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Natalie Middleton

Northgate readies for ‘electric revolution’ with major EV training rollout

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Van rental giant Northgate has committed to a major EV skills training programme to ensure its technicians and non-technical staff are ready for the ‘electric revolution’.

BMW’s flagship iX electric SUV to bring choice of powertrains

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BMW’s flagship iX electric SUV is to arrive at the end of 2021, offering a choice of two powertrains and priced from £69k in the UK.

EV Fleet World Insight to bring latest EV news straight to fleets

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The first issue of the new EV Fleet World Insight newsletter has now gone out, providing a round-up of the latest news and developments in electric vehicles for fleets. 

Europcar’s new monthly subscription services to help fleets trial EVs

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Europcar Mobility Group has launched a range of monthly subscription offers for fleets, providing a flexible alternative to fixed-term leasing or outright purchase.

Top electric vehicles revealed in Fleet World Great British Fleet Awards 2021

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The UK’s leading electric vehicles have been named in this year’s Fleet World Great British Fleet Awards.

SMH Fleet Solutions enhances EV capabilities

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SMH Fleet Solutions has rolled out electric vehicle skill training for technicians across its sites while also increasing EV charging capability.

Fully electric Ford Transit Custom to arrive 2023

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Ford’s next-generation Transit Custom is to include fully electric models, in addition to plug-in hybrid, mild hybrid and conventional engine variants.

Stop overthinking electric vehicle adoption, says Arval

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Businesses running company cars should stop overthinking electric vehicle adoption and not overcomplicate the process.

Electric Vehicle Association England opens to members

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The Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England is now open to members, providing a range of benefits and the opportunity for EV drivers to have their voices heard.

Volkswagen Group to open six gigafactories under 2030 roadmap

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Volkswagen Group has set out plans to enhance its EV battery cell supply and performance, ensuring that e-mobility becomes “affordable and the dominant drive technology”.

Volkswagen ties up with BP in work to expand European ultra-fast charging network

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Volkswagen Group and BP are to team up on expanding ultra-fast chargers at BP sites in Europe, particularly in the UK and Germany.

Škoda Enyaq iV Sportline model opens for orders

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Škoda has opened orders for the new SportLine variant of its Enyaq iV electric SUV.

Kia EV6 electric crossover to spearhead new EV family

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Kia has unveiled its EV6 fully electric car; its first dedicated battery electric vehicle and the spearhead in the brand’s new electric line-up.

EV charging cables becoming must-have items for scrap metal thieves

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Electric vehicle drivers are being advised to lock away charging cables as the metal in them becomes increasingly sought after by thieves.

Latest EVs and PHEVs on test in new issue of Fleet World

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The new issue of Fleet World is now available to read, featuring latest news, EV reviews and a spotlight on telematics.  

Nissan plans major renewable energy expansion at Sunderland plant

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Nissan is planning for a significant expansion to renewable energy generation at its Sunderland plant under its work on carbon neutrality.

Councils to push EV sal sac and cleaner commuting with new grants

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Local authorities are to use latest Air Quality Grants to fund new initiatives, including a pilot of employer salary sacrifice to promote electric vehicle take-up.

Hyundai Kona Electric prices and specs revealed

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Hyundai has announced pricing and specifications for its updated Kona Electric, which is priced from £30,125 (incl. the Plug-in Grant).

Centrica’s new EV charging app to act as ‘virtual fuel card’ for fleets

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Centrica has introduced a new recharging app, billed as a virtual fuel card to help fleet drivers who need to charge their commercial vehicles while working remotely and while most offices remain closed.

Loss of EV charge in cold conditions will require extra fleet planning

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Fleets adopting electric vehicles will need to plan ahead to counter decreased battery efficiency in winter, particularly for essential commercial vehicle operations, according to FleetCheck.