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Natalie Middleton

BMW to reveal plans on faster DC charging for EVs

4 years ago / 0 comments

Weiland Bruch, corporate communications chief for BMW i vehicles, told news agency Headlineauto: ‘We will be making an announcement soon, so watch this space.’ The move is expected to help increase uptake of EVs … Read More »

Toyota to run consumer trials of i-Road electric concept

4 years ago / 0 comments

Shown as a concept at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show, the i-Road combines the convenience of a motorcycle with the comfort and stability of a car. The trials, which start from 24th March, will … Read More »

Ford teams up with GE to roll out employee EV charging network

4 years ago / 0 comments

The carmaker will work with GE as its network provider and supplier of electric vehicle charging stations. Importantly, the installations differ from other workplace charging installations in that the units will be networked together … Read More »

Nissan welcomes ULEV announcements in 2014 Budget

4 years ago / 0 comments

Giving his view of the tax announcements in the Budget, Barry Beeston, corporate sales director at Nissan Motors GB, commented: ‘We welcome the 2014 Budget as set out by the Chancellor for the measures … Read More »

2014 Budget is missed opportunity on EVs, says Tusker

4 years ago / 0 comments

Hosking commented: ‘While we welcome the necessary clarity that the announcement regarding the 2% increase on company car tax in 2017/18 and 2018/19 brings, we also think that the Chancellor missed a huge opportunity … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Fleets to compete in mini-MPG Marathon

4 years ago / 0 comments

In what the organisers are billing as a “mini-MPG Marathon”, fleet managers who venture onto the Allstar Card Services Eco-driving hub on the Stowe circuit at the Show will have the opportunity to post either the Best MPG … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Rental booking innovations & iPod Nano competition at Nexus stand

4 years ago / 0 comments

The IRIS Rental Solution from Nexus has been designed for fleets operating in an increasingly time-pressured environment and is designed to offer maximum efficiency, reducing both administration and booking time. Key benefits include the … Read More »

Chancellor misses chance to incentivise ultra low emission vehicles in Budget

4 years ago / 0 comments

Under the changes, BiK rates will be increased by a further two percentage points on company cars emitting more than 75 g/km in 2017/18 and 2018/19, further encouraging fleets to seek out ultra-low emission … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Ebbon-Dacs and vGroup to showcase new telematics solution

4 years ago / 0 comments

moDrive offers fleet operators access to key fleet management tools, which target fuel savings, meet duty of care requirements, highlight aggressive and costly drivers, accurately record all mileages and identify vehicle faults and when … Read More »

Latest EV research reinforces need for more education for prospective drivers

4 years ago / 0 comments

In a survey of 534 drivers by the vehicle management specialist, only 16% said that they would consider an EV. Of the 420 who provided reasons for their decision, 35% stated lack of range … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Tesla signs up to Show

4 years ago / 0 comments

Tesla was founded in 2003 by a group of Silicon Valley engineers who wanted to prove that electric vehicles could be the answer to stylish but emissions-free motoring. The latest car from Tesla is … Read More »

Alphabet calls for continued Government grants for EVs in Budget

4 years ago / 0 comments

As the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) analyses responses to a consultation on how further Government cash may be spent to support the uptake on low emission vehicles, Alphabet’s Jon Burdekin argues that … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show: Visitors to get a real insight into true MPG costs

4 years ago / 0 comments

ALD will be exhibiting with live interactive demonstrations of its award-winning in-vehicle telematics technology, ProFleet2, and joins a large number of leading fleet service firms exhibiting at the Show on 9th April to showcase … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show: Check out the latest licence checking software & win a bottle of Champagne

4 years ago / 0 comments

The firm behind the offers – Admin Business Solutions (ABS) – is one of a number of firms exhibiting at the Silverstone Fleet Show on 9th April that will be demonstrating some of the latest developments, products and … Read More »

Deutsche Post DHL to expand fleet of Renault EVs

4 years ago / 0 comments

In the latest announcement, the firm says it has signed a letter of intent for a possible future global framework agreement with Renault. The intended global agreement shall contain the options for a future … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Effective solution for mobile commercial fleets to be uncovered

4 years ago / 0 comments

Broadview Vehicle Awnings is one of a number of exhibitors at this year’s Show – which takes place on Wednesday 9th April – and provides a range of undercover solutions that allow mobile technicians to keep working … Read More »

My Electric Avenue pushes ahead with electric car trials

4 years ago / 1 comments

The project is focusing on the potential problems that can arise when a large number of EVs charge in the same street at the same time, and is the first trial that directly controls … Read More »

AFVs & Government EV campaign help drive down new car emissions

4 years ago / 0 comments

That's the finding of a new report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), which says the fall in emissions has been driven by increased fuel efficiency of new cars, helped by … Read More »

Chargemaster acquires Charging Solutions Ltd

4 years ago / 0 comments

Under the deal, Charging Solutions founder and MD, James Jean-Louis becomes group commercial director of Chargemaster Plc. Chargemaster added that Charging Solutions will remain an independent brand, ‘working within the Chargemaster group to further … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: TRACKER to showcase benefits of fuel guarantee

4 years ago / 0 comments

The firm joins a large number of leading fleet service firms exhibiting at the Show on 9th April to showcase the latest developments for the fleet industry. As fuel continues to be the largest … Read More »