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Natalie Middleton

Heathrow deploys 50th electric vehicle

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Heathrow has implemented its 50th electric vehicle in line with its plans for all its cars and small vans to be electric or plug-in hybrid by 2020.

Green Tomato Cars to axe diesels by end of 2018

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Eco-focused private hire company Green Tomato Cars has committed to defleeting all diesels and upgrading its vehicles to exclusively zero emissions and hybrid models by the end of 2018 ahead of the roll-out of … Read More »

CAZs should take fair approach to reducing pollution, say fleet firms

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Planned legal action to take the Government back to court to address “holes” in its current air quality plans needs to ensure a fair approach is adopted to address the pollution crisis.

First hybrids join ITV fleet

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ITV has deployed four specially converted Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs, marking the first hybrid vehicles on its fleet, as it looks to go more eco-friendly.

EDF to convert whole car fleet to EVs by 2030

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French utility EDF Group has become the latest multinational to join the EV100 initiative as it commits to switching to its entire car fleet to electric vehicles by 2030.

SMEs targeted with design-led EV charge points

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Small businesses looking for more exclusive electric vehicle charging points can now access a new solution from European manufacturer Andersen.

Ecotricity launches new Electric Highway pricing and EV green charging offer

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Ecotricity has teamed up with Rolec EV to launch a new green charging offer as it also reveals new pay-as-you-go charging rates for its Electric Highway network.

Tesla completes build of world’s biggest lithium-ion battery in 100 days

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Tesla has built the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery in the state of South Australia, making good on Elon Musk’s promise that it would complete the build in 100 days or wipe off the $50m … Read More »

Budget 2017: What it means for electric vehicles

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Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Budget to the House of Commons brought a number of significant announcements about electric vehicles.

ABB wins contract for 15 new fast chargers in Iceland

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Iceland’s Reykjavik Energy has awarded a public sector tender to install 15 new fast chargers to ABB.

Ford and Zotye partner for China EV joint venture

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Ford and privately owned Chinese automobile manufacturer Zotye have inked a deal to develop and manufacture electric vehicles under a new Chinese brand as they also explore the market for mobility services.

AI-based telematics solution to help fleets migrate to EVs

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A new electric vehicle telematics solution has launched to enable fleets to complete more journeys between charges and eliminate range anxiety.

Nottingham City Council to deploy more than 200 charging points

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Around 230 charging points are to go live in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derby as Nottingham City Council drives its Go Ultra Low City status.

Smart charging could help meet flexibility gaps in renewable energy

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Future high-renewable energy systems in the UK and Germany will require more flexible solutions – including smart charging and vehicle-to-grid infrastructures – to help ensure power continuity.

Siemens drives electromobility focus with Ubitricity investment

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Siemens Energy Management is to work with Ubitricity to develop electromobility solutions including for fleets.

Free Alfen guide to smart chargers

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Dutch energy company Alfen has published a free guide on smart chargers and their associated benefits.

IT firm to swap to all-electric fleet

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Fareham-based Taylor Made Computer Solutions is switching to an all-electric fleet as it looks to slash its carbon footprint.

LeasePlan pilot to help fleets transition to EVs

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LeasePlan is launching a new electric vehicle pilot programme to help corporates make the switch to electric vehicles.

AA introduces emergency charging service for EV members

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Electric vehicle drivers who run out of charge on the road can now benefit from a new AA emergency charging service.

Electric Corsa to debut in 2020 under Vauxhall turnround plans

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Vauxhall and parent firm Opel is to debut a next-generation electric Corsa and a plug-in hybrid version of its Grandland X crossover by 2020 under post-takeover plans to bring the company back into profit.