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  • Llewellyn Plugs In: Hob nobbing in Brussels

    The Eurostar is great isn’t it, Central London to Central Brussels in under two hours. Smooth as silk rails, bonkers speed you are barely aware of, comfy seats and a tenth of the hassle of flying.
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    By Robert Llewellyn July 12, 2012 4:45 PM
  • Vauxhall announces entry-level Ampera Earth

    Vauxhall has announced details of its entry-level Ampera, completing the trio of trim levels available for this extended-range electric vehicle (EREV). Called ‘Earth’, this model is available for order today at £34,995 – that’s £29,995, once the UK government’s £5000 Plug-in Car Grant is taken into account.
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    By Will Dron July 11, 2012 4:27 PM
  • Wireless electric car charging – via tyres

    The Toyohashi University of Technology has demonstrated a new method of wirelessly transmitting electrical power to a car via its tyres.
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    By Will Dron July 11, 2012 10:18 AM
  • YouTues: Jonny Smith’s unlikely-looking electric hot rod

    TV presenter reports on his project to turn an unloved Seventies EV into Europe’s fastest British motoring writer/ TV presenter Jonny Smith is hot-rodding a 1974 Enfield 8000, an oil-crisis special built in small numbers on the Isle of Wight – and he’s aiming to turn it into Europe’s fastest street-legal EV.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi July 10, 2012 1:28 PM
  • Optimal Energy Joule project runs out of juice

    South African electric vehicle developer Optimal Energy has closed its doors, and the programme to bring its Joule EV to production has been canned.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi July 8, 2012 11:26 AM