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Natalie Middleton

British Gas launches EV tariff ahead of fleet charging service

7 months ago / 0 comments

British Gas has launched its first electric vehicle residential tariff, which will be followed up by EV charging services for business customers.

PHEV mileage rates would help curb driver misuse, says ACFO

7 months ago / 0 comments

Introducing advisory fuel rates for plug-in hybrid electric cars would help ensure such vehicles are used as intended rather than as a tax loophole.

Pricing and specs revealed for all-electric Renault Master Z.E.

7 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets can now order the Renault Master Z.E. all-electric LCV, which combines zero-emission running with the capabilities of a large LCV to bring a number of benefits to last-mile operators.

PitPoint to build new hydrogen refuelling station in Netherlands

7 months ago / 0 comments

Clean fuels provider PitPoint is implementing its third public hydrogen refuelling station in the Netherlands next year, helping to support plans for a network of stations across the country.

More range and less CO2 for new 3 Series plug-in hybrid

7 months ago / 0 comments

BMW’s forthcoming 2019 3 Series 330e Saloon will offer extra range and performance but with lower CO2 emissions when it goes on sale next summer.

EV-only car sharing club goes live in Malta

7 months ago / 0 comments

The first car sharing club in Malta has now launched, bringing EV-only motoring to the island.

Toyota starts hydrogen FCEV trials in Australia

7 months ago / 0 comments

Three Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) have gone on trial with a council in Melbourne, Australia, to help cut CO2 and provide real-world evaluation of the vehicles.

Sheffield plans for charging clean air zone

7 months ago / 0 comments

Sheffield City Council has revealed plans that could see a ‘Class C’ charging clean air zone introduced in 2020 for non-compliant buses, taxis, lorries and vans using the inner ring road.

Fleet drivers still misusing PHEVs, says TMC

7 months ago / 0 comments

Drivers are still failing to use plug-in hybrid company cars as intended, putting the fleet industry at risk of losing government backing.

Arval to add more cars to hydrogen trials

7 months ago / 0 comments

Arval is looking to add a further 10 company cars to UK hydrogen trials following the opening of a second refuelling station.

Opel to research EV ‘charging infrastructure of the future’

8 months ago / 0 comments

Opel is to conduct research into an intelligent charging infrastructure to support future electro-mobility as it ramps up its EV development.

Smart EV charger to radically reduce grid demand

8 months ago / 0 comments

Dubbed “the UK’s smartest charger”, a new home charging solution is to launch early next year to bring multiple benefits for EV drivers.

Kona Electric tops real-world driving range test

8 months ago / 0 comments

The Hyundai Kona Electric has come out top of the table in What Car? tests of real-world driving range.

Out-of-town shopping centres to get EV charging points

8 months ago / 0 comments

EV rapid charging network Engenie has partnered with M7 Real Estate to install rapid chargers across all of its out-of-town retail warehouses.

InstaVolt installs 200th rapid charger in a year

8 months ago / 0 comments

Rapid charging provider InstaVolt has installed its 200th rapid charger some 12 months after deploying its first unit.

ULEV grant cuts slammed as fleet registrations fall

8 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet and overall new car registrations fell again in October despite rises in hybrid and plug-in registrations, leading many fleet experts to deride the Government’s “baffling” cuts in Plug-in Car Grant funding.

Call for entries for The Great British Fleet Awards 2019

8 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet managers and suppliers are invited to enter for the inaugural Great British Fleet Awards – recognising the pinnacle of innovation and talent in the fleet industry.

Charge point manufacturers invited to sign up to new Swarco eVolt platform

8 months ago / 0 comments

Charging point supplier Swarco eVolt has launched a pan-European new network for its own eVolt charging points as well as third party-manufactured charging stations.

Prices revealed for refreshed Lexus CT 200h

8 months ago / 0 comments

Lexus has updated its CT 200h hybrid hatchback for 2019 with a slimmed-down range of grades and a new choice of option packs.

Volkswagen and Mobileye to develop Israeli EV mobility service

8 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen is teaming up driver assistance systems provider Mobileye and Champion Motors to pioneer an autonomous electric ride-hailing service in Israel.