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Natalie Middleton

Rolec expands EV charging solutions with new acquisitions

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Rolec Services has acquired the VendElectric and Group Manager charging networks.

EVs noticeably enticing drivers back to company cars, says Arval

6 months ago / 0 comments

“Noticeable” numbers of former opt-out drivers are coming back to company car schemes thanks to the benefits of electric vehicles, according to Arval.

Number of public charge points per electric vehicle in decline

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The number of public charge points per EV has fallen to its lowest level since 2018; a direct result of the pandemic but also rising EV take-up, according to Cornwall Insight.

Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid to have around 31-mile EV range

6 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai has announced initial details of its Tucson Plug-in Hybrid, which arrives spring 2021 and will have around a 31-mile electric-only range.

Rebound in air pollution to pre-Covid levels builds case for EVs

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Air pollution has rebounded since the spring lockdown and is now meeting or exceeding pre-pandemic levels in 80% of places – putting added pressure on councils to introduce Clean Air Zones.

Mina and TMC collaborate to help fleets reimburse drivers for EV mileage

6 months ago / 0 comments

EV charging specialist Mina has teamed up with fleet mileage and expenses firm TMC to help ensure a hassle-free EV home charging for business drivers.

Plug-in hybrid cars and vans must only play ‘niche role’ after 2030 to meet net zero

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All car and van sales should be fully electric by 2032, including ensuring that plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars and vans only play a “niche role” after 2030, according to the Government’s eco advisors.

‘Huge’ appetite among fleets for pure electric vehicles, says BVRLA

6 months ago / 0 comments

While fleets are at the early stages of electric vehicle deployment, there is a “huge” appetite for pure EVs and a need for businesses to understand where they can be deployed.

Almost half of drivers expect to go electric in next five years

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Nearly half (42%) of UK drivers expect to go electric in the next five years, rising to 73% for 18-34 year-olds.

Green number plates go live on UK roads

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Green number plates are being introduced on UK roads from today (8 December), helping to boost the profile of electric vehicles and make it easier for councils to introduce eco incentives for EV drivers.

Fisker ties with Cox and Rivus for 2023 UK launch of Ocean electric SUV

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US-based EV company Fisker Inc has confirmed it will launch its Ocean electric SUV in the UK in 2023, backed by aftersales care and remarketing services provided through Rivus Fleet Solutions and Cox Automotive.

UK-first net-zero EV leasing service launches

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A new ‘UK-first’ net zero electric vehicle leasing business has launched, designed to bring the cost of driving electric well below that of petrol or diesel cars and minimise the environmental impact of EVs.

Number of electric vehicles on fleets soars in 2020

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Electric vehicle take-up by Lex Autolease business customers has surged 144% since the start of 2020 – even prior to the Government’s 2030 announcement.

Toyota teases new electric midsize SUV for Europe

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Toyota is to introduce a new electric midsize SUV for Europe; the first in a new line-up of battery electric vehicles.

Toyota Proace City Electric van due late 2021

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Toyota is introducing an electric version of its Proace City compact van, launching autumn 2021.

Fleet guidance on switching to EVs to launch at AFP webinar

6 months ago / 0 comments

New guidance on how fleets can switch to electric vehicles is to launch at an Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) webinar taking place next week.

Audi expands plug-in hybrid line-up with Q3 SUVs

6 months ago / 0 comments

Audi is introducing plug-in hybrid versions of its Q3 compact SUV range, which join its expanding TFSI e range as the eighth models.

CMA to explore EV charging to ensure drivers are treated fairly

6 months ago / 0 comments

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is launching a market study into electric vehicle charging to help shape competition and build driver trust in the run-up to 2030.

Renault Trucks expands electric vehicle line-up further

6 months ago / 0 comments

Renault Trucks continues to expand its electric vehicle line-up, including with a new higher GVW version of the Master Z.E. electric van and higher-range D trucks.

DS 4 premium hatch to include plug-in hybrid

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DS Automobiles is to launch a C-segment hatch in 2021, going up against premium sector rivals such as the Audi A3 and including a plug-in hybrid version.