Electric Vehicle News RoundUp – March

Plenty has happened in the world of EV in March, with some very exciting cars being announced.

Grab a coffee, sit back, and enjoy this month’s roundup of EV news.

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Electric milestones: Tesla builds millionth car

Tesla has passed an important milestone as its one millionth production car rolled off the Freemont production line in California.

Fully electric Bentleys will be here in five years

Electric Bentleys will be here by the middle of the decade. So said CEO Adrian Hallmark when TopGear.com spoke to him on Bentley’s mock-Geneva show stand

VW ID.1 electric city car: the first EV for millions of millennials

Volkswagen’s burgeoning range of electric cars will soon spawn this entry-level city car born for the urban playground: the new VW ID.1, due in showrooms around 2023.

New 2020 Tesla Model Y electric car : dimensions, prices and release date

New Model Y will be longer, wider and taller than a Jaguar I-Pace when it goes on sale; first UK deliveries projected for summer 2020

All-electric APEX AP-0 hypercar launched in London

British sports car manufacturer APEX has officially launched its rival for the Lotus Evija – a 650bhp track-monster called the AP-0

All-electric Volvo XC40 Recharge: pricing announced

Volvo has confirmed that its first pure electric vehicle will be priced from £53,155 in the UK – and offer a maximum range of 248 miles

New LEVC VN5: name confirmed for range extender van

The LEVC VN5 van is based on the TX London taxi and boasts an all-electric range of over 60 miles

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Electric cars produce less CO2 than petrol vehicles, study confirms

Electric vehicles produce less carbon dioxide than petrol cars across the vast majority of the globe – contrary to the claims of some detractors

UK to get its first electric car forecourt THIS YEAR with 24 superchargers at a specially-designed charging site in Essex

The first of a £1billion nationwide network of more than 100 electric forecourts is to open this summer near Braintree in Essex.

Lack Of Battery Manufacturing Could Cost UK Auto Manufacturing Jobs

A recent report says the lack of battery manufacturing in the UK could lead to the slow demise of the British automotive industry

Government renews but reduces grants for home and workplace EV chargers

Both the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) and Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) have been renewed for another year, albeit at reduced rates.

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