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FORD INVESTING $4.5 BILLION IN ELECTRIFIED VEHICLES

Ford is investing an additional $4.5 billion in electrified vehicle solutions by 2020, including a new Focus Electric with all-new DC fast-charge capability, which delivers 80 per cent charge in an estimated 30min and a projected 100-mile range The company is adding 13 new electrified vehicles to its product portfolio by 2020; more than 40 …

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How EV and Hybrid Vehicles will affect fleet car solutions

The ‘Plug-In Car Grant’, which was introduced in 2011, is an incentive scheme from the Government which offers private individuals as well as companies up to 25% or a maximum of £5,000 off the price of a new low emission vehicle in an attempt to encourage sales. There are around 3 million fleet vehicles on …

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Engineering bright sparks launch electric drag race world record attempt

The EV1000 challenge builds on earlier attempts that Phil and Rob have made in the world of motorsport. Back in 2011, Weald EVT designed and built a bike that set the then UK record for electric motorcycle drag racing. Rob rode the machine at the Alternative Energy Racing Day at Santa Pod in May that …

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