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Natalie Middleton

Volkswagen to offer electric car sharing globally from 2020

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Volkswagen is to roll out vehicle-on-demand services, in particular car sharing, based entirely on electric vehicles from 2019.

ZF and e.GO autonomous electric van to debut from 2019

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Technology firm ZF has teamed up with Aachen-based EV specialist e.GO Mobile AG to start production of autonomous electric minibuses and commercial vehicles from 2019.

Arval initiative aims to streamline greener fleets

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Arval has developed a new five-step methodology to help European fleets transition towards cleaner, greener vehicles.

Hyundai announces Kona Electric pricing and specs

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Hyundai’s Kona Electric will be priced from 24,995 – including the Government’s Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) – when it goes on sale on 2 August.

Cambridge pushes ahead with charge point installation

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Cambridge has appointed eVolt UK to deploy electric vehicle charging points across the city for its Ultra Low Emission Vehicle Taxi project.

ChargePoint to drive fleet EV solutions with Kisensum acquisition

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ChargePoint has acquired US-based e-mobility software specialist Kisensum in a deal that it says will bring further EV solutions for fleet operators globally.

Company car tax vital to meet pollution targets, says CCC report

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Far-reaching action on transport – including changes to company car tax – are needed to ensure the Government meets legally-binding targets emissions targets.

Nottingham fleets get added support with switch to ULEVs

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Fleets in Nottingham are being offered funding support, advice and free vehicle trials in a new initiative to encourage the transition to ultra-low emission vehicles.

United Utilities’ entire van fleet to go green

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United Utilities has announced plans to switch its entire fleet of vehicles from diesel to home-produced energy within the next 10 years.

Geotab acquires EV telematics specialist FleetCarma

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Geotab has acquired electric vehicle telematics firm FleetCarma as it looks to position itself as a dominant player for EV fleet management.

Hyundai and Audi partner on fuel cell tech development

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Hyundai and Audi are partnering to develop joint fuel cell technologies for future models in a move to accelerate the fuel cell electric vehicle market.

Zap-Map route planner to enable longer EV journeys

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Zap-Map has released a new smart Route Planner to help remove range anxiety for EV drivers planning longer electric journeys.

Government still dragging feet on air quality, says super-inquiry

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The Government has been accused of shying away from taking bold action on air quality in its response to a cross-party MP report on the issue.

UPS to buy extra 950 electric vans from Workhorse

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Parcel delivery giant UPS has placed a further order for 950 electric vans from US truck manufacturer Workhorse.

Former Bletchley outpost gets EV charging

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Wavendon House, a Grade II listed former outpost of Bletchley Park, has been fitted out with EV charging for residents with the help of funding from Milton Keynes Council.

Tesla confirms layoffs as part of ‘difficult but necessary’ reorg

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed media reports that the carmaker is to cut 9% of its staff as part of a “difficult, but necessary reorganisation” to reduce costs and become profitable.

Polar rapid charging network expands 50% in a year

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Chargemasterhas refuted claims that the UK charging infrastructure is not keeping pace with increasing uptake of electric vehicles.

BMW introduces wireless charging

9 months ago / 0 comments

BMW is launching wireless, inductive charging for the 530e iPerformance model from next month.

Free guide supports local authorities with EV infrastructures

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Appointing an ‘EV Champion’ is one of a number of ways that local authorities could encourage EV take-up and expand charging infrastructure.

Pod Point expands presence in Norway

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Pod Point has been appointed as Nissan’s preferred supplier for homechargers in Norway, building on the firms’ existing partnership.