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California considering ban of gas and diesel vehicles

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The California Air Resources Board has confirmed California’s government is considering a ban on gas and diesel vehicles. The state is looking to catch up with the UK, France and China, who have already outlined plans to ban internal-combustion cars by 2040. In an interview with Bloomberg, California Air Resources …

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DriveElectric launches V2G service

Mike Potter from DriveElectric signing the MOU for V2G chargers with Masahiro Ishiyama, Senior General
Manager, and Hiroshi Seki, Business Group Leader, NICHICON CORPORATION, at LCV2017

Vehicle to Grid (V2G) charging equipment allows EV owners to help balance the UK’s electricity grid UK- based fleet operator DriveElectric has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Japanese manufacturer NICHICON Corp. to sell and operate the company’s V2G chargers in the UK. V2G charging equipment allows EV owners to …

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Climate Group launches EV100 campaign

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New EV100 campaign sees businesses encourage EV uptake internally and internationally A new business campaign designed to fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles (EV) and infrastructure has been launched by The Climate Group at an event in New York, as business and government leaders gather at Climate Week NYC. Baidu, …

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GKN to build new driveline production facility in Japan

GKN Nagoya plant

New factory in Tokoname City will replace Nagoya plant and supply increased demand for electrification technologies in Asia GKN Driveline plans to construct a new manufacturing facility in Tokoname City, Japan. The new site will replace an older plant, reportedly representing “a substantial technological upgrade” of the company’s local capabilities. …

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