UPS’s Investment In Breakthrough Lower-Emissions Tech Zaps The E-Vehicle Range Challenge In The UK

UPS has introduced a new line of range-extended electric vehicles (REEVs) to its fleets serving Birmingham and Southampton, UK, to overcome the range limitations of pure electric vehicles within the logistics industry. “This is a big breakthrough for our continued use of electric vehicles in the UK – and for the communities we serve,” says Luke Wake, director of automotive engineering & advanced technology, UPS International. “The range jump from 100km to 400km is the result of UPS’s latest collaboration with TEVVA. We can serve our customers with lower emission,…

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Jaguar Land Rover Accelerates Electrification

Jaguar Land Rover has revealed plans to manufacture a range of new electrified vehicles at its manufacturing plant in Castle Bromwich, UK. The announcement is the next significant step in delivering on the company’s commitment to offer customers electrified options for all new Jaguar and Land Rover models from 2020. The future of mobility is electric and, as a visionary British company, we are committed to making our next generation of zero-emission vehicles in the UK. We are co-locating our electric vehicle manufacture, Electronic Drive Units and battery assembly to…

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New Study Finds 89% of UK Fleets Plan to Go Electric Before Government’s 2030 Goal

Geotab, has unveiled research which claims that while almost half of today’s surveyed fleets (46%) in the UK are without any electric vehicles (EVs), most UK-based fleet managers (89%) expect them to play a dominant role in their company’s fleet before 2028. The UK-wide study of 250 fleet managers, conducted by Censuswide with Geotab, demonstrates the rising preference for alternative vehicles, the call for government action and technological advancements to support and accelerate the transition to a fully EV future. According to the study, government incentives (48%), improvements in charging…

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KRFL & MOIA presents ride pooling concept with world’s first electric ridesharing car

MOIA, the mobility startup from the Volkswagen Group, introduces its comprehensive ride pooling concept just one year after its inception. The MOIA concept provides new mobility options that will significantly reduce traffic in major cities. The startup will present its ride pooling ecosystem with the mission “One Million Cars off the Road” at TechCrunch in Berlin, where the self-designed MOIA car, that is fully electric and optimized for ride pooling services, will make its debut. MOIA wants to remove one million cars from cities “We started one year ago at…

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