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Natalie Middleton

Mitsubishi reveals eX electric compact SUV concept ahead of Tokyo

3 years ago / 0 comments

The concept is based on the Concept XR-PHEV II shown at Geneva, which previewed the new ASX, but brings an all-electric system – Mitsubishi says eX stands for electric X (cross)-over. It also features … Read More »

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority adds eight EVs to fleet

3 years ago / 0 comments

The move forms part of the Dubai Green Transport initiative launched by DEWA, which aims to boost electric and hybrid vehicle take-up and plans for the opening of 100 electric vehicle charging stations in … Read More »

DriveNow adds further BMW i3s to electric car sharing fleet in London

3 years ago / 0 comments

The new i3s join the existing 30 added to the fleet in North and East London earlier this year and are being run alongside the firm’s pool of 240 BMWs and MINIs.  Joseph Seal-Driver, … Read More »

Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell on lease ‘may influence future vehicle choices’, says Air Products

3 years ago / 0 comments

Industrial air gases supplier Air Products has reported positive results after seven months of running a Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell hydrogen SUV.  The company has taken delivery of the car as part of the … Read More »

Van fleets targeted with new integrated zero-emission commercial vehicle solution

3 years ago / 0 comments

The agreement will expand deployment of the firms’ Renault Kangoo hydrogen fuel cell hybrid vans in the UK and will provide fleets with a complete solution including preparation, insurance, site approvals, vehicle registration and … Read More »

Honda to debut production fuel cell vehicle at Tokyo

3 years ago / 0 comments

Part of the carmaker’s ‘The Power of Dreams’ line-up at the show, the new model is provisionally called the FCV and is billed as the world’s first production model of a fuel-cell powered saloon … Read More »

Tesla reveals Model X

3 years ago / 0 comments

The new model follows in the footsteps of the prototype Model X unveiled in 2013 by offering ‘Falcon Wing’ doors that open upwards instead of outwards. The doors only require 30cm of space on … Read More »

OAL adds BMW i3s to fleet

3 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicles form part of the company’s energy efficiency scheme and join its existing fleet, which is said to put a focus on efficiency and safety. Harry Norman, CEO, said: “Company cars continue to be … Read More »

POD Point introduces Open Charge solution

3 years ago / 0 comments

A full range of Solo and Twin charge points allow immediate charging once plugged in. Drivers then have a 15-minute window to access the POD Point Open Charge web or mobile app to confirm … Read More »

Lexus announces RX 450h pricing and spec details

3 years ago / 0 comments

Available to order now ahead of customer deliveries from January 2016, the new model is priced from £46,995 for the SE trim and features E-Four all-wheel drive across all models. The entry-level RX 450h … Read More »

HMRC clarifies mileage reimbursement rates for electric cars on fleets

3 years ago / 0 comments

HMRC’s decision not to recognise electricity as a fuel has been cited by some organisations as a reason for them not to introduce 100% electric vehicles to their fleets.  However, speaking at a special … Read More »

Fleet role for PSA’s diesel hybrids, despite 3008’s demise

3 years ago / 0 comments

A spokesperson for Peugeot said recent reports of the diesel hybrid’s total demise are “a little advanced”, adding that there was still a role for the technology in specific models. “508 is almost solely … Read More »

Take-up of ultra-low emission vehicles up 19% in Q2 2015

3 years ago / 0 comments

Analysis of DVLA data by the RAC Foundation shows that at the end of Q2 2015 there were 35,241 vehicles on the road in the UK that were eligible for the Government’s plug-in car … Read More »

Nissan Gripz concept previews range-extender technology for production vehicles

3 years ago / 0 comments

The radical 2+2 sports crossover
uses an extended-range set-up with a small – actual size hasn’t been announced – petrol engine to power the electric motor found in the Nissan LEAF, giving an output of … Read More »

Renault to supply technology for 2016 smart fortwo and forfour EVs

3 years ago / 0 comments

The announcement was made at an event celebrating the ongoing cooperation of Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance and attended by the chairmen on both sides. In the announcement, the executives said both the smart … Read More »

Widespread adoption of EVs could cut greenhouse gas emissions 64%, US report finds

3 years ago / 0 comments

The study by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) finds that widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) would reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, even when compared … Read More »

New hydrogen filling station opens near Sheffield

3 years ago / 0 comments

Developed by hydrogen fuel cell experts ITM Power, the site is completely self-sufficient, using wind power combined with water to produce hydrogen. Situated on The Advanced Manufacturing Park two miles from the M1 and … Read More »

ING Belgium takes delivery of nine Tesla Model S under pilot scheme

3 years ago / 0 comments

The pilot project on electric vehicles is in line with ING's plans to more quickly make the transition to a greener fleet. "We are proud to launch this EV pilot project in close cooperation … Read More »

Toyota previews hybrid crossover with C-HR concept

3 years ago / 0 comments

The carmaker said the five-door study, which follows the original three-door concept shown at last year’s Paris Motor Show, is already set to progress to a production model, scheduled to appear at next year’s … Read More »

BMW reveals new plug-in hybrids at Frankfurt

3 years ago / 0 comments

The line-up comprises the 225xe, the 740e and 330e, with the soon-to-be-launched BMW X5 xDrive40e also on display at the show. The plug-in hybrid variant of the 2 Series Active Tourer arrives in spring 2016 and combines … Read More »