All government-funded home chargepoints for electric vehicles will need to be ‘smart’ from July 2019 to help minimise the grid impact and keep customer charging costs down.
EV chargepoint reseller Raw Charging has teamed up with ChargePoint and Close Brothers Asset Finance to offer full finance packages for smart electric vehicle chargers.
Rolec EV has opened a new purpose-designed factory complex dedicated to the manufacture of EV charging points to substantially enhance production output and also drive future product development.
An electric vehicle project that will see up to 3,000 electric vans tested with UK fleets from mid 2019 has been given the green light.
Major firms including BT Group and E.ON have become the latest to make significant commitments to deploy EVs under the EV100 initiative.
Only drivers of pure electric vehicles should be allowed to access rapid chargepoints on motorways, ensuring that drivers aren’t blocked by slower-charging plug-in hybrids.
Mercedes-Benz has added a petrol plug-in hybrid to the E-Class line-up to complete its PHEV range.
TMC has published an updated version of its concise guide on business mileage rates with latest advice on reimbursing fleet drivers of electric and plug-in hybrid cars.
Pharmaceutical giant Merck Sharp & Dohme is reviewing its mobility policy, including trialling plug-in hybrid vehicles, to see if employee travel can be made more efficient, sustainable and convenient.
Kia has announced pricing and specifications for its e-Niro SUV (see road test here), which goes on sale in April as the brand’s second global electric vehicle.
Van operators visiting the EV Experience Centre in Milton Keynes will be able to see the Volkswagen e-Crafter there this weekend (7-10 December) ahead of its arrival on UK fleets in mid-2021.
Hyundai has revised the official WLTP range for its Kona Electric SUV downwards after confirming it had suffered the same testing issues reported yesterday for the Kia e-Niro.
Kia Motors Europe has revised the WLTP range figure for its forthcoming e-Niro SUV as it says the previously published figures had been incorrectly supplied by the independent organisation.
Marston’s Inns and Taverns has partnered with Engenie to roll out rapid chargers across its 1,600-plus sites nationwide – said to mark a first among the pub industry.
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Kia has unveiled its second-generation Soul EV, which launches in 2019 and will bring increased power and range.
The 2019 Toyota Prius will feature a new, intelligent, electric all-wheel drive system as well as updated styling and extra tech when it launches in the UK and Europe next year.
ChargePoint has secured investment of $240m (£188m) as it looks to further expand its network in Europe and North America, and expand its fleet solutions.
The AA is to offer a hydrogen refuelling service for stranded motorists to help play its part in encouraging fleets to make the switch to hydrogen-fuelled cars.