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Comment: Getting Europe’s automakers Fit for 55

1 week ago / 0 comments

Following last week’s Fit for 55 announcement by the European Commission, David Borland, EY’s UK&I automotive leader, comments on the proposals’ impact on automakers.

Comment: Why stakeholder buy-in is key to successful EV fleet transition

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Alberto De Monte, business segment director OEM, EV and sustainable mobility at Masternaut, on the case for electric vehicles and how fleets can demonstrate it to senior leaders.

Comment: The vital role of local authorities in supporting charging network expansion

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

A new report from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) suggests that at least 2.3 million additional charging points are required by 2030 to support the nationwide transition towards EVs. Alfonso Martinez, … Read More »

Switched on or switched off?

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

ADVERTORIAL FEATURE Electric vehicles are the future and fleet operators need to become more familiar with them. The question is how?

Comment: Fossil fuel bans are wake-up call on tipping point for fleet electrification

1 month ago / 0 comments

André ten Bloemendal, vice president, Europe, ChargePoint, on the European diesel ban and what this means for fleets.

The Not So Fast and the Furious: Does your business really need fast charge points?

2 months ago / 0 comments

Adam Hall, head of electric vehicles at Drax EV, dives into the whole debate around fast vs slow chargers and says that in many cases slow chargers are actually sufficient.

Diary of a street charger: Getting the most from an electric van

2 months ago / 0 comments

Centrica’s newly launched People and Planet plan includes a commitment to electrify its commercial fleet, the third largest in the country, by 2025. The company is rolling out 3,000 Vauxhall Vivaro-e vans, the largest … Read More »

Comment: All fleets need to know about EV incentives

3 months ago / 0 comments

New research indicates that large numbers of fleet managers aren’t aware of electric vehicle incentives. Chris Black, commercial director at LeasePlan UK, looks at what’s on offer and why such incentives are so vital … Read More »

Comment: How public and private sector collaboration will pave the road to 2030

3 months ago / 0 comments

Jon Lawes, managing director, Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, on how funding the transition to mass EV uptake will require collaboration between the private and public sectors.

Comment: Brexit and its impact on the EV market

4 months ago / 0 comments

Adam Hall, head of electric vehicles at Drax Group, on the evolving role of the fleet manager post-Brexit and the need to adapt for the transition towards electric fleets.

Comment: SSE’s Kevin Welstead on overcoming hurdles in fleet electrification

4 months ago / 0 comments

Kevin Welstead, sector director EV of SSE Enterprise, on the hurdles that fleets face on the path to net zero and how to overcome them. 

EV Fleet World reveals the FuelProof EV 

4 months ago / 0 comments

With range anxiety still proving a major barrier to electric vehicle adoption, EV Fleet World has revealed a new solution – the FuelProof EV.

Q&A: Adam Hall, head of electric vehicles at Drax, on the EV revolution

4 months ago / 0 comments

Adam Hall, head of electric vehicles at Drax, speaks to Fleet World about the company’s work to help fleets electrify, its 2021 ambitions and how the EV market will develop in the next few … Read More »

Comment: Why public charge point rollout requires hard evidence, not just incentives

4 months ago / 0 comments

Geoff Murphy, charge project lead at SP Energy Networks, on making the ‘business case’ for public chargepoints.

Comment: How opening up motorway charging points will speed up EV adoption

4 months ago / 0 comments

Following the news that the Government wants to break the monopoly of Ecotricity electric vehicle chargers at motorways, Adrian Keen, CEO at InstaVolt, comments on why he supports the change and how it will … Read More »

Comment: Let the network take charge

5 months ago / 0 comments

2021 is the year for the EV charging infrastructure to shape up, according to Cecilia Routledge, global head of e-mobility at EV charging specialist CTEK.

Q&A: Alphabet’s David Bushnell on why fleets need to plan for an electric future

6 months ago / 0 comments

David Bushnell, principal consultant, Alphabet GB looks at why now is the turning point for businesses to plan for an electric future.

Comment: The changing market for EV charging

6 months ago / 0 comments

Alex Lewis-Jones, senior analyst at Delta-EE, on whether the switch to homeworking in lockdown has changed the equation for the EV outlook?

Comment: The role of procurement in the shift towards electric vehicles

8 months ago / 0 comments

As Britain transitions to a cleaner low-carbon future, Barney Goffer, UK product manager at Teletrac Navman, discusses what the Government’s plans mean in the context of the procurement process.

Comment: How the UK Government is driving the electric revolution

9 months ago / 0 comments

Here in the UK, the Government has ambitions to make the country a global leader in electrification: technology which will permanently change the ways we move people, goods and services. Dr Will Drury, challenge … Read More »