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Natalie Middleton

Isles of Scilly project to explore using EV batteries to support energy system

2 months ago / 0 comments

A £10.8m project is to be carried out on the Isles of Scilly to provide a global model on how electric vehicles and home batteries can be used in smart energy systems.

New charging station provides mobile advertising space to offset running costs

2 months ago / 0 comments

A new charging station that combines fast charging points with mobile advertising to help businesses offset infrastructure costs has launched in the UK.

Elmtronics opens London office

2 months ago / 0 comments

Independent EV charging supplier and installer Elmtronics has opened a new London office to increase access to its services for customers in the South.

Engie to acquire EV-Box to offer global EV charging and energy services

2 months ago / 0 comments

French utility Engie is to acquire Netherlands-based charging specialist EV-Box for an undisclosed amount.

Naval base replaces nearly half of transport fleet with electric vans

2 months ago / 0 comments

Portsmouth Naval Base is taking delivery of a fleet of new vans, of which nearly half will comprise electric vehicles.

Nissan Leaf Black Edition priced from £26,890

2 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan has launched a limited-edition version of its Leaf EV, bringing exclusive styling features.

Devon council to install pay-as-you-go rapid chargers

2 months ago / 0 comments

Mid Devon District Council is to install rapid electric vehicle charging points across the region under an agreement with InstaVolt.

UK’s first domestic vehicle-to-grid unit installed

2 months ago / 0 comments

A new vehicle-to-grid unit has been installed at a home in Loughborough as part of a £1.8m project on the domestic use of V2G power systems.

New Grosvenor Leasing initiative to help fleets adopt ULEVs

3 months ago / 0 comments

Grosvenor Leasing has launched a new service to advise, help and support companies through the transition of becoming a zero or low emission fleet.

Adrian Keen appointed InstaVolt CFO

3 months ago / 0 comments

Electric vehicle charging specialist InstaVolt has appointed Adrian Keen as CFO.

Honda Clarity Electric and Plug-In Hybrid to make global debut at New York Auto Show

3 months ago / 0 comments

Honda has published a teaser sketch of its Clarity Electric and Plug-in Hybrid models prior to their debut in April at the New York International Auto Show. Only abstract sketches of the models have ... Read More »

Spring Budget includes funding for EV battery development

3 months ago / 0 comments

The chancellor has announced funding for “disruptive technologies” including development of electric vehicle batteries in the Spring Budget. 

Geneva Motor Show: Two-thirds of Honda’s European line-up to have electrified powertrains by 2025

3 months ago / 0 comments

Honda has outlined its ‘Electric Vision’ for Europe, with the aim of having electrified powertrains in two-thirds of European cars sold by 2025.

Geneva Motor Show: Technical details revealed for Lexus LS 500h

3 months ago / 0 comments

Lexus has debuted the LS 500h hybrid version of its flagship model at the Geneva Motor Show.

Geneva Motor Show: Hyundai unveils 26g/km Ioniq Plug-in

3 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai has debuted its Ioniq Plug-in at the Geneva Motor Show, joining the hybrid and electric versions already on sale.

Geneva Motor Show: Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept has near 500-mile range

3 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai has previewed its plans for a hydrogen SUV with a new concept at Geneva.

Canadian government invests $7m in electric vehicles

3 months ago / 0 comments

Quebec company AddEnergie is to receive up to $7m to develop advanced electric-vehicle charging stations across Canada.

Cenex joins Net-Form vehicle-to-grid pilot 

3 months ago / 0 comments

Cenex is joining the research team to a new project to power the grid through a smart electric vehicle car park.

A range of incentives

3 months ago / 0 comments

Wilson James has reported wide-ranging benefits after replacing nine diesel fleet cars with Nissan LEAF electric cars. Natalie Middleton looks at its experiences.

MINI’s first plug-in hybrid priced from £31,585

3 months ago / 0 comments

Order books have opened for Mini’s first plug-in hybrid, which launches on 24 June.