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Natalie Middleton

Lex customers to get £1,000 off cost of EVs

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Lex Autolease is offering £1,000 towards the cost of the first 1,000 electric vehicles it leases from 2019 in a move to help drive EV adoption.

Bring 2% BiK rate forward to 2019, say leading firms

1 month ago / 0 comments

Addressing the cliff-edge in company car Benefit-in-Kind tax rates and bringing forward the 2% rate to 2019/20 could help drive ULEV take-up.

ULEVs could get green number plates

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Ultra-low emission vehicles could get green number plates under a government scheme intended to incentivise ‘going green’.

Major van fleets commit to going electric

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Sixteen of the UK’s largest van fleet operators, including the Environment Agency, Network Rail and Tesco, have committed to adopting electric vans by 2020 under a new government-backed scheme intended to drive air quality … Read More »

Coventry cab drivers get extra incentives to ‘go electric’

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Coventry City Council is pushing for taxi drivers to make the move to electric with the help of a range of incentives.

Toyota previews hybrid Corolla estate

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Toyota has previewed the forthcoming Corolla Touring Sports, ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show this autumn.

Spanish EV charging firm opens doors in UK

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Electric vehicle charging equipment manufacturer Wallbox is expanding into the UK as it puts the focus on advanced technology that takes into account future charging needs while simplifying the charging process.

LDV/Maxus to launch electric SUV

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Chinese vehicle manufacturer LDV/Maxus is to launch its first mid-size SUV as part of a raft of new model plans.

Specialist energy firm brings holistic green fleet service

1 month ago / 0 comments

Welsh sustainable energy solutions provider Egnida is developing an integrated green fleet offering following its acquisition of three fleet and energy consultancy firms.

Dyson plans extensive testing facilities for new electric vehicle

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Dyson is planning to invest £200m in a “world-class vehicle testing campus” as it pushes ahead with plans to launch an electric vehicle in 2020.

EO brings smart charging benefits to EV fleets

2 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets running electric vehicles can now benefit from automatic load management without the need to upgrade to a smart charging infrastructure with the help of EO Charging.

E.ON tariff offers 850 free miles reward for EV drivers

2 months ago / 0 comments

Electric vehicle drivers signing up to a new tariff from E.ON can benefit from 850 free miles of charging a year as well as “competitive” pricing and clean energy.

Centrica to launch new intelligent EV charging service

2 months ago / 0 comments

Energy and services company Centrica is to launch a new intelligent EV charging service offer for businesses following latest investment in a charging management platform.

Low-carbon funding in Scotland helps drive 2032 plans

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Projects including deploying electric vehicle charge points and advancing active travel are to get off the ground with the help of funding from Transport Scotland’s Low Carbon Travel and Transport (LCTT) Challenge Fund.

Fuller’s helps transition to EVs with chargepoint roll-out

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Pub company Fuller’s is installing charge points from Pod Point to help both its customers and its staff make the move to electric vehicles.

AFRs coming for EVs – but not for PHEVs

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Fleets will be able to use an advisory fuel rate of 4 pence per mile for fully electric cars from September – but HMRC is yet to give an AFR for plug-in hybrids and range-extended EVs.

West Sussex County Council deploys Renault Zoe EVs

2 months ago / 0 comments

West Sussex County Council has added the first fully electric cars to its fleet in the form of four Renault Zoes.

New powers to help UK develop ‘world-leading EV charging network’

3 months ago / 0 comments

The UK’s race to build a world-leading national charging network has taken a major step forwards as the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act receives Royal Assent.

UK-first charging hub unites solar power and energy storage

3 months ago / 0 comments

A new EV charging hub that includes solar power and energy storage – said to mark a UK first – has gone live in Dundee.

Government urged to address ‘irrational’ fleet tax policy

3 months ago / 0 comments

Advantageous company car tax rates on ULEVs should be introduced in this autumn’s Budget for the next tax year, not 2020, to help drive EV sales.