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Natalie Middleton

Volvo-Geely engine spin-off to become hybrid specialist

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Volvo Cars and Geely are looking into plans to merge their existing combustion engine operations into a stand-alone business providing next-generation combustion engines and hybrid powertrains – including potentially for other carmakers.

Ohme and Smart Home Charge team up to simplify charging

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Smart Home Charge, a national electric car charge point installer, has partnered with manufacturer Ohme to simplify the installation process and reduce the cost of charging for drivers.

Larger fleets at vanguard of shift to low-emission vehicles

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Larger employers are overwhelmingly leading the way when it comes to adoption of new fuel technologies, indicating that more effort needs to be made to educate SMEs on the benefits of these newer vehicles.

Hybrids are safer bet for CO2 reduction, says Emissions Analytics

5 months ago / 0 comments

Hybrid cars could provide a lower-risk way of reducing carbon emissions compared to plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), potentially helping to cut CO2 faster, according to a new report by Emissions Analytics.

Major charging firms to open up networks under new roaming deal

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A new roaming agreement is set to provide EV drivers with easy access to charge points in the UK by the end of 2019.

DPD rolls out electric vehicle fleet into Cornwall

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UK parcel delivery company DPD has extended its fleet of electric delivery vans into Cornwall with the help of an EV charging solution from franchise brand Mr Electric.

ALD to add 15,000 hybrids and EVs to fleet across Europe

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ALD has been granted a €250m (£222m) loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB), which will be used to add 15,000 hybrid and electric vehicles to its fleet across Europe.

Final chance to enter 2019 Fleet Heroes Awards

5 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets and organisations at the pinnacle of eco innovation have until next Monday to enter for the Energy Saving Trust’s 2019 Fleet Heroes Awards.

Milk & More switches entire fleet to EVs

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Grocery and milk doorstep delivery service Milk & More has switched the last vehicles on its 500-strong fleet to electric vehicles – a move said to make it the largest electric fleet in the … Read More »

Smarter driving techniques come to fore in WLTP Challenge 2019

5 months ago / 0 comments

There’s just two weeks left to go until the Fleet World WLTP Challenge 2019 gets underway, proving that today’s official fuel economy figures are more representative than ever – with the help of eco-driving techniques … Read More »

Diesel in freefall as electric vehicle demand rockets

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The rapid decline of diesel registrations is showing no signs of slowdown in Europe while demand for electric cars is fast rising.

Case Study: How winning Fleet Heroes spurred Bibby Distribution to greater heights

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With entries now open for this year’s Energy Saving Trust Fleet Heroes awards, we review some of last year’s winners and their eco successes.

Allstar launches all-in-one charging and fuel payment solution

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Allstar Business Solutions has launched a new payment solution that covers both EV charging and refuelling with petrol, diesel or hydrogen.

DHL Express begins rollout of 400 EVs to UK fleet

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DHL Express has added 10 electric courier vans to its London fleet ahead of plans to deploy 400 EVs on UK-wide by 2025.

Labour’s big plans for fleets to help ‘jump-start the electric car revolution’

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Labour has unveiled wide-ranging plans that would see it incentivise fleets and private car drivers to turn to electric cars quicker, while also expanding the charging network, to “jump-start the electric car revolution”.

Charging zone is not needed, reiterates Coventry City Council

5 months ago / 0 comments

Coventry City Council continues to fight Government calls for a charging Clean Air Zone as it says it remains keen to explore other options, as outlined at a fleet summit last week.

Tyre selection and driving style even more crucial to plug-in vehicle efficiency

5 months ago / 0 comments

Tyre selection – allied to driving style – will play a far more crucial role in maximising performance and longevity, and minimising fleet costs, for the new generation of electric vehicles, according to Kwik … Read More »

Latest innovations showcased at record-breaking LCV and Connected Automated Mobility events

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Cenex’s 12th annual LCV event and new Connected Automated Mobility (CAM) event broke new records earlier this month, with nearly 5,000 delegates attending to see the latest automation, innovation and emerging technologies at Millbrook.

WLTP Challenge 2019 to test fleet vehicles’ real-world fuel efficiency

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There’s less than a month to go until the Fleet World WLTP Challenge 2019 gets underway, putting some of the leading fleet vehicles and powertrains to the test to prove their official fuel figures are representative … Read More »

Amazon accelerates work to tackle climate change with order for 100k electric vans

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Amazon is accelerating its plans to reduce its eco impact with an order of 100,000 electric vans from American EV start-up Rivian.