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Articles by James Ayre

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Pope Francis gets an all-electric vehicle

Pope Francis gets an all-electric vehicle

The new Popemobile is an all electric Opel Ampera-e, the Italian version of the Chevy Bolt.

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Elon Musk’s latest tweets: Tesla Model 3 coming, Model Y later

Elon Musk’s latest tweets: Tesla Model 3 coming, Model Y later

Accompanying tweet of video of Model 3 release candidate going down a street, Elon Musk reveals several things about Model 3 & Model Y.

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No Beta version of Tesla Model 3, going directly to “early release candidate”

No Beta version of Tesla Model 3, going directly to “early release candidate”

Musk says no “Beta” version of the Tesla Model 3, and Tesla to begin driving early release candidate within week or two.

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UK offshore wind power falls below £100/MWh 4 Years ahead of schedule

UK offshore wind power falls below £100/MWh 4 Years ahead of schedule

Offshore wind power costs fall below UK Government and industry target four years ahead of schedule, putting offshore wind on target to become one of cheapest large-scale clean energy sources.

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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.