Hyundai Motor Co and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp are planning to launch a solar charging technology for some Hyundai vehicles to meet global emission regulation targets, the South Korean automakers said on Wednesday. Solar panels will be mounted on the roof or hood of the vehicles, the companies said. The companies are launching three solar charging systems for several types of vehicles, including hybrid and battery electric.
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French energy company EDF Energy has announced a partnership with green tech firm Nuvve to install 1,500 vehicle-to-grid (V2G) smart EV chargers for businesses throughout the UK. Under the deal, EDF Energy will roll out Nuvve’s V2G chargers to its business clients to boost EV infrastructure and support the national grid at peak times by adding 15MW extra capacity. According to the companies, 1,500 V2G chargers is the equivalent energy required to power 4,000 UK households.
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