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Eli Electric Vehicles to start production of the ‘Zero’

Start-up Eli Electric Vehicles has begun production of the 'Zero', an L6e class electric light vehicle first presented as a concept at CES 2017, according to a media report. The production partner will apparently be based in China and sales will begin...

Clean Motion presents Re:volt small electric van

Clean Motion, a Swedish electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, has presented the Re:volt - a small electric delivery vehicle with a solar roof. The Re:volt is the company’s second EV, having presented the the Zbee electric tricycle in 2012. According...

London to procure only zero-emission buses

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has announced that - going forward - all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) will be zero-emission vehicles. From now on, only hydrogen and battery-electric buses will be procured. The purchase of new diesel...

BMW i5 to enter market in 2023

A new media report in Germany provides some interesting information on the all-electric version of BMW’s 5 Series. The BMW i5 is to be presented in 2023 and will also have an M variant. Its main rivals are said to be the Mercedes EQE and the Audi A6 e-tron. The...

Solihull Council works to expand EV charging network

SWARCO Smart Charging, a supplier of electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, has been working with Solihull Council to expand the borough’s EV charging network. In the most recent wave of expansion, 23 SWARCO charge points have been installed and switched...

Pending legislation requires new buildings to be EV-ready

If pending UK legislation becomes law, all new home construction will include EV charging installations. New office buildings are part of the plan too - and will need to provide charging infrastructure for every five parking spaces. An online consultation...

Halewood Spirits launches e-Niro fleet

Leading independent distillers Halewood Artisanal Spirits PLC has taken a new delivery of 25 Kia e-Niro from Bolton Kia to help in transitioning its fleet to fully electric power. An order for a further six e-Niros and three of Kia’s latest electric...

Performance VW ID.3 could release next year

Volkswagen is planning a performance variant for the ID.3, brand manager Ralf Brandstätter has confirmed in an interview on the sidelines of the IAA. The basis for the model, presumably called ID.3 GTX, is already known. In May, Volkswagen unveiled...

New Britishvolt battery cell factory under construction

Works have begun at Britishvolt’s new battery cell factory in Blyth, Northumberland. Planning permission for the cell factory was granted unanimously by Northumberland County Council in July and construction of the facility is scheduled to begin in autumn...

Volkswagen to launch new ID family model

Volkswagen will launch an ID. family model for the small car segment. The company's ID. LIFE concept car was presented in Munich at the International Motor Show IAA MOBILITY 2021, and gives an impression of how the vehicle might look. The small electric...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:2nd Sep 2021