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Natalie Middleton

Energy Saving Trust appoints Mike Thornton as CEO

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Mike Thornton OBE has been named as the new chief executive officer of Energy Saving Trust, replacing Philip Sellwood CBE, who is retiring.

BYD and Toyota launch electric vehicle joint venture

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Toyota has teamed up with Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD to create a new 50/50 joint venture focused on battery electric vehicles, in particular for the Chinese market.

Severn Trent reinforces electric fleet commitment under EV100 initiative

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Severn Trent Water is pushing ahead with its commitment to converting 100% of its fleet to electric vehicles by 2030 as it signs up to the EV100 initiative.

Transport Decarbonisation Plan to aid shift from fleet to mobility

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Fleets and drivers will be able in future to access a ‘universally recognised measure’ enabling them to easily compare how much CO2 different forms of transport emit over a certain distance.

COP26 climate summit in Glasgow postponed due to coronavirus

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The United Nations’ COP26 climate change conference due to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to Covid-19.  

BMW outlines early technical details for i Hydrogen Next

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BMW has given the first insights into the powertrain system for its i Hydrogen Next concept as it outlines its commitment to hydrogen fuel cell technology, in particular for its SUV range.

EV charging trade association merger to create ‘more cohesive voice’

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The two leading trade associations representing the electric vehicle charging industry are to merge, creating a 75-strong group of companies specialised in EV charging to lead the sector forward.

Circular economy solution could prevent millions of tonnes of e-mobility waste

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A new project has launched to demonstrate how bespoke circular-economy batteries can tackle the mounting problem of e-waste.

Pod Point puts focus on key workers

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Pod Point is still offering charge point installations involving key workers and providing a maintenance service despite pausing a range of its activities to minimise risks to customers and its team.

MG to supply 100 electric cars to support NHS pandemic response

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MG Motor UK and its dealer network is supplying up to 100 electric MG ZS cars to NHS agencies across the UK.

SEC dramatically improves shuttle service with new electric bus

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A new, all-electric bus has been introduced by the Scottish Events Campus (SEC) to augment its shuttle service and further improve venue accessibility.

Tayport Taxis makes transition to zero-emissions fleet with MG

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Tayport Taxis in North Fife has deployed its first electric vehicle in the form of the fully electric MG ZS EV.

Electric vehicle loan scheme in Nottingham provides blueprint for UK cities

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A new 30-day ‘try before you buy’ electric vehicle loan scheme piloted by the Nottingham ULEV Experience project could act as a blueprint for other UK cities that are considering Clean Air Zones.

UK’s first converted ‘Electric Avenue’ to address growing EV demand

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Residents in Westminster can now access lamppost electric vehicle charging posts at the UK’s first ‘Electric Avenue’.

Commercial Vehicle Show 2020 cancelled

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Next month’s Commercial Vehicle Show 2020 has been cancelled in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, with the organisers looking into the possibility of postponing it to a later date.

Overnight charging essential for EV adoption

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Government electric vehicle charging plans should switch from focusing on rapid charging to on-street residential and workplace charging to incentivise more people to transition to electric vehicles.

Sharpfibre goes all-electric with Tesla fleet

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Specialist fire protection contractor Sharpfibre has now gone all-electric for its fleet of company cars with new Tesla Model 3s provided by Gofor Finance.

Pod Point secures new finance to support Tesco charge points roll-out

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Pod Point has secured finance from Triodos Bank UK as it pushes ahead with work to install EV charge points at 600 Tesco stores in the UK.

Sam Clarke brings EV expertise to bear in lead role at Gridserve

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Gnewt Cargo founder Sam Clarke is joining Gridserve to lead its vehicle electrification work.

‘Major knowledge gap’ could hinder fleet adoption of electric vehicles

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An increasingly evident “major knowledge gap” could be hindering fleet adoption of electric vehicles, with much greater work needed to prevent misinformation among businesses and drivers.