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Natalie Middleton

Lincolnshire electric car drivers get help with rapid charging

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Electric car drivers in Lincolnshire can now charge their vehicles using rapid chargers at the Deeping Shopping Centre.

Canterbury to renewable energy EV charge points

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Swedish energy group Vattenfall has won a deal to install charging points in Canterbury in partnership with BMM Energy Solutions.

Toyota Prius gains AWD option for 2019

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Toyota has updated the Prius with the option of intelligent all-wheel drive (AWD-i) for the first time as part of a raft of updates for 2019.

Nissan Leaf batteries get second life in mobile powerpack

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Nissan is to launch a new mobile powerpack featuring second-life EV batteries to provide power for mobile professionals.

UK drops out of top five in electric vehicle preparation index

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The UK is now lagging behind European leaders in its electric vehicle preparation, according to new research from LeasePlan.

Chevin switches inhouse fleet to ULEVs

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Chevin Fleet Solutions says it’s seeing eco and economic benefits after switching more than half its inhouse fleet over to electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids as it phases out petrols and diesels.

Renault Zoe listed in top 10 fastest-selling used cars for 2018

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The Renault Zoe has made it into the top 10 list of the fastest-selling used cars for the first time, showing that electric cars are increasingly being welcomed by used car buyers.

Electric Vehicle Masterclass to look at fleet pros and cons of going green

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Fleets looking for help with going electric are being urged to attend next week’s Great British Fleet Event to hear from industry experts about how the benefits and challenges involved.

VW and Ford alliance to explore EVs

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Ford and Volkswagen have announced details of their new global alliance, which will leverage “the two global automakers’ strengths to better compete, innovate and serve customers”.

Government rejects calls to rethink company car tax and petrol/diesel ban

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The Government has responded to MPs’ calls for the 2040 ban on the sale of ‘conventional’ petrol and diesel vehicles to be brought forwards as it also says that current and future BiK rates … Read More »

Electric vehicles are suitable for higher-mileage drivers, says Arval

8 months ago / 0 comments

High-mileage drivers can use electric vehicles if their daily driving profile is suitable.

Electric car club launches in North Solihull

8 months ago / 0 comments

A new car club has launched in North Solihull to provide local residents with the chance to try electric vehicles.

Project to explore wireless charging for electric taxis and blue light vehicles

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A new project that aims to advance wireless charging for electric taxis and blue light vehicles has got off the ground with the help of funding from Innovate UK.

Ford to launch more EVs as part of turnaround effort

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Ford has announced new plans to improve profitability and cut costs by expanding in some vehicle segments, including EVs, and exiting others as well as making job cuts.

Nissan Leaf 3.Zero e+ brings 239-mile range

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Nissan is introducing a new version of its Leaf EV, which offers a 239-mile range – the highest yet for the model.

Lease costs fall 9.5% for EVs in 2018

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Leasing costs of battery electric vehicles fell by 9.5% over 2018, according to Cap HPI, with improvements in residual values on the cards.

Scottish Water deploys first-ever EVs

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Scottish Water has deployed two Renault electric vans, marking the first EVs on its fleet, as it explores how it can roll out further EVs.

Plug-in Car Grant cuts hitting PHEV demand, says SMMT

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Demand for plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) is showing signs of slowdown after the Government axed the plug-in car grant for these vehicles in October.

West Yorkshire to get 88 free rapid charge points

9 months ago / 0 comments

A project to install 88 free rapid charging points across West Yorkshire is to get underway in 2019.

Electric chargepoint analysis shows clear benefits of workplace charging

9 months ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport has published latest data on usage of public sector fast chargepoints, showing how vital workplace charging is to EV take-up.