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Charge electric cars smartly to take pressure off national grid – minister
Electric cars are putting increasing pressure on the UK's power grids, making it vital they are recharged at the right time of day, a minister has said. John Hayes, transport minister, said it was important that such battery-powered cars were topped up ...
Electric cars are putting pressure on UK power grids
Energy Companies Are Already Planning to Limit Electric Car Charging
'Smart' electric car charging needed to reduce pressure on national grid
London Taxi Company opens £325m electric car plant in Coventry
Geely, the Chinese carmaker that owns Volvo, owns the London Taxi Company and has said it plans to sell the new electric cars in the UK from September. The plant has the capacity to produce 20,000 vehicles a year. The group also has longer-term ...
Do not let Brexit ruin car industry, urges chair of London Taxi Company
New £300m London Taxi Company plant to make only electric vehicles
London Taxi Company opens first dedicated electric vehicle factory in the UK
'Why did Chancellor Hammond make taxpayers fund electric car battery development?'
It's a similar story with the development of electric and driverless vehicles to which Hammond is committing hundreds of our millions; the motor manufacturing corporations should be working on these at their expense, not ours. The British Government ...
MPs to inspect role of electric vehicles in UK Industrial Strategy
What are the key barriers to development of the UK's electric vehicle market? Does the Government's Industrial Strategy sufficiently address the challenges and opportunities for electric vehicles? What support for purchase costs should the Government ...
Jaguar's Electric Car is Being Tested on UK Roads
Jaguar's first electric vehicle is being tested on London's roads, as the carmaker prepares to launch its first all-electric car around the world in 2018. The I-PACE is described as being a concept model at the moment, but Jaguar's committed to ...
Green for go: Jaguar shows off its first all-electric car with a top speed of 200mph in London as it looks to take ...
Jaguar tests its first ever all-electric car on London's roads
Jaguar's first electric car hits London roads
Electric cars won't stop petrol demand growing for another 20 years ...
The growing popularity of electric cars won't hasten the arrival of peak petrol demand, and the majority of the world's new cars will continue to be powered by ...
UK car drivers turn away from diesel cars says AA Cars
Photo of Diesel pump 620 UK car buyers are turning away from diesel powered cars as hybrid and electric vehicles grow in popularity. An AA-Populus Poll found that in 2016 18% of drivers intended to buy a diesel as their next car compared to 23% in 2014.
Appetite for cars running on alternative fuels doubled in the last two years
Swedish student start-up signs deal to build electric cars for Siemens
A group of Swedish university students that raised 1.2 million euros (£1 million) in crowdfunding for their startup to build electric cars has caught the attention of German industrial heavyweight Siemens. The two sides have announced that they are ...
The Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e just made electric cars desirable
This time, it's a convertible and features a "high-performance" electric powertrain with a range of around 310 miles. While nothing's been confirmed, our moles tell us that it just might the Porsche Mission E concept, which has a 592bhp motor and four ...
Introducing the Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e Concept | Bentley - YouTube
SP:01 electric sports car to be built in UK | The Engineer
Volume production of a new, all-electric sports car is set to take place at Detroit Electric's Leamington Spa facilities following the signing of a joint venture ...