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  • Which US States Have The Most EV Charging Infrastructure Per Car?

    Which US States Have The Most EV Charging Infrastructure Per Car?

    As Tesla and other brands race to capitalize on the emerging zero-emission vehicle industry, a new study has evaluated which states are best for owners of plugin vehicles. And although there are a few names on the list that may not surprise you, some of the top states for electric cars will surpr...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Vans Prepares For Full Electrification

    Mercedes-Benz Vans Prepares For Full Electrification

    Mercedes-Benz Vans announced acceleration of its electric transformation with future plans for European manufacturing sites. The German manufacturing intends to gradually phase out fossil fuels and focus on all-electric models. By the middle of this decade, all newly introduced vans by Mercedes-B...
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  • California Suggests When To Charge Your EV Over Labor Day Weekend

    California Suggests When To Charge Your EV Over Labor Day Weekend

    As you may have heard, California just recently announced that it will ban the sale of new gas cars beginning in 2035. Now it will need to get its grid ready for the EV onslaught. Thankfully, California has about 14 years to prepare for the possibility of all new car sales being electric by 2035....
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  • UK Government To Support Rollout Of 1,000 New Charging Points In England

    UK Government To Support Rollout Of 1,000 New Charging Points In England

    More than 1,000 electric vehicle charge points are set to be installed at locations around England as part of a wider £450 million scheme. Working with industry and nine public authorities, the Department for Transport (DfT)-backed “pilot” scheme is designed to support the “uptake of zero-emissio...
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  • China: Drought And Heatwave Lead To Limited EV Charging Services

    China: Drought And Heatwave Lead To Limited EV Charging Services

    Disrupted power supplies, related to drought and heatwave in China, affected EV charging infrastructure in some areas. According to Bloomberg, the Sichuan province experiences the nation’s worst drought since the 1960s, which forced it to slash hydropower generation. On the other hand, a heatwave...
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  • All 50+ US State EV Infrastructure Deployment Plans Are Ready To Go

    All 50+ US State EV Infrastructure Deployment Plans Are Ready To Go

    US federal and state governments are moving with unprecedented speed to start delivering funding for a planned national EV charging network. The National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program, part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) requires each state and territory to su...
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  • Joint Tech Was Accredited By Intertek’s “Satellite Program” Laboratory

    Joint Tech Was Accredited By Intertek’s “Satellite Program” Laboratory

    Recently, Xiamen Joint Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Joint Tech”) obtained the laboratory qualification of “Satellite Program” issued by Intertek Group (hereinafter referred to as “Intertek”). The awarding ceremony was grandly held in Joint Tech, Mr. Wang Junshan, general mana...
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  • U.K. Weighing Ban On New Internal Combustion Moto Sales By 2035

    Europe is at a critical juncture in its transition away from fossil fuels. With Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine continuing to threaten energy security worldwide, they may be no better time to adopt electric vehicles (EV). Those factors have contributed to growth in the EV industry, and the U...
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  • Australia wants to lead transition to EVs

    Australia could soon follow the European Union in banning the sale of internal combustion engine vehicles. The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government, which is the nation’s seat of power, announced a new strategy to ban ICE car sales from 2035. The plan outlines several initiatives the ACT...
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  • Siemen’s New Home-Charging Solution Means No Electric Panel Upgrades

    Siemens has teamed up with a company called ConnectDER to offer a money-saving home EV charging solution that won’t require people to get their home’s electrical service or box upgraded. If this all works out as planned, it could be a game-changer for the EV industry. If you’ve ...
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  • UK: EV Charging Costs Rise By 21% In Eight Months, Still Cheaper Than Filling Up With Fossil Fuel

    The average price of charging an electric car using a public rapid charge point has risen by more than a fifth since September, the RAC claims. The motoring organisation has started a new Charge Watch initiative to track the price of charging across the UK and inform consumers about the cost of t...
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  • New Volvo CEO Believes EVs Are The Future, There’s No Other Way

    Volvo’s new CEO Jim Rowan, who’s the former CEO of Dyson, recently spoke with Managing Editor of Automotive News Europe, Douglas A. Bolduc. The “Meet the Boss” interview made it clear that Rowan is a firm advocate for electric cars. In fact, if he has it his way, the next-...
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  • Ex-Tesla Staff Joining Rivian, Lucid And Tech Giants

    Tesla’s decision to lay off 10 percent of its salaried staff appears to have some unintended consequences as many of the former Tesla employees have joined rivals like Rivian Automotive and Lucid Motors, . Leading tech firms, including Apple, Amazon and Google, have also benefitted from the...
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  • More Than 50% UK Drivers Cite Low “Fuel” Cost As Benefit Of EVs

    More than half of British drivers say the reduced fuel costs of an electric vehicle (EV) would tempt them to make the switch from petrol or diesel power. That’s according to a new survey of more than 13,000 motorists by the AA, which also found many drivers were motivated by a desire to save the ...
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  • Study Predicts Both Ford And GM Will Overtake Tesla By 2025

    Tesla’s electric vehicle market share may plummet from 70% today to just 11% by 2025 in the face of increased competition from General Motors and Ford, the latest edition of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s annual “Car Wars” study claims. According to research author John M...
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  • The Future Charging Standard for Heavy-Duty EVs

    Four years after kicking off a task force on heavy-duty charging for commercial vehicles, CharIN E.V. has developed and demonstrated a new global solution for heavy-duty trucks and other heavy-duty modes of transportation: a Megawatt Charging System. More than 300 visitors attended the unveiling ...
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  • UK Terminates Plug-In Car Grant For Electric Cars

    The government has officially removed the £1,500 grant that was originally designed to help drivers afford electric cars. The Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) has finally been scrapped 11 years after its introduction, with the Department for Transport (DfT) claiming its “focus” is now on “improving elect...
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  • EV Makers And Environmental Groups Ask For Government Support For Heavy-Duty EV Charging

    New technologies such as electric vehicles often require public support to bridge the gap between R&D projects and viable commercial products, and Tesla and other automakers have benefited from a variety of subsidies and incentives from federal, state and local governments over the years. The...
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  • EU Votes To Uphold Gas/Diesel Car Sale Ban From 2035 On

    In July 2021, the European Commission published an official plan that covered renewable energy sources, renovating buildings, and a proposed ban on the sale of new cars equipped with combustion engines from 2035. The green strategy was widely discussed and some of the largest economies in the Eur...
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  • Over 750,000 Electric Cars Now On UK Roads

    More than three-quarters of a million electric vehicles are now registered for use on UK roads, according to new figures published this week. Data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed the total number of vehicles on British roads has topped 40,500,000 after growing by...
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