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Electric vehicle recharging firm Pod Point, founded by Ignite alumnus at Cambridge Judge Erik Fairbairn and CJBS fellow Peter Hiscocks, floats on the London Stock Exchange with a valuation of around £350 million. Peter Hiscocks Electric vehicle recharging company Pod…

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Electric attitudes

New study led by University of Cambridge researchers, based on 36,000 Facebook posts, finds that social justice and health issues impact electric vehicle uptake. A new study led at the University of Cambridge, based on public attitudes expressed in 36,000…

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The Conversation: Pursuing Tesla’s electric cars won’t rev up VW’s share price

Hamza Mudassir, Visiting Fellow in Strategy and alumnus (MBA 2012) of Cambridge Judge Business School, on why Volkswagen’s aim to catch up with Tesla’s electric cars might not work. Volkswagen’s chairman Herbert Deiss “appears to believe that building better, more…

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The Conversation: Electric cars are here – but we’ll still need fuel for a long time

An article co-authored by Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, looks at electrification of cars and why this is might not be “a cure-all”. “Beyond all the enthusiasm surrounding electrification, currently light-duty…

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Energy Watch: Researchers warn against one-eyed focus on EVs

A report co-authored by Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge, has “busted the myth of the electric car as the panacea to personal transportation's problematic climate profile”, according to an article in Energy Watch.…

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Cambridge Network: New partners for Spark

The Spark startup that was previously on Accelerate Cambridge programme has partnered with Hyundai and other partners to drive greater electric vehicle adoption. Spark’s software uses live data from the vehicle, driver and atmospherics to deliver more accurate, personalised journey…

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Helsinki Sanomat: Study finds the cheapest way to reduce traffic emissions: Not everyone should get an electric car

Although electric vehicles are becoming cheaper, sustainable fuels could also play an important role in reducing transport emissions to meet climate-change goals, says a new study co-authored by Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge…

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Climate change and transport

Sustainable fuels could play an important role in reducing transport emissions even as electric vehicles become cheaper, says a new study from VTT and the University of Cambridge. While electric vehicles are becoming cheaper, sustainable fuels could also play an…

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The New York Times: In London, electric trucks are helping UPS make ‘eco-friendly’ deliveries

Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on electric vehicles in an article about new UPS electric delivery vehicles being rolled out in London’s Kentish Town neighbourhood. “The real benefit is if…

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