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The Guardian

Charge electric cars smartly to take pressure off national grid – minister
The Guardian
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 gridsLondon Loves Business
Energy Companies Are Already Planning to Limit Electric Car ChargingGizmodo UK
'Smart' electric car charging needed to reduce pressure on national gridAutoExpress
International Business Times UK
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Financial Times

London Taxi Company opens £325m electric car plant in Coventry
Financial Times
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 CompanyThe Guardian
New £300m London Taxi Company plant to make only electric vehiclesBelfast Telegraph
London Taxi Company opens first dedicated electric vehicle factory in the UKWired.co.uk
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AutoExpress

'Why did Chancellor Hammond make taxpayers fund electric car battery development?'
AutoExpress
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 ...

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edie.net

MPs to inspect role of electric vehicles in UK Industrial Strategy
edie.net
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 ...



Gizmodo UK

Jaguar's Electric Car is Being Tested on UK Roads
Gizmodo UK
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 ...Daily Mail
Jaguar tests its first ever all-electric car on London's roadsMirror.co.uk
Jaguar's first electric car hits London roadsMotors.co.uk
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AutoExpress

Electric cars won't stop petrol demand growing for another 20 years ...
AutoExpress
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 ...

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Motor Trader

UK car drivers turn away from diesel cars says AA Cars
Motor Trader
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 yearsiNews

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The Independent

Swedish student start-up signs deal to build electric cars for Siemens
The Independent
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 ...

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GQ.com

The Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e just made electric cars desirable
GQ.com
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 - YouTubeYouTube

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The Engineer

SP:01 electric sports car to be built in UK | The Engineer
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 ...

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