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Natalie Middleton

Greenpeace report highlights benefits of switching to EVs for European fleets

2 years ago / 0 comments

In its report on ‘Saving fuel, saving costs’, the organisation says that corporate fleet managers have more power over the composition of our atmosphere than most politicians, or even most oil executives.  It adds … Read More »

ALD France expands medium-term rental solution to include EVs

2 years ago / 0 comments

The solution already offers 1,800 vehicle types, with plans to increase this to over 2,000 by the end of the year. Under the new move, ALD rent now includes the Renault ZOE and Kangoo … Read More »

TfL calls for partners for future charging infrastructure

2 years ago / 0 comments

The agency has published a Prior Information Notice (PIN) that seeks views and information from a broad range of potential suppliers and partners on the future of vehicle charging in London. This includes plans … Read More »

Turkey puts focus on developing long-range domestic electric car

2 years ago / 0 comments

As reported by Anadolu Agency, the Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Fikri Isik has said that extended-range electric cars would be the priority, although the ministry is considering R&D for two different engine types. "There will be … Read More »

Bluecub car sharing scheme gains first Renault Twizys

2 years ago / 0 comments

A total of 20 Renault Twizys are now being operated on and have been specially adapted for connection to the Bordeaux subscription system and call centre to enable a recharging process the same as that … Read More »

TAG Farnborough Airport adds three Renault ZOEs to fleet

2 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicles are being used to shuttle staff between buildings, including the main control tower. Miles Thomas, environment manager at TAG Farnborough Airport, said: “We monitor our carbon footprint very closely across all our … Read More »

Global mining firm takes delivery of Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell

2 years ago / 0 comments

Headquartered in London, Anglo American will use its hydrogen-powered ix35 Fuel Cell for general business use and special events. The handover took place at a brand new hydrogen refuelling station at Sainsbury’s supermarket in … Read More »

UN switches to EVs for COP21 passenger car fleet

2 years ago / 0 comments

The move marks the first time the UN will use a zero-emission fleet for its entire passenger car shuttle at a COP event. The fully electric car fleet will shuttle delegates 24 hours, seven … Read More »

2015 Silverstone Fleet Show breaks more records

2 years ago / 0 comments

Held yesterday (12 May) at the iconic Silverstone Circuit, the event was attended by fleet decision-makers from across the UK, who made the most of the opportunity to drive the latest fleets cars on … Read More »

Fleets & drivers invited to have input on future EV incentives

2 years ago / 0 comments

The survey is being conducted by the Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence at the School of Engineering at Cardiff University and forms part of a European-wide project, the Incentives for Cleaner Vehicles in Urban … Read More »

Chargemaster set to energise Silverstone Fleet Show

2 years ago / 0 comments

The company, which reached the milestone of one million charges on its national network earlier this year, is offering fleet customers at the Show an all-inclusive offer on its Business Charging unit, enabling fleet … Read More »

Vivialys Groupe deploys 39 Toyota hybrids in France

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Group is best known in France under its brands Carré de l’Habitat, Trianon Résidences et Maisons Stéphane Berger and operates around two pillars: the construction of individual houses and property development. Vivialys has … Read More »

Latest vehicle order makes Avis largest EV fleet operator in Europe

2 years ago / 0 comments

The company has signed a deal with Nissan for 401 e-NV200 vans and 60 units of the Nissan LEAF. The new agreement follows last year’s order by Avis for 400 Nissan LEAF electric cars … Read More »

Electric vehicle demand sees sharp rise in Europe

2 years ago / 0 comments

The data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) shows that for the first three months of the year, AFV totalled 144,421 units – up 28.8%. Registrations of electric vehicles (EVs) more than doubled, … Read More »

Luxury chauffeur firms adds first hybrids to fleet

2 years ago / 0 comments

The new models are being added to the fleet to help the business strengthen its environmental profile and meet customer demands. Heather Matthews, managing director, said: “The Lexus are the first hybrids we have … Read More »

Chevrolet self-driving EV concept debuts at Shanghai

2 years ago / 0 comments

The concept was developed in Shanghai by GM’s Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) joint venture and is intended to show a “unique, intelligent vehicle for tomorrow’s younger consumers by utilizing innovative car networking … Read More »

Free guide advises on charge point procurement

2 years ago / 0 comments

The free guide is the first on the subject issued by the UK Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (UK EVSE) Association and features input from UK EVSE members, who include the UK’s leading charge point … Read More »

Volkswagen unveils C Coupé GTE plug-in hybrid concept at Auto Shanghai 2015

2 years ago / 0 comments

Over 5m in length, the concept is aimed at the Chinese market and, according to reports, will be on sale there in production form near the end of next year, based on the VW’s … Read More »

GM drops price of Chevrolet Spark EV in US

2 years ago / 0 comments

The carmaker announced that the model, currently on sale in California and Oregon with Maryland to come on board in the summer, will now carry a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $25,995. The move … Read More »

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

2 years ago / 0 comments

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 »