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Natalie Middleton

Finnish public V2G charging point forms first step to fully integrated EV ecosystem

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A new public vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging point is to go live in Helsinki, Finland, under a partnership between EV charging firm Virta, Finnish energy company Helen and Nissan.

Arval to strengthen carbon-neutral solutions with Norwegian subsidiary

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Arval is to accelerate its expertise in carbon-neutral fleet solutions and services with the opening of a subsidiary in Norway.

Devon gears up for EVs with free installation of rapid chargers

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Devon has deployed the first of six free rapid chargers from Instavolt under plans to gear up for electric vehicles, at no cost to the tax payer.

Mitsubishi teases all-electric SUV coupé concept

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Mitsubishi is to preview how its future design direction and electric drivetrains could work with a new SUV coupé concept at the Tokyo Motor Show next month.

Fleet misuse of PHEVs revealed in TMC analysis

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Businesses deploying plug-in hybrids without assessing their suitability for fleet operation could be in for a nasty surprise on running costs.

Multinationals make global fleet commitments to shift to EVs

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Global firms including LeasePlan, Ikea and Deutsche Post DHL Group have pledged to migrate their fleets and infrastructure over to electric vehicles by 2030 under a new initiative.

EV uptake vital to meet proposed post-2021 CO2 targets

1 month ago / 0 comments

Europe’s car makers have laid out plans that indicate EV uptake is vital to meet post-2021 CO2 targets, ahead of a European Commission proposal due later this year.

Uber to pilot EVs in Amsterdam under LeasePlan partnership

1 month ago / 0 comments

Uber has teamed up with Nissan and LeasePlan to run an electric car pilot in Amsterdam.

Honda previews 2019 EV, and declining role for diesel

1 month ago / 1 comments

Honda has previewed an electric city car, due to launch in Europe in 2019, with hints that future vehicles could phase out diesel power for hybrid and electric drivetrains. 

Higher power hybrids destined for core Toyota models

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Toyota is planning to offer more powerful hybrid options across its core model line-up.

New BMW electric “i5” concept unveiled

1 month ago / 0 comments

BMW’s third i brand model will join the carmaker’s line-up in 2021 in the form of a fully electric four-door Gran Coupé.

Basingstoke business park powers up for EVs

1 month ago / 0 comments

A business park in Basingstoke is supporting car drivers’ move to electric vehicles by installing rapid chargers.

Uber clean air surcharge to fund switch away from diesels

1 month ago / 0 comments

Uber is to levy a clean air surcharge on its fares to help fund a complete switch to hybrid and electric vehicles by its drivers.

Chargemaster targets fleets with new Powercharge unit

1 month ago / 0 comments

Chargemaster has launched a new workplace charger as it reports increased demand from businesses looking to accommodate charging solutions.

Ford Transit Plug-in Hybrid breaks cover ahead of London trials

1 month ago / 0 comments

Ford’s forthcoming Plug-in Hybrid Transit Custom has made its first public appearance just weeks ahead of the start of London-based fleet trials.

Met runs fleet trials of fuel cell scooters

1 month ago / 0 comments

The Metropolitan Police Service is trialling seven hydrogen-powered scooters from Suzuki with the possibility of deploying them for various roles across the force.

Renault to reveal electric car concept at Frankfurt

1 month ago / 0 comments

Renault has published a teaser image of a new concept, dubbed ‘Symbioz’, ahead of its reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. 

Deploy more charge points in London to avoid ‘charge rage’, report urges

1 month ago / 0 comments

A lack of charge points on London’s streets could lead to ‘charge rage’ as drivers squabble over sockets.

Order books open for new longer-range Renault Kangoo Van Z.E.

1 month ago / 0 comments

The new Renault Kangoo Van Z.E. 33 is now available to order, with prices starting from just over £14k.

Renault to launch Madrid car sharing service with ZOE EV

2 months ago / 0 comments

Renault is joining forces with Spanish multinational Ferrovial to deploy a fleet of ZOE EVs in Madrid for a new car sharing service.