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Tesla continues to ramp Supercharger network as competitive advantage

Tesla continues to ramp Supercharger network as competitive advantage and now operates over 10,000 globally. Tesla has reached another significant milestone as their network of fast charging stations now includes more than a thousand sites with over 10,000 Superchargers installed worldwide. Tesla is a little behind schedule but says they are catching up quickly. Tesla …

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National Grid plans 350kW Electric Car charging network

Chargers with up to 350kW charging capacity could be installed in 50 motorway locations. The National Grid has pitched a network of 50 electric vehicle charging stations with a capacity of up to 350kW across England and Wales, along with a similar network in Scotland. The Financial Times reports that the company, which runs the UK’s electric grid, has …

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UPS to increase use of Electric vans in the Capital

Battery-powered delivery vans weighing over seven tons could prove to be cheaper to own and run than traditional diesel vehicles by the early 2020s, according to delivery giant UPS. The prediction is a major boon for Government’s plan to accelerate the number of electric vehicles on British roads, despite concerns that the most polluting vehicles …

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Germans come together to build EV Charging network

German brands plus Ford join forces to create a pan European fast charging network A new joint venture formed by some of the biggest names in the car industry has come to a formal agreement over the creation of new ultra-fast, high-power electric car charging infrastructure. The BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford and Volkswagen along with its Audi and Porsche marques have signed a Memorandum of Understanding …

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Two UK based EV organiaations have teamed up to form EV Works

Elm EV and Zero Carbon Futures have joined together to create EV Works, which aims to help clients deploy large-scale Electric Car charging networks across multiple sites. Elm EV has installed over 2,000 EV charging stations at homes and businesses in the UK. While Zero Carbon Futures is a non-profit consultancy that has project-managed large-scale …

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Outlander PHEV: The world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV

We just drove a new Outlander PHEV vehicle. The latest version for 2016 is a slight improvement over the 2015 model. The interior is slightly more refined with better looking trim and nicer seats and general fit. The engine, batteries and motors are unchanged. Mitsubishi offers three variants for 2016: The GX3h, GX4h and the …

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