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A green energy company has filed a lawsuit against Tesla Motors in London, saying the electric carmaker blocked its plans for charging stations in the U.K. Ecotricity Group was talking with companies, including Welcome Break Group, to install electric vehicle chargers at service providers along U.K. highways. In the lawsuit, Ecotricity stated that Tesla used […]

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Twelve UK cities have been shortlisted to share £35 million in funding aimed at promoting ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs). Set up by the UK’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles and the Department for Transport, the £35 million Go Ultra Low City Scheme is supposed to deliver a step-change in the uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles. […]

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Tesla opened at the end of last week its 20th Supercharger station in the UK. In this European country, Tesla Superchargers cover routes from Exeter to Edinburgh, allowing access to the main European continent. The company stated this announcement puts Tesla on course for full UK coverage by the end of 2015. SEE ALSO: P85D […]

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Toyota is getting ready to unveil next week the RND Concept, a production ready concept car that, in the company’s words, “will make a valuable contribution to the world we live in.” In doing so, Toyota is breaking with automotive industry convention by revealing a new product outside the familiar surroundings of an international auto […]

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September sales numbers being fed from the UK show Toyota’s hybrids are proving popular. Britain’s drivers are opting for hybrid vehicles in increasing numbers. Toyota said sales results for September and the first three quarters of 2014 showing the company’s hybrids attracting an ever greater proportion of customers. Figures released earlier this week by the […]

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Siemens is supporting green engineering by extending its partnership with the Greenpower Education Trust for another five years, until at least 2020. Siemens said the move will help ensure that Greenpower’s work with schools, colleges and universities to engage more young people in engineering from an early age continues internationally. Siemens added it has been […]

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Nissan is highlighting London’s battle with air quality by using the Leaf EV to power a striking piece of street art in Waterloo, London, UK that depicts the Capital’s iconic skyline. The car manufacturer said it commissioned Reverse Graffiti artist, Moose – the founder of his field – to create the mass-scale mural which was […]

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BMW, Nissan, Renault and VW have entered a partnership of Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) manufacturers to strengthen EV infrastructure. The four manufacturers’ joint project is through the European Union’s Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) program, and aims to create a multi-standard and interoperable EV charging network through the United Kingdom and Ireland. The consortium said it’s […]

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The UK government announced yesterday that autonomous vehicles will be allowed on UK roads five months from now. Fully driverless cars are an exciting glimpse of the future with substantial potential to improve road safety – but the UK’s car fleet has a long way to go before it makes the most of existing autonomous […]

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Chargemaster has installed its 10,000th EV charging point, marking a significant milestone in the company’s five year history. Chargemaster describes itself as the UK’s largest provider of electric vehicle charging points. The company said the 10,000th charging point has been installed on behalf of Leicester City Council as part of a group of new units […]

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