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Tesco working with EO Charging on delivery vans

For its home delivery fleet of electric vans, Tesco will receive more than 200 AC fast chargers and five DC rapid chargers from manufacturer EO charging. EO Charging will supply charging facilities for both day-to-day and short turn-around charging...

EV charging network Pod Point to go public

Electric vehicle (EV) charging network Pod Point has announced plans to list on the London Stock Exchange. The company is majority-owned by energy company EDF, and said that it plans a premium listing, with a free float of at least 25%. The company...

Rivian wants to set up its own battery production

US electric car start-up Rivian Automotive wants to produce its own battery cells, although it does not want to do without purchased cells altogether, as stated in the company’s application for the planned IPO. By setting up its own capacities for...

C40 Recharge is Volvo's first exclusively electric drive

Volvo's first model to be offered exclusively with electric drive, the C40 Recharge, has now gone into production in Belgium – at the carmaker's plant in Ghent. The Ghent plant, which is one of Volvo’s largest locations, produces the XC40 models...

LEVC electrifies BP pulse fleet

LEVC has agreed to supply 30 new VN5 electric vans to bp pulse, for use by the EV charging network’s electricians when installing charge points across the UK. The range-extended electric van uses the same platform and powertrain as the popular TX5...

EVs dominate September new car sales figures

September 2021 will be remembered as a turning point for electric vehicles (EVs), a crucial month for sales of any vehicle with a plug and interest in electrified transport. That's the story told by the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers...

Citroen cuts £1k off e-Dispatch cost

Citroen has updated the pricing of its e-Dispatch all-electric van by £1,000 across all trim levels. The move comes as part of the French brand’s ‘Fair Pricing’ policy amid model year 2022 updates. Available in three body lengths - XS, M, and...

Genesis presents the GV60 electric SUV

Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis has revealed details of the technology and equipment of the planned GV60 – its first electric model based on the group’s E-GMP platform. The 800-volt electric car will be launched in three variants and will feature a...

Tesla to build its 300,000th EV this year

Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory is set to produce its 300,000th electric car this year. The company's upcoming annual general meeting is also planned to take place on 7th October, at a new production facility currently under construction in Texas. Tesla...

Ride-hailing service offers EVs as default option

Free Now, a ride-hailing service, is now offering electric cars as its default first option for customers in the UK, rather than petrol or diesel vehicles. The German ride-sharing company is aiming for 100% of its trips to be zero-emission by 2030 in all...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:8th Oct 2021