Honda has begun trials of a system which will automatically charge electric vehicles based on drivers’ usage patterns and the real-time load on the electrical grid, while offering financial rewards for doing so.
Two thirds of ALD Automotive’s company car drivers have opted for plug-in hybrids so far this year, according to the leasing company, almost halving its fleet-wide average CO2 emissions.
The Nexo SUV brings hydrogen fuel cells a step closer to mass market appeal, explains Alex Grant.
The Government is missing an opportunity to drive uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles by not addressing the needs of fleets with a joined-up strategy of incentives, industry stakeholders have warned.
Emissions Analytics has warned the Government not to focus on electric vehicles as the solution to improving air quality, with diesel engines already offering a viable solution to meeting the targets in a short … Read More »
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is warning recovery companies and emergency services that their personnel will need additional accreditation and qualifications before dealing with electric and hybrid cars.
Hyundai’s electric SUV marks a tipping point for EVs, but there’s a catch. By Alex Grant.
Londoners are being asked to suggest locations for electric vehicle charging points, via a new website launched by the Source London network.
Hyundai Motor Group is aiming to launch hydrogen fuel cell electric light vans and pickups within two years, and targeting cost-parity with diesel from 2025.
The UK’s first EV charging points integrated into lamp posts have gone live this week in Marlow, offering a solution for drivers without off-street parking.
Shortfalls in Europe’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure could make European Commission CO2 targets unrealistic, the ACEA European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has warned ahead of voting taking place in Brussels next week.
Transport for London is proposing tightening Congestion Charge exemption criteria from April 2019, including removing discounts for hybrids and private hire vehicles.
Post-Brexit Britain must adopt at least the same CO2 targets as the rest of the EU, or it risks stifling the market for ultra-low emission vehicles, Transport and Environment has warned.
Fleets adopting plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles are using them for the same mileage and length of term as petrol or diesel models, showing they aren’t requiring the change of usage the market once … Read More »
The UK Government is set to release its delayed ‘Road to Zero’ plan later this month, likely to confirm that only plug-in hybrid, electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles will be available from 2040.
The UK’s first ultra-fast electric vehicle chargers are to go live within months, capable of adding 100 miles of range per ten minutes plugged in and joining what will be a pan-European network.
Chargemaster is to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of BP, as the fuel company looks to roll out a network of ultra-fast electric vehicle charging points at its forecourts across the UK.
In an uncertain economic climate, Professor Colin Tourick reckons now might be the right time to take another look at ULEVs.
Toyota is reintroducing the Camry saloon to the UK as a hybrid-only range, indirectly replacing the Avensis and taking its presence in the D-segment upmarket.