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Natalie Middleton

Seat deploys electric carsharing fleet

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A fleet of electric Seat eMiis are now on the road in Barcelona to provide employees at the SEAT Metropolis:Lab Barcelona and the Pier 01 Barcelona Tech City with zero-emission transport.

New course to drive dealer electric van knowledge

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Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA) has launched an electric van training course that will equip LCV dealers to deal with fleet EV queries.

BMW 530e to form basis for new prestige medium-term rental fleet

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Meridian Vehicle Solutions is planning to start running a prestige medium-term rental fleet later this year, using the BMW 530e as a basis.

New Leaf earns five stars in tougher NCAP tests

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The new Nissan Leaf has scored a five-star result in Euro NCAP’s more stringent crash safety ratings.

EV uptake encouraged in Essex with new charge points

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New charging points have been installed at Sandon and Chelmer Valley Park and Ride sites by Electric Blue in partnership with Essex County Council.

Have your say on AFRs for plug-in cars

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Fleet industry stakeholders – including attendees at next week’s Fleet Show at Silverstone – are being urged to back a petition demanding HMRC to publish Advisory Fuel Rates for plug-in cars.

Free rapid charging for electric cars

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InstaVolt is making all its rapid charging stations free to use for drivers throughout May – with no limit on the number of times drivers can charge.

LA electric car sharing service puts focus on affordable pricing

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Blue Solutions has launched its first electric vehicle car sharing service in the US, aimed at underserved communities.

Defra ditches 400 diesel fleet cars

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Defrais replacing more than 400 diesel company cars with Toyota Auris Hybrid models in line with plans to switch to cleaner vehicles across its fleet.

Met Police signs hydrogen fuel contract with ITM

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ITM Power is to supply hydrogen fuel for the Metropolitan Police Service’s new fleet of Toyota Mirai zero-emission response vehicles.

EV used values up 41% in Q1 while diesel remains strong

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Average selling prices for electric vehicles shot up 41% in the first quarter of 2018, outperforming the market, while diesel values held steady.

Shopping centre network to get EV charging points

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Dransfield Properties Ltd, which runs a number of shopping centres across the UK, is installing electric car charging points in partnership with InstaVolt.

PSA furthers electric vehicle plans with dedicated division

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PSA Group is creating a standalone electric vehicle division as it pushes ahead with plans to have electric models across its range by 2025.

Fleet feedback needed for low-emission car research

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Company car operators and drivers are being asked to take part in a short online survey for the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP).

All-new RAV4 drops diesel

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All-new RAV4 drops diesel Toyota’s new RAV4 will bring much tougher styling and petrol/hybrid powertrains as the brand pushes ahead with plans to axe diesels from its European line-up.

Daimler and BYD unveil China-only EV with 500km range

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Daimler and Chinese partner BYD have launched a new electric vehicle solely for the Chinese market.

Consultation explores solutions to EV grid demands

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Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has launched a consultation to explore possible solutions that could prevent grid overloads from mass take-up of electric vehicles without the need for network reinforcements.

Shell opens hydrogen refuelling station on M40

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Shell has opened a hydrogen refuelling station on the M40 at the Beaconsfield Services.

77% of fleet journeys could be completed by EVs

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The majority of company car daily journeys could be completed using electric vehicles, new research from ALD Automotive has found.

Government funding to drive hydrogen fleet and refuelling network

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Multi-million pound funding from the Department for Transport is to be used to increase the number of hydrogen refuelling stations in the UK as well as put nearly 200 new hydrogen-powered fleet vehicles on … Read More »