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Natalie Middleton

Ford Focus Electric gains 140-mile range and fast-charging tech

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Ford has updated its Focus Electric with new battery and fast-charging technology.

EU green-lights German plans for EV charging network

1 month ago / 0 comments

The European Commission has green-lighted German plans to roll out an EV charging network across the country.

European Commission warns UK on continued air pollution breaches

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The European Commission has sent final warnings to the UK as well as Germany, France, Spain, Italy  for failing to address repeated breaches of air pollution limits for nitrogen dioxide.

New Rolec EV charging pedestal offers 5-in-1 solution

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Rolect EV has introduced a new electric vehicle charging pedestal that can offer up to five different charging solutions.

Central London streetlights converted to EV charge points

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Streetlights in Kensington and Chelsea have been converted into charge points for electric vehicles under a new trial.

North East Lincolnshire Council deploys EVs for frontline operations

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North East Lincolnshire Council has taken delivery of 11 Nissan eNV200 electric vans as it looks to cut costs and emissions.

Energy companies underrating impact of EV ‘game-changers’

2 months ago / 0 comments

Growing take-up of electric vehicles along with solar power could significantly reduce global demand for oil over the coming years, new research indicates.

European EV networks create Open Fast Charging Alliance

2 months ago / 0 comments

Five European fast charging networks have signed a new agreement intended to create seamless travel for European electric car drivers.

Toyota Prius Plug-in priced from £34,895

2 months ago / 2 comments

Toyota has opened order books for its all-new Prius Plug-in, which brings an EV-only range of over 30 miles along with double the driving range of its predecessor. 

Renault to boost LCV electrification plans with PVI acquisition

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Renault has acquired French company PVI, which specialises in the electrification of light commercial vehicles, as it looks to develop a full range of electrified LCVs.

Taxi firm deploys charge points to support new EV fleet

2 months ago / 0 comments

A Kirkcaldy-based taxi business is using charge points installed by eVolt to support its new fleet of private hire Nissan LEAFs.

Tritium opens US office

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Australian EV charging specialist Tritium has opened new premises in California, marking its first overseas facility.

Diesel scrappage scheme could offer incentives on low-emission cars

2 months ago / 0 comments

A diesel scrappage scheme could launch within months, offering a discount on low-emission cars for owners trading their cars in.

Zero Motorcycles qualifies for £1,500 UK government grant

2 months ago / 0 comments

Zero Motorcycles has approved for the UK Government’s plug-in electric motorcycle grant, providing customers with a £1,500 saving.

GM and Honda team up to mass-produce hydrogen fuel cells

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General Motors and Honda are to establish a joint venture to mass produce advanced hydrogen fuel cell systems in the US from 2020.

Alphabet more than doubles ULEV fleet in 2016

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Alphabet more than doubled its fleet of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles last year following deliveries of 3,619 units. 

Chargemaster to launch more than 2,000 new charging sites under £15m investment

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EV charging points specialist Chargemaster has announced plans to invest £15m in its charging network including launching new charging sites and technologies.

NEVS receives electric vehicle production licence in China

2 months ago / 0 comments

The Chinese government has given the go ahead for National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) to start production of electric vehicles.

PSA Group partners with Paris Town Hall to offer electric CVs

2 months ago / 0 comments

Paris Town Hall has inaugurated an electric commercial vehicle car sharing service for professionals, ‘VULe Partagés’. PSA Group is to equip 80% of the vehicle fleet put into service.

Nissan and BMW partner to install 174 DC Fast Chargers across US

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Nissan and BMW have teamed up with EVgo to install a total of 174 50kW DC Fast charging stations across 33 states in the US.