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What future for business mobility?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Operating cost or mobility cost? The choice for future fleets will probably not be as clear as before, reckons Steve Banner.

Volvo increases production of all-new V60 Plug-in Hybrid ahead of 2013 launch

6 years ago / 0 comments

The assembly of the world's first diesel plug-in hybrid has been successfully integrated on the same production line as the regular powered V60, V70, XC70, S80 and XC90 models at the Torslanda plant in Gothenburg. … Read More »

Ampera voted "Green Car of The Year" by Fleet Operators

6 years ago / 0 comments

The awards, which are voted for online exclusively by the ACFO membership, are highly-prized because unlike many other awards they reflect the day-to-day operational experience and expertise of fleet decision-makers. This prize is the … Read More »

UK businesses demonstrate the latest EV technologies in Westminster

6 years ago / 0 comments

At a media event that also included an address from Peter Richings, Jaguar Land Rover's director of hybrids and electrification and former Science Minister Lord Drayson, the UK-based businesses – Axeon, Sevcon and YASA … Read More »

Automakers to showcase latest in Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles as part of upcoming Tour

6 years ago / 0 comments

The tour will last one month, with special event stopovers in nine European cities, where interested public will be given the opportunity to experience the benefits of this alternative drivetrain. Several cities on the … Read More »

Hyundai showcases ix35 fuel cell car in London

6 years ago / 0 comments

In front of an audience of policy makers, investors and industry representatives, Dr. Sae Hoon Kim, Hyundai’s Principal Fuel Cell Research Engineer, explained the company’s strategy for sustainable future mobility, and presented the innovative … Read More »

Toyota chairman hosts first UK fleet handover of plug-in Prius

6 years ago / 0 comments

Dr Toyoda was at Toyota GB’s Surrey headquarters during a visit to the UK and took the opportunity to present the first new Prius Plug-in to be ordered by a fleet customer. The car … Read More »

Qualcomm Incorporated and Renault agree MoU on EV studies

6 years ago / 0 comments

Qualcomm announced in November 2011 a Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) trial in London to commence in 2012 that is supported by a cross section of stakeholders from government departments and agencies, to commercial … Read More »

Chargemaster and TfL unite to extend POLAR charging network

6 years ago / 0 comments

Source London, which was set up by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson in May 2011, has already installed more than 700 points in the London area. POLAR will be adding a further 200 … Read More »

UK fleets switch on for EV charging scheme

6 years ago / 0 comments

Boots UK, London Fire Brigade, Network Rail, Surrey County Council, Southwark Council, Tristar, the University of Cumbria, Wm Morrisons PLC, York City Council, and 11 other organisations, will all be shown where electric vehicles … Read More »

Daimler unveils hybrid Fuso Canter truck

6 years ago / 0 comments

Designed at Daimler’s Global Hybrid Centre in Japan, the new EcoHybrid is true to the manufacturer’s “Shaping Future Transportation” initiative, which seeks to make the zero-emission commercial vehicles of tomorrow, a reality today. The … Read More »

Nissan e-NV200 inspires British Gas fleet towards future electric switch

6 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicle was trialled from its Leicester and Newbury depots, to help determine which of its drivers' daily travel patterns suit its working range, including commuting to and from work. Run at maximum gross … Read More »

EV and Low CO2 Fleet Show lights up way for greener fleets

6 years ago / 0 comments

Many industry figures and fleet decision makers took to the "home of British motor racing" for the opportunity to test-drive some of the latest vehicles arround the shortened Stowe Circuit and, despite the poor weather … Read More »

Electric Nissan NV200 joins UK debuts at low-CO2 fleet show

6 years ago / 0 comments

The electric NV200 is currently being trialled by British Gas, having undergone a similar trial with delivery firm FedEx in London, and is also being tested by the Japan Post Service in Yokohama. Nissan … Read More »

FleetLine to supply Ampera through agreement with Vauxhall

6 years ago / 0 comments

The agreement follows last year’s announcement that FleetLine’s parent company, LeasePlan, had entered into a Europe-wide agreement with Vauxhall to purchase over 650 Amperas this year. FleetLine will initially make 20 Amperas available to … Read More »

Fluence Z.E. Joins London Private Hire Fleet

7 years ago / 0 comments

Complementing their existing fleet of more than 200 hybrid and bio-fuelled vehicles, the two electric vehicles (EVs) will make greentomatocars the first private hire company to offer a fully electric solution to its clients. … Read More »