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Katie Beck

Cenex secures EU funding to tackle transport poverty with EV initiative

5 years ago / 0 comments

The funding from the European Union’s Climate Knowledge Innovation Community will be used to develop commercial, environmental and socially inclusive business plans which will support investment in electric mobility in disadvantaged neighbourhoods. The project … Read More »

Daventry Council invests in first electric van

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Renault Kangoo Maxi ZE will be used for pest control, environmental crime and dog warden services, replacing a petrol-driven van. The new vehicle has a range of about 100 miles, making it suitable … Read More »

Dairy funds new e-NV200s with fuel savings

5 years ago / 0 comments

Grimshaw Lane Dairy in Ormskirk has taken delivery of four e-NV200 vans from Crosby Park Nissan in Liverpool and is using them to make its daily deliveries to homes and businesses in and around … Read More »

Alphabet surpasses 1,000 vehicle milestone with Alphabet Partner

5 years ago / 0 comments

Of the 1,000 vehicles delivered, nearly 5% (49) were electric vehicles and just fewer than 10% (90) were light commercial vehicles. All 34 Brokers within the Alphabet Partner channel engaged in the transactions utilising all … Read More »

Chevrolet unveils Bolt EV Concept

5 years ago / 0 comments

‘The Bolt EV concept is a game-changing electric vehicle designed for attainability, not exclusivity,’ said General Motors CEO, Mary Barra. ‘Chevrolet believes electrification is a pillar of future transportation and needs to be affordable … Read More »

New county-wide electric vehicle infrastructure for Cumbria

5 years ago / 0 comments

With support from the Energy Saving Trust, Cumbria County Council is about to introduce electric vehicles to its car pool. This has proven to be the catalyst for a large infrastructure project that will … Read More »

Air Products sells hydrogen fuelling station to Hyundai Australia

5 years ago / 0 comments

The hydrogen fuelling station, which will be located at HMCA’s offices in New South Wales just outside of Sydney, is currently undergoing commissioning and is scheduled to begin vehicle fuelling this week to demonstrate … Read More »

London fruit delivery firm takes e-NV200's “£2 challenge”

5 years ago / 0 comments

Starting with a full load at New Spitalfields Market in the East End, company director Laszlo Mulato drove a total of 36.6 miles and made 15 deliveries before returning to depot with 50% of … Read More »

Tesla opens Birmingham store and adds more superchargers across the UK

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Tesla Birmingham retail and service centre is Tesla’s fourth UK store. It is located at 149-159 High Street, Digbeth, B12 0JU. By the end of 2014, customers will be able to visit Tesla stores … Read More »

Nissan e-NV200 excels in latest £2 challenge

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Ergro Group, which operates a 35-strong fleet from its Dartford HQ, put the model into service with its air conditioning service division, which employs a team of skilled engineers operating across London and … Read More »

Gnewt Cargo doubles the size of its all-electric delivery fleet with Alphabet

5 years ago / 0 comments

Gnewt Cargo is a FORS accredited, last mile logistics company operating in the Central London congestion charge zone using a fully electric fleet of over a 100 vehicles. Its vision is to build on … Read More »

e-NV200 on trial with “Boris Bike” maintenance fleet

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Cycle Hire scheme provides access to cycle hire across London, with a total of 11,000 bikes and 756 docking stations. It has grown in popularity and scale since it was first rolled out … Read More »

UEFA Champions League selects 100% electric vehicles as official transport

5 years ago / 0 comments

Nissan has supplied the all-electric Nissan LEAF hatchback and newly launched e-NV200 light commercial van as part of the official UEFA shuttle service fleet for delegates, partners and officials in Monaco, alongside the Nissan … Read More »

EST launches "Rapid Chargepoint Mapping" initiative for vans in the Capital

5 years ago / 0 comments

As part of the project, the Energy Saving Trust and TfL are inviting business fleets operating vehicles up to 12.5 tonnes to contribute by helping to map out where the network of rapid chargepoints … Read More »

Every car on roads to be low carbon by 2050, says Transport Minister

5 years ago / 0 comments

Held on 15th July in Westminster, the event saw the gathering of businesses, manufacturers, charities and Governmental officials to discuss the progress of carbon emissions reduction in the automotive sector. Speaking on behalf of … Read More »

Hertfordshire plugs into new E-Car hire club

6 years ago / 0 comments

The University’s Environment and Sustainability team has partnered with Source East (the region’s electric vehicle recharging network) and E-Car Club (the UK’s first entirely electric pay-per-use car club) to run the scheme, which offers … Read More »

Nissan & Barcelona tie up on e-NV200 electric taxi

6 years ago / 0 comments

Nissan and Barcelona City Hall have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the use of electric vehicles as taxis and as delivery vehicles by improving the quick charging network and looking at a … Read More »

First recipients of £37m charge point grant revealed

6 years ago / 0 comments

Among the winning bids are numerous local councils and NHS trusts, seven rail companies, three universities and DVLA, while Transport for London is to receive one of the largest grants, at £595,000 over the … Read More »

British Gas to offer free charging units to Toyota Hybrid customers

6 years ago / 0 comments

The company will install 16-amp data-enabled charging points, complete with a connector suitable for the customer’s vehicle, free of charge to qualifying Toyota customers. British Gas claims that the charging units will allow a … Read More »

Toyota, Nissan, Honda & Mitsubishi announce joint charging network in Japan

6 years ago / 0 comments

Assisted by a ¥100bn (£6.6m) grant from the Japanese government, the four automakers will bear part of the cost to install the charging facilities. They will also work together to build a convenient and … Read More »