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Natalie Middleton

Have your say on AFRs for plug-in cars

2 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet industry stakeholders – including attendees at next week’s Fleet Show at Silverstone – are being urged to back a petition demanding HMRC to publish Advisory Fuel Rates for plug-in cars.

Free rapid charging for electric cars

2 months ago / 0 comments

InstaVolt is making all its rapid charging stations free to use for drivers throughout May – with no limit on the number of times drivers can charge.

LA electric car sharing service puts focus on affordable pricing

2 months ago / 1 comments

Blue Solutions has launched its first electric vehicle car sharing service in the US, aimed at underserved communities.

Defra ditches 400 diesel fleet cars

2 months ago / 0 comments

Defrais replacing more than 400 diesel company cars with Toyota Auris Hybrid models in line with plans to switch to cleaner vehicles across its fleet.

Met Police signs hydrogen fuel contract with ITM

2 months ago / 0 comments

ITM Power is to supply hydrogen fuel for the Metropolitan Police Service’s new fleet of Toyota Mirai zero-emission response vehicles.

EV used values up 41% in Q1 while diesel remains strong

2 months ago / 0 comments

Average selling prices for electric vehicles shot up 41% in the first quarter of 2018, outperforming the market, while diesel values held steady.

Shopping centre network to get EV charging points

2 months ago / 0 comments

Dransfield Properties Ltd, which runs a number of shopping centres across the UK, is installing electric car charging points in partnership with InstaVolt.

PSA furthers electric vehicle plans with dedicated division

2 months ago / 0 comments

PSA Group is creating a standalone electric vehicle division as it pushes ahead with plans to have electric models across its range by 2025.

Fleet feedback needed for low-emission car research

3 months ago / 0 comments

Company car operators and drivers are being asked to take part in a short online survey for the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP).

All-new RAV4 drops diesel

3 months ago / 0 comments

All-new RAV4 drops diesel Toyota’s new RAV4 will bring much tougher styling and petrol/hybrid powertrains as the brand pushes ahead with plans to axe diesels from its European line-up.

Daimler and BYD unveil China-only EV with 500km range

3 months ago / 0 comments

Daimler and Chinese partner BYD have launched a new electric vehicle solely for the Chinese market.

Consultation explores solutions to EV grid demands

3 months ago / 0 comments

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has launched a consultation to explore possible solutions that could prevent grid overloads from mass take-up of electric vehicles without the need for network reinforcements.

Shell opens hydrogen refuelling station on M40

3 months ago / 0 comments

Shell has opened a hydrogen refuelling station on the M40 at the Beaconsfield Services.

77% of fleet journeys could be completed by EVs

3 months ago / 1 comments

The majority of company car daily journeys could be completed using electric vehicles, new research from ALD Automotive has found.

Government funding to drive hydrogen fleet and refuelling network

3 months ago / 0 comments

Multi-million pound funding from the Department for Transport is to be used to increase the number of hydrogen refuelling stations in the UK as well as put nearly 200 new hydrogen-powered fleet vehicles on … Read More »

Greater Manchester uses clean air funding to expand EV charging network

3 months ago / 0 comments

Greater Manchester is to add 48 rapid charging points to its electric vehicle charging network with the help of government funds.

Euro Garages sites deploy rapid charging units

3 months ago / 0 comments

Forecourt operator Euro Garages, which runs an expanding network of around 360 sites in mainland UK, has deployed rapid charging units from eVolt at two of its sites in Scotland as demand for EVs … Read More »

LDV EV80 now eligible for Plug-in Van Grant

3 months ago / 0 comments

Drivers and fleets opting for a new LDV EV80 electric van can now get an £8,000 grant towards the purchase price.

Hydrogen Hub launches in Oxfordshire

3 months ago / 0 comments

Oxfordshire has become the latest place to open a Hydrogen Hub initiative, driving the launch of new hydrogen and fuel cell projects in the area.

Skanska gears up for EVs with charge point installation

3 months ago / 0 comments

Skanska UK has deployed 67 electric vehicle charge points, believed to be one of the largest single-site installations in Europe to date.