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Natalie Middleton

Vehicle-to-Grid technology on trial in Amsterdam

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Charging solutions provider NewMotion has installed V2G-charge points in Amsterdam under a new pilot.

London boroughs win funding to drive EV take-up

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Camden, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hackney are to get £766k of funding to help drive EV take-up and tackle air pollution.

Fastned to roll out 350kW EV chargers

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EV charging network Fastned is to install new-generation 350kW stations, providing ultra-fast charging for second-generation EVs.

German courts rule cities may ban diesel cars

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Germany’s highest administrative court has ruled that cities can ban diesel cars to tackle air pollution in a move that could set a precedent worldwide.

M8 gets first EV chargers

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EVolt has installed the first chargers along the M8, enabling drivers to recharge between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Meridian branches into hybrid medium-term rentals

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Meridian Vehicle Solutions is to start offering hybrids on its medium-term rental fleet with the possibility of adding electric vehicles too.

BMW to team up with Great Wall Motor on battery-electric MINIs

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BMW Group has signed a letter of intent with Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motor to start local production of battery-electric MINIs for China.

EV ranges incorporated into routing and scheduling software

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Paragon’s routing and scheduling software can now accommodate electric vehicle ranges to help with transport planning.

Smaller electric vans hit parity with diesels

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Running costs for smaller electric vans are already on a level as diesel rivals, enabling an extra 80,000 to take to Europe’s roads, a new study has indicated.

Switch to EV pool cars saves Salford City Council thousands

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A Salford City Council scheme to replace grey fleet usage with EV pool cars has generated savings of £400,000 in the first 18 months.

Forecourt firm deploys rapid EV chargers

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Cornwall Garage Group is to install rapid EV chargers from InstaVolt at half of its 18-strong forecourt network.

Parliamentary group to drive electric and autonomous vehicle agenda

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A new Parliamentary group has formed to generate cross-party support for electric and autonomous vehicles, including looking at the grid infrastructure.

Government funding to help explore V2G for fleets

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Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies that could enable electric cars and other vehicles to deliver electricity back to the smart grid have secured multi-million development funding from the Government. 

IBC Solar and EVBox team up EV charging with solar energy

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Electric vehicle charging infrastructure firm EVBox is to develop charging stations combined with solar energy and power storage under a partnership with IBC Solar.

South European project to bring ultra-fast charger network from late 2018

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A new project that will bring a high-power electric vehicle charging network from late 2018 is now underway.

Yorkshire Water puts 2020 electric vehicle plans in motion

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Yorkshire Water has deployed its first electric vans as well as switching to renewable energy in line with its plans for 20% of its van fleet to be electric by 2020.

Southampton City Council deploys first EVs

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Southampton City Council has deployed six Nissan e-NV200 vans as part of its plans to convert 20% of its fleet to electric vehicles by 2020.

Consultation opens on Bristol EV charging network expansion

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Businesses and individuals based in the Bristol area can now have their say on the future direction of the local electric vehicle charge point network ahead of expansion plans.

Polar network to grow by 2,000 charge points

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Chargemaster is accelerating the expansion of its Polar electric vehicle charging network with the addition of 2,000 charge points this year.

Polestar drives EV plans under new appointment

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Polestar has named Hans Pehrson as head of research and development and electric propulsion strategy as it ramps up for first orders of its Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid.