DPD has taken the first in a 300-strong order for Nissan e-NV200 electric vans, accelerating its plans to create the UK’s largest EV parcel delivery fleet.
Octopus Electric Vehicles has introduced a new bundle for fleet managers to make the switch to electric driving as easy as possible.
Delivery giant UPS has ordered hundreds of millions of euros worth of bespoke purpose-built electric commercial vehicles from UK startup Arrival, accelerating its transition to a zero-emissions fleet.
Royal Mail Group has signed a deal with EDF in the UK to deliver electric vehicle infrastructure.
BMW Group will be introducing fleet decision-makers to two new models at tomorrow’s Great British Fleet Event (GBFE) – the soon-to-be-launched MINI Electric and the new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe.
Vauxhall’s Grandland X Hybrid4 SUV, its first-ever plug-in hybrid, is now in showrooms, offering lower-than-expected emissions and a higher electric-only range.
Audi has launched a new charging service, aimed at both plug-in hybrid and e-tron drivers and providing access to thousands of charging points across Europe via one charge card/app and a single contract.
ALD Automotive is bringing its knowhow in smart mobility and alternatively fuelled vehicles to this month’s Great British Fleet Event to help operators get to grips with the latest industry challenges.
Bevan Group has entered the electric vehicle conversion and bodybuilding arena with the launch of a Nissan e-NV200 conversion that offers up to twice the load volume of the standard model.
UK fleets expect to add significant numbers of EVs to their operations by 2022 but the higher acquisition cost of electric cars and their lengthy lead times and lack of availability still pose issues.
Fleets in West Yorkshire have the chance to trial electric cars and vans and e-bikes free of charge for up to two months to help make a business case for switching to EVs.
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Volkwagen’s electric car sharing service is expanding into seven further cities in Eruope in 2020.
Fleet operator support for electric vehicles is being undermined by “significant” barriers to EV uptake, necessitating urgent government action.
Smart’s new EQ range is now on sale in the UK, priced from £16,850 including the Plug-in Car Grant.
Mitie’s 250th electric vehicle has been deployed on its fleet, supporting its commitment to switch 20% of its small van and car fleet to electric by the end of 2020.
The UK has been revealed as one of the leading European countries for charge point infrastructure, providing further evidence that access to charging and range anxiety should not be barriers to EV uptake.
A fleet of 700 Jaguar I-Pace electric SUVs are being made available to UK public sector staff for salary sacrifice under an ‘unprecedented’ deal between Jaguar Land Rover and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
EV cost concerns – in particular high purchase prices – are still the main barrier to fleet adoption but operators believe vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology could help counter this.