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Natalie Middleton

£246m government investment to make UK world leader in battery technology

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Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced the first phase of a £246m investment in battery technology intended to establish the UK as a world leader.

Volvo takes steps towards electric future with Geely tie-up

1 year ago / 0 comments

Volvo is to set up a new technology joint venture with Chinese car group Geely to accelerate plans to develop cars fully or partly based on electric motors.

Milton Keynes taxi firm invests in EVs

2 years ago / 0 comments

Skyline Taxis has deployed four EVs for operation in Milton Keynes with the help of the local council.

Ford paves way for 2019 Transit Connect PHEV

2 years ago / 0 comments

Ford has revealed its facelifted Transit Custom van for 2018, which will gain a plug-in hybrid model in 2019.

Coventry city centre chargers move to GeniePoint network

2 years ago / 0 comments

Charging points deployed in Coventry city centre under the Plugged in Places project are being replaced with new chargers linked to the GeniePoint network.

Battersea Power Station development gets 100 charge points

2 years ago / 0 comments

Residents, visitors and business users of the new £9bn Battersea Power Station project are being given access to 100 Rolec Smart EV charge points.

Daimler–BAIC joint venture to produce Mercedes EVs for China

2 years ago / 0 comments

Daimler and Chinese joint venture partner BAIC Motor are to produce Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles in China under a 5bn yuan (£580m) investment.

Volkswagen previews next-generation Golf with 250-mile range EV

2 years ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen has unveiled a new research car that could provide a heads up on the technology and design for the next-generation Golf.

Pricing announced for 26g/km Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid

2 years ago / 0 comments

Hyundai’s Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid is to go on sale this month, joining the electric and hybrid versions and bringing pricing from £24,995 OTR (including £2,500 PICG).

Cap HPI extends data for 200 hybrids and EVs

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Cap HPI is updating its new vehicle data with analysis for nearly 200 electric and hybrid derivatives available in the UK market.

Scottish councils deploy low carbon projects with £3.25m funding

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Five project to develop active travel or low carbon transport hubs, including the installation of a new hydrogen refuelling station, have scored £3.25m in funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Croatia’s Hrvatski Telekom connects chargers to Hubject platform

2 years ago / 0 comments

Hrvatski Telekom d.d. (HT) has signed up its Croatian network to the Hubject digital cross-provider network.

Electric Renaults make big savings for Eden Project fleet

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Eden Project has reported a significant drop in its fleet running costs after deploying electric Renaults a year ago.

ChargePoint takes over GE’s charging network

2 years ago / 0 comments

ChargePoint is to operate GE’s EV charging network, adding nearly 10,000 residential and commercial charging spots.

Time for leasing sector to ‘get off the fence’ on EVs, says Shoreham

2 years ago / 0 comments

Leasing companies are being urged to cut monthly costs on electric vehicles by taking action to increase residual values through used buyer education.

Aston Martin to launch first electric model in 2019

2 years ago / 0 comments

Aston Martin has confirmed production of its first all-electric model, due to hit the roads in 2019 in a limited build run of 155 cars.

£1m up for grabs under London Mayor’s Air Quality Business Fund

2 years ago / 0 comments

London businesses and business groups can now apply for funding to deploy low emission vehicle infrastructure or zero emission home delivery services. Launched today by City Hall, the new Air Quality Business Fund aims … Read More »

New guide on implementing charge points

2 years ago / 0 comments

A new guide intended to provide local authorities with all they need to know about installing on-street charge points is now available from UK Power Networks.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals gets first electric vehicle

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals has deployed its first EV on the 30-strong vehicle fleet following successful trials.

Australian government urged to deploy national incentives on EVs

2 years ago / 0 comments

City of Adelaide Lord Mayor Martin Haese has called on the Federal Government in Australia to develop a national policy and incentives to drive electric vehicle imports and sales.