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Fully Charged Show, Tesla and Rivian all in the news

  • There are only a few days to go until Fully Charged OUTSIDE (3-5 September), one of the world’s biggest electric vehicle events.
    You can book tickets to attend here.
  • Map creators Ordnance Survey are hosting a ‘hackathon’ to try and use its resources to plot the best places to put new chargepoints to meet future EV demand.
    You can learn more here
  • New car production in the UK dropped by 37.6% in July 2021, recent figures revealed. The drop was blamed on the ‘pingdemic', factory shutdowns and the global semiconductor shortage. However, despite issues, electric and hybrid models reached a record market share of 26% since last year. 
    Read more on Autotrader.
  • Tesla passes the million mark for Model 3... pretty impressive! Lest we forget, Tesla was founded as recently as 2003...
    Read more on Clean Technica
  • EV maker Rivian, backed by Amazon, Soros and BlackRock, has filed for a blockbuster IPO at year end, with projected valuation of an eye-watering $70-80 Billion leapfrogging their value over many legacy car makers.
    Story on Reuters