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West Midlands Gigafactory targets 60 GWh capacity

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West Midlands Gigafactory, a public private joint venture between Coventry City Council and Coventry Airport Ltd, has unveiled further plans to develop the UK’s largest battery Gigafactory, as it continues to explore investment opportunities with battery manufacturers from around the globe. The...

Nissan presents successor to the Leaf

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Nissan’s new electric crossover is to take over from the Leaf from around 2025. Based on the Alliance platform CMF-EV announced by Nissan in the summer, the model will be built at the carmaker’s plant in Sunderland, according to Nissan’s European boss Guillaume Cartier....

Volvo begins production of C40 Recharge

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Volvo has started production of the C40 Recharge at its plant in Ghent, Belgium. Importantly, it is the first Volvo model to be offered exclusively with electric drive. Introduced in March 2021, the C40 Recharge is marketed by Volvo as a standalone model,...

BP pulse picks LEVC to electrify fleet

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LEVC has agreed to supply 30 new VN5 electric vans to bp pulse, for use by the EV charging network’s electricians when installing charge points across the UK. The range-extended electric van uses the same platform and powertrain as the popular TX5...

Wireless EV charging trials start in Marlow

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A project testing the effectiveness of wireless EV charging has kicked-off in Marlow, with Char.gy induction pads installed into the road surface for a new e-car club. Involving Char.gy, hiyacar, Milton Keynes Council, Buckinghamshire Council, the Open University, IPT Technology, and the...