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Natalie Middleton

Auto Windscreens to boost EV fleet

3 months ago / 0 comments

Auto Windscreens is deploying electric vehicle charging points across its network as it looks to help both its customers and its own fleet drivers to go greener.

InstaVolt appoints commercial director

3 months ago / 0 comments

Rapid charging specialist InstaVolthas appointed Richard Rushin as its commercial director.

Hydrogen fuel cell EVs go on trial with European fleets

4 months ago / 0 comments

A major project to demonstrate commercially viable use cases for hydrogen fuelled vehicles in high-mileage urban fleets is being deployed in Europe.

Delay for government EV charging fund plans

4 months ago / 0 comments

Ministers have made little headway on plans for a new £400m Charging Investment Infrastructure Fund nearly six months after it was announced.

Seat deploys electric carsharing fleet

4 months ago / 0 comments

A fleet of electric Seat eMiis are now on the road in Barcelona to provide employees at the SEAT Metropolis:Lab Barcelona and the Pier 01 Barcelona Tech City with zero-emission transport.

New course to drive dealer electric van knowledge

4 months ago / 0 comments

Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA) has launched an electric van training course that will equip LCV dealers to deal with fleet EV queries.

BMW 530e to form basis for new prestige medium-term rental fleet

4 months ago / 0 comments

Meridian Vehicle Solutions is planning to start running a prestige medium-term rental fleet later this year, using the BMW 530e as a basis.

New Leaf earns five stars in tougher NCAP tests

4 months ago / 0 comments

The new Nissan Leaf has scored a five-star result in Euro NCAP’s more stringent crash safety ratings.

Ford hints at Kuga PHEV as diesel sales drop

4 months ago / 0 comments

Ford is widening its hybrid drivetrain line-up to include the Escape SUV, sold as the Kuga in Europe, amid declining demand for diesel engines in the region.

EV uptake encouraged in Essex with new charge points

4 months ago / 0 comments

New charging points have been installed at Sandon and Chelmer Valley Park and Ride sites by Electric Blue in partnership with Essex County Council.

Have your say on AFRs for plug-in cars

4 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet industry stakeholders – including attendees at next week’s Fleet Show at Silverstone – are being urged to back a petition demanding HMRC to publish Advisory Fuel Rates for plug-in cars.

Free rapid charging for electric cars

4 months ago / 0 comments

InstaVolt is making all its rapid charging stations free to use for drivers throughout May – with no limit on the number of times drivers can charge.

LA electric car sharing service puts focus on affordable pricing

4 months ago / 1 comments

Blue Solutions has launched its first electric vehicle car sharing service in the US, aimed at underserved communities.

Defra ditches 400 diesel fleet cars

4 months ago / 0 comments

Defrais replacing more than 400 diesel company cars with Toyota Auris Hybrid models in line with plans to switch to cleaner vehicles across its fleet.

Met Police signs hydrogen fuel contract with ITM

4 months ago / 0 comments

ITM Power is to supply hydrogen fuel for the Metropolitan Police Service’s new fleet of Toyota Mirai zero-emission response vehicles.

EV used values up 41% in Q1 while diesel remains strong

4 months ago / 0 comments

Average selling prices for electric vehicles shot up 41% in the first quarter of 2018, outperforming the market, while diesel values held steady.

Shopping centre network to get EV charging points

4 months ago / 0 comments

Dransfield Properties Ltd, which runs a number of shopping centres across the UK, is installing electric car charging points in partnership with InstaVolt.

PSA furthers electric vehicle plans with dedicated division

4 months ago / 0 comments

PSA Group is creating a standalone electric vehicle division as it pushes ahead with plans to have electric models across its range by 2025.

Fleet feedback needed for low-emission car research

4 months ago / 0 comments

Company car operators and drivers are being asked to take part in a short online survey for the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP).