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Natalie Middleton

CarCharging & City of Plano sign EV charging agreement

3 years ago / 0 comments

‘Texas continues to be a strong growth market for CarCharging, so we are pleased to complete this agreement with the City of Plano,’ said Michael D Farkas, CarCharging's founder and chief executive officer. ‘Located … Read More »

EST web tool offers free plug-in vehicle advice

3 years ago / 0 comments

Although plug-in vehicles can help to reduce both your fleet’s cost and carbon footprint thanks to lower taxes, grants and reduced running costs, in a rapidly changing plug-in vehicle market it can be hard … Read More »

Hybrids good for air quality, but not always for MPG

3 years ago / 0 comments

Following its tests of over 30 hybrids in the UK and US, the provider of real-world emissions measurement analysed thousands of data points to understand how they really perform in the real world, and … Read More »

Tesla opens first Supercharger in Scotland

3 years ago / 0 comments

The new supercharger – which is based at Edinburgh Airport – comes as part of the carmaker’s network expansion that will soon allow Model S owners to drive anywhere in the UK relying only … Read More »

Alphabet partners with EDF Energy for EV charging

3 years ago / 0 comments

Launched last year, the AlphaElectric service provides a four-stage electric vehicle consultancy package aimed at helping businesses to adopt the technology their fleet, covering a range of areas from fleet analysis and vehicle selection … Read More »

Dundee City Council receives £22k grant for fast chargers

3 years ago / 0 comments

The funds will be used for two new 22kw fast chargers, which are planned to be sited at the Whitfield Life Services Centre and the West Housing Office and will be fully available to … Read More »

Daimler sells Tesla stake but says partnership will continue

3 years ago / 0 comments

In a statement, the carmaker said that: ‘We are extremely satisfied with the development of our investment in Tesla, but it is not necessary for our partnership and cooperation. For this reason, we have … Read More »

Corby Borough Council implements EV bays

3 years ago / 0 comments

The new bays are in the immediate vicinity of the current recharging points at the Parkland Gateway Car Park off Westcott Way and will come into effect from midnight on 20th November 2014. The … Read More »

First Hyundai hydrogen fuel cell cars delivered to UK fleets

3 years ago / 0 comments

The six UK cars have been delivered to organisations including Air Products, ITM Power, Johnson Matthey and Transport for London as part of the London Hydrogen Network Expansion (LHNE) consortium project; a Government-backed initiative … Read More »

San Francisco residential EV charging stations to support the grid

3 years ago / 0 comments

The 68 new stations are being installed under a partnership between Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company and Powertree Services Inc and are designed to be powered by solar energy and to incorporate a battery storage … Read More »

Plug-in Car Grant take-up doubles in Q3

3 years ago / 0 comments

Data released from the Go Ultra Low campaign shows that between July and September 2014, over 5,000 grants were provided, more than double the number than in the previous 3 months and almost a … Read More »

EVs successfully complete MPG Marathon with less energy & no pollution

3 years ago / 0 comments

Three electric vehicles took part for the first time in the 23-team eco-driving event, which was again sponsored by ALD Automotive and TRACKER and was won by Honda engineers Fergal McGrath and James Warren, … Read More »

First Nissan LEAF taxis arrive in Madrid & Rome

3 years ago / 0 comments

In Italy, Nissan has teamed up taxi company Unione Radiotaxi to operate two LEAFs on a 12-month trial as part of the Taxi 3570 fleet. The taxis will be supported by a static Nissan … Read More »

Government pledges £11m for low-carbon R&D

3 years ago / 0 comments

The funds form part of the £500m investment announced by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg earlier this year to promote ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) in the UK. This included £100m for industry-led research … Read More »

Largest corporate EV charging programme in Southern California completes

3 years ago / 0 comments

The stations have been installed by NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of NRG Energy Inc, which will manage the stations at the studio’s historic lot and its offices in Culver City to provide workplace charging … Read More »

EVs to communicate with utility firms using new technology

3 years ago / 0 comments

The demonstration will take place tomorrow (16th October) in Sacremento in partnership with the Electric Power Research Institute, and will show how two-way communication between EVs and utility firms would help manage energy use … Read More »

Government funding to bring hydrogen transport to the fore

3 years ago / 0 comments

So says Air Products, a leading supplier of hydrogen fuelling and re-fuelling equipment and infrastructure in the UK, which has welcomed the announcement. The funding, announced by Business and Energy Minister Matt Hancock, will … Read More »

OLEV announces £11m investment in UK hydrogen fuel infrastructure

3 years ago / 0 comments

The investment will see the UK’s hydrogen infrastructure grow to up to 15 refuelling stations nationwide, and is part of government’s drive to make the UK a global leader in ultra-low emission vehicles. Joint-funded … Read More »

Toyota Prius+ updated for 2015

3 years ago / 0 comments

The first major changes for the model since launch in 2012 see improvements to ride and handling while the hybrid powertrain has been upgraded to comply with Euro6 emissions standards. New styling sees front-end … Read More »

Electric vehicles put eco skills to test in 2014 MPG Marathon

3 years ago / 0 comments

The 2014 event marks the first time that electric vehicles have played a dominant role in the MPG Marathon, taking part alongside range extenders and plug-in hybrids in the famous eco-driving extravaganza, which is … Read More »