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Audi moves into EV market with bold ambition to sell 800,000 electric cars by 2025

At this weeks annual AGM Audi said it plans to sell around 800,000 electric cars and plug-in hybrids in the year 2025, with 20 electrified models on its product line. This plan is to be called “Audi.Vorsprung.2025”. Audi highlighted plans to produce an electrified variant in each model series by 2025, so that every customer …

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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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The Oil Wars – Interesting Telegraph article

Good article in todays Daily Telegraph by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard titled: US has won battle on oil and, as we go electric, is poised to win the war. Read in full at  the Telegraph – Highlights below: Over the last week the International Energy Agency and Opec have both capitulated on US shale, acknowledging that the US will achieve unparalleled …

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Tesla and Panasonic to Collaborate on Photovoltaic Cell Production

With Tesla and Solar City merging after the Tesla purchase the combined company will be looking to get its balance sheet more in order. Both companies have a huge appetite for cash burning. Factories are highly expensive, especially when they are vast. Both Tesla with Giga Factory and Solar City with a Solar Module plant …

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Ultracapacitors – What are they?

An ultracapacitor, also some times called a supercapacitor, is an electrical component capable of holding hundreds of times more electrical charge or energy than a standard capacitor. This characteristic makes ultracapacitors useful in devices that require relatively little current and low voltage. In some situations, an ultracapacitor can take the place of a rechargeable low-voltage electrochemical …

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Renault Nissan to provide EVs for UN's COP22 in Marrakech

The Renault-Nissan Alliance will provide a fleet of 50 all-electric vehicles as the official passenger-car provider for the United Nation’s COP22 Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco. The fully electric fleet will shuttle delegates. More than 25,000 participants from 195 countries are expected to attend the annual climate summit during Nov. 7-18. It marks the second …

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