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Natalie Middleton

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 »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Quattro Telematics to officially launch technology portfolio

4 years ago / 0 comments

Quattro Telematics have partnered with Geotab, Garmin and Mobileye to provide Fleet Tracking, Driver Management and Safety Solutions and offer a unique and totally customisable solution to fulfil clients’ specific requirements. At the Show, Quattro … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Still time to pre-register for this year’s event

4 years ago / 0 comments

This includes the funding and fleet management specialists at GE Capital who will be at the company’s stand to talk about the company’s experience in delivering fleet funding and fleet management solutions, consultancy, management … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Esso to showcase benefits of Esso Card

4 years ago / 0 comments

Next month’s Fleet World Fleet Show will see Esso exhibit at the show to demonstrate the benefits of the Esso Card. Fleets using the Esso Card get access to thousands of high-quality sites across the UK and Europe … Read More »

Ohio auto dealers & Tesla reach compromise on electric car sales

4 years ago / 0 comments

The deal marks a compromise between the electric car maker and the Ohio Automobile Dealers Association, which had sought to block Tesla from setting up additional direct-sales outlets, which were seen as a threat … Read More »

Hungary readies for EVs with new charging column in Budapest

4 years ago / 0 comments

The column has been installed by ELMÜ-ÉMÁSZ and is one of 10 new public charging points that are to be installed as part of the European Union’s Green eMotion project. ELMÜ-ÉMÁSZ Board of Directors … Read More »

Silverstone Fleet Show 2014: Fleets offered fast track to rapid charging advice

4 years ago / 0 comments

The firm, which says it’s the world leader in rapid EV chargers, will be one of a number of exhibitors at the Show on 9th April and will be displaying its Terra multi-standard DC charging station … Read More »

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 »