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Bristol Cars is aiming for EV market entry in 2025

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Iconic car brand Bristol Cars plans to launch an electric four-seater in 2025 with a new investor. For its 80th anniversary in 2026, investor Jason Wharton wants to make Bristol Cars a “leading British electric vehicle company”. Select models from the classic Bristol Cars...

InstaVolt teams up with the AA to support EV drivers 

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Charging network InstaVolt has announced it is joining forces with the AA, the UK’s largest motoring organisation, to offer electric vehicle (EV) drivers industry-leading support on a 24/7 basis. Following the government’s decision last year to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars...

Nio plans Norway launch in September

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Chinese carmaker Nio plans to deliver the first ES8s in Norway in September 2021. The country will also be the first overseas market to offer Nio’s complete charging infrastructure, including battery swapping stations. The timetable for the launch in the first overseas...

Green Lithium plans large-scale UK lithium refinery

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Mineral processing company Green Lithium has secured a £631,000 grant from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) to support the development of what it claims will be Europe’s first large-scale lithium refinery, located in the UK. The funding comes through the APC’s Automotive...

Ricardo receives funding to explore battery production

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UK-based environment and engineering consultancy Ricardo has announced that it has received government funding to assess the commercial viability of a facility to assemble battery packs for UK manufacturers producing fewer than 10,000 electrified vehicles per year. Ricardo will leverage its expertise...