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Natalie Middleton

Next-gen Honda Jazz to get hybrid powertrain

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The fourth-generation Honda Jazz will be offered with a hybrid powertrain featuring the brand’s Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) technology as seen in the CR-V.

Honda reveals naming for urban electric car

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Honda has announced its forthcoming electric supermini will simply be named the ‘Honda e’, with reservations to open this summer.

Kia Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid crossovers introduce new tech

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Kia has updated its Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid crossovers for 2019 with new connectivity and driver assistance features plus refreshed design.

Plug-in hybrid demand falls 34% on back of axed grants

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UK new car registrations fell 4.1% in April with plug-in hybrid demand dropping by more than a third.

Hyundai Ioniq ups the ante on electric range

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Hyundai has enhanced its Ioniq range with a number of enhancements, including new connectivity features plus increased range for the electric version.

Ei Group pubs to roll out GeniePoint charging

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Ei Group is implementing GeniePoint Network chargers to help both its company car drivers and its customers go greener.

Fleet Evolution joins call for government to ‘act now’ on company car tax

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Fleet Evolution, which specialises in employee green car schemes, is calling for the immediate release of 2021 Benefit-in-Kind (BiK) rates for all vehicles – but especially electric cars and plug in hybrids – as … Read More »

ALD partners with ChargePoint to bring end-to-end EV solution in Europe

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ALD Automotive has signed an international framework agreement with ChargePoint to bring a comprehensive electric vehicle charging solution across its customer spectrum.

Rolec EV introduces solar EV charging unit

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Rolec EV has launched a new solar-powered electric vehicle charging unit, specially designed to benefit homeowners who have, or have future plans to install, a home solar panel array.

Move petrol and diesel car ban to 2030, say Government’s eco advisors

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The Government’s 2040 target of ending sales of new petrol and diesel cars/vans is too late to tackle climate change and should be moved to 2030, according to its official environmental advisors.

Low Emission Van Guide to help fleets cut costs and emissions

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The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and Cenex have published a new Low Emission Van Guide to help fleets cut fuel cost, emissions and climate impact.

Mitie partners with Pod Point to support transition to electric fleet

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Mitie is pushing ahead with a commitment to switch 20% of its smaller fleet vehicles to electric models by 2020 with the help of a new deal with Pod Point.

InstaVolt goes live with first four-charger site

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InstaVolt has deployed four rapid chargers at Merrywalks Shopping Centre in Stroud, marking the first site nationwide to have more than two of its chargers in one place.

Latest RAC patrol vans bring advanced EV recovery capabilities

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The RAC is deploying 50 custom-built Isuzu D-Max 4x4s to its patrol fleets to bring an advanced recovery solution, in particular for the growing use of electric vehicles as well as SUVs and 4x4s.

Payload concession to kick-start electric vehicle market

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The Department for Transport has confirmed the introduction of payload concessions for drivers of alternatively fuelled vans in a move that will help fast-track adoption of such vehicles.

Online Arval tool assesses viability of EVs and hybrids

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Arval has launched a new online tool that enables drivers to assess the viability of choosing an EV or hybrid instead of conventional petrol or diesel vehicles.

RAC to rescue out-of-charge EVs using new solution

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The RAC is rolling out a new lightweight EV charger that could be used to deliver a ‘top-up’ roadside charge for stranded electric vehicles.

VWFS | Fleet and Pod Point tie up for charging solutions

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Volkswagen Financial Services | Fleet is providing charging solutions at home for customers under a new tie-up with Pod Point.

Lack of universal charging payment card to impact fleet take-up

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The Government is being urged to take action now to help fuel card operators develop a universal payment solution for electric vehicles to encourage future take-up.

Electric vans aid City of London Corporation’s zero-emission plans

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The City of London Corporation is adding three LDV EV80 electric vans to its fleet in line with its goal of being the first authority to run a fully zero-emission fleet.