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Natalie Middleton

Salford City Council gets free loan of Nissan LEAF for a year

3 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicle is one of 10 Nissan LEAFs supplied by the salary sacrifice specialist to key customers around the country, giving the employees of some of Tusker’s clients the opportunity to find out for … Read More »

PG&E asks Californian state regulators permission for 25k EV chargers

3 years ago / 0 comments

The project would be the largest deployment of EV charging stations in the country and would help the state of California meet its clean transportation and climate goals. All of the 25,000 stations PG&E … Read More »

Fleet associations support Silverstone Fleet Show

3 years ago / 0 comments

The three main trade associations, the Association of Car Fleet Operators (ACFO), the Institute of Car Fleet Management (ICFM) and the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA), have all re-booked stands at this … Read More »

Lightways (Contractors) switches fleet to Toyota Hybrids

3 years ago / 0 comments

The company, established in 1978, provides a wide range of road surfacing and repairs and carriageway and festive lighting services across Scotland from its headquarters in Larbert and additional depots in East Kilbride and … Read More »

2014 EV registrations rise 37% in EU, reports ACEA

3 years ago / 0 comments

The provisional 2014 sales figures show that 75,331 ECVs were registered in the EU – up 37% on the 2013 figure of 55,142, although it still represents just 0.6% of the total market. ACEA … Read More »

15% of all new cars to have hybrid powertrain by 2025, says Bosch

3 years ago / 0 comments

So says Bosch, which is also predicting that hybrid powertrains will become the standard for SUVs. Speaking at the Car Symposium in Bochum, Germany, Dr Volkmar Denner, chairman of the board of management of … Read More »

car2go upgrades San Diego fleet

3 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicles are being offered to the car sharing scheme’s 33,000 members in the San Diego area, which covers 45 square miles. ‘San Diego is fast becoming the nation's electric vehicle capital, and with … Read More »

Scottish councils leading way on EV adoption

3 years ago / 0 comments

The research was carried out by intelligentcarleasing.com to compare every single local authority in the UK, with a total of 433 councils presented with freedom of information requests in the last quarter of 2014 … Read More »

Deadline looms for local authorities to bid for share of £35m ULEV scheme

3 years ago / 0 comments

Up to four cities with the best proposals stand to get a share of the Go Ultra Low City Scheme, which was announced last April and can be used by local authorities in a … Read More »

KCP&L to install over 1,000 charging stations in Greater Kansas City region

3 years ago / 0 comments

The network – said to be the largest electric vehicle charging station installation by an electric utility in the United States – will be up and running by summer 2015 and will be compatible … Read More »

Tesla on course for full UK supercharger coverage by end of 2015

3 years ago / 0 comments

The new stations are available at Sainsbury’s supermarkets in Winchester, Exeter and Bristol and bring the total number of Supercharger stations in the UK to 20. Tesla also recently opened stations at Junction 15 … Read More »

Nissan LEAFs to help Aylesbury Vale District Council achieve major fleet savings

3 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicles – including two Nissan LEAFs – have been provided by Enterprise Rent-A-Car after the firm’s analysis of the data from council business trips undertaken in employees’ own cars showed that 81% of … Read More »

Car club adds 80 new Toyota hybrids and city cars

3 years ago / 0 comments

The business operates on-street car hire in more than 40 UK locations and also provides fleet management services for numerous organisations.  The new vehicles are a mixture of new Aygo, Yaris Hybrid and the … Read More »

EST launches Plug-in Vehicle tool

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Plug-in Vehicle tool provides customised advice for organisations so they can understand where and how plug-in vehicles will work within their fleet, where to recharge on the routes most commonly taken, and what first steps … Read More »

Bulk of Source London car chargers ‘significantly underused’, says RAC Foundation

3 years ago / 0 comments

The organisation analysed data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act from Transport for London, which operated the Source London network of electric charging points until last September. Figures for June 2014 show that … Read More »

Mercedes adds second plug-in hybrid to line-up

3 years ago / 0 comments

Due in showrooms from March 2015 onwards (summer 2015 for the UK), the new model marks the carmaker’s second Plug-in Hybrid model following the S500 Plug-in Hybrid as well as the first time the … Read More »

Volkswagen reveals Cross Coupé GTE plug-in hybrid crossover at Detroit

3 years ago / 0 comments

The latest model follows the CrossBlue concept presented in Detroit in January 2013 and the CrossBlue Coupé most recently shown in Los Angeles in November 2013 and and previews its forthcoming five-seater midsize SUV … Read More »

Nissan & NASA to use LEAF for self-driving cars test

3 years ago / 0 comments

The five-year partnership will see researchers from Nissan's US Silicon Valley Research Center and NASA's Ames Research Centre at Moffett Field, California work on autonomous drive systems, human-machine interface solutions, network-enabled applications, and software analysis … Read More »

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron named What Car? Electric Car of the Year

3 years ago / 0 comments

Praising the model, the judges on the What Car? editorial team said it was a 'no-brainer for business users'. They added that the A3 Sportback e-tron ‘mixes the many merits of the A3 with … Read More »

Tesla continues UK expansion with Cheshire-based store

3 years ago / 0 comments

The store strengthens Tesla’s presence for customers in the North West, alongside the Warrington Supercharger station at The Park Royal. The Canute Place store features the Model S design studio, the dual motor Model … Read More »