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Natalie Middleton

Renault augments fleet team with electric vehicle specialists

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Renault has added two electric vehicle specialists to its fleet team to provide expert guidance for fleets looking to switch to EVs.

Paris to incentivise ULEVs to eliminate petrols and diesels by 2030

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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has outlined plans to eliminate petrol and diesel vehicles in the city by 2030 – with incentives on ULEVs to play a crucial role rather than an actual ban.

Shell to expand EV charging offering with NewMotion acquisition

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Shell has signed a deal to buy NewMotion, one of Europe’s largest electric vehicle charging providers, as it looks to ramp up its charging proposition.

Chargemaster ties up with Q-Park to offer EV parking discounts

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Electric vehicle drivers using Chargemaster’s POLAR charging network can benefit from discounts on parking through the Q-Park network.

Oxford plans for world’s first Zero Emission Zone

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Petrol and diesel cars could be banned in Oxford city centre from 2020 under what’s believed to be the world’s first Zero Emission Zone.

Roadshow offers free EV test drives in Manchester today

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Europcar has teamed up with Go Ultra Low to run a one-day roadshow in Manchester showcasing the latest electric vehicle developments.

Tritium to increase fast charger production sevenfold

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Australian EV charging specialist Tritium has opened its new global HQ and manufacturing site in Brisbane, increasing its capacity sevenfold. The new facility will have production capacity for 6,000 chargers per year but the firm … Read More »

64g/km plug-in hybrid joins 2018 Range Rover line-up

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The Range Rover is now available with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain as well an updated cabin and new tech under a mid-life facelift.

Renault develops EV smart charging app under new partnership

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Groupe Renault is to launch a new smart charging app under partnership with Dutch start-up Jedlix.  

EV initiative to help overcome challenges with network capacity

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Work has started on a new project, intended to aid network capacity for charging electric vehicles by opening up data from substations.

Renault subsidiary to drive smart grid charging developments

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Groupe Renault has created a new subsidiary to spearhead developments in smart charging, vehicle-to-grid interaction and second-life batteries.

Range boost for Nissan e-NV200

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Nissan has revealed a new longer-range e-NV200 van thanks to the use of new battery tech.

Rapid shift to EVs is possible with help of government, says REA

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Electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles could make up 50% on new vehicle sales in the UK by 2025 – ahead of targets – but only if government deploys a clear strategy on charging roll-out.

Honda gives further insight into future EV plans

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Honda has published a teaser image of its latest electric vehicle concept ahead of its unveiling at next month’s Tokyo Motor Show.

Toyota and Mazda outline details of electric vehicle JV

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Toyota, Mazda and automotive components manufacturer Denso have announced details of a new joint venture intended to fast-track development of electric vehicle technologies. 

Dyson to launch electric vehicle by 2020

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British technology company Dyson says it’s started work on a battery electric vehicle due by 2020.

Chargie relaunches as Bookmycharge

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Airbnb-style EV charging service Chargie has relaunched as Bookmycharge.

Finnish public V2G charging point forms first step to fully integrated EV ecosystem

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A new public vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging point is to go live in Helsinki, Finland, under a partnership between EV charging firm Virta, Finnish energy company Helen and Nissan.

Arval to strengthen carbon-neutral solutions with Norwegian subsidiary

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Arval is to accelerate its expertise in carbon-neutral fleet solutions and services with the opening of a subsidiary in Norway.

Devon gears up for EVs with free installation of rapid chargers

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Devon has deployed the first of six free rapid chargers from Instavolt under plans to gear up for electric vehicles, at no cost to the tax payer.