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Natalie Middleton

Local authorities invited to bid for ULEV taxi chargepoint funding

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Local authorities can now bid for grants in the second round of the Ultra Low Emission Taxi Infrastructure Scheme.

BMW car sharing scheme to more than double i3 fleet

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The DriveNow car sharing scheme from BMW is advancing its electric ambitions by adding a further 80 BMW i3s to its London fleet.

Strict fleet controls needed to maximise AFV benefits, says FleetCheck

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Fleets need to ensure structured policies and strict controls are in place for plug-in hybrids and full electric vehicles to maximise their benefits.

City of London to get first ULEV-only zone

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The City of London’s first low-emission street could go live in less than 18 months – with plans to expand the scheme to other streets.

Kia and Hyundai to introduce solar-charging tech for EVs and hybrids

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Solar-charging technology that could increase fuel efficiency and range and cut CO2 is to make its way into new Kia and Hyundai cars.

Chancellor ignores calls to support EV market

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The chancellor has been accused of missing “a golden opportunity to incentivise electric cars” by not addressing fleet taxation anomalies in yesterday’s Budget.

Zero-emission vans to be VED-exempt under new scheme

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The Government has given some early details on its forthcoming reform of the Vehicle Excise Duty system for vans, including confirming that zero-emission vans will be given a £0 standard rate and there’ll an … Read More »

EDF to install 1,500 V2G chargers for UK fleets

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EDF Energy is offering UK business customers the opportunity to install Vehicle to Grid (V2G) chargers to enable them to benefit from extra revenues while also helping to balance the grid.

6th International Fleet Meeting to provide guidance on switching to EVs

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Details have been announced for the 6th International Fleet Meeting Geneva, which will place focus on salient fleet issues including greening the car fleet.

Arval to share hydrogen experience with fleets

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Arval is to run a free-to-attend nationwide roadshow programme to update fleets on its experiences with hydrogen vehicles and the benefits and practicalities of the technology.

Opt for electric black cabs only with new Gett service

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Customers using the black taxi app Gett can now exclusively order an electric taxi in London.

Bring ban on new petrol and diesel cars forward to 2032, say MPs

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Government targets for cars and vans to be zero-emission must be brought forwards to 2032 and backed up by meaningful purchase incentives and a truly nationwide charging infrastructure.

Future charge points requirements to bring major investment opportunity

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Commercial and industrial charging sites with ‘smart’ infrastructure will play an essential role when it comes to supporting large-scale EV roll-out by 2040, bringing major investment opportunities.

ABB launches DC wallbox charger and expands Terra range

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ABB has launched a DC wallbox charger, delivering faster charge times than traditional AC systems, while also expanding its Terra EV charger range.

Housing associations given access to grant funding for ULEV car clubs

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A new £700,000 investment fund that will help ensure the set-up of electric and plug-in hybrid car clubs is launching under Transport Scotland.

Enterprise doubles hybrid and electric rental fleet in a year

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car has more than doubled the number of alternatively powered vehicles on its fleet in 2018 as it reports growing demand from UK motorists for such technologies.

LeasePlan Germany adds plug-in cars to Click & Drive deals

8 months ago / 0 comments

Businesses in Germany can now access online leasing deals for hybrid and electric vehicles through LeasePlan’s Click & Drive quick access online leasing offering.

DPD readies for London ULEZ with all-electric parcel depots

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Parcel delivery company DPD has opened the first in a series of all-electric depots as it pushes ahead with plans to move to a zero-emission fleet.

REWE Region Mitte to install Fastned fast chargers at supermarkets

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German retail firm REWE Region Mitte has teamed up with EV charging network Fastned to trial fast charging services.

NewMotion launches V2G solution for home or office

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A new EV charger designed to make Vehicle-to-Grid technology (V2G) more accessible to homes as well as offices is being introduced by NewMotion.