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Natalie Middleton

Organics specialist goes for greener option with Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid

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Organic food producer Soyfoods has acquired a Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid in line with its eco-friendly ethos.

UK Carline deploys Toyota C-HR Hybrids to replace diesels

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Leasing specialist UK Carline has taken delivery of 10 new Toyota C-HR Hybrids to replace a mix of diesel cars on its company car fleet.

Europcar ULEV car sharing service launches in Highlands & Islands

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Europcar has launched a new pay-by-the-hour car sharing service for business and leisure travellers to the Highlands & Islands area in Scotland.

Chargemaster given go ahead for Elektromotive acquisition

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The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given clearance for Chargemaster to acquire Elektromotive and Charge Your Car Ltd this week.

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV brings enhanced efficiency and EV priority mode

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Mitsubishi has refreshed its Outlander PHEV for 2017, including reduced CO2 emissions and a new EV priority mode.

London fleets to trial new Ford plug-in hybrid vans

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New Ford plug-in hybrid vans are to be trialled by London businesses from this autumn as part of a £4.7m project.

London boroughs to trial ‘electric streets’ and bespoke ULEV mechanics

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Nine London boroughs have secured a share of £2.5m funding to trial initiatives on Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) that could be rolled out across the UK.

EV projects to get share of New Zealand government funding

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Projects that include deploying EV car sharing and electric grocery delivery vans are set to receive a share of funds from the New Zealand Government.

Carmakers and oil giants form global hydrogen action group

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Toyota and four other carmakers have teamed up with oil companies including Royal Dutch Shell and Total to form a new global initiative on hydrogen development.

Renault adds new Master to electric vehicle line-up

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Renault has updated its electric vehicle line-up with the launch of its first-ever Master Z.E. model, which arrives as the new version Kangoo Van Z.E. gets a 50% longer range.

Funding awarded to trial for fast-charging electric commercial vehicles

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Fast-charging technology said to be available to deliver over 400kW in minutes is to be trialled in the UK with the help of new funding.

Volkswagen showcases latest in I.D. electric car range at Detroit

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Volkswagen has unveiled its I.D. Buzz MPV at the Detroit Motor Show, marrying up retro styling from the Microbus with electric power, all-wheel drive and an eight-seat layout.

New charging platform brings eight times faster charging

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Chargepoint in the US has developed a new Express Plus Electric Vehicle Charging Platform that charges up to eight times faster than today’s mainstream fast chargers.

Audi Q8 concept debuted at Detroit

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Providing a rival to models including the BMX X6 and Range Rover, Audi’s flagship Q8 SUV has been revealed in near-production concept form at Detroit.

UPS and Gnewt scoop share of £20m low emissions funding

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Firms including global package delivery company UPS and Gnewt Cargo have won a share of £20m Government funding to reduce fleet emissions.

Rethink of UK’s charging infrastructure essential to drive EV uptake, says Arval

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The UK’s charging infrastructure must be overhauled if fleet take-up of EVs and plug-in hybrids is to achieve expectations.

Tesla delays UK price increases

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Tesla has put back planned price increases on its models sold in the UK until 15 January as it responds to claimed strong demand.

Government plans for more ‘consistent and transparent’ EV charging

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Overpriced EV charging will be tackled under new rules being planned by government ministers for introduction this year.

Green Energy UK introduces new tariff for EV drivers

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Green Energy UK is introducing a Time of Day tariff for residential electricity customers to give EV drivers more control over their electricity bills.

Zero Carbon Futures appointed to deliver Milton Keynes Go Ultra Low City programme

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The contract, which follows a tender exercise, was issued after the town was named as one of the first Go Ultra Low cities in January and awarded £9m – part of a total £40m … Read More »