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Natalie Middleton

Higher power hybrids destined for core Toyota models

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Toyota is planning to offer more powerful hybrid options across its core model line-up.

New BMW electric “i5” concept unveiled

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BMW’s third i brand model will join the carmaker’s line-up in 2021 in the form of a fully electric four-door Gran Coupé.

Basingstoke business park powers up for EVs

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A business park in Basingstoke is supporting car drivers’ move to electric vehicles by installing rapid chargers.

Uber clean air surcharge to fund switch away from diesels

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Uber is to levy a clean air surcharge on its fares to help fund a complete switch to hybrid and electric vehicles by its drivers.

Chargemaster targets fleets with new Powercharge unit

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Chargemaster has launched a new workplace charger as it reports increased demand from businesses looking to accommodate charging solutions.

Ford Transit Plug-in Hybrid breaks cover ahead of London trials

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Ford’s forthcoming Plug-in Hybrid Transit Custom has made its first public appearance just weeks ahead of the start of London-based fleet trials.

Met runs fleet trials of fuel cell scooters

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The Metropolitan Police Service is trialling seven hydrogen-powered scooters from Suzuki with the possibility of deploying them for various roles across the force.

Renault to reveal electric car concept at Frankfurt

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Renault has published a teaser image of a new concept, dubbed ‘Symbioz’, ahead of its reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. 

Deploy more charge points in London to avoid ‘charge rage’, report urges

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A lack of charge points on London’s streets could lead to ‘charge rage’ as drivers squabble over sockets.

Order books open for new longer-range Renault Kangoo Van Z.E.

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The new Renault Kangoo Van Z.E. 33 is now available to order, with prices starting from just over £14k.

Renault to launch Madrid car sharing service with ZOE EV

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Renault is joining forces with Spanish multinational Ferrovial to deploy a fleet of ZOE EVs in Madrid for a new car sharing service.

Smart showcases future electric and autonomous tech with EQ fortwo

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Smart has revealed its smart vision EQ fortwo concept, which shows the carmaker’s ideas for how electric and autonomous technology could unite in the future to bring an urban car sharing solution.

Menzies Distribution acquires EV delivery firm Gnewt Cargo

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Urban delivery firm Gnewt Cargo, which claims to run the UK’s largest all-electric delivery fleet, has been acquired by logistics specialist Menzies Distribution.

EVs greener than ever due to carbon cuts at grid

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The carbon impact of electric vehicles has dramatically reduced as renewable sources of energy replace coal on the power system, new research finds.

EV rapid chargers to roll out across 400-plus UK forecourts

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Independent forecourt operator Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is imminently rolling out rapid chargers from ChargePoint Services across its 413-strong nationwide network.

Plug-in cars still missing from HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates

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Company car mileage reimbursement rates for plug-in cars have not made it to the latest HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates despite calls from the fleet industry.

Royal Mail trials fully electric trucks

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Royal Mail has taken the first in a consignment of nine fully electric trucks for use in central London, which it predicts will save 50% on operating costs compared to diesel trucks.

Zap-Map adds dynamic data for Source London and ESB networks

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Zap-Map has incorporated live data for Source London and ESB Group’s ecar and ecarNI networks into its new app. The integration of the data into version 3.0 of the app means it now covers … Read More »

Tusker deploys double-chargers for inhouse fleet

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Tusker has installed six Rolec AutoCharge EV chargers at its offices in Watford, Hertfordshire, to power electric cars driven by its staff, including all of the directors.

Days Fleet achieves ‘Go Ultra Low’ company status

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Days Fleet has gained ‘Go Ultra Low Company’ status in recognition of its use of plug-in cars within its company fleet and its commitment to boost uptake of plug-in vehicles over the coming years. … Read More »