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The Model S will check the status of its charging network every 30 seconds

Tesla makes Model S 'more connected'

Electric car's link to charging network will 'end range anxiety', claims Musk

19 March 2015
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London's charging points could become more reliable under new scheme

London boroughs commit to EV charger maintenance scheme

Southwark and Sutton sign over responsibility for upkeep of their electric vehicle charging points to Source London; other boroughs expected to follow

6 March 2015
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Around 300 broken electric car charging points in London are set to be fixed by the summer

Broken EV charging points in London finally set to be fixed

More than 300 charging points for electric cars will be fixed "by this summer", as parking fees for EV bays are also set to be introduced

24 February 2015
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Green cars
New Metrocab uses electric motors and battery pack backed up by three-cylinder petrol range-extender

London's electric cab goes live

Metrocab low-pollution range-extender taxis are now carrying fare-paying passengers in the capital

11 February 2015
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Green cars
Car makers fear 'blanket' diesel surcharging could gain ground across the country

London council brings in parking surcharge for diesel vehicles

Islington Council votes for a £96 additional 'diesel' charge for resident parking permits

16 January 2015
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Green cars
Electric rental car scheme to land in London next year
London's Autolib' cars are expected to be finished in red

Electric rental car scheme to land in London next year

French Autolib' scheme will be rolled out from next September under latest plans

12 December 2014
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Green cars
London Mayor renews calls for diesel car scrappage scheme
Boris Johnson has backed a proposed diesel scrappage scheme

London Mayor renews calls for diesel car scrappage scheme

Boris Johnson suggests motorists should receive up to £2000 to encourage older diesel-engined vehicles off the UK’s roads

11 September 2014
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Green cars
Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid records 698mpg Nurburgring lap
Toyota's frugal Prius Plug-in took on the feared Nürburgring Nordschleife

Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid records 698mpg Nurburgring lap

Japanese petrol-electric hybrid gives a new meaning to the term 'Green Hell' as it completes an economy run around the 12.8-mile Nordschleife

15 July 2014
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Electric car ‘street of the future’ project gets underway
Electric vehicle research project is underway in nine streets, including this one in Marlow

Electric car ‘street of the future’ project gets underway

New £9m project aims to discover the impact mass electric vehicle charging could have on our electricity infrastructure

3 April 2014
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Green cars
UK's first all-electric taxi fleet launched
The BYD E6 electric taxi offers a range of 180 miles on a single charge

First all-electric taxi fleet launched in London

Mini cab company reveals 20-strong electric taxi fleet; will compete with Nissan's black cab on the capital's streets

11 February 2014
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