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Natalie Middleton

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions and TMC collab to help fleets switch to EVs

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Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions is tying up with TMC on a range of new services to help fleets cut costs and emissions, including switching to electric vehicles.

Škoda Enyaq iV electric SUV to bring 316-mile range

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Škoda has revealed further details for its Enyaq iV electric SUV, which will bring pricing from £30,450 (incl. the PiCG grant) and up to a 316-mile range when it arrives early 2021.

Senior managers still not aware of 0% BiK on electric vehicles

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Fleets across the UK are likely missing out on the cost-saving benefits of running electric vehicles but a new EV salary sacrifice scheme from LeasePlan could help with their implementation.

Green number plates go on trial at Nissan dealers

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Nissan dealers are fitting new 70-plate electric cars with green number plates to preview their introduction later this year.

Peugeot e-Boxer electric van to bring 211-mile range

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Peugeot has announced further details of its e-Boxer electric vehicle, which will offer up to a 211-mile range when it goes on sale later this year.

PHEVs seen by drivers as stepping stone to all-EV future

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A new survey has revealed the importance of plug-in hybrid technology in the Road to Zero, as well as in terms of immediate eco benefits.

Dixons Carphone to switch CV fleet to ULEVs by 2030

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Dixons Carphone has signed up to the EV100 initiative and committed to switching its commercial fleet to ULEVs by 2030.

Mina Energy appoints Chris Chandler to amp up fleet EV charging work

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Electric vehicle tech firm Mina Energy has appointed fleet industry stalwart Chris Chandler to its advisory team, supporting the start-up’s ambitious growth plans.

Kia Sorento plug-in hybrid due 2021

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Kia has revealed its forthcoming Sorento plug-in hybrid, due on sale in early 2021 and providing the lowest emissions and highest performance in the Sorento range.

Bristol Clean Air Zone may not be needed, says council

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Bristol has joined Leeds as the latest council to explore alternatives to a planned charging Clean Air Zone.

Prioritise EVs and carbon-reduction tech over voice assistants and space travel, say consumers

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Consumers would rather have technology to help protect the planet, such as EVs, than headline-grabbing services such as sending tourists into space.

Second plug-in hybrid joins Volvo XC40 line-up as diesels exit

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Volvo is expanding the electrification of its XC40 compact SUV with a new plug-in hybrid and the ending of diesel model sales.

Toyota Yaris Hybrids bring greener mobility option in Bristol

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Toyota is providing a fleet of 25 Yaris Hybrids for the new hiyacar car sharing scheme in Bristol.

Pricing and range revealed for Fiat’s E-Ducato electric van

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Fiat’s E-Ducato electric van is now on sale in the UK, priced from £47,675 (excl VAT and incl Plug-in Van Grant).

Leeds Clean Air Zone may never see light of day

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Plans for a charging Clean Air Zone in Leeds are on hold for the foreseeable future as pollution falls due to the coronavirus crisis.

LEVC doubles SMR network for new electric van under Rivus tie-up

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LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has partnered with fleet management firm Rivus to double the service and maintenance network for its new electric van.

Drive Energi and Greene King partner for rapid EV charging network

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Electric vehicle charge point operator Drive Energi has signed a deal with pub retailer and brewer Greene King to build, own and operate one of the UK’s largest retail located rapid charging networks. 

Toyota Mirai supports Haskel work on hydrogen refuelling station for small fleets

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Haskel Hydrogen Systems has added a Toyota Mirai saloon to its fleet in line with its work to build a global refuelling infrastructure for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

Mandate carmakers on 15% electric vehicle quotas, says charity

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Introducing a ‘15% electric vehicle quota’ for carmakers would enable an earlier phase-out of petrol and diesel cars and benefit air quality.

BMW launches its eDrive Zones geofencing technology in UK

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BMW has introduced its GPS geo-fencing technology, enabling zero-emission running for its plug-in hybrids in designated zones.