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Natalie Middleton

Volvo encourages fleet PHEV drivers to plug in with free electricity offer

17 hours ago / 0 comments

Fleet drivers purchasing a Volvo plug-in hybrid car can benefit from a year’s free electricity under a new offer intended to encourage drivers to plug in.

ViaVan and Shell team up on EV shared ride project in Amsterdam

18 hours ago / 0 comments

ViaVan and Shell are launching an electric vehicle shared ride service in Amsterdam to enable emission-free passenger transport in the city.

Efacec reinforces sustainability focus with EV100 fleet commitment

19 hours ago / 0 comments

Portuguese e-mobility specialist Efacec has committed to convert its fleet to electric vehicles by 2030 while providing charge points for its workforce.

Act now to prevent ‘huge’ EV battery landfill waste mountain, say scientists

4 days ago / 0 comments

The UK needs to take action on EV battery recycling now to prevent a “huge” battery waste mountain in the future, scientists say.

InstaVolt milestone demonstrates growing confidence in EVs

4 days ago / 0 comments

EV charging network InstaVolt has reached a key milestone of one Gigawatt hour of renewable power delivered to electric vehicle users across the UK, which is sufficient to power six million miles of emission-free … Read More »

Prices and specs revealed for Citroën C5 Aircross Hybrid

5 days ago / 0 comments

Citroën has launched a plug-in hybrid version of its C5 Aircross SUV, bringing CO2 emissions of 39g/km and a 31-mile electric-only range to aid fleets looking to go greener.

SEAT targets mobility service providers with fully electric eScooter

6 days ago / 0 comments

SEAT is to launch an electric motorcycle – its first motorcycle ever – as it looks to target both private customers and sharing services.

Electric Vivaro-e van to bring 185-mile range

7 days ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall has published latest images and details of its fully electric Vivaro-e van, which launches next year.

Fleet Heroes 2019 finalists revealed

7 days ago / 0 comments

The Energy Saving Trust has revealed the finalists for this year’s Fleet Heroes, including well-known fleet names, ranging from DPD and Brecon Beacons National Park Authority to Volkswagen Financial Services and the Environment Agency.

New ‘league table’ reveals gaps in charging provision

1 week ago / 0 comments

Local authorities are being urged to take advantage of funding for charging as a new ‘league table’ reveals gaps in provision.

DPD rolls out bespoke British-built cargo bikes for urban deliveries

1 week ago / 0 comments

Courier giant DPD has taken delivery of the first 10 EAV P1 electric assist cargo bikes, said to be more efficient than vans whilst also cutting CO2.

MG supports launch of first-ever EV with Rolec charging solution

1 week ago / 0 comments

MG has teamed up with Rolec EV to provide streamlined charging solutions for its customers of its first-ever electric vehicle.

Newly elected government must embrace real-world practicalities of EVs

1 week ago / 0 comments

Politicians elected on 12 December must work with the fleet and motor industries to understand the challenges faced by the switch to electric vehicles and help facilitate their take-up on a realistic level.

EDF buys Pivot Power in battery storage and EV charging advance

1 week ago / 0 comments

EDF Group has acquired battery storage and EV charging specialist Pivot Power for an undisclosed amount, furthering its work in both areas.

New partnership could see vehicles able to pay for tolls and charging

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Croatian start-up Greyp is advancing its work on enabling automated vehicle payments under partnerships with blockchain groups.

‘Second-wave’ EV adopters will need more fleet advice, says TMC

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Mainstream company car drivers are fast making the switch to electric vehicles but will need much more help from fleet departments than early adopters.

True cost of not plugging in PHEVs revealed in new research

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Drivers misusing plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) by not charging them could be increasing the monthly whole-life cost by more than £140 a month.

2019 Fleet Heroes Awards and Conference to shine a light on eco achievements

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

The countdown continues to this year’s Fleet Heroes Awards and Conference, which will once again spotlight the latest eco innovations.

Ford extends Transit Custom plug-in hybrid trials to Cologne

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Ford is expanding its trials of plug-in hybrid vehicles to include Cologne in Germany to assess the real-world benefits of the technology for fleets.

Vauxhall/Opel electrification offensive to include Astra and Combo

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall/Opel is gearing up its electrification programme, which will include Combo and Astra models by 2021 as part of an eight-vehicle electrified line-up.