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Natalie Middleton

Nissan launches seven-seat e-NV200 Combi

3 years ago / 0 comments

Aimed for use by VIP transfer, hotels, taxis and private customers, the new model joins the existing five-seater version in April and features a 2 + 3 + 2 layout, with both the second … Read More »

Hitachi Capital adds BMW i3 to internal fleet

3 years ago / 0 comments

The company has opted for the range extender i3 to meet employee needs, backed up by the EV charging points at its Newbury office and Trowbridge site. The new vehicle joins the company’s existing … Read More »

Audi Prologue Avant concept brings high-performance hybrid drive

3 years ago / 0 comments

Set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the concept builds on the Prologue Coupé concept shown at the LA Auto Show and brings a new interpretation of the Audi Avant philosophy. With a … Read More »

Mitsubishi previews Concept XR-PHEV II prior to Geneva reveal

3 years ago / 0 comments

The concept builds on the XR-PHEV concept car shown at the Tokyo Motor Show two years ago and shows how the carmaker’s second PHEV model could look. Design features draw on Shogun motifs such … Read More »

New app provides details of publicly available EV charging points across the UK

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Zap-Map App is designed to improve the electric driving experience for all by enabling EV owners to safely search the charging network on the move. Linked to Zap-Map.com, the UK’s leading EV charging … Read More »

City of Valladolid to offer grants as part of EV project

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Remourban Faro project is intended to promote more efficient and sustainable urban models and includes the introduction of 50 new electric vehicles over a period of five years and installing the appropriate charging … Read More »

Addison Lee implements 350 hybrids for new "Eco" division

3 years ago / 0 comments

The fleet comprises 350 Toyota Prius Plus T4 1.8 models, which will be replaced every three years to ensure CO2 emissions are minimised and the latest fuel-efficient technology is consistently incorporated. In addition, the … Read More »

“UK’s first eco town” to run EV initiatives

3 years ago / 0 comments

The NW Bicester project is being developed by A2Dominion, which is teaming up with ultra-low emission vehicle leasing company Fleetdrive Electric to encourage sustainable travel choices at NW Bicester. The aim is to get … Read More »

Salford City Council gets free loan of Nissan LEAF for a year

4 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicle is one of 10 Nissan LEAFs supplied by the salary sacrifice specialist to key customers around the country, giving the employees of some of Tusker’s clients the opportunity to find out for … Read More »

PG&E asks Californian state regulators permission for 25k EV chargers

4 years ago / 0 comments

The project would be the largest deployment of EV charging stations in the country and would help the state of California meet its clean transportation and climate goals. All of the 25,000 stations PG&E … Read More »

Fleet associations support Silverstone Fleet Show

4 years ago / 0 comments

The three main trade associations, the Association of Car Fleet Operators (ACFO), the Institute of Car Fleet Management (ICFM) and the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA), have all re-booked stands at this … Read More »

Lightways (Contractors) switches fleet to Toyota Hybrids

4 years ago / 0 comments

The company, established in 1978, provides a wide range of road surfacing and repairs and carriageway and festive lighting services across Scotland from its headquarters in Larbert and additional depots in East Kilbride and … Read More »

2014 EV registrations rise 37% in EU, reports ACEA

4 years ago / 0 comments

The provisional 2014 sales figures show that 75,331 ECVs were registered in the EU – up 37% on the 2013 figure of 55,142, although it still represents just 0.6% of the total market. ACEA … Read More »

15% of all new cars to have hybrid powertrain by 2025, says Bosch

4 years ago / 0 comments

So says Bosch, which is also predicting that hybrid powertrains will become the standard for SUVs. Speaking at the Car Symposium in Bochum, Germany, Dr Volkmar Denner, chairman of the board of management of … Read More »

car2go upgrades San Diego fleet

4 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicles are being offered to the car sharing scheme’s 33,000 members in the San Diego area, which covers 45 square miles. ‘San Diego is fast becoming the nation's electric vehicle capital, and with … Read More »

Scottish councils leading way on EV adoption

4 years ago / 0 comments

The research was carried out by intelligentcarleasing.com to compare every single local authority in the UK, with a total of 433 councils presented with freedom of information requests in the last quarter of 2014 … Read More »

Deadline looms for local authorities to bid for share of £35m ULEV scheme

4 years ago / 0 comments

Up to four cities with the best proposals stand to get a share of the Go Ultra Low City Scheme, which was announced last April and can be used by local authorities in a … Read More »

KCP&L to install over 1,000 charging stations in Greater Kansas City region

4 years ago / 0 comments

The network – said to be the largest electric vehicle charging station installation by an electric utility in the United States – will be up and running by summer 2015 and will be compatible … Read More »

Tesla on course for full UK supercharger coverage by end of 2015

4 years ago / 0 comments

The new stations are available at Sainsbury’s supermarkets in Winchester, Exeter and Bristol and bring the total number of Supercharger stations in the UK to 20. Tesla also recently opened stations at Junction 15 … Read More »

Nissan LEAFs to help Aylesbury Vale District Council achieve major fleet savings

4 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicles – including two Nissan LEAFs – have been provided by Enterprise Rent-A-Car after the firm’s analysis of the data from council business trips undertaken in employees’ own cars showed that 81% of … Read More »