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Gizmodo UK

The UK Loves Electric Cars, But it's One of the Worst Countries for Charging Infrastructure
Gizmodo UK
Electric cars are pretty popular in this country, especially amongst the youth who are least resistant to switching from a petrol pump to a plug socket. But echoing what we've heard before, it seems the UK isn't really ready to handle a steep uptake in ...


Smart meter enabled technology could see electric car owners cut bills and make money
growing number of electric car owners could save and even make money from innovative technology by selling energy back to the grid; smart energy innovations, including smart tariffs, could save the UK as much as £40 billion between now and 2050.
Minister praises smart meter-enabled electric car techBusinessCloud
EVs part of smart home energy plan to save UK £40bn by 2050AM
Smart meters could cut electric vehicle charging costsCar Keys
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BBC News

Scientists create battery that refuels electric cars in seconds
BBC News
Scottish scientists have developed a liquid battery which could charge electric cars in seconds. A team at the University of Glasgow has created a prototype system that could revolutionise travel. The technology uses a metal oxide - described by ...
Battery breakthrough could recharge electric cars in
Researchers say new 'flow battery' could charge electric cars in ...Sky News
Scots scientists' battery breakthrough could revolutionise electric carsThe Scotsman
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Electric car charging could cost you up to £700 a year less to refuel a car than petrol
Electric cars are gaining prevalence and will continue to do so over the coming decade. With the condemnation of diesel, worries of petrol car CO2 emissions and a notable shift by manufacturers to alternatively fuelled cars, numbers of these vehicles ...

How the UK's energy grid will cope with the electric car revolution
In the electric vehicle community, everyone has the same awkwardly distant relative. Whether they're an uncle, aunt or grandparent, the certainty is that they live at the very northern tip of Scotland, and the person you are trying to convince to go ...

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China is taking on Tesla's electric car supremacy (and winning)
“I passed my driving test just before moving here from the UK last year. I wanted a car with the best technology as my first car, kind of skipping non-electric.” Buying an electric vehicle, or EV, for a first car may sound unusual (especially when it's ...
Q2'18 Update Letter - TeslaTesla

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The Guardian

UK electric car drivers face paying more to charge at peak times
The Guardian
British electric car drivers face having to pay more to power their car if they refuse to shift their charging to off-peak times, in a move designed to lessen their burden on the electricity network. There are currently 160,000 plug-in cars on UK roads ...
Electric cars: 'Flexible' charging aims to cut costsBBC News
Management of £400 million electric vehicles charge fund opens to biddersGOV.UK
Bidding opens for management of UK electric vehicles charge fundPost and Parcel -Autocar -Proactive Investors UK
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BBC News

How electric vehicles are moving into the fast lane
BBC News
From battery-powered delivery trucks and rickshaws, to Formula E racing cars, electric vehicles are entering the mainstream. But will a lack of investment in charging infrastructure hold the market back? In 2015 single mum Sushila Devi was struggling ...

The Guardian

Powering ahead: the new breed of electric car clubs
The Guardian
Zipcar is arguably the biggest car club in the UK with a wide variety of vehicles. Its “Zipcar Flex” works in a similar way to Bluecity – it is for driving from A to B with no need to return the car to its original spot. It is in the process of adding ...

The Times

Play a part in the electric car revolution
The Times
You may not drive an electric car, but the chances are your pension or savings are invested in Tesla or one of the many component and IT companies involved in this burgeoning industry. The popular Scottish Mortgage investment trust, for example, is one ...
Tesla investors spooked by revelations in emotional interviewBBC News
Elon Musk says Tesla could produce $25000 car in 'maybe' 3 years, but cites industry challengesYahoo Finance UK
Elon Musk denies being 'on weed' when posting $420 stock tweetThe Week UK -The Guardian
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