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Natalie Middleton

E-Car Club to launch in Scotland with Renault EV fleet

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The UK car sharing club is launching in St Andrews in partnership with St Andrews University and Transport Scotland and will run a fleet of 10 ZOE Dynamique and Kangoo Z.E. Maxi models located … Read More »

Nominations open for Low Carbon Champions Awards 2015

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There are seven award categories, covering areas ranging from cars to innovation, from fuels to publication. The LowCVP Champions Awards will be presented at a gala dinner to be held in Milton Keynes, beginning … Read More »

Chargemaster to exhibit at the Fleet Show after recording one million UK electric vehicle charges

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Electric vehicles in the UK have charged a total of one million times using Chargemaster’s nationwide network of charging points. This has provided drivers with a total of around 9.5 million kWh of electricity … Read More »

Siemens launches new DC Rapid EV charger

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Designed to conform to all industry standard charging protocols and interfaces, the new single-outlet, wall-mounted QC24S rapid charger provides a DC output at 24kW and can be supplied with a CCS or CHadeMO connector … Read More »

Transport for London adds first hydrogen cars to fleet

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The two Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell vehicles are being used by TfL’s bus operational management team to undertake a number of tasks including checking bus route diversions and carrying out site meetings.   The … Read More »

Citroën reveals Aircross plug-in hybrid concept

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The brand said the model confirms its ability to develop its new positioning and illustrates its international ambitions, building on the success of the C4 Cactus, with a body style intended for worldwide sale. … Read More »

Hertz rolls out Nissan LEAF on London fleet

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Customers can rent the model with unlimited mileage, at a special launch price of £9.99 (GBP) a day (up to 24 hours) and can also benefit from exemption from the Congestion Charge as well … Read More »

Toyota announces details of new RAV4 Hybrid

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Set to be launched in the UK and Europe from early 2016, the RAV4 Hybrid brings a full hybrid system combining a 2.5-litre petrol engine and electric motor, with electronic all-wheel drive provided by … Read More »

Milestone Renault Twizy goes to the municipality of Florence, Italy

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The municipality is taking delivery of 53 Twizys along with 17 Renault Kangoo Z.E. models for municipal duties as part of its ongoing commitment to electric transport “This delivery of a Renault Z.E. fleet … Read More »

Renault Twizy added to Bluely car-sharing fleet in France

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In total, 30 models have been added already alongside Bolloré's Bluecar, with plans to add 110 Renault Twizys to the Bluely fleet as well as the Bluecub (Bordeaux) fleets by the end of 2015. … Read More »

Australia kicks off plans for ‘Hydrogen Highway’

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The Hyundai SUV ix35 Fuel Cell arrived in Australia in June 2014 and has been undergoing operational trials since. The official unveiling was accompanied by the installation of Australia’s first solar powered hydrogen refuelling … Read More »

US leads way on rising global EV sales

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A new study by the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research in Germany has found that around 320,000 electric cars were registered last year, with the Nissan LEAF, Tesla Model S and Mitsubishi … Read More »

"Range anxiety may be an over-stated concern” finds US study

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Carried out by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), the study debunks the theory that EV batteries will be retired after the battery has lost 20% of its … Read More »

LG Chem to supply batteries for 2016 smart EV

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No details of the deal have been released but LG Chem said the mass supply contract will see it provide battery cells to smart EV with the cells then installed into packs by its battery … Read More »

Range Rover gets more efficient hybrid model

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The changes come as the carmaker reveals the £150k SVAutobiography flagship model ahead of its debut at this week’s New York Auto Show. The new SVAutobiography has been exclusively produced by Jaguar Land Rover … Read More »

UK Government announces £6.6m investment in hydrogen infrastructure

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Announced alongside funding of £7.5m to boost the uptake for electric two-wheelers, the investment in the UK’s hydrogen infrastructure will be used to establish an initial network of 12 hydrogen refuelling stations, including new … Read More »

Kia Motors America rolls out Soul EV in five more states

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The model will go on sale in Georgia, Texas, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii in June through authorised Kia dealership locations, which are still to be announced. Kia added that additional markets are set to … Read More »

Consortium to deliver zero-emission range-extended LCVs for fleets

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Announced by Business Secretary Vince Cable, the four projects are being run through the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) and include a £6.3m grant for a hydrogen fuel cell range extender for electric light commercial … Read More »

Government extends electric van grant

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The move means that businesses will be able to gain access to a 20% discount off the upfront cost worth up to £8,000. In addition to lower running costs, the scheme also allows businesses … Read More »

London Mayor confirms world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone

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Intended to reduce most harmful vehicle exhaust pollutants by more than half, the zone will require vehicles travelling in Central London to meet new emission standards (see below) 24 hours a day, seven days … Read More »