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Natalie Middleton

Smart showcases future electric and autonomous tech with EQ fortwo

3 months ago / 0 comments

Smart has revealed its smart vision EQ fortwo concept, which shows the carmaker’s ideas for how electric and autonomous technology could unite in the future to bring an urban car sharing solution.

Menzies Distribution acquires EV delivery firm Gnewt Cargo

3 months ago / 0 comments

Urban delivery firm Gnewt Cargo, which claims to run the UK’s largest all-electric delivery fleet, has been acquired by logistics specialist Menzies Distribution.

EVs greener than ever due to carbon cuts at grid

3 months ago / 0 comments

The carbon impact of electric vehicles has dramatically reduced as renewable sources of energy replace coal on the power system, new research finds.

EV rapid chargers to roll out across 400-plus UK forecourts

3 months ago / 0 comments

Independent forecourt operator Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is imminently rolling out rapid chargers from ChargePoint Services across its 413-strong nationwide network.

Plug-in cars still missing from HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates

3 months ago / 0 comments

Company car mileage reimbursement rates for plug-in cars have not made it to the latest HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates despite calls from the fleet industry.

Royal Mail trials fully electric trucks

3 months ago / 0 comments

Royal Mail has taken the first in a consignment of nine fully electric trucks for use in central London, which it predicts will save 50% on operating costs compared to diesel trucks.

Zap-Map adds dynamic data for Source London and ESB networks

3 months ago / 0 comments

Zap-Map has incorporated live data for Source London and ESB Group’s ecar and ecarNI networks into its new app. The latest version allows users to report charging bays that have been blocked by conventional ... Read More »

Tusker deploys double-chargers for inhouse fleet

3 months ago / 0 comments

Tusker has installed six Rolec AutoCharge EV chargers at its offices in Watford, Hertfordshire, to power electric cars driven by its staff, including all of the directors.

Days Fleet achieves ‘Go Ultra Low’ company status

3 months ago / 0 comments

Days Fleet has gained ‘Go Ultra Low Company’ status in recognition of its use of plug-in cars within its company fleet and its commitment to boost uptake of plug-in vehicles over the coming years. ... Read More »

Proposed EV gross weight limit changes could bring risk issues

3 months ago / 0 comments

Department for Transport proposals to raise the weight threshold for ultra low emission light commercial vehicles could bring about a range of risk management issues for fleets, according to Arval.

Rolec introduces EV UltraSMART for integrated charging

4 months ago / 0 comments

Rolec EV’s entire EV charging range can now be supplied with a smart technology platform to provide an integrated solution.

London to get up 1,500 EV charging points by end of 2020

4 months ago / 0 comments

London boroughs have won funding to install up to 1,500 standard charging points on residential streets in London by the end of 2020.

New household energy deal includes free EV charging membership

4 months ago / 0 comments

OVO Energy has launched a new household energy package that includes free Chargemaster membership as it also reveals plans to launch a smart charging solution.

JCT600 VLS gains Go Ultra Low status

4 months ago / 0 comments

JCT600 Vehicle Leasing Solutions (VLS) has been awarded Go Ultra Low company status in recognition of its promotion and use of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) within its own company car fleet. 

Tesla Model 3 to bring long-range battery option

4 months ago / 0 comments

Intended to open up electric motoring for the mass market, Tesla’s production Model 3 has been unveiled in California ahead of going on sale in the UK in 2019.

GeniePoint charging network to get 50 new rapid chargers

4 months ago / 0 comments

ChargePoint Services is adding 50 rapid chargers to its GeniePoint network at key locations nationwide.

£246m government investment to make UK world leader in battery technology

4 months ago / 0 comments

Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced the first phase of a £246m investment in battery technology intended to establish the UK as a world leader.

Volvo takes steps towards electric future with Geely tie-up

4 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo is to set up a new technology joint venture with Chinese car group Geely to accelerate plans to develop cars fully or partly based on electric motors.

Milton Keynes taxi firm invests in EVs

4 months ago / 0 comments

Skyline Taxis has deployed four EVs for operation in Milton Keynes with the help of the local council.

Ford paves way for 2019 Transit Connect PHEV

4 months ago / 0 comments

Ford has revealed its facelifted Transit Custom van for 2018, which will gain a plug-in hybrid model in 2019.