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Jonathan Musk

Massive Tesco’s charge point rollout goes rapid

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Tesco, Pod Point and Volkswagen’s massive electric vehicle charge point rollout of 2,400 chargers – said to be the largest of its kind in the UK – has officially signed rapid charge point company … Read More »

First Mile chooses Octopus Group to avoid up-front EV cost burden

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

First Mile has opted for Octopus Group’s Transport-as-a-Service (TaaS) fleet offering, to provide it with electric vehicle charging infrastructure installation without the initial cost burden.

2020 Geneva International Motor Show CANCELLED

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

The 90th Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) set to start next week has been cancelled with immediate effect following a ruling by the Swiss government to ban gatherings of more than 1,000 people.

Going electric? The GBFE 2020 Electric Vehicles Masterclass is here to help

2 months ago / 0 comments

It’s no secret that the industry is going electric, but where does that leave fleets? As the traditional early-adopters, fleets remain at the cutting edge but electrification raises a lot of questions. The GBFE … Read More »

First Drive: Škoda CITIGOe iV

3 months ago / 0 comments

An electric supermini with equally super price is something to shout about, says Jonathan Musk.

First Drive: Tesla Model 3

3 months ago / 0 comments

Tesla’s smallest and cheapest model takes away all reasons not to go electric, finds Jonathan Musk.

Vattenfall and Virgin Media Consortium partner to revolutionise on-street EV charging

5 months ago / 0 comments

Details of a new project with Vattenfall and Virgin Media claims to “revolutionise” on-street electric vehicle charging, with 1,200 charging sockets deployed across the UK over the next 18 months.

DPD calls on industry to expedite the move to electric vehicles

5 months ago / 0 comments

DPD’s CEO, Dwain McDonald, is calling on vehicle manufacturers, energy providers, national and local government to work together to reduce emissions and congestion for the benefit of current and future generations.

An electrifying opportunity: The future for fleet EV take-up

6 months ago / 0 comments

Jonathan Musk looks at why recent legislative changes to how electric vehicles are taxed will be the tipping point for their acceptance and should encourage fleet uptake.

Latest DPD contract with ASOS requires electric deliveries

6 months ago / 0 comments

Under a new five-year contract between DPD and online fashion retailer ASOS, at least 50% of deliveries within the London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be carried out by electric vehicles.

Hyundai Kona Hybrid to replace diesel in line-up

7 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai has removed the Kona Diesel from its line-up, just a year after its launch.

ABB names Björn Rosengren as CEO

8 months ago / 0 comments

Björn Rosengren, as chief executive officer, taking over from current CEO Peter Voser.

BMW 225xe Active Tourer treated to 25% more electric range

8 months ago / 0 comments

BMW has launched the new and improved BMW 225xe Active Tourer plug-in hybrid (PHEV), featuring 25% more electric range and 15% lower CO2 emissions, taking it under 50g/km.

Pricing and Specifications revealed for new Hyundai Kona Hybrid

8 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai Kona Hybrid prices will start from £22,495, which goes on sale from 30 September 2019.

Mercedes-Benz to show off new electric EQV at Frankfurt Motor Show

8 months ago / 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz has announced it will show for the first time its high-capacity electric “sedan” EQV, alongside other plug-in vehicles and trade-fair firsts at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show this year.

EVs already at ‘tipping point of acceptance’, says Shoreham Vehicle Auctions

8 months ago / 0 comments

The electric car market in the UK has already reached a ‘tipping point of acceptance’ according to Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA), as used prices and demand continues to grow based on greater dealer and … Read More »

Bristol Airport electrifies with new 10-bay electric vehicle charging zone

8 months ago / 0 comments

Bristol Airport has installed a 10-bay electric vehicle charging zone, along with the capability to extend in the future.

Manufacturer collaboration and removing barriers are key to EV fleet success, says Cornwall Insight

8 months ago / 0 comments

Economies of scale are key to the future and success of car manufacturers producing electric vehicles, says Tom Lusher, an analyst at Cornwall Insight, but fleet adoption of EVs isn’t solely restricted by supply.

Vauxhall’s first ever plug-in hybrid gets a price tag

8 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall’s first-ever plug-in hybrid (ignoring the extended-range electric Ampera), the Grandland X Hybrid4, will arrive in showrooms in January 2020, priced from £35,590 OTR.

Fruit 4 London to participate in pioneering V2G tech trial E-Flex

8 months ago / 0 comments

Fruit 4 London, a distributor of fresh fruit to offices and residents in the capital, will trial the use of Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technology to power electric vehicles (EVs) within its current fleet.