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Verdict

Chargemaster launches subscription service for EV fleets
Verdict
The service will allow electric vehicle (EV) users in corporate fleets and business cars to access the 6,000 charging points of Chargemaster's Polar network in the UK. As part of the subscription, cards to access the points can be allocated to ...



International Business Times UK

Free tolls: UK city could soon let electric car owners pass for nothing
International Business Times UK
Southampton is one of five areas in the UK that is expected to exceed the EU's air quality limit in 2020. The Itchen Bridge toll generates £3.2m for the council each year. The scheme would reduce that by about £32,000 as only 1% of motorists drive an ...

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Car Throttle

The UK Won't Be Among The First To Get The 592bhp Polestar 1 EV
Car Throttle
The Polestar 1 electric grand tourer will not be coming to the UK yet. The car's launch markets have just been revealed, and Britain is not on the list. The 592bhp 2+2 powerhouse will first be sold in the USA, China, Germany, Sweden, Norway and the ...

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Polestar 1 performance hybrid to be limited to 500 units per year
Autocar
The Polestar 1 is a 592bhp four-seat hybrid GT coupé that will, the brand says, act as a halo model for its future range of electric performance cars, which will be sold via subscription only. Hakan Samuelson, Volvo CEO describes Polestar as "a new ...

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Al-Arabiya

End of the fossil fuel era?
Al-Arabiya
In 2017, many established carmakers from Jaguar Land Rover to Volvo Cars announced plans to bring electric versions of their vehicles to market in the next few years. Government intentions are also crucial indicators on where demand for fossil fuel is ...



Cars UK

Volvo's Polestar reveal initial launch markets for the Polestar 1 – and it's NOT the UK
Cars UK
Polestar – Volvo's new electric performance brand – reveals its initial launch markets for the Polestar 1 with 'Polestar Space' will not include the UK. When Polestar revealed their take on the Volvo Concept Coupe – the Polestar 1– as the first car to ...

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FleetNews

Two in three fleets nervous about purchasing a car without an electric powertrain, says Kia
FleetNews
Kia Motors (UK) has undertaken an extensive new study, interviewing 150 fleet managers nationwide for its 2017 Fleet Market Attitudes report. The report uncovers current and future trends within fleet, with a focus on the rise in plug-in hybrid ...



The Australian

A red-hot investment for 2018
The Australian
Looking for a red-hot investment next year? It's not bitcoin (that's speculation) ... but it may well be mining shares. To be precise, mining shares producing the metals needed for electric cars. Industry analysts believe the so called EV (electric ...



Seeking Alpha

Tesla: Model 3 Supply Could Be Game Changer In UK Market
Seeking Alpha
Recent concerns about air pollution in big cities is increasing the pressure on the U.K. government to act more quickly though. Measures taken so far have had some limited effect as consumers await what the government will do. New car sales have ...

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Gizmodo UK

Electric Cars Could Escape Bridge Tolls - Until They Become Popular
Gizmodo UK
Loads of old people who make decisions within the UK city of Southampton's council department could make a monumental change to the nation's road rules next week, when they rule on whether or not to allow electric cars free passage over a toll bridge ...


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