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EU plans to make Europe a leader in EV battery tech

3 days ago / 0 comments

The European Commission has put together a series of measures that would help Europe fight its corner in the electric vehicle battery sector, including the ability … Read More »

eCall system set to reduce road deaths

2 months ago / 0 comments

eCall will become mandatory in Europe in all new cars receiving type approval, from April 2018, offering faster response and resultantly fewer road deaths.

Fears of post-Brexit UK driver ban overplayed

3 months ago / 0 comments

The DfT has said it’s confident of mutual licence recognition after Brexit, putting paid to reports that UK drivers could be banned in Europe.

Pan-European ultra-fast charging network to focus on urban areas

4 months ago / 0 comments

Dutch charging firm Allego along with Nordic charge point operator Fortum Charge & Drive are planning to develop a pan-European interoperable charging network, focusing on metropolitan … Read More »

Bleak prospects for automotive in Europe, report finds

4 months ago / 0 comments

Up to half of all car dealerships could disappear in the UK and European vehicle manufacturing could fall to as low as 5%, if automotive executives’ … Read More »

Carmakers push ahead with plans for pan-European 350kW EV charging network

7 months ago / 0 comments

BMW Group, Daimler, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group have committed to plans to launch a network of 400 ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles … Read More »

Cap HPI ramps up investment in data and insight.

7 months ago / 0 comments

Due to the predicted exponential growth of the automotive industry’s use of data, Cap HPI has doubled the size of its data and product development teams … Read More »

‘Green’ E10 petrol could increase fuel bills for fleets

8 months ago / 0 comments

The possible introduction of a new ‘green’ unleaded petrol variant could bring higher fuel bills for fleets, experts warn.

EV uptake vital to meet proposed post-2021 CO2 targets

8 months ago / 0 comments

Europe’s car makers have laid out plans that indicate EV uptake is vital to meet post-2021 CO2 targets, ahead of a European Commission proposal due later … Read More »

UK Government ‘flouting its duty’ on air quality, finds UN report

8 months ago / 0 comments

UK citizens’ right to life is being implicated by air quality issues with the government having been accused of “flouting its duty”.