Map of Central Milton Keynes Electric Vehicle Charge Points

When you think of Milton Keynes most people think about the roundabouts and concreate cows, but with the UK’s first Electric Vehicle Experience Centre and it's bid to become a Go Ultra Low City,...

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Fleets can transition easily to zero emissions with new LeasePlan pilot program

(REPOST: Autovista Group)As the world looks towards a cleaner future, fleets will have to move away from traditional combustion engines and instead invest in new technologies. The pilot program...

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8 Reasons You May Be Driving An Electric Car In The Near Future

(REPOST: Myzi)Are electric cars only for the rich? The environmentally conscious? Early tech adopters? Are they something we just watch clips about on Youtube and read articles about on Yahoo News?

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Renault reveals autonomous obstacle avoidance technology

(REPOST: AUTOCAR)Renault has revealed technology that enables self-driving cars to swerve to avoid obstacles in the road ahead - an industry first, the company claims. 

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bright idea How you can plug into a streetlight to charge your electric car

(REPOST: The Sun)Electric cars drivers can now plug into streetlights for extra juice.

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Tracking The Demise Of The Internal Combustion Engine

(REPOST: Inside EVs)Time is limited for the good ol’ internal combustion engine. With government officials and automakers encouraging propulsion alternatives, gas-powered engines may soon be just...

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Promoted: Renault Zoe – The Charge To Paris

(REPOST: AutoCar)The new Renault Zoe is an all-electric car with a no-compromise approach. With room inside for four and plenty of space for luggage, it’s as practical as any hatchback and has a...

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UK Interest In EVs Is Growing Fast, 41% Expect To Own One Over The Next 10 Years

(REPOST: Inside EVs)According to a nationwide survey conducted by Sainsbury’s Bank Loans, interest in electric vehicles throughout the UK is growing very quickly.

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2018 Nissan LEAF = Best of Innovation Winner at CES 2018

(REPOST: Clean Technica)Nissan LEAF owners love their LEAFs. I know through experience that this is true. How nice it is that due to the efforts of Nissan innovators, the 2018 Nissan LEAF is now...

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Those fuel-efficient diesels? Actually worse on lifetime CO2, study says

(REPOST: Green Car Reports)Diesel-powered cars have enjoyed a comfortable market share in Europe for decades, but their decline in popularity continues following numerous diesel-emission cheating...

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Why the Nissan Leaf 2018 is creating such a buzz

The New Nissan Leaf is already creating a buzz and it seems those that snubbed the previous models Marmite (love it or hate it) style are now lining up for the new look Leaf that looks set to...

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Still loving the 22kWh Renault ZOE

Today I took delivery of my second ZOE, following the end of my 2 year PCP with my first. This time I opted for Neptune Grey, which I must say really suits the shape of the car and perhaps makes...

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Paris Will Ban All Gas Cars By 2030, Diesel By 2024

(REPOST: InsideEVs)

Paris has committed to end all internal combustion engine-powered vehicle sales by 2030, the local authorities have revealed, in aim to become a carbon-neutral city by 2050....

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Getting a Ride in a BMW i8

Last week I had my first ride in a BMW i8, a plug-in hybrid sports car, and was pretty impressed.

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Five-year triumph: Ultra-low emission vehicle sales in UK surge by 1,800%

(REPOST: edie.NET)

Figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) reveal that electric and hybrid vehicles in the UK have increased from 2,129 five years ago to almost 100,000 by the end of 2016...

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Call for stricter CO2 emission proposals as EU looks to post-2020 regulations

(REPOST: Autovista Group)

Officials are expected to introduce new standards for emissions for beyond 2020, when current guidelines run out. Any new proposals will be made in order to help the...

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Delphi eyes self-driving edge with NuTonomy

(REPOST: Automotive News)Delphi's announcement last week that it will acquire software startup NuTonomy will give the U.S. supplier three advantages in the race to deploy self-driving vehicles.

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Thousands of UK drivers flouting law by having diesel particulate filters removed

(REPOST: Autovista Group)

Since 2014, the country’s MOT laws have stated that in order for a vehicle to achieve a pass, it must have a DPF in place, should one have been fitted as standard. The...

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Hyundai and Kia are launching new electric SUVs in 2018, here’s what you need to know

(REPOST: Express)Hyundai and Kia are launching electrified versions of some of their SUVs models next year.

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New battery farm will power production and grid at BMW Leipzig plant

(REPOST: Autovista Group)

BMW has commissioned a battery storage farm on the grounds of its plant in Leipzig, where second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries can feed electricity grids through...

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Major Milestone: BMW i3 #100,000 Rolls Off Assembly Line

(REPOST: Inside EVs)

BMW has just reached the ‘coming of age’ milestone of producing it 100,000th i3 from the company’s assembly facility in Leipzig, Germany. The i3 has been produced there since...

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Express Lane: DC Fast Charging Will Soon Skip a Time-Consuming Step

(REPOST: Car and Driver)

Commercial fast-charging systems are starting to look less like laboratory experiments and more like, well, like what Tesla has been offering for a few years with its...

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Renault Zoe eRally car makes impressive competitive debut

(REPOST: Daily Record)

THE UK’s unique eRally car, the all-electric Renault Zoe, has successfully completed its first competitve outing.Marshals gave the Zoe, based at Knockhill , a standing...

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How innovative technology will change the way we drive forever.

(REPOST: FleetNews)

Review

The all-new Nissan Leaf benefits from a complete redesign, featuring longer range and new technology - bringing zero-emission motoring into the mainstream.Nissan is...

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"Death of the internal combustion engine" is now a thing

REPOST: Green Car Reports)

The very first working four-cycle internal-combustion engine was invented by Niklaus Otto in 1876, and in due course it changed the world.

A quarter of a century later,...

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Why Future Cars Will Only Have One Pedal

(REPOST: Huffington Post)

When the new Nissan LEAF first hit the roads back in 2010, it took electric vehicles from a niche interest into a mainstream reality, going on to become the world’s...

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Electric car owners 'can drive for free by letting energy firms use battery'

(REPOST: The Guardian)

Electric car owners will be paid for letting an energy company use their vehicle’s battery in a pioneering scheme to increase take-up of the cleaner vehicles and help power...

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electric cars and winter range

November has arrived and today was the first day I had to put on my driving gloves. Brrr!

During winter all drivers have a bit more to consider when starting a journey, icy roads, darker evenings,...

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No Driving Required: What Automated Vehicles Mean For Our Future

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No Driving Required: What Automated Vehicles Mean For Our Future

You know driverless cars are coming. You’ve heard about them. But what exactly do they mean for our future? In this...

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Nissan present the new Leaf

I was invited by our friends at Glyn Hopkin Nissan in St Albans to see the new Nissan Leaf 2.0 in the flesh. Mark Connolly of Nissan UK gave a great presentation of the new car and its features...

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Nissan Leaf 2.Zero Reveal Videos

While at last week's UK reveal of the new Nissan Leaf I took a couple of brief videos of the car.

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The Dutch government confirms plan to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2030

Today, the new Dutch government presented its detailed plan for the coming years and it includes making all new cars emission-free by 2030 – virtually banning petrol- and diesel-powered cars in...

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Revealed: every Londoner breathing dangerous levels of toxic air particle

The scale of London’s air pollution crisis was laid bare on Wednesday, with new figures showing that every person in the capital is breathing air that exceeds global guidelines for one of the most...

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