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Natalie Middleton

European EV networks create Open Fast Charging Alliance

3 months ago / 0 comments

Five European fast charging networks have signed a new agreement intended to create seamless travel for European electric car drivers.

Toyota Prius Plug-in priced from £34,895

4 months ago / 2 comments

Toyota has opened order books for its all-new Prius Plug-in, which brings an EV-only range of over 30 miles along with double the driving range of its predecessor. 

Renault to boost LCV electrification plans with PVI acquisition

4 months ago / 0 comments

Renault has acquired French company PVI, which specialises in the electrification of light commercial vehicles, as it looks to develop a full range of electrified LCVs.

Taxi firm deploys charge points to support new EV fleet

4 months ago / 0 comments

A Kirkcaldy-based taxi business is using charge points installed by eVolt to support its new fleet of private hire Nissan LEAFs.

Tritium opens US office

4 months ago / 0 comments

Australian EV charging specialist Tritium has opened new premises in California, marking its first overseas facility.

Diesel scrappage scheme could offer incentives on low-emission cars

4 months ago / 0 comments

A diesel scrappage scheme could launch within months, offering a discount on low-emission cars for owners trading their cars in.

Zero Motorcycles qualifies for £1,500 UK government grant

4 months ago / 0 comments

Zero Motorcycles has approved for the UK Government’s plug-in electric motorcycle grant, providing customers with a £1,500 saving.

GM and Honda team up to mass-produce hydrogen fuel cells

4 months ago / 2 comments

General Motors and Honda are to establish a joint venture to mass produce advanced hydrogen fuel cell systems in the US from 2020.

Alphabet more than doubles ULEV fleet in 2016

4 months ago / 0 comments

Alphabet more than doubled its fleet of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles last year following deliveries of 3,619 units. 

Chargemaster to launch more than 2,000 new charging sites under £15m investment

4 months ago / 0 comments

EV charging points specialist Chargemaster has announced plans to invest £15m in its charging network including launching new charging sites and technologies.

NEVS receives electric vehicle production licence in China

4 months ago / 0 comments

The Chinese government has given the go ahead for National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) to start production of electric vehicles.

PSA Group partners with Paris Town Hall to offer electric CVs

4 months ago / 0 comments

Paris Town Hall has inaugurated an electric commercial vehicle car sharing service for professionals, ‘VULe Partagés’. PSA Group is to equip 80% of the vehicle fleet put into service.

Nissan and BMW partner to install 174 DC Fast Chargers across US

4 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan and BMW have teamed up with EVgo to install a total of 174 50kW DC Fast charging stations across 33 states in the US. 

Organics specialist goes for greener option with Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid

4 months ago / 0 comments

Organic food producer Soyfoods has acquired a Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid in line with its eco-friendly ethos.

UK Carline deploys Toyota C-HR Hybrids to replace diesels

4 months ago / 0 comments

Leasing specialist UK Carline has taken delivery of 10 new Toyota C-HR Hybrids to replace a mix of diesel cars on its company car fleet.

Europcar ULEV car sharing service launches in Highlands & Islands

4 months ago / 0 comments

Europcar has launched a new pay-by-the-hour car sharing service for business and leisure travellers to the Highlands & Islands area in Scotland.

Chargemaster given go ahead for Elektromotive acquisition

4 months ago / 1 comments

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given clearance for Chargemaster to acquire Elektromotive and Charge Your Car Ltd this week.

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV brings enhanced efficiency and EV priority mode

4 months ago / 0 comments

Mitsubishi has refreshed its Outlander PHEV for 2017, including reduced CO2 emissions and a new EV priority mode.

London fleets to trial new Ford plug-in hybrid vans

4 months ago / 0 comments

New Ford plug-in hybrid vans are to be trialled by London businesses from this autumn as part of a £4.7m project.

London boroughs to trial ‘electric streets’ and bespoke ULEV mechanics

4 months ago / 0 comments

Nine London boroughs have secured a share of £2.5m funding to trial initiatives on Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) that could be rolled out across the UK.