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Natalie Middleton

Aston Martin to launch first electric model in 2019

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Aston Martin has confirmed production of its first all-electric model, due to hit the roads in 2019 in a limited build run of 155 cars.

£1m up for grabs under London Mayor’s Air Quality Business Fund

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London businesses and business groups can now apply for funding to deploy low emission vehicle infrastructure or zero emission home delivery services. The Business Low Emission Neighbourhoods (LENs) will be awarded up to £200,000 ... Read More »

New guide on implementing charge points

2 days ago / 0 comments

A new guide intended to provide local authorities with all they need to know about installing on-street charge points is now available from UK Power Networks.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals gets first electric vehicle

6 days ago / 0 comments

Leeds Teaching Hospitals has deployed its first EV on the 30-strong vehicle fleet following successful trials.

Australian government urged to deploy national incentives on EVs

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City of Adelaide Lord Mayor Martin Haese has called on the Federal Government in Australia to develop a national policy and incentives to drive electric vehicle imports and sales.

London Mayor plans for central London zero-emission zone

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is to look at measures including a zero-emission zone in central London and increased public sector take-up of zero-emission vehicles to drive down car usage and enhance air quality.

Breaking news: Queen’s Speech to make fuel station EV charge points mandatory

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Motorway service stations and large fuel retailers will be required to install EV charge points under legislation planned for in the Queen’s Speech.

Major advance in wireless charging for EVs

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Scientists at Stanford University say they’ve overcome a major hurdle in developing wireless charging for moving electric vehicles as well as personal devices such as mobile phones.

ULEV registrations nearly doubled since 2015

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The number of new ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV) registrations in the UK has nearly doubled since 2015, with ULEVs continuing to hold a growing market share of all new registrations.

Free Brake webinar to look at benefits of switching to ULEVs

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Brake is to run a free webinar for fleet and road safety professionals on the benefits of utilising ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) in fleets.

Munich commits to diesel ban following court order

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The mayor of Munich, Dieter Reiter, has stated his intention to adopt a ban on all diesel vehicles, minus Euro 6 models, as he sees “no other way” to address illegal air pollution in the … Read More »

BlueCity EV sharing scheme launches in London

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The BlueCity electric car sharing scheme has officially launched in London following a pilot in Hammersmith and Fulham.

DS makes electric technology commitment

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DS Automobiles is to launch a new vehicle every year going forward, with hybrid or fully electric models to feature in each range.

Nominations deadline for 2017 LowCVP awards extended

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Fleet operators and manufacturers in the low carbon vehicle industry now have until Friday 23 June to submit nominations for the 2017 Low Carbon Champions Awards.

StreetScooter to manufacture Transit-based electric van for Deutsche Post fleet

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Deutsche Post DHL Group and Ford are partnering to produce electric vans for the courier firm’s urban delivery fleet from 2018. Deutsche Post DHL Group will deploy electric vans for the firm’s urban delivery ... Read More »

Scotland gets £8.2m funding boost for EVs as latest action plan launches

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Businesses and individuals in Scotland can now access an extra £8.2m funding for electric and low carbon vehicles under the second phase of the country’s Switched On Scotland Plug-In Vehicle Roadmap.

Number of electric cars on roads hits 2 million

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The number of electric cars on the roads globally reached 2 million in 2016, with work by cities and fleets vital to ensuring take-up.

UK’s first multi-brand EV showroom to open doors in July

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A new multi-brand showroom offering the chance to test-drive a range of electric vehicles from different manufacturers is to open in July.

New battery tech could revolutionise EV industry

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

A new technology developed by Purdue University in Indiana, USA could enable EV drivers to recharge vehicles without the need of a charging station.

Tesla teases forthcoming Model Y

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Tesla has given a sneak preview of its forthcoming Model Y electric compact crossover with a teaser image.