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Cenex takes over UK charging point database

Source: NCR

UK’s OLEV appoints research centre to oversee public NCR database of EV charging points The UK’s first “Centre of Excellence” for low-carbon and fuel cell technologies, Cenex, has announced plans for the development of a National Chargepoint Registry (NCR). Appointed by the government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), the …

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UK to fund first automotive battery manufacturing development centre

APC Faraday Challenge

APC launches competition in a step towards ensuring the UK becomes a global leader in the development and production of EVs The UK’s intends to establish its first automotive battery manufacturing development centre via a competition, as part of the £246 million “Faraday Challenge.” Overseen by the Advanced Propulsion Centre …

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E-KIZUNA powerhouse to drive electric motorcycle uptake in Japan

E-KIZUNA project agreement is signed. Source: Honda

Honda and Yamaha come together to test electric motorcycle project for E-KIZUNA. The city of Saitama, Japan, Honda Motor, and Yamaha Motor revealed that this agreement marks the first joint initiative between a government body and motorcycle manufacturers. The partnership has come about as a result of the E-KIZUNA project, …

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SolarEdge to offer direct home-solar EV charger

SolarEdge EV Charger

SolarEdge unveils a new household DC solar EV charger On July 11 2017 at the Intersolar North America exhibition, SolarEdge announced that it would begin selling its inverter-integrated electric vehicle (EV) charger by the end of the year. This first-of-its-kind offering allows EV drivers to charge their vehicles using their …

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