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Natalie Middleton

Front-wheel drive Grandland X Hybrid brings lower-cost PHEV driving

8 months ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall has launched a front-wheel drive version of its new Grandland X Hybrid4, offering business drivers a lower-cost route to plug-in hybrid driving.

Council-owned charging network to provide ‘reliable’ charging across west of England

8 months ago / 0 comments

A new council-owned public charging network will make it easier for more people to use electric vehicles in the west of England, providing more charge points and a simplified payment system.

New e-Niro gets enhanced specification as supplies ramp up

8 months ago / 0 comments

Kia is introducing new equipment to the e-Niro as it also commits to clearing the backlog of orders.

Future Government must provide certainty on company car tax rates, says industry

8 months ago / 0 comments

The future Government is being urged to provide much-needed certainty on forthcoming company car tax rates to ensure fleets and drivers can plan ahead while also playing their role in long-term carbon emissions reductions … Read More »

SUV demand could ‘sabotage’ net zero

8 months ago / 0 comments

Drivers’ ongoing love affair with SUVs is threatening the UK’s attempts to clean up the transport sector, in particular the 2050 net zero emissions target.

Barriers to EV adoption revealed in new quarterly research

8 months ago / 0 comments

The EV market will struggle to grow to match consumer interest and governmental aspirations unless car supply, charging infrastructure and incentives align.

Zap-Map gets free voice activation with Google Assistant

8 months ago / 0 comments

Zap-Map has launched a free voice-activated function on Google Assistant to help make it easier for EV drivers to find charge points.

Plug-in grants crucial to fleet EV take-up, next government told

8 months ago / 0 comments

Certainty is needed on the UK’s vital Plug-In Car and Van Grants to ensure zero-emission road transport ambitions are met.

Free Jaguar I-Pace update delivers 8% extra range

8 months ago / 0 comments

Jaguar I-Pace drivers can now get a free software update that delivers 12 miles of extra range, equivalent to an 8% uplift.

Glenmorangie drivers shown benefits of EVs at Grosvenor Leasing

8 months ago / 0 comments

Employees at The Glenmorangie Company in Scotland have been given further insights into the benefits of switching to electric at an EV day run by Grosvenor Leasing.

Stand-out performance for Tesla Model X in latest Euro NCAP tests

8 months ago / 0 comments

Tesla’s Model X has achieved a stand-out performance in the penultimate batch of Euro NCAP tests for 2019, which also saw the Porsche Taycan score highly.

EDF Energy to power Ubitricity EV charging network

8 months ago / 0 comments

Ubitricity has signed up EDF Energy to power its network of more than 1,800 public charge points as part of its work to help drivers without off-street parking access EV charging facilities.

Free EV charging now available at 100 Tesco stores

8 months ago / 0 comments

Complimentary car charging is now available at 100 Tesco stores across the UK, giving drivers more than 1,000 miles of free driving per year.

Vehicle-to-grid tech could save EV drivers £300 a year, finds research project

8 months ago / 0 comments

Electric vehicle drivers could save up to £300 a year using vehicle-to-grid technology while also reducing overall carbon emissions but more support is needed to reach its potential.

Comment: No cause for alarm about electric battery recycling

8 months ago / 0 comments

Alan Colledge, senior manager of hazardous waste at electric car battery recycling service Cawleys, explains why concerns over an “electric vehicle battery waste mountain” are unfounded.

Energy Saving Trust’s 2019 Fleet Heroes winners revealed

8 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets including Doncaster Council and DPD UK have taken the top titles in this year’s Energy Saving Trust Fleet Heroes awards.

Gnewt marks 10 millionth ‘zero-carbon’ parcel delivery

8 months ago / 0 comments

London-based electric delivery fleet Gnewt has delivered its 10 millionth parcel emission-free as it also celebrates 10 years in business.

Audi aids switch to e-tron e-mobility with new WhatsApp advice service

8 months ago / 0 comments

Audi has launched a WhatsApp-based advice service to provide “almost instantaneous” responses to e-tron drivers’ e-mobility questions.

‘Class-leading’ RVs prompt Renault to axe battery lease option for Zoe

8 months ago / 0 comments

Renault has axed the battery lease option for the Zoe EV; the result of claimed class-leading residual values as confidence in EVs rises.

EV action plan sets out pivotal points for carbon-neutral targets

8 months ago / 0 comments

Key actions to help increase electric vehicle ownership and balance grid demand have been revealed in a new white paper that calls for public authorities to lead by example on EV take-up and for … Read More »