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Breakthrough in energy storage technology could mean electric cars may soon have the same range as petrol and diesel cars

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Researchers at Bristol University and Surrey University have claimed a breakthrough in energy storage technology that could see electric cars driven as far as petrol and diesel cars, and have the ability to recharge in a matter of minutes rather than hours. The two teams have developed a ‘next-generation’ material for supercapacitors, which store the…

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Jaguar Land Rover becomes latest car maker to commit to electric vehicles from 2020

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Jaguar Land Rover follows Volvo in abandoning petrol and diesel-only cars, and will only make electric or hybrid vehicles from 2020. Despite not currently making any electric vehicles, carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has joined the list of major car manufacturers to stop making cars powered only by internal combustion engines – following Volvo’s similar announcement…

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