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Electric Cars Predicted to Outsell Gas Cars in 20 Years

Electric cars are expected to outsell gasoline-powered vehicles within twenty years, based on new projections by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The news and research organization expects electric cars and gasoline cars to be priced similarly by 2025, turning the automotive industry upside-down and having a severe impact on oil-exporting countries. What are the reasons? Dropping … Continue reading Electric Cars Predicted to Outsell Gas Cars in 20 Years

Electric Cars to Test Drive at the Experience Centre – How Many Can You Name?

There weren’t cars only on display inside the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC) at the launch. There were also a large number charging up outside, presumably getting ready for test drives for the public for the opening the next day. The large numbers and broad range of EVs available was impressive. How about a quick … Continue reading Electric Cars to Test Drive at the Experience Centre – How Many Can You Name?

200th eVolt Rapid EV Charging unit to be installed at Heathrow Airport

eVolt’s 200th electric vehicle (EV) Rapid Charging unit has been supplied to Heathrow Airport, after the charge point supplier was awarded the contract to provide the UK’s largest airport with 18 of its units in phase one. The significant milestone has been achieved as a result of the hard work of Freemantle Electrical – the … Continue reading 200th eVolt Rapid EV Charging unit to be installed at Heathrow Airport

Ecotricity Change Cost Structure of their Rapid Chargers.

Ecotricity recently changed the cost structure for their rapid chargers. Below is a summary of the letter they sent to their customers explaining the changes. It is about a year since Ecotrictity introduced ‘charging for charging’ on the Electric Highway, after being free to use for five years. Charging was set at a rate of … Continue reading Ecotricity Change Cost Structure of their Rapid Chargers.

Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC) Preview Event

We [Fuel Included Limited] were grateful to Chargemaster for inviting us to their Preview Event ahead of the opening of the new Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC).

The event took place on Friday evening 21 July 2017 ahead of the official public opening on Saturday 22 July. The EVEC is located on Crown Walk in the main Central Milton Keynes shopping centre.

The event ran from 6-8pm and included welcome speeches from David Martell, Chief Executive of Chargemaster, and Ted Foster, EVEC Manager.

For more details see our EVEC news page.

Source: Fuel Included blog

 

The Electric Car Revolution Is Accelerating

Electric cars will be as cheap as gasoline models by 2025 Battery manufacturing capacity will triple in the next four years Electric cars will outsell fossil-fuel powered vehicles within two decades as battery prices plunge, turning the global auto industry upside down and signaling economic turmoil for oil-exporting countries. The Bloomberg New Energy Finance forecast says adoption … Continue reading The Electric Car Revolution Is Accelerating

France will ‘ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040’

Environment minister unveils five-year-plan to fulfil country’s commitments under Paris Agreemen. France plans to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, the country’s new environment minister has announced. Nicolas Hulot made the announcement as he unveiled a series of measures as part of newly elected President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to make the country carbon … Continue reading France will ‘ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040’

Plug-In Vehicle Sales In Europe Increased By 50% In May

Europe has increased plug-in vehicle sales every month so far this year, exceeding 21,000 deliveries in May (21,371 – a “non December”/year end record), up a strong 48% over a year ago. After five months, sales are now approaching 105,000 (which is up 21% year-over-year). Six models exceeded the 1,000 sales mark in May: Renault … Continue reading Plug-In Vehicle Sales In Europe Increased By 50% In May

Paris to host on-demand driverless vehicle service

Europe’s first on-demand driverless vehicle service on open roads is set to begin operating in France later this year. The pilot service, a collaboration between Delphi and French-based public transport operator Transdev, will see autonomous vehicles operating in Saclay, a Paris suburb, and Rouen in Normandy. In Paris, initially one shuttle will operate along a … Continue reading Paris to host on-demand driverless vehicle service