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Electric Cars Fight Off Coronavirus Attack In Europe As Regular Auto Sales Tank

Battery-electric car sales in Europe are holding up well, even as regular internal combustion engine (ICE) demand crashes around them, but forecasters are scaling back much stronger pre-coronavirus predictions. Projections may yet take a hit if the year’s most important battery electric vehicle (BEV) launch – Volkswagen’s designed-from-the-ground-up to be electric ID.3 – is delayed


More people are considering switching to electric vehicles thanks to improved air conditions during the pandemic. With less air pollution being documented due to the COVID-19 lockdown, more people are realising the benefits of moving away from petrol and diesel cars according to a study by Venson Automotive Solutions. Of the participants surveyed by Venson,

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How Coronavirus will supercharge the electric vehicle market

There have been plenty of good news stories coming from the automotive sector since the covid-19 outbreak, including car manufacturers switching their production lines to make ventilators. But, of course, there are concerns about the industry’s economic stability, at the beginning of April 2020 car sales were down 44 per cent. However, there are three

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Ubitricity, Pod Point pause non-essential EV charge point installations

Installations of electric vehicle (EV) chargers are beginning to halt amidst new government guidelines regarding COVID-19. Speaking to Current± yesterday, ubitricity’s managing director Daniel Bentham said they had received communication from Transport for London and the London boroughs that afternoon, and were told that the installation of EV chargers is not considered to be essential