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Natalie Middleton

BMW launches its eDrive Zones geofencing technology in UK

6 days ago / 0 comments

BMW has introduced its GPS geo-fencing technology, enabling zero-emission running for its plug-in hybrids in designated zones.

Openreach eyes fully electric fleet plans with plug-in hybrid van trial

6 days ago / 0 comments

Openreach is to trial a fleet of six plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) vans, part of work to go fully electric and deployed under a new project with Rivus Fleet Solutions.

Kia ramps up e-Niro supply to meet ‘intense’ EV demand

7 days ago / 0 comments

Kia is increasing availability of its MY20 e-Niro, supporting “intense demand” for the crossover EV.

Major V2G trial seeks new fleet participants

7 days ago / 0 comments

Fleets are being invited to sign up to the next stage of a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) project that could bring them extra revenues as well as supporting the power grid.

First EVs join Meridian’s medium-term rental fleet

1 week ago / 0 comments

Medium-term rental specialist Meridian Vehicle Solutions has deployed the first electric vehicles on its fleet, targeting fleets and drivers looking to try out the technology.

Drivers believe petrol and diesel sales should end early but industry still concerned

1 week ago / 0 comments

The majority (82%) of drivers believe the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans should end before 2035 – although there are still concerns in the fleet and industry sectors over the … Read More »

Electric vehicle demand bolsters new car market return to growth

1 week ago / 0 comments

UK new car registrations saw a major rebound in July, helped by drivers and fleets fast-rising appetite for electric vehicles as well as pent-up market demand after dealerships reopened.

KPMG: To be ready for autonomous vehicles, UK must be ready for EVs

1 week ago / 0 comments

To be truly ready for autonomous vehicles, the UK first needs to be ready for electric vehicles – in particular through sufficient charging infrastructure to ensure their mass adoption.

EVs become means of parking payment at Nissan exhibition centre

1 week ago / 0 comments

Normally the stuff of sci-fi films, electric vehicles can now be used to pay for parking at a Nissan exhibition space in Japan.

Prices and CO2 revealed for all-new Toyota Yaris Hybrid

1 week ago / 0 comments

Toyota has announced pricing and specs for the fourth-generation Yaris, which launches this week with an all-hybrid line-up, priced from £19,910.

Fleet navigates EV tax minefield with help of consultancy

1 week ago / 0 comments

Fleets deploying fully electric cars but with back-up petrol or diesels for longer journeys are being warned of a tax minefield that could see additional BiK charges for drivers.

EV energy bundle helps drivers makes switch to electric vehicles

1 week ago / 0 comments

Electric vehicle drivers can now access a new energy starter bundle designed to make switching to EVs easier and said to give the UK’s lowest priced overnight fixed rate.

DPD smashes EV target five months early with 700+ electric vehicles

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Parcel courier giant DPD has smashed its own 2020 target for 10% of its van fleet to be fully electric vehicles, five months ahead of schedule. 

Webfleet Solutions ramps up focus on EV management with new telematics tools

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Webfleet Solutions has updated its telematics solution with new electric vehicle-focused features to help fleets deploy and manage electric and hybrid vehicles more effectively.

EV subscription firm adds new Zoes to fleet in biggest-ever Renault deal

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Subscription-based EV service Onto has taken delivery of the first cars in a record-breaking 1,100-strong order for the Renault Zoe electric supermini.

Orders now open for Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatch

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen has opened UK orders for those who have already pre-booked for its ID.3 electric hatch.

Jeep advances electrified plans with arrival of Renegade PHEV

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Jeep has launched a plug-in hybrid version of its Renegade SUV in the UK – offering sub-50g/km emissions and a 26-mile electric-only range.

Kia launches ‘Purple M’ JV to create EV mobility pioneer

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Kia is accelerating its work in e-mobility with the launch of a new start-up firm focused on developing Transportation as a Service (TaaS) services based on electric vehicles.

Pricing and specs revealed for new 3.5T Renault Master Z.E.

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Renault has announced prices for its expanded electric Master Z.E. commercial vehicle range, which now brings increased payload and additional body options.

Electric Zoe van joins Renault Pro+ line-up with 245-mile range

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Renault has launched a van version of its Zoe supermini – combining a WLTP-rated 245-mile range and up to 1m3 of load space and particularly aimed at urban operators.