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Need for speed, need for electric?

We’ve all been there, sitting at the traffic lights, catch the eye of the car next to you: suddenly it’s an impromptu drag race. You may be forgiven for thinking that the person in the petrol or diesel vehicle will have the upper hand. You would be wrong. First, in general racing terminology, “quick” means […]

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Lucid: the EV start-up you need to know about

California-based EV start-up, Lucid, has revealed the production version of the Air, an electric performance saloon with a claimed maximum range of 517 miles. The Air will reportedly break several records.  As well as having the furthest range of any electric vehicle, the marque’s debut model is claimed to be “the most aerodynamic luxury car […]

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World EV Day sparks UK Response

The 9th September marked the inaugural World EV Day, which celebrates the developments and breakthroughs in electric mobility and serves to highlight the need for change as well as what work is required to take it to the next level. The UK government used this day to announce plans to ‘turbocharge’ its commitment to improving […]

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What is Elon Musk’s plan for Tesla in the future?

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, has outlined his vision for the company and EVs in the future. The plan is to combine Tesla and SolarCity, a company that develops and sells solar panels and solar roof tiles.  This means that Tesla could sell integrated energy generation and storage while expanding into other vehicles such […]

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Are we falling short of our targets?

It is very clear that the UK government and UK private enterprise see a greener future as being vital to our society. The government’s Road to Zero campaign has inspired individuals and businesses alike to start to think about their emissions. However, despite many success stories and some very innovative projects, recent research has exposed […]

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The sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles could end by 2030

82% of drivers believe that the sale of new combustion engine vans will end by 2030 according to a survey conducted in England. Due to this, a new consumer association called the Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England is being launched to represent the interests of potential EV drivers in England. This association was clearly inspired […]

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5 EV Myths Debunked

Even though EV have been around for years now, there are many misconceptions that people have about them. This often stops them from exploring an EV as their next car and means they miss out on what EVs have to offer. Pure electric vehicles now account for 4.7% of new car registrations and this is […]

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Doing the North Coast 500 in an EV

During this uncertain time, many people are choosing to explore their own countries rather than taking the risk of flying or being in another country that could potentially go into quarantine while they are there. This has meant that many people in Scotland have chosen to do the North Coast 500 to explore the beautiful […]

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History of EVs

It may seem like EVs are pretty modern and new as they have been increasing in popularity over the past few years with very futuristic designs and innovative technology. The true inventor of the electric car is still being debated today but can be traced back to some point in 1832 and 1835. While the […]

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Could Europe’s Big Oil Companies go electric?

Recently many big oil companies have branched out into the renewable sector in what seems like an attempt to move with the times. In July this year, Royal Dutch Shell secured a deal to build a wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands. Just a few months before that, France’s Total made several large […]