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PG&E proposes to establish new commercial EV rate class

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PG&E will use a subscription model similar to mobile phone data plans Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to establish new commercial electric vehicle charging rates to help drive more rapid customer adoption. PG&E’s proposal will make EV charging …

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Nikola launches hydrogen-electric truck for European market

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The Nikola Tre will be on display on April 16-17 at Nikola World in Phoenix In response to widespread interest from European customers, Nikola Motor Company has created a hydrogen-electric truck for European markets. Guests at the April 16-17 Nikola World in Phoenix will be able to view a prototype …

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ScottishPower launches UK’s first end-to-end EV package that’s 100% green

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ScottishPower will partner with Arnold Clark to provide its customers with access to EVs Following its announcement that it would become the first large energy company in the UK to produce 100% green electricity, ScottishPower has revealed it would be prioritising the UK’s switch to cleaner greener transport by unveiling …

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Envoy Technologies deploys on-demand EVs in Sacramento

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Envoy Technologies will provide 20 Volkswagen e-Golfs as part of its programme Envoy Technologies, a provider of shared on-demand, community-based electric vehicles, has announced the first wave of live sites and vehicle deployments under the Electrify America Green City initiative in Sacramento called Sac-to-Zero. The companies joined Sacramento Mayor Darrell …

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California schools deploys US’s largest fleet of zero-emission school buses

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The achievement will be celebrated The Lion Electric Co. alongside the opening of a new electrical centre 19 California school districts will be recognised as pioneers by The Lion Electric Co. for adopting zero-emission, all-electric school buses that benefit communities throughout California. The opening celebrates the largest deployment of electric …

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Arcimoto announces second FUV hub rental location to open in San Diego

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Arcimoto’s rental hub will be equipped with 40 chargers Arcimoto, makers of the Fun Utility Vehicle (FUV), an affordable pure electric vehicle for everyday drivers and fleets, plans to open its second FUV Hub rental location in downtown San Diego in the coming months. The 4,500 square-foot facility, located at …

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ABB wins ASEAN Energy Award for pioneering public electric mobility project in Malaysia

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ABB will Malaysia meet its goal to install 125,000 EV charge points by 2030 ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) has recognised ABB’s contribution towards strengthening Malaysia’s electric vehicle ecosystem and broadening acceptance for electric mobility. ABB has won an ASEAN Energy Award for the installation of the first-of-its-kind public EV …

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Ricardo secures order for large-scale EV battery cell test programme from Volvo Cars

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The cells are intended for production applications in high voltage battery packs Ricardo will assist Volvo Cars with the provision of a large-scale test programme to assess the life cycle characteristics of a range of new lithium-ion cells to determine their suitability for various future production electrified vehicle applications. This work …

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Carbon fibre can store energy in the body of a vehicle

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The research by Chalmers University of Technology can reduce the weight of electric vehicles A study led by Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has shown that carbon fibres can work as battery electrodes, storing energy directly. This opens up new opportunities for structural batteries, where the carbon fibre becomes part …

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Volvo Cars and Baidu join forces to develop and manufacture autonomous driving cars

Volvo Cars and Baidu join forces to develop and manufacture autonomous driving cars

Volvo will be the first foreign carmaker to develop autonomous vehicles with Baidu Volvo Cars has reached an agreement with Baidu, the leading Chinese internet search provider, to jointly develop electric and fully autonomous drive-compatible cars with the aim of mass producing them for China, the largest car market in …

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