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Natalie Middleton

UK awaits verdict in EU legal action over air pollution

9 months ago / 0 comments

The UK and eight other EU Member States are waiting to see if they will face further legal action over persistent breaches of air pollution laws.

BP to roll out EV rapid chargers in Europe

9 months ago / 0 comments

BP sites in the UK and Europe will get electric vehicle rapid chargers from later this year as the oil giant seeks to keep pace with the transition away from petrol and diesel.

Hackney and Islington councils consult on ULEV-only proposals

9 months ago / 0 comments

A consultation that could see all but the cleanest vehicles banned from two zones in Shoreditch is now underway.

Consortium to trial domestic vehicle-to-grid charging in UK

9 months ago / 0 comments

A £7m project to trial large-scale domestic vehicle-to-grid charging in the UK has launched.

Initial deliveries of EV80 electric vans commence

9 months ago / 0 comments

Sales of the zero-emission EV80 electric van have commenced in the UK and Europe, under brands LDV UK market) and Maxus (European market).

InstaVolt to add further 400 rapid charge points to UK network

9 months ago / 0 comments

Plans to launch a 200-strong UK rapid charge network from this spring are being bolstered with a further 400 units to go live this year.

Shoreham and EST to extend used EV training course to LCVs

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Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA) is planning to roll out its dealer training scheme on electric vehicles to cover LCVs to equip dealers with more knowledge on selling used electric vans.

Free workplace charge points on offer

9 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet Evolution is offering a free workplace charge point to new customers as it looks to drive uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs).

Smart charging to ensure UK grid can cope with mass uptake of EVs

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A total of 10 million EVs could be on Britain’s roads by 2035, putting the market well on the way to meeting government targets without impacting disastrously on the grid – provided EV charging … Read More »

Pan-European ultra-fast charging network to focus on urban areas

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Dutch charging firm Allego along with Nordic charge point operator Fortum Charge & Drive are planning to develop a pan-European interoperable charging network, focusing on metropolitan areas and along highways.

Allstar cards now accepted at ITM’s hydrogen fuel network

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Allstar Business Solutions’s fuel cards are now accepted at ITM Power’s network of hydrogen refuelling stations.

Rushmoor Borough Council joins GeniePoint Network

9 months ago / 0 comments

Rushmoor Borough Council has deployed its first rapid charger from ChargePoint, located in the centre of Farnborough, Hampshire.

UK already on track for early ULEV adoption

9 months ago / 0 comments

Current ultra-low emission vehicle market growth would already be on track to meet milestones on electric vehicle sales ambitions even if the deadline were brought forward.

Infiniti to launch first EV in 2021

9 months ago / 0 comments

Infiniti is to introduce its first pure electric vehicle from 2021 as it pushes ahead with plans to only launch vehicles with electrified powertrains from this date.

EVBox research sets out North American charging needs

9 months ago / 0 comments

Research carried out by Dutch electric vehicle charging specialist EVBox has set out how US charging needs contrast with those in Europe as it expands its activities in North America.

Local councils urged to take up electric car charge-point funding

9 months ago / 0 comments

Only five local authorities have taken advantage of the Government’s £4.5m funding pot for EV charge points despite funding to provide thousands of extra points having been available since 2016.

Government outlines tax benefits of ULEVs for fleets

9 months ago / 0 comments

Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) guidance on the tax benefits of ultra-low emission vehicles is now available, including guidance for fleets.

Webasto develop end-to-end OEM solution for EV charging

9 months ago / 0 comments

Automotive and aftermarket equipment manufacturer Webasto is expanding into the electric vehicle (EV) charging business.

Tesla launches web-based trip planning tool

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Tesla’s in-car trip planning tool is now available online, enabling drivers to gain detailed journey information including charging times en route without needing to be in the vehicle.

Hyundai’s next-gen fuel cell SUV to bring increased range and power

9 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai has revealed its Nexo fuel cell electric vehicle, which will provide a successor to the ix35 with increased power, range and performance when it goes on sale in select global markets from early this … Read More »