The Prime Minister is earmarking a £106m funding package to help drive an “ambitious mission” for the UK to become a world leader in low-emission technology.
Lex Autolease is offering £1,000 towards the cost of the first 1,000 electric vehicles it leases from 2019 in a move to help drive EV adoption.
Addressing the cliff-edge in company car Benefit-in-Kind tax rates and bringing forward the 2% rate to 2019/20 could help drive ULEV take-up.
Ultra-low emission vehicles could get green number plates under a government scheme intended to incentivise ‘going green’.
Coventry City Council is pushing for taxi drivers to make the move to electric with the help of a range of incentives.
Toyota has previewed the forthcoming Corolla Touring Sports, ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show this autumn.
Electric vehicle charging equipment manufacturer Wallbox is expanding into the UK as it puts the focus on advanced technology that takes into account future charging needs while simplifying the charging process.
Chinese vehicle manufacturer LDV/Maxus is to launch its first mid-size SUV as part of a raft of new model plans.
Welsh sustainable energy solutions provider Egnida is developing an integrated green fleet offering following its acquisition of three fleet and energy consultancy firms.
Dyson is planning to invest £200m in a “world-class vehicle testing campus” as it pushes ahead with plans to launch an electric vehicle in 2020.
Fleets running electric vehicles can now benefit from automatic load management without the need to upgrade to a smart charging infrastructure with the help of EO Charging.
Electric vehicle drivers signing up to a new tariff from E.ON can benefit from 850 free miles of charging a year as well as “competitive” pricing and clean energy.
Energy and services company Centrica is to launch a new intelligent EV charging service offer for businesses following latest investment in a charging management platform.
Projects including deploying electric vehicle charge points and advancing active travel are to get off the ground with the help of funding from Transport Scotland’s Low Carbon Travel and Transport (LCTT) Challenge Fund.
Pub company Fuller’s is installing charge points from Pod Point to help both its customers and its staff make the move to electric vehicles.
Fleets will be able to use an advisory fuel rate of 4 pence per mile for fully electric cars from September – but HMRC is yet to give an AFR for plug-in hybrids and range-extended EVs.
West Sussex County Council has added the first fully electric cars to its fleet in the form of four Renault Zoes.
The UK’s race to build a world-leading national charging network has taken a major step forwards as the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act receives Royal Assent.