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Natalie Middleton

Iveco launches new Daily Electric in Europe

3 years ago / 0 comments

Unveiled at the Ecomondo trade fair dedicated to the green and circular economy, the new model is offered in van and cab models with up to 5.6-tonne gross vehicle weight and up to 19.6m3 … Read More »

Renault announces updates to Kangoo Van Z.E.

3 years ago / 0 comments

The range includes both diesel and Z.E. panel vans, which are available with a choice of two different wheelbases, load bay lengths and cargo capacities. In addition, crew vans are offered in standard or … Read More »

Researchers make significant advances in ‘ultimate’ battery technology

3 years ago / 0 comments

The researchers have developed a working laboratory demonstrator of a lithium-oxygen battery which has very high energy density, is more than 90% efficient, and, to date, can be recharged more than 2,000 times. The … Read More »

City of Palermo opens electric car share service

3 years ago / 0 comments

The service is run by the city in cooperation with local transport company Amat in partnership with Renault and charging specialist Enel and has been launched to reduce traffic in the city – which … Read More »

DriveNow launches EV car sharing service at London City Airport

3 years ago / 0 comments

The move marks the car sharing firm’s first partnership with a UK airport and provides users with access to a fleet of 290 cars across North and East London. Vehicles available comprise BMW 1 … Read More »

ALD Automotive deploys Mercedes-Benz Hybrids on internal fleet

3 years ago / 0 comments

Over 30 C- and E-Class Hybrid models have been allocated to its own internal fleet with the remainder added to ALD’s flexi-lease product, PoolFleet, to enhance the choice of alternatively fuelled vehicles available to … Read More »

Fleets given chance to trial plug-in vehicles as EV chauffeur service launches hire solution

3 years ago / 0 comments

The London-based firm launched earlier this year with a fleet of Tesla Model S zero emission electric luxury cars and helped by strong demand, is to double its fleet in the coming weeks, with … Read More »

Zero emission black cab to launch in 2017

3 years ago / 0 comments

The new model is set to go on sale in the UK from 2017, one year before plans kick in for all taxis in the Capital to be zero emission, and will go on … Read More »

Berlingo Electric to head up Citroën stand at VAN Fleet World Live

3 years ago / 0 comments

Building on Citroën’s unrivalled UK market experience with electric LCVs, gained with the first generation Berlingo Electrique van, the Berlingo Electric incorporates an advanced permanent magnet synchronous 49kW electric motor and 22.5kWh lithium ion … Read More »

TÜBITAK to license Saab 9-3 from NEVS

3 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicle will be developed by TÜBITAK (the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) as a “Turkish National Car”. Although the model will initially be powered by petrol and diesel engines, TÜBITAK is … Read More »

PG&E announces $100m commitment to EVs over next five years

3 years ago / 0 comments

The US utility giant already operates approximately 1,400 plug-in electric and electric hybrid vehicles – around 15% of its entire fleet budget – and is planning to invest a third of its annual fleet … Read More »

Ford to expand network of workplace charging stations in US and Canada

3 years ago / 0 comments

The carmaker currently has 145 units available for employee use at 43 Ford offices and manufacturing facilities in six US states and Canada. More than 349 Ford employees are using the charging stations, which … Read More »

Scoot Networks adds two-seater Nissan EVs to San Francisco car sharing fleet

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Nissan New Mobility Concept, also known as a Scoot Quad, offers a range of 40 miles and top speed of 25mph and is being evaluated on a number of car sharing services across … Read More »

Honda installs 120 EV chargers at California HQ of American Honda

3 years ago / 0 comments

The move is intended to boost the use of alternative fuel vehicles by its associates for daily commuting and comes as Honda prepares for the launch of its fuel cell vehicle (FCV) next year, … Read More »

Digital firm turns to leasing EVs to free up cash for expansion

3 years ago / 0 comments

The firm, which specialises in creative design, website development and strategic digital marketing for local clients, has acquired a Tesla Model S on a leasing deal with Lex Autolease in move to support new … Read More »

US Energy Department invests over $20m in fuel cell and hydrogen technologies

3 years ago / 0 comments

The projects will also focus on enabling early adoption of fuel cell applications such as light-duty fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). Of the 10 projects, seven will address the hydrogen and fuel cells research … Read More »

Quebec Government unveils action plan for electric vehicles

3 years ago / 0 comments

The “Propulser le Québec par l’électricité” (Propelling Quebec Froward with Electricity) plan is intended to drive the number of electric vehicles run in the province whilst also demonstrating “that the fight against climate change … Read More »

Frankfurt Airport ‘Green Gate’ project to slash emissions from ground services

3 years ago / 0 comments

The project is being run by the E-PORT AN initiative partners, which include Fraport AG, Lufthansa Group, the State of Hesse and the Rhine-Main model electro-mobility region, and has received €8m in funding from … Read More »

Transport for London to be amongst first UK customers for Toyota Mirai

3 years ago / 0 comments

TfL will take delivery of four Mirai models to assist with essential engineering and maintenance work carried out between bus stops and Tube stations. The TfL models will be joined by the end of … Read More »

Renault electric vehicles available to hire on Outer Hebrides under E-Car Club JV

3 years ago / 0 comments

The nine electric ZOE superminis and one Kangoo Van Z.E. are available to hire on an hourly or daily basis from a number of locations across the town of Stornoway on the Isle of … Read More »