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Natalie Middleton

Ionity switches to kWh-based charging pricing

8 months ago / 0 comments

The Ionity ultra-fast charging network is to get a new kWh-based pricing scheme, intended to reflect actual consumption but already under fire from the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association (Norsk elbilforening).

UK-first charging tech trial to help Nottingham taxis go wireless

9 months ago / 0 comments

Trials that will help accelerate the development of wireless charging solutions are to get underway with the help of 10 plug-in taxis in Nottingham.

Hybrid and EV used prices hit all-time high in Q4

9 months ago / 0 comments

Prices of used hybrids and electric cars reached a record level in Q4 2019; the result of “unprecedented” demand.

Netherlands, Norway and UK now best prepared for EV transition, finds LeasePlan

9 months ago / 0 comments

The Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom are now the best prepared countries in Europe for the electric vehicle revolution.

Cardiff Council to make switch to ULEVs and enhance charging under transport plans

9 months ago / 0 comments

Cardiff Council is exploring radical changes to its “creaking” transport system, which would see the council switch its fleet over to ULEVs and enhance charging while also exploring a congestion charge for non-residents.

Hyundai and Kia to co-develop electric vans with Arrival

9 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai and Kia have made an £85m investment in UK startup Arrival under a new partnership to develop “competitively priced” small- and medium-sized electric vans.

Islington Council deploys smart EV charging with help of Moixa-Honda tie-up

9 months ago / 0 comments

Islington Council has embarked on work to optimise its vehicle fleet through vehicle-to-grid technology with the help of Honda and smart battery and charging software specialist Moixa.

Kia plans for more EVs and launches latest plug-in hybrids

9 months ago / 0 comments

Kia is advancing plans for new fully electric cars – including a 311-mile electric crossover due next year – and mobility services as it launches two new plug-in hybrids in the UK.

Electric cars and hybrids triumph at 2020 What Car? awards

9 months ago / 0 comments

What Car? has revealed the winners of its 2020 Car of the Year Awards, including its new Small Electric Car and Large Electric Car accolades – introduced to recognise the evolution of the electric … Read More »

Seamless recharging and incentivised V2G essential to EV future, finds Taskforce

9 months ago / 0 comments

New standards on roaming charging services and incentives on Vehicle-to-Grid adoption will be critical to ensuring electric vehicles are adopted en masse.

Menzies adds first EVs to Scottish network with more UK depots to follow

9 months ago / 0 comments

Menzies Distribution has deployed the first electric vans for its Scottish network; part of a major expansion of its zero-emission fleet that will see EVs added to its UK depots.

Tesla makes strong apperance in 2019 safest cars rankings

9 months ago / 0 comments

Euro NCAP has published its best-in-class cars for 2019, with Tesla putting in a notably strong performance.

Price confirmed for BMW X1 xDrive25e plug-in hybrid

9 months ago / 0 comments

BMW has introduced a plug-in hybrid version of the X1, with the same powertrain to arrive later this year in the X2.

Renault E-Tech hybrid and PHEV tech makes world debut

9 months ago / 0 comments

Renault has debuted its hybrid Clio and plug-in hybrid Captur at the Brussels Motor Show, ahead of the arrival of a plug-in hybrid version of the Mégane.

EU public charger network must increase 15-fold to meet net zero ambitions

9 months ago / 0 comments

The EU needs 15 times more public chargers by 2030 if plans to become climate neutral by 2050 are to be met, with priorities to be placed on home and workplace charging.

Fiat’s first electrified models pave way for fully-electric 500e

9 months ago / 0 comments

Fiat is launching mild hybrid versions of the 500 city car and Panda supermini, heralding the brand’s first electrified models ahead of the arrival of the fully electric 500e this year.

APEX EV turns up focus on leasing company partnerships

9 months ago / 0 comments

Peterborough-based charging solutions provider APEX EV is looking to partner with more leasing companies and fleet management providers to help accelerate take-up of greener vehicles.

Final draft proposals published for Oxford Zero Emission Zone as countdown continues

9 months ago / 0 comments

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have published final draft proposals for the UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ), which will be introduced later this year following consultation.

Conference to shed light on how cities can improve air quality

9 months ago / 0 comments

The subject of how cities can improve air quality and reduce carbon emissions is to come under focus at a free-to-attend conference being hosted by Nottingham City Council this spring.

First-ever plug-in hybrid Škoda opens for orders

9 months ago / 0 comments

Škoda’s much-anticipated Superb iV plug-in hybrid is now available to order, priced from £31,970.