Premier Inn is to deploy 1,000 rapid chargers across its hotels chain; said to be the biggest roll-out of high-power EV chargers in the hospitality sector in the UK.
Volkswagen has opened orders for the ID.4; its first fully electric SUV and its first global EV.
More than 100 extra electric vehicle charging points are to go live in Warwickshire, following the local council’s award of a £584,000 contract to BP Pulse.
Cloud-based finance software specialist Xledger is implementing a green fleet for employees with the help of both Synergy Car Leasing and Drive Software Solutions.
Centrica is supporting the ambitious electrification plans of ABB UK, which has committed to electrify its UK fleet by 2025.
Sky has taken delivery of 11 electric Renault Kangoo Z.E. vans, marking its first electric commercial vehicles.
Zap-Map has expanded its Zap-Pay EV payment service with the addition of charge point operator ESB Energy.
Ohme has launched a new app to enable electric vehicle drivers to access smart charging benefits while also helping to balance grid demand.
Nissan has confirmed it’s now planning to bring production of all batteries for its Leaf EV to the UK, helping to avoid EU tariffs.
A new project between local authorities and UK Power Networks will help end electric vehicle charging blackspots, supporting the switch to EVs.
Vauxhall has revealed its Combo-e electric van, which arrives this autumn with a range up to 171 miles.
Employers need to undertake due diligence on driver charging facilities to ensure electric vehicles – in particular plug-in hybrid vehicles – are being used correctly.
More drivers than ever plan to ‘go electric’ when they next change their cars – but upfront costs remain a barrier.
With uptake of electric vehicles on the rise, Lucy Simpson, head of product management for EV enablement, UK and Europe at Centrica Business Solutions, looks at the options for electrification open to fleet managers.
Mercedes-Benz has revealed its EQA electric compact SUV – which starts deliveries in the UK this spring as an entry-level model for its EQ electric range.
Toyota’s RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid is now available to order, joining the standard petrol-electric hybrid as the brand’s new flagship model.
Drivers’ “hunger to go green” saw electric and hybrid cars account for 70% of Tusker’s new car orders in 2020 for its car benefit schemes.
Fleet and business vehicle operators could collectively save more than £17m a year in London Congestion Charge payments by switching to plug-in cars and vans.
Grey has retained its top spot as the UK’s most popular new car colour for the third year running, but drivers of electric vehicles have different priorities.
Honda’s HR-V crossover is to go hybrid as standard in its third-generation guise under the carmaker’s plans to electrify all its mainstream models in Europe by 2022.