Tag: development

Hyundai’s new IONIQ 5: Everything you need to know

Updated trim levels: IONIQ 5 now includes N Line and N Line S variants.Pricing starts at £39,900.Refreshed exterior styling retains IONIQ 5’s distinctive look.Hyundai IONIQ 5 Unveiled: Trim Upgrades, Pricing, and Refreshed StylingHyundai Motor...

EV SUMMIT 2024 comes to a close: The highlights of Tuesday

EV SUMMIT UK draws to a closeThe final day of the EV SUMMIT has come to a close, and what a way to round off what represented the most significant two-day gathering of over...

Greenpower Park calls on next government to accelerate UK battery production

Greenpower Park, the new UK battery research and manufacturing site based in Coventry, has called on the future government to put more focus on the country’s domestic battery production, along with the associated supply...

Advanced Propulsion Centre UK forms new academic-automotive alliance

The UK’s Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), who aim to accelerate the country’s development of a net-zero automotive industry, have launched a new ‘Academic Advisory Group’.The new group, consisting of those from the academia world,...

EV battery from Nyobolt can charge from 0-80% in under five minutes

UK battery manufacturer Nyobolt, who are hoping to bring even higher-power, ultra rapid-charge capable EV batteries to the market, have successfully charged a prototype battery from 0-80% in just four minutes and 37 seconds.Under...

PoGo Charge expands UK network, with two new ultra-rapid sites

UK public charging provider PoGo Charge, owned by parent company SWARCO, has launched two new charging stations, both equipped with eight 200kW ultra-rapid charge points and six 7kW AC charge points.The expansion comes as...

PURE EV and PDSL fuse forces for electric 2-wheeler powered by solid-state batteries

PURE EV and PDSL team up to develop an electric 2-wheeler with solid-state battery tech, offering a 250 km range and an AI-powered powertrain for easy troubleshooting.PDSL brings its engineering expertise, having worked with...

MG EXE181: The electric hypercar concept redefining speed

MG's EXE181 hypercar: 0-62 mph in 1.9 seconds, debuting at Beijing Motor Show this week.Inspired by the record-setting EX181, EXE181 boasts a minimalist design with a drag coefficient of 0.181.With hints of four motors,...

JLR charges up with second-life Range Rover batteries for on-the-go power

JLR pioneers portable Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) from second-life Range Rover batteries.Collaborative effort with Allye Energy marks the first commercial availability of a BESS using JLR battery packs.Each BESS, powered by seven second-life...

The Maserati GranCabrio Folgore: 750bhp of pure electric elegance

The Maserati GranCabrio Folgore shines with 750bhp, leading the way in electric luxury.Reinventing the convertible, it sets a new standard in four-seat electric motoring, outpacing rivals like the Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e and...

UK cycling associations warn on ebike law proposal deadline

A proposal from the UK government to double the permissible ebike power to 500W, and remove the need for pedalling, is fast approaching a consultation deadline of the 25th of April.Both the Bicycle Association...

The top EV manufacturers heading to Europe

With the EV revolution underway, a slew of electric car manufacturers are targeting Europe for the first time.With typically lower prices than European OEMs, these brands are set to steal a significant chunk of...
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Electrified vehicles now account for more than a third of UK car production, SMMT figures show

The latest statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that UK car production has increased for six months in a row, with car manufacturing rising 14.6% from February last year.Of...

Inside EY and Eurelectric’s groundbreaking report: How do we solve the challenge of data interoperability in emobility?

Data interoperability is crucial for EVs to address challenges and unlock opportunities.Emobility integrates transport, energy, and the built environment for benefits.Mainstream EV adoption requires essentials like a resilient supply chain and optimised charging infrastructure.EY...

California powers on, surpassing 100,000 public chargers

California charges ahead with 100,000+ public EV chargers, alongside 500,000 at-home stations.Approved funding boosts California's charging network, with over 50% directed to communities impacted by pollution.25% of new car sales in California are zero-emission...

Volkswagen and XPENG forge EV partnership for rapid development of new models

XPENG, Volkswagen sign Master Agreement for EV collaboration in platform and software development.Joint Sourcing Programme to cut costs, leveraging scale and VW's supply chain.Accelerated joint development of smart electric cars, starting with an SUV...

The Porsche Taycan revolution: Upgraded power, range, and efficiency

Porsche Taycan gets a power boost with 320 kW charging and 400 kW recuperation.Key upgrades: 35% more range (up to 421 miles), improved design, driver experience, and dynamic performance.Efficiency strides with advanced powertrain and...

MFG takes over 337 Morrisons petrol forecourts for ultra-rapid EV charging development 

MFG and Morrisons team up for a groundbreaking forecourt partnership and EV expansion.337 Morrisons forecourts are secured, while Morrisons gains a 20% stake in MFG, totalling £2.5bn.MFG is set to deploy 800 Ultra-Rapid 150kW...

ChargePoint’s latest data reveals charging infrastructure demand is at an all-time high

ChargePoint's global network sees over 1 million quarterly active drivers, marking a 48% increase in North America and a 73% rise in Europe.With 60 million charging sessions recorded, ChargePoint stations show a 53% year-on-year...

MAN and ABB E-mobility join forces for revolutionary research and development

MAN and ABB E-mobility ink an exclusive deal for technical collaboration, signalling a new era in partnership.Megawatt Charging System (MCS) sparks the inception of the strategic collaboration.Enhanced partnership targets laser focus on logistics customer...

Bridgestone and Webfleet unveil the world’s first EV Services Platform

Bridgestone and Webfleet launch the first EV Services Platform, connecting fleets with key energy and mobility services.The platform streamlines EV adoption, offering essential services for efficient global fleet electrification.Webfleet enhances EV services, addressing challenges...

China’s BYD claims EV dominance

BYD surpasses Tesla in EV sales, with 526,000 vehicles sold last quarter.BYD's success highlights its strength and challenges traditional automakers in the growing EV market.With strategic pricing, BYD claims the "world champion" title for...
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