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Natalie Middleton

Cornish taxi firm clocks up 150,000 miles in Nissan LEAFs

4 years ago / 0 comments

St Austell-based C&C Taxis – the first cab operator in the county to employ a pure electric vehicle – added the first LEAF to its 10-strong fleet almost exactly 12 months ago. The firm … Read More »

Registration opens for LCV2014

4 years ago / 0 comments

Run by Cenex – the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies – the event combines a technology exhibition with a broad B2B focus, a Ride & Drive in … Read More »

EV project to call on pan-European fleets

4 years ago / 0 comments

Due to be launched imminently, the Incentives for Cleaner Vehicles in Urban Europe (I-CVUE) project aims to reduce CO2-emissions in urban environments by increasing the number of EVs in large fleets in urban areas. … Read More »

British Gas adds 100 Nissan electric vans to its fleet

4 years ago / 0 comments

Launched last November to determine viability of electric vehicle technology as part of British Gas fleet operations, the six-month pilot saw Nissan and British Gas working with Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions to manage … Read More »

Latest government support for low-emission vehicles will encourage fleets, says BVRLA

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Latest government support for low-emission vehicles will encourage fleets, says BVRLA Yesterday’s announcement that the Government is to spend a further £500m to support low-emission vehicles between 2015 and 2020 has been welcomed by … Read More »

Nick Clegg launches £500m scheme to boost EV & hybrid take-up

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Deputy Prime Minster said the scheme would look to get drivers into ultra low emission vehicles by extending the grants for ultra-low emission vehicles, targeting increased charging points and investing in technology. In … Read More »

RAC goes live with first mobile electric vehicle charging unit

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A standard RAC diesel VW Transporter van has been fully equipped with an "EVRESCUE" totally portable fast charging unit which can deliver around 15 miles of range to a stricken electric vehicle in less … Read More »

Volkswagen Group kicks off ‘biggest initiative for e-mobility in China's automotive history’

4 years ago / 0 comments

CEO Prof Dr Martin Winterkorn, who announced at last year’s Frankfort Motor Show that the group aims to be the market leader in electromobility by 2018, said that the group is planning to send … Read More »

2014 Fleet World Fleet Show is unqualified success

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Attended by most of the major fleet manufacturers, the Show provided fleet decision-makers with a chance to get behind the wheel of the latest fleet cars, including low-emission variants along with electric vehicles and … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Thatcham calls on fleets to kit cars with AEB

4 years ago / 0 comments

The organisation is taking part in tomorrow’s (9th April) Fleet World Fleet Show at Silverstone to give fleet attendees the chance to test auto-braking and see its effectiveness. Thatcham has researched and tested AEB systems for … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Fuel card expertise on hand at euroShell stand

4 years ago / 0 comments

With over 50 years of fuel card expertise, the euroShell card is focused on greater control, convenience and security to overall save fleet managers money! The euroShell card is accepted at an extensive – … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: IAM Drive & Survive to put spotlight on driver risk management

4 years ago / 0 comments

IAM Drive & Survive is the commercial subsidiary of independent road safety charity, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) and is a leading occupational driver risk management provider. For over 25 years the firm has … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: iPhone mileage app to launch

4 years ago / 0 comments

The latest product to join the PEAK family, this iPhone app uses smart phone technology to record your journeys and can be downloaded and used for free from the Apple Store. Alex Baker, managing … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Fleet Evolution to show salary sacrifice benefits for small & large fleets

4 years ago / 0 comments

To help provide guidance in these areas – and outline how salary sacrifice can work for your fleet – the experts at salary sacrifice car scheme specialist Fleet Evolution will be at next week’s Silverstone Fleet … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: ICC offers chance to win a track day

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ICC is a fourth-generation telematics solution and is part of the AIS Group Plc, a £100m vehicle mobility business that provides asset protection for your vehicle fleet – small or large – improving capital expenditure … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Road Angel Fleet to showcase new Tough Track device

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The firm is an established telematics brand with a product portfolio that includes a simple monitoring system, a full tracking system that updates every 60 seconds and stolen vehicle recovery. At the Fleet World Fleet Show on 9th … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe & Infiniti Q50 to make guest appearances

4 years ago / 0 comments

Revealed last month at Geneva, BMW’s 4 Series Gran Coupe offers ‘the sleek look of a two-door coupe with the functionality provided by four doors,’ according to BMW, with key features including more passenger … Read More »

Arval UK trials Hyundai fuel cell vehicle

4 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicle leasing and fleet management company’s Consultancy team took delivery of an ix35 on loan from Hyundai in February, allowing them to gain first-hand experience of this new technology and put it through … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Charging Solutions to showcase portable system for plug-in vehicles

4 years ago / 0 comments

According to the firm, a recent Government survey data shows that around 80% of plug-in vehicle charging is going to be done at home or at work and Charging Solutions has tailored our products to … Read More »

New plug-in Mitsubishi Outlander to cost same as diesel

4 years ago / 0 comments

Priced from £28,249 for the entry-level GX3h after the Government’s £5,000 Plug-in Car Grant, the Outlander PHEV costs the same as the Outlander diesel GX3 auto, making it the only plug-in hybrid in the … Read More »