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SSEN to trial portable EV chargers in £320,000 LEVEL project

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is looking at portable electric vehicle (EV) chargers in a new project. The £320,000 Local Electric Vehicle Energy Loop (LEVEL) project, which has secured funding from Ofgem’s Network Innovation Allowance (NIA), is to scope out the design and capabilities of portable EV charging devices. The project is to last

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The car firm will loan 100 free cars to NHS workers working on the frontline to battle coronavirus

Nissan has announced it will provide 100 free cars to NHS workers in need of mobility during the coronavirus pandemic. The vehicles allocated for the initiative include the Micra, Juke, Qashqai and all-electric Leaf. The initiative has been coordinated by Nissan GB to support frontline NHS workers, with more than 30 dealer sites taking part.

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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,