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Natalie Middleton

Budget must back up electric vehicle aims, says BVRLA

6 months ago / 0 comments

Government plans to drive the UK electric vehicle market will “lose momentum” unless a fairer and well-signposted company car tax regime is adopted.

Top three EV charging networks revealed in Zap-Map research

7 months ago / 0 comments

Tesla, InstaVolt and Pod Point’s EV charging networks have been rated highest for user satisfaction in a survey.

UK Power Network deploys electric vans in London ‘first’

7 months ago / 0 comments

UK Power Networks says it’s become the first of London’s utility networks to put electric vehicles on the capital’s roads as part of its operational fleet.

Car2go to launch in Paris with all-electric fleet

7 months ago / 0 comments

Daimler carsharing subsidiary Car2go is to launch in the French capital in January 2019.

Renault goes live with all-electric car sharing service in Paris

7 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets can now access 120 Renault electric vehicles in Paris and Clichy under a new car sharing service.

Mitsubishi launches 24-hour Outlander PHEV test drives

7 months ago / 0 comments

Drivers can now book the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV for 24-hour test drives to see how it fits in with their everyday lives.

Scottish towns get funding to drive EV take-up

7 months ago / 0 comments

Ten councils in Scotland are to get funded support on studies as part of government plans to establish ‘electric towns or cities’.

London boroughs get new funding for low-emission streets

7 months ago / 0 comments

London is set to see more car-free and low-emission streets under a new £6m funding programme.

EO Charging to drive product development with £13m funding

7 months ago / 0 comments

Electric vehicle charger manufacturer EO Charging has secured £13m funding from London-based infrastructure investor Zouk Capital.

Hydrogen refuelling station opens in Swindon

7 months ago / 0 comments

ITM Power has opened a new public hydrogen refuelling station on the M4 corridor in Swindon as it also looks to help drive the number of fuel cell electric vehicles operating locally.

Public sector fleets should go eco, says NICE

7 months ago / 0 comments

NHS trusts and local authorities should consider switching to electric or hybrid cars and vans as well as exploring other eco options.

Lexus ES to undercut outgoing GS saloon

7 months ago / 0 comments

Lexus has started taking pre-orders for the new ES executive saloon, with pricing around £1,000 less than the GS it replaces in Western Europe.  

Audi plans 12-model EV range, starting with e-tron SUV

7 months ago / 0 comments

Audi has announced plans to launch 12 full electric models globally by 2025, starting with its newly unveiled E-Tron SUV.

Hybrid Honda CR-V targets 50% electric driving

7 months ago / 0 comments

Honda’s first-ever CR-V Hybrid in Europe could run on battery power alone for more than 50% of a moderate-speed journey, aiding the brand’s plans to provide a viable alternative to diesels.

SAIC partners with LeasePlan to drive electric van roll-out

7 months ago / 0 comments

SAIC Motor is teaming up with LeasePlan to offer EV80 electric van leasing deals as it steps up plans to relaunch the Maxus/LDV brand in Europe.

Ford debuts production Transit Custom PHEV

7 months ago / 0 comments

Ford has taken the wraps off the production version of its new Transit Custom plug-in hybrid electric vehicle as it also announces a new diesel engine for the range.

Kia e-Niro gets official 301-mile WLTP range

7 months ago / 0 comments

Kia’s e-Niro fully electric SUV will have an official 301-mile range under WLTP testing when it launches in Europe next year.

Drivers not acting on eco intentions

7 months ago / 0 comments

Although registrations of alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs) hit a high in August, there is still a huge ‘discrepancy gap’ between drivers’ stated buying intentions and actual sales.

EVBox and Charging Point make global charging commitments

7 months ago / 0 comments

ChargePoint and EVBox have made major commitments to ramp up their electric vehicle charge point networks by 2025 to help drive EV take-up.

McDonald’s to introduce fast charging across Netherlands

7 months ago / 0 comments

McDonald’s branches across the Netherlands will be kitted out with fast charging points by the end of 2021.