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EVs to get a big boost with £43m plug-in vehicle funding

Electric car (EV) ownership is set continue its upward trend as the Government confirmed that UK will receive £43m in cash for plug- and EV vehicle funding. The funding will see a flurry of charge points installed into homes, hospitals, train stations and A-roads. Of

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London gives the 98MPG Metrocab the thumbs up

The 98MPG Metrocab has become the first zero-emission capable taxi to be licensed by Transport for London. The British designed, engineered and built Metro cab will operate on a trial basis as a London Hackney Carriage. The first few Metrocabs

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Nissan Leaf doubles UK sales in 2014, continues to lead the pack

The triumphant Nissan Leaf had a bumper year in 2014 with sales doubling over 2013.  Figures released by Nissan have revealed that an impressive 4,051 Leaf’s were sold in 2014 compared to just 1,812 units in 2013. Even though the figures

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Tesla unveils new the new long range Roadster 3.0

Tesla Motors have unveiled the new Roadster 3.0 which offers up to 400 miles on a single charge, an improvement of 50% compared to the range of the previous model. This massive bump in range is down to a number of

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Tesla car sales projections slashed as oil prices crash

For the majority of the world low oil prices are a good thing, cheap fuel and low inflation. However for the world’s leading electric car manufacturer – Tesla it’s cause for concern. Tesla has seen its stock price take a

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Nissan Leaf owners edging towards Billion kilometres driven

The LEAF is the first 100% electric car to come from Nissan and as a result of this achievement a number of LEAF owners are racing to one billion kilometres driven. With the innovative CarWings telemetry, Nissan are able to

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Tesla prepares UK electric highway for its battery powered rides

Plans are afoot for a UK “electric highway” if the battery powered car maker Tesla gets it’s own way. Like the infrastructure already in place across the pond, Tesla plan to litter the UK with charging points allowing Tesla owners “power” their

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