engines have been deafening the neighbours and blending bikers vital organs forever, but now the iconic American brand has its eyes on the electric market. To the shock and disgust of many who love the Milwaukee-headquartered company’s two-wheeled machines, Harley-Davidson used CES 2019 to show off the LiveWire, a bike that gets on down the road using future-friendly battery power. Read More >>

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Uber Pledges £200m of Your Money to Clean Up London’s Air

Uber has unveiled plans to charge customers a new 'clean air fee' for every mile they travel, which will be used to fund cleaner cars for drivers. Read More >>

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This Entire Stadium Can Run On Car Batteries

Last Friday, the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam was descended upon by a frothy, screaming crowd of thousands, absolutely champing at the bit to see the new car battery tech that had just been installed inside. Read More >>

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UPS Copies Royal Mail, Deploys Fleet of Electric Delivery Vans Across London and Paris

Last year Royal Mail started trialling new 'green' (actually red) delivery vans powered by electricity, in conjunction with Oxfordshire-based EV company Arrival. Following the success of that trial UPS is doing the noble thing of copying Royal Mail and deploying it's own fleet of electric delivery vans, also with the help of Arrival. The only difference is it will be deploying them in both London and Paris. Read More >>

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The National Grid is Set to Install Car Chargers Across the UK’s Motorway Network

One big concern people have when it comes to electric cars is the range, and the fear of being stuck too far away from a charging point when they run out of juice. While EV makers and petrol station proprietors have been working on installing chargers, the National  Grid is coming to help. Read More >>

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Now BP is Adding EV Chargers to its Petrol Stations

Adoption of electric cars is on the rise, and as expected the petrol companies are capitalising on it by installing charging points at their petrol stations. So they can earn money from fossil fuel absconders, naturally, and also because the government might force them to. Read More >>

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Insurance Boss Claims the UK Doesn’t Have the Infrastructure for Widespread Electric Car Adoption

In the future all automobiles won't be running on fossil fuels. They'll be running on electricity of some kind, and we know this because the government has already told us new petrol cars will be banned after 2040. But according to the head of insurance company Axa, the UK doesn't have the infrastructure to support them. Read More >>

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5 Things We Learnt About ProPilot Park From Backseat Driving the New Nissan Leaf

Last week, Giz UK went to Tokyo for the launch of the brand new Nissan Leaf. It's an interesting time for electric vehicles, with Tesla heating up the market and all the big manufacturers eyeing a piece of the pie. Read More >>

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Scotland Wants to End Petrol and Diesel Car Sales 2032

If there's one thing that unites the rest of Europe, it's a mutual dislike for England and the English - particularly those countries that are currently stuck with us like Scotland. While the Westminster announced plans to end sales of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040, Scotland thinks it can manage that feat eight years earlier. Read More >>

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Royal Mail is Launching New All-Electric ‘Green’ Vans

What with transporting and delivering letters and parcels all over the country, Royal Mail isn't the most environmentally friendly of operations. But the postal service looks to be making a change in that regard, because today it started trialling new all-electric delivery vans. Read More >>

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Elon Musk Is Working on Some Kind of Self-Driving Bus

Sure, an affordable electric car can go a long way towards helping us achieve energy independence and wresting ourself away from fossil fuels. But if Elon Musk really wanted to solve our transportation problems, he’d be designing an electric bus. If his comments at a conference today are true, Musk is doing exactly that. Read More >>

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Wireless Charging for Electric Cars Is Nearly Useful

On the list of first-world problems, not being bothered to plug in your Tesla is very near the top. Luckily for lazy Model S owners, the US Department of Energy is on it. Read More >>