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Jaguar I-Pace batteries reused for storage system
​Jaguar’s engineering team have worked with Pramac, an Italian specialist in portable generators, to develop a zero-emissions energy storage unit powered by secondlife Jaguar I-PACE batteries,
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UK government invests in charging network
​The British government has outlined plans to increase the number of public EV chargers tenfold by 2030, which would see the equivalent of “five times the number of fuel pumps” roadside
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Stunning 2024 Audi A6 Avant E-tron boasts 435-mile range
Audi has revealed its latest iteration of the Audi A6 Avant e-tron, that looks a stone’s throw away from a production model.
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Hybrid 2023 Honda Civic spearheads brand’s electrification push
The European-specification 11th generation Honda Civic has now been revealed, and it will come with a new e:HEV hybrid powertrain as standard
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Honda confirms a trio of electrified models for 2023
​Along with the hybrid Civic, Honda also confirmed its plans to expand its electrified line-up with three further models in 2023
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Maserati unveils Grecale electric SUV
​The Maserati Grecale Folgore will begin the Italian luxury brand’s switch to electric when it arrives in 2023.
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All-electric Maserati ‘Folgore’ range announced
​Maserati is embarking on its switch to an electric line-up, revealing plans that it will introduce three electric models in 2023,
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High demand for electric Porsche 911 Everrati Automotive
Everrati Automotive has announced a new strategic partnership with Aria Group, experts in low-volume specialist manufacturing and composites, to meet increased US demand for the company’s electric Porsche 911 conversions
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Smart #1 SUV ushers in new area
​The smart brand is being totally transformed, and the launch of the #1 SUV marks the start of its comeback. An all-new model that’s unrelated to any other smart made before it
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Lexus has now launched its first ground-up all-electric model, the RZ 450e
​Following a long history of hybridisation, Lexus has now launched its first ground-up all-electric model, the RZ 450e. The model should be an ideal size for many European families, sitting between the NX and RX in Lexus’ line-up
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2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV X296 arrives with 410-mile range
​Mercedes-Benz has unwrapped its EQS SUV. The flagship model is a high-riding model to sit alongside the EQS saloon, and an all-electric rival to luxury SUVs such as the Range Rover and Porsche Cayenne
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What are the main in-car features that drain the battery pack of an electric car more quickly?
​Energy is precious, and during an electric vehicle’s (EV) development, engineers fight to ensure as many amp hours as possible reach the tarmac to boost the car’s driving range.
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It’s official: an EV may save you dosh, but it’s no steal
​If you’ve crossed over to the spark side, congratulations! You’ve ditched combustion and now are free to pursue a motoring life unshackled from the angst of fuel queues
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Is electric car the automatic choice?
​The sums involved in working out the costs of electric car ownership have always been very simple. Compared with a petrol or a diesel car, traditionally you pay a lot more up front to buy an electric car in the first place
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New electric Ford Mustang from London-based Charge Cars
​The new Electric Mustang from London-based Charge Cars wowed crowds at the recent Salon Privé event at the Royal Hospital Chelsea when it made its global premier
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2023 Lexus RZ 450e
​Lexus’ long-awaited entrance to the electric SUV sphere is here
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2023 BMW iX1 U11 will have 272-mile range
​BMW has released photos of the upcoming iX1 all-electric SUV undergoing winter testing, which is one of the last stages of its development
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EV charging support in Australia
​Last month we brought you news of MG Motor India’s ambition to support the essential roll-out of EV charging infrastructure – what the company calls ‘1,000 chargers in 1,000 days’
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