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Natalie Middleton

Electric cars and hybrids triumph at 2020 What Car? awards

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What Car? has revealed the winners of its 2020 Car of the Year Awards, including its new Small Electric Car and Large Electric Car accolades – introduced to recognise the evolution of the electric … Read More »

Seamless recharging and incentivised V2G essential to EV future, finds Taskforce

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New standards on roaming charging services and incentives on Vehicle-to-Grid adoption will be critical to ensuring electric vehicles are adopted en masse.

Menzies adds first EVs to Scottish network with more UK depots to follow

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Menzies Distribution has deployed the first electric vans for its Scottish network; part of a major expansion of its zero-emission fleet that will see EVs added to its UK depots.

Tesla makes strong apperance in 2019 safest cars rankings

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Euro NCAP has published its best-in-class cars for 2019, with Tesla putting in a notably strong performance.

Price confirmed for BMW X1 xDrive25e plug-in hybrid

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BMW has introduced a plug-in hybrid version of the X1, with the same powertrain to arrive later this year in the X2.

Renault E-Tech hybrid and PHEV tech makes world debut

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Renault has debuted its hybrid Clio and plug-in hybrid Captur at the Brussels Motor Show, ahead of the arrival of a plug-in hybrid version of the Mégane.

EU public charger network must increase 15-fold to meet net zero ambitions

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The EU needs 15 times more public chargers by 2030 if plans to become climate neutral by 2050 are to be met, with priorities to be placed on home and workplace charging.

Fiat’s first electrified models pave way for fully-electric 500e

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Fiat is launching mild hybrid versions of the 500 city car and Panda supermini, heralding the brand’s first electrified models ahead of the arrival of the fully electric 500e this year.

APEX EV turns up focus on leasing company partnerships

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Peterborough-based charging solutions provider APEX EV is looking to partner with more leasing companies and fleet management providers to help accelerate take-up of greener vehicles.

Final draft proposals published for Oxford Zero Emission Zone as countdown continues

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Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have published final draft proposals for the UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ), which will be introduced later this year following consultation.

Conference to shed light on how cities can improve air quality

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The subject of how cities can improve air quality and reduce carbon emissions is to come under focus at a free-to-attend conference being hosted by Nottingham City Council this spring.

First-ever plug-in hybrid Škoda opens for orders

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Škoda’s much-anticipated Superb iV plug-in hybrid is now available to order, priced from £31,970.

Road pricing and Clean Air Zones under review in Clean Air Plan for Wales

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Measures including road pricing and Clean Air Zones are being considered by the Welsh Government under a Clean Air Plan intended to act as a stepping stone to a new Clean Air Act.

Power used to cook Christmas turkeys in Britain could send an EV 10,000 times round the world

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Brits will use the same amount of power to cook their turkey this Christmas as needed to send an EV around the world more than 10,000 times.

Fastned to start building fast charging stations in Belgium

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Fastned is expanding its fast charging network to Belgium with the announcement that it’s been granted permits to 13 motorway locations in Belgium.

Ambitious actions on transport needed for a Net Zero Scotland

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Scotland’s world-leading Net Zero 2045 target must be backed by decisive action to strengthen climate change policy in all parts of the economy, including on transport.

Tesla’s first European V3 Supercharging site to go live in London

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Tesla has announced the location for the first V3 Superchargers outside North America as it also reaches the milestone of its 500th Supercharger station in Europe.

London’s first rapid EV charging hub to go live in Stratford

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London’s first rapid charging hub is to go live later this month as Mayor of London Sadiq Khan pledges a further £4m in funding to install 1,000 new electric vehicle charging points in residential … Read More »

Renault’s new five-year warranty to apply to EVs too

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Renault has introduced a five-year warranty for all new passenger cars in the UK, replacing its previous three-year offering, and including on electric vehicles.

AA invents cleaner, safer, smarter solution to towing electric vehicles and 4x4s

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The AA’s research and development department has come up with new solution to help future-proof the breakdown service to deal with the increase in electric vehicles and SUVs.