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CarSite.co.uk

UK motorists still wary of driverless cars
CarSite.co.uk
The Modern Transport Bill would 'ensure the UK is at the forefront of technology for new forms of transport, including autonomous and electric vehicles' said the Queen, announcing Government plans to make Britain a world leader in driverless motoring.

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Autocar Professional

Peugeot 3008 plug-in hybrid to lead brand's electric push
Autocar Professional
by Doug Revolta, Autocar UK May 24, 2016 ... Peugeot will launch a bold assault on the electric car market with 208 and 2008 electric models, following the launch of a 3008 all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid variant in 2019, boss Maxime Picat has announced.

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Eurekar

Nissan breakthrough in battery power
Eurekar
But Nissan, a pioneer of electric driving with cars such as the Leaf, has made a breakthrough and has gone atomic with its research. The Japanese car maker, which makes the Leaf at its Sunderland factory in Britain, is involved in what it calls atomic ...

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Fastned Raises 3 Million Euro via Nxchange
PR Newswire UK (press release)
Fastned, which is building a pan-European network of fast charging stations for electric cars, has raised 3.07 milion euro in fresh capital in the first five weeks of its listing on the new stock exchange Nxchange. 307,473 new certificates of shares ...

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Manufacturing Global

Modern Transport Bill 2016 will be a major boost for UK manufacturing
Manufacturing Global
“One of the key items in the Queen's Speech today was the Modern Transport Bill, which contains measures to encourage investment in driverless cars, electric cars, commercial space planes and drones. This is good news for the UK manufacturing sector ...

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Fleet World

One in two motorists oppose driverless cars, finds new survey
Fleet World
Published just days after the Queen's Speech announced a Modern Transport Bill that would “ensure the UK is at the forefront of technology for new forms of transport, including autonomous and electric vehicles”, the survey by vehicle CCTV specialist ...

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Autocar Professional

Mercedes-Benz to introduce four EVs by 2020
Autocar Professional
Mercedes-Benz has accelerated plans for a range of new electric vehicles. The move follows a long-awaited announcement by the German government that it will begin offering sales subsidies on all EVs priced at less than €60,000 (Rs 45.86 lakh) as a part ...

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Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Guide dog association leaders speak out about potential dangers of electric cars
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
But while the popularity of electric cars has increased in recent years, the potential dangers they pose to blind and partially-sighted people have come under the spotlight. Helen Sismore, Guide Dogs for the Blind Association community engagement ...



InsideEVs

European Plug-In Electric Car Market Increased By 29% In Q1
InsideEVs
The largest market for all-electric cars continues to be Norway at 6,425 registrations (but down 10.8%) and France is close behind at 6,022 (up 107.4%). The most PHEVs were sold in UK, thanks to a new found love of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – which ...



SalfordOnline.com (press release) (registration)

Watch: Nissan announce schemes to 'revolutionise' electric vehicles into mobile storage devices
SalfordOnline.com (press release) (registration)
If that was scaled up in a future where all the vehicles on UK roads are electric, vehicle-to-grid technology could generate a virtual power plant of up to 370 GW. This energy capacity could power three countries the size of the UK, Germany and France ...

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