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Ford reveals blisteringly quick Mustang Mach-E GT for Europe

Ford revealed for the first time in Europe the high-performance Mustang Mach-E GT that will deliver 3.7‑second 0-62 mph acceleration when introduced to the region in late 2021. No other vehicle in its class can accelerate faster than the Mustang Mach-E GT, featuring a 465 PS, all-wheel drive, battery-electric powertrain for drivers ready to take full...

South Lanarkshire Council takes delivery of 141 all-electric New Renault ZOEs

South Lanarkshire Council has taken delivery of 141 all-electric New Renault ZOEs, the order being the biggest ever placed for Renault Z.E. electric vehicles in Scotland and reaffirming the Council’s commitment to implementing low-carbon travel across its operations. The majority of the vehicles will be utilised to switch the Council’s entire pool car...

Volkswagen starts presales of its first fully electric SUV

Presales of the new Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV are simultaneously launching in Germany and further European countries only one day after its world premiere. There are two preconfigured edition models to choose from: the ID.4 1ST and ID.4 1ST Max. Both generate an output of 150 kW (204 PS), feature a battery with 77 kWh […]The post Volkswagen starts...

BMW Plant Leipzig to start battery module production in 2021

The BMW Group is further expanding its Germany- based production capacities for electric drives. From 2021, the Leipzig plant will also produce battery modules for the high-voltage batteries of the BMW Group’s electrified vehicles. By 2022, the company is investing more than 100 million euros in the site to prepare for the steadily increasing sales...

ChargePoint to Become Public Company

ChargePoint, Inc., a leading electric vehicle EV charging network, and Switchback Energy Acquisition Corporation, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company with a strategic focus on the energy sector, today announced the signing of a definitive business combination agreement. ChargePoint expects to use transaction proceeds to expand its...

First Mack LR Electric model begins service with New York City Department of Sanitation

Volvo Group’s subsidiary Mack Trucks has turned over the keys to its highly anticipated Mack LR Electric demonstration model to New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) officials, who will put it through rigorous, real-world trials. “Mack Trucks is proud to deliver to DSNY their first fully electric refuse vehicle, the Mack LR Electric, so […]The...

Electrify Canada to install overhead canopies at EV charging stations across Canada

Electrify Canada is enhancing the charging experience for electric vehicle drivers by announcing the addition of overhead coverings to many of its charging stations. For EV drivers who have likely battled pelting rain, blazing heat or an iconic Canadian snowstorm while trying to charge up, this is a welcome update. Constructed of aluminum, the canopies...

Airbus reveals new zero-emission concept aircraft

Airbus has revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035. These concepts each represent a different approach to achieving zero-emission flight, exploring various technology pathways and aerodynamic configurations in order to support the Company’s ambition of leading the way in the decarbonisation...

New research says Sodium-ion batteries are a valid alternative to Lithium-ion batteries

Lithium (Li)-ion batteries (LIBs) play a primary role in the transition to a low carbon economy. However, as the market rapidly expands, the environmental and social challenges associated with the mass production of LIBs is triggering large attention toward the search for alternative energy storage solutions based on materials that can be sourced in...

Williams Advanced Engineering appointed as exclusive battery system supplier for the LMDh regulations

Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) has been nominated as the supplier of the battery for the LMDh programme, which marks another major battery contract for the Oxfordshire based technology company. The LMDh initiative allows hybrid race cars to compete in both the IMSA and WEC endurance race series and provides the first opportunity in many years […]The...

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