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Natalie Middleton

30 free EV chargers go live in Southampton

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Southampton City Council has delivered the first phase of a new city-wide charging network with the introduction of 30 new electric vehicle charging points.

Switch to smart grid to enable all-electric fleet at UPS

3 months ago / 0 comments

Delivery firm UPS has deployed a new smart grid solution that will help it switch its delivery fleet over completely to electric trucks.

Pricing announced for higher-power Renault Zoe

3 months ago / 0 comments

Order books are now open for Renault’s 2018 Zoe electric supermini, which brings a more powerful motor without any impact on range.

UK car industry must evolve to grasp EV opportunities, says Unite

3 months ago / 0 comments

Major changes are needed to electric vehicle purchase incentives, charging infrastructure and UK manufacturing capabilities to ensure drivers adopt EVs and that the UK industry remains viable.

2040 date for petrol and diesel bans must be brought forward, say MPs

3 months ago / 0 comments

The current 2040 target to end the sale of conventional petrol and diesel cars must be brought forward to help deal with an “air quality catastrophe”.

UK’s largest single-site charge point installation completes

3 months ago / 0 comments

Green delivery firm Gnewt Cargo has deployed smart chargers at two of its London depots, said to include the UK’s largest single-site charge point installation.

Bannatyne Health Clubs charges eco credentials

3 months ago / 0 comments

Bannatyne Health Clubs is rolling out rapid chargers across all its sites in the UK, as it looks to increase its member benefits.

World’s largest hydrogen FCEV police fleet rolls out

3 months ago / 0 comments

The Metropolitan Police Service has deployed the first of a fleet of 11 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, marking its first zero-emission response vehicles.

Pre-orders start for Polestar’s debut plug-in hybrid

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The Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupé is now available to pre-order in 18 countries.

Audi opens deposits for electric e-tron SUV

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Deposits are now being taken for Audi’s fully electric e-tron SUV ahead of its launch later this year.

USA’s eMotorWerks expands into Europe

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US charging point manufacturer eMotorWerks has set up new European headquarters as it looks to drive take-up of vehicle-to-grid technology.

Oxford could ban petrol and diesel by 2020

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Oxford City Council is pushing ahead with plans to ban petrol and diesel cars from the city centre by the end of the decade, saying it is now hopeful that it can get the … Read More »

Nissan electric crossover debuts at Geneva

4 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan has unveiled an upgraded version of its IMx electric crossover concept, featuring a new look and Brain-to-Vehicle (B2V) technology.

AI-based technology helps eliminate range anxiety for EV fleet

4 months ago / 0 comments

Essex-based health and care organisation Provide is deploying an artificial intelligence-based journey prediction solution across its expanding Nissan Leaf EV fleet to eliminate range anxiety and enable greater fleet utilisation.

Vehicle-to-Grid technology on trial in Amsterdam

4 months ago / 0 comments

Charging solutions provider NewMotion has installed V2G-charge points in Amsterdam under a new pilot.

London boroughs win funding to drive EV take-up

4 months ago / 0 comments

Camden, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hackney are to get £766k of funding to help drive EV take-up and tackle air pollution.

Fastned to roll out 350kW EV chargers

4 months ago / 0 comments

EV charging network Fastned is to install new-generation 350kW stations, providing ultra-fast charging for second-generation EVs.

German courts rule cities may ban diesel cars

4 months ago / 0 comments

Germany’s highest administrative court has ruled that cities can ban diesel cars to tackle air pollution in a move that could set a precedent worldwide.

M8 gets first EV chargers

4 months ago / 0 comments

EVolt has installed the first chargers along the M8, enabling drivers to recharge between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Meridian branches into hybrid medium-term rentals

4 months ago / 0 comments

Meridian Vehicle Solutions is to start offering hybrids on its medium-term rental fleet with the possibility of adding electric vehicles too.