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Natalie Middleton

Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre gains first rapid charging point

3 years ago / 0 comments

The scheme is a collaboration between energy company, npower, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) and the four local authorities in South Yorkshire, and enables local businesses to get a significant discount on electric … Read More »

Hyundai introduces Tucson FCEV to Canadian market with three-year lease deal

3 years ago / 0 comments

‘We firmly believe that Hyundai has already surpassed the tipping point in fuel cell technology development and that it's ready to be driven by customers interested in pioneering a zero-emissions automotive future,’ said Don … Read More »

Ford starts production of first hybrid Mondeo

3 years ago / 0 comments

Crucially, the Mondeo Hybrid offers pricing competitive with Mondeo diesel powertrain variants. The four-door saloon Hybrid will be priced from £24,995, putting it on a par with its 2.0-litre diesel Mondeo Titanium Powershift five-door … Read More »

BMW reveals 3 Series plug-in hybrid prototype

3 years ago / 0 comments

Revealed at the BMW Group Innovations Days, the prototype is based on the forthcoming facelifted 3 Series and combines a four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo petrol engine from the new EfficientDynamics engine family with an electric motor … Read More »

Police department in Georgia takes delivery of Nissan LEAF

3 years ago / 0 comments

The department said the LEAF will serve as an administrative services vehicle under the terms of a leasing agreement, with the option to purchase at the end of the lease term. In a statement, … Read More »

EV trial project seeks new participants

3 years ago / 0 comments

The project will provide essential information about managing the strain on the electricity distribution network from the anticipated increased uptake of EVs. It will also deliver a cost-effective solution to Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) … Read More »

Renault-Nissan sells 200,000th EV

3 years ago / 0 comments

Renault and Nissan EVs have driven approximately 4 billion kilometres – enough to circle the earth 100,000 times – and saving 200 million litres of fuel along with 450 million kg of CO2 emissions. … Read More »

Turkey’s ASELSAN & IBM Research to develop Metal-Air Batteries for EVs

3 years ago / 0 comments

ASELSAN said the Metal-Air Batteries to be developed will provide at least five times more storage capacity than current Li-Ion Batteries while preserving the same weight.   In a statement, the company commented: ‘These … Read More »

Honda provides $13.8m funds to support growth of California hydrogen network

3 years ago / 0 comments

The carmaker said that the funding combined with additional state grants could enable FirstElement to add at least 12 stations to its California hydrogen network. The announcement comes a week after Honda uveiled the latest … Read More »

Group Germain Hotels are first to join Tesla Destination Charging network in Canada

3 years ago / 0 comments

The programme has already seen strong take-up in the US, where the electric carmaker has teamed up with restaurants, hotels and other locations to install Level 2 chargers. Now Group Germain Hotels has become … Read More »

“Biggest and best” Show planned for Silverstone 2015

3 years ago / 0 comments

Six months before the 2015 Show, virtually all of the exhibitors at the 2014 Show have confirmed that they will be attending again in 2015. And with more than a dozen new exhibitors – … Read More »

Westchester in the US signs up to fuel & emissions standards for fleet vehicles

3 years ago / 0 comments

As reported by the Mid-Hudson News Network, Westchester county executive Robert Astorino has signed into law a bill approved by the Board of Legislators that mandates the purchase of high mileage, hybrid, electric or … Read More »

First e-car journey planning tool launched

3 years ago / 0 comments

The tool is being piloted in Ireland and will enable users to receive suggested routes that consider electric-vehicle charging facilities, as well as information on the cost of the journey, CO2 emissions and savings. … Read More »

Chargemaster expands capacity to meet demand

3 years ago / 0 comments

The 7,000 sq ft factory at Luton Airport was established 18 months ago to produce its domestic, workplace and public charging points and is rolling out 2,000 products a month.
 
Jeff Solomon, group technical … Read More »

Next-gen Chevy Volt to offer improved charging functionality

3 years ago / 0 comments

As announced last month, the second-generation Volt will bring an all-new version of the Voltec extended-range electric drivetrain, with less weight, improved performance and a reduction in rare earth materials in its manufacture. Set … Read More »

Chargemaster introduces new fast charging unit for 3 phase capable EVs

3 years ago / 0 comments

The new compact single socket 22kW 3 phase charger model is suitable for 3 phase capable cars including the Tesla Model S and Renault Zoe.  The new unit has been designed to be compact … Read More »

Volkswagen Group puts spotlight on fuel cell knowledge at LA

3 years ago / 0 comments

Debuted as Toyota and Honda also revealed their fuel cell models at the show, Audi's A7 Sportback h-tron Quattro features a 100kW fuel cell stack which enables it to cover a claimed 310 miles … Read More »

Route Monkey to further develop EV business under new appointment

3 years ago / 0 comments

Armitage joins Route Monkey from EDF Energy, where she was electric vehicle team manager for more than four years and was involved in a range of projects including the design and technical specification of the … Read More »

Tritium unveils plans for Australia’s largest fast charging network

3 years ago / 0 comments

Located within the SE Queensland region, the proposed 430 km network will create an electric super highway. The Fast Cities Network will connect Brisbane to Noosa, Toowoomba and Byron Bay. A total of 12 … Read More »

German government to allow special tax depreciations for fleet EVs

3 years ago / 0 comments

Under ministry’s National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency (Nationaler Aktionsplan Energieeffizienz – NAPE) 50% of the purchase price of commercial EVs will be allowed to be written off in the year of purchase.  The … Read More »