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Opinion: The UK’s Not-So-Electric announcement

UK Houses of Parliament

Gav Don reflects on the implications of the UK’s headline-grabbing electrification policy The newsflow here in the UK has been electrified (literally) by a new announcement on plans for EVs and the death of hydrocarbons. In short, our Environment Minister (Michael Gove) boldly stated that from 2040 UK manufacturers will …

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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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The post-Brexit future of the UK’s electric transport industry

A MINI chassis receives a polish at BMW's Oxford plant. Source: BMW

Ava Stoyanova looks at possible scenarios for a post-Brexit EV economy According to the latest edition of the International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook, the number of electric cars in motion has to reach 600 million by 2040 in order for the current greenhouse gas emission target of temperature increases …

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