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Natalie Middleton

EV-only car sharing club goes live in Malta

4 hours ago / 0 comments

The first car sharing club in Malta has now launched, bringing EV-only motoring to the island.

Toyota starts hydrogen FCEV trials in Australia

18 hours ago / 0 comments

Three Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) have gone on trial with a council in Melbourne, Australia, to help cut CO2 and provide real-world evaluation of the vehicles.

Sheffield plans for charging clean air zone

24 hours ago / 0 comments

Sheffield City Council has revealed plans that could see a ‘Class C’ charging clean air zone introduced in 2020 for non-compliant buses, taxis, lorries and vans using the inner ring road.

Fleet drivers still misusing PHEVs, says TMC

1 day ago / 0 comments

Drivers are still failing to use plug-in hybrid company cars as intended, putting the fleet industry at risk of losing government backing.

Arval to add more cars to hydrogen trials

1 day ago / 0 comments

Arval is looking to add a further 10 company cars to UK hydrogen trials following the opening of a second refuelling station.

Opel to research EV ‘charging infrastructure of the future’

6 days ago / 0 comments

Opel is to conduct research into an intelligent charging infrastructure to support future electro-mobility as it ramps up its EV development.

Smart EV charger to radically reduce grid demand

6 days ago / 0 comments

Dubbed “the UK’s smartest charger”, a new home charging solution is to launch early next year to bring multiple benefits for EV drivers.

Kona Electric tops real-world driving range test

6 days ago / 0 comments

The Hyundai Kona Electric has come out top of the table in What Car? tests of real-world driving range.

Out-of-town shopping centres to get EV charging points

6 days ago / 0 comments

EV rapid charging network Engenie has partnered with M7 Real Estate to install rapid chargers across all of its out-of-town retail warehouses.

InstaVolt installs 200th rapid charger in a year

1 week ago / 0 comments

Rapid charging provider InstaVolt has installed its 200th rapid charger some 12 months after deploying its first unit.

ULEV grant cuts slammed as fleet registrations fall

1 week ago / 0 comments

Fleet and overall new car registrations fell again in October despite rises in hybrid and plug-in registrations, leading many fleet experts to deride the Government’s “baffling” cuts in Plug-in Car Grant funding.

Call for entries for The Great British Fleet Awards 2019

1 week ago / 0 comments

Fleet managers and suppliers are invited to enter for the inaugural Great British Fleet Awards – recognising the pinnacle of innovation and talent in the fleet industry.

Charge point manufacturers invited to sign up to new Swarco eVolt platform

1 week ago / 0 comments

Charging point supplier Swarco eVolt has launched a pan-European new network for its own eVolt charging points as well as third party-manufactured charging stations.

Prices revealed for refreshed Lexus CT 200h

1 week ago / 0 comments

Lexus has updated its CT 200h hybrid hatchback for 2019 with a slimmed-down range of grades and a new choice of option packs.

Volkswagen and Mobileye to develop Israeli EV mobility service

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen is teaming up driver assistance systems provider Mobileye and Champion Motors to pioneer an autonomous electric ride-hailing service in Israel.

Local authorities invited to bid for ULEV taxi chargepoint funding

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Local authorities can now bid for grants in the second round of the Ultra Low Emission Taxi Infrastructure Scheme.

BMW car sharing scheme to more than double i3 fleet

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

The DriveNow car sharing scheme from BMW is advancing its electric ambitions by adding a further 80 BMW i3s to its London fleet.

Strict fleet controls needed to maximise AFV benefits, says FleetCheck

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Fleets need to ensure structured policies and strict controls are in place for plug-in hybrids and full electric vehicles to maximise their benefits.

City of London to get first ULEV-only zone

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

The City of London’s first low-emission street could go live in less than 18 months – with plans to expand the scheme to other streets.

Kia and Hyundai to introduce solar-charging tech for EVs and hybrids

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Solar-charging technology that could increase fuel efficiency and range and cut CO2 is to make its way into new Kia and Hyundai cars.