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Articles by James Ayre

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Details on new Tesla supercharger usage fees

Details on new Tesla supercharger usage fees

Tesla reveal how those without unlimited Supercharger access for the Model S and Model X electric vehicles will be charged.

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Daimler, BMW, Volkswagen Group, & Ford Sign superfast charging MoU in Europe

Daimler, BMW, Volkswagen Group, & Ford Sign superfast charging MoU in Europe

A new joint venture has formed that will develop a high-power, EV fast-charging network in Europe has been signed by BMW, Daimler, Ford, VW.

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Toyota reportedly intends to begin mass production of EVs by 2020

Toyota reportedly intends to begin mass production of EVs by 2020

Toyota will begin mass production of electric vehicles by 2020, according to a report from the Nikkei Asian Review.

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Toyota “tames” lithium-ion battery technology, aims for all electric cars

Toyota “tames” lithium-ion battery technology, aims for all electric cars

Toyota’s somewhat baffling unwillingness to embrace all-electric vehicles may finally be coming to an end.

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Why May approved Hinkley nuclear - the "biggest white elephant" in UK history

Why May approved Hinkley nuclear – the “biggest white elephant” in UK history

The people who approved and pushed for the approval of the £18 billion (and rising) project stand to benefit from its approval. Financially.

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Tesla wins contract for largest lithium-ion battery storage installation in world

Tesla wins contract for largest lithium-ion battery storage installation in world

Tesla wins contract to install 20MW/80MWh Powerpack for Southern California Edison Mira Loma Substation.

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Chevy Bolt to feature over-the-air software updates

Chevy Bolt to feature over-the-air software updates

Chevy Bolt is keeping with its “next-gen” status and matches Tesla with the introduction of over-the-air software update feature.

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Obama Admin. announces $4.5 Billion in DOE loan guarantees for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Obama Admin. announces $4.5 Billion in DOE loan guarantees for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Obama announces $4.5 billion in US Energy Department loan guarantees to become available for the support of a commercial-scale electric vehicle charging station buildout.

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Branson says every car on road will be an EV within 15 years

Branson says every car on road will be an EV within 15 years

Richard Branson says all cars on roads in 15 years will be electric vehicles.

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Panasonic expects Tesla demand to double sales of auto batteries

Panasonic expects Tesla demand to double sales of auto batteries

Panasonic expects its annual sales of auto-related lithium-ion batteries to more than double within 3 years owing to demand for Tesla’s products.

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Even at current prices, energy storage makes economic sense

Even at current prices, energy storage makes economic sense

Even at current market prices, various different energy storage options make economic sense for renewable energy projects in some locations, according to new research from MIT.