Julian Rendell

Julian Rendell
Title: Industry editor
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Arrival's electric van was due to launch in 2022
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Poor leadership and over-complex factory blamed for Arrival collapse

Electric van start-up's UK operations are up for sale after 'challenging' conditions prevented it from launching product

Poor leadership and over-complex factory blamed for Arrival collapse
Morocco MMAC water
The fundamental business case for the MMAC is centred on low-cost operations
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Millbrook operator's new Morocco test centre cuts R&D costs in half

African site will become important year-round proving ground due to reliable dry weather

Millbrook operator's new Morocco test centre cuts R&D costs in half
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The Renault Zoe is no longer on sale because making it comply with GSR2 regulations is too expensive
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GSR2: The rules making cars safer but more expensive

Twenty technologies now standard on new cars; existing models must comply soon

GSR2: The rules making cars safer but more expensive
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Element 2 will open four refuelling sites over the next year
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First new UK hydrogen fuelling hub to open in 2024

British firm Element 2 one winner of government's £8 million North-East hydrogen development fund

First new UK hydrogen fuelling hub to open in 2024
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New ZF tech promises big power, efficiency boost for EVs

German automotive specialist develops high-efficiency motors and a new intelligent suspension system

New ZF tech promises big power, efficiency boost for EVs
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A number of manufacturers made sales headway in 2022, despite a wider industry downturn
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All the essential data from the car world in 2022

We round up global industry trends, from the US market falling further behind China to the EV uptick and more

All the essential data from the car world in 2022
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The business of battery testing: How EV hardware is made safe

UTAC hosts a series of facilities to conduct crucial – and often dramatic – tests for cells

The business of battery testing: How EV hardware is made safe
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The £350,000 electromod was renamed The 67 by Charge Cars
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Charge Cars ramps up expansion plans amid Arrival upheaval

Makers of the electro-mod Mustang will push on with orders despite troubles at its British sibling brand

Charge Cars ramps up expansion plans amid Arrival upheaval
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Audi Q3 in Mahle Powertrain's cold chamber
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What are Euro 7 emissions regs and what will they mean for cars?

Analysis of the latest updates to EU7 to show how the next generation of emissions regulations are shaping up

What are Euro 7 emissions regs and what will they mean for cars?
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Green hydrogen economy may become a $2.5 trillion industry, says Belgium-based Hydrogen Council
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Has the UK missed the boat on hydrogen passenger cars?

Closure of key FCEV filling stations comes in stark contrast to Chinese strategy

Has the UK missed the boat on hydrogen passenger cars?
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Lotus Engineering has 22 combustion engine test cells in operation at Hethel
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Lotus Engineering committed to combustion engine development

Hethel's engineering arm heavily engaged in engine management programmes for "lots of" third-party clients

Lotus Engineering committed to combustion engine development

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