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Japan/UK: Mitsubishi unveils first mass-market electric car from a major car maker


The i-MiEV has a top speed of 87mph, can be 80% charged in 20 minutes and has a good range — as long as the headlights, heater and radio aren’t on at the same time,
Source: Guardian More


The i-MiEV has a top speed of 87mph, can be 80% charged in 20 minutes and has a good range — as long as the headlights, heater and radio aren’t on at the same time,
Source: Guardian More

Europe: UPS Orders Modec Electric Vans for UK and German Fleets

Energy costs are play a huge part in the potential profitability of package delivery companies like UPS, DHL and FedEx.
Source; Autoblog Green More

Energy costs are play a huge part in the potential profitability of package delivery companies like UPS, DHL and FedEx.
Source; Autoblog Green More

UK Government Seeking Families for Electric Car Trials

The government in the UK is looking for families to participate in trials of electric cars. The drivers have to trade their petrol car for an all-electric model, which could be a big issue for some. Electric cars simply don’t have the range many drivers need.
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The government in the UK is looking for families to participate in trials of electric cars. The drivers have to trade their petrol car for an all-electric model, which could be a big issue for some. Electric cars simply don’t have the range many drivers need.
Source: i4u.com More

UK: Government announces £30m electric car research funding

The government today announced £30m worth of research funding for companies developing electric cars, alongside plans for the roll out of 100 electric test cars in UK towns and a pledge to ensure that the development of an electric car charging infrastructure is not hampered by the planning system.
Source: More

The government today announced £30m worth of research funding for companies developing electric cars, alongside plans for the roll out of 100 electric test cars in UK towns and a pledge to ensure that the development of an electric car charging infrastructure is not hampered by the planning system.
Source: More

UK: £100m electric car test planned

Ministers are planning to announce a £100m scheme to test electric cars and vans in cities, with a view to expanding their use across the UK.
Source: BBC More

Ministers are planning to announce a £100m scheme to test electric cars and vans in cities, with a view to expanding their use across the UK.
Source: BBC More

UK: Plug points in street will boost battery car revolution

Charging points for electric cars are to be installed in thousands of car parks and on streets as part of a government plan to convert drivers from petrol and diesel to electricity.
Source: Times More

Charging points for electric cars are to be installed in thousands of car parks and on streets as part of a government plan to convert drivers from petrol and diesel to electricity.
Source: Times More

Nearly 75 percent of British motorists would drive an electric car

LONDON (Reuters) – Nearly three-quarters of British motorists would consider driving an electric car, a survey has found.

Whether for “green” reasons or to escape congestion charges and the ever-rising cost of fuel, 71 percent of drivers would consider making the switch, it said on Friday.
Source: R More

LONDON (Reuters) – Nearly three-quarters of British motorists would consider driving an electric car, a survey has found.

Whether for “green” reasons or to escape congestion charges and the ever-rising cost of fuel, 71 percent of drivers would consider making the switch, it said on Friday.
Source: R More

G8 leaders want end to petrol-powered car

Everyone in Britain ‘to be driving battery vehicles by 2020’

The G8 leaders revealed their roadmap for battling climate change yesterday – and there was no place on it for the petrol-powered car.

Under a deal agreed at the summit on the Japanese island of Hokkaido, they agreed to “at least a 50 per cent reduction in global emissions by 2050”
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Everyone in Britain ‘to be driving battery vehicles by 2020’

The G8 leaders revealed their roadmap for battling climate change yesterday – and there was no place on it for the petrol-powered car.

Under a deal agreed at the summit on the Japanese island of Hokkaido, they agreed to “at least a 50 per cent reduction in global emissions by 2050”
Source More

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