Uber and Nissan have signed a deal that will see up to 2,000 Leaf fully electric vehicles deployed in London; part of wider plans for all its drivers in the capital to switch to … Read More »
Volkwagen’s electric car sharing service is expanding into seven further cities in Eruope in 2020.
Fleet operator support for electric vehicles is being undermined by “significant” barriers to EV uptake, necessitating urgent government action.
Smart’s new EQ range is now on sale in the UK, priced from £16,850 including the Plug-in Car Grant.
Mitie’s 250th electric vehicle has been deployed on its fleet, supporting its commitment to switch 20% of its small van and car fleet to electric by the end of 2020.
The UK has been revealed as one of the leading European countries for charge point infrastructure, providing further evidence that access to charging and range anxiety should not be barriers to EV uptake.
A fleet of 700 Jaguar I-Pace electric SUVs are being made available to UK public sector staff for salary sacrifice under an ‘unprecedented’ deal between Jaguar Land Rover and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
EV cost concerns – in particular high purchase prices – are still the main barrier to fleet adoption but operators believe vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology could help counter this.
Gary Kirkland has joined InstaVolt as chief technology officer to advance the firm’s technology offering, including a new mobile app.
The Government has doubled funding for charge points for residential streets; underlining plans to “make electric cars the new normal”.
The Ionity ultra-fast charging network is to get a new kWh-based pricing scheme, intended to reflect actual consumption but already under fire from the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association (Norsk elbilforening).
Trials that will help accelerate the development of wireless charging solutions are to get underway with the help of 10 plug-in taxis in Nottingham.
Prices of used hybrids and electric cars reached a record level in Q4 2019; the result of “unprecedented” demand.
The Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom are now the best prepared countries in Europe for the electric vehicle revolution.
Cardiff Council is exploring radical changes to its “creaking” transport system, which would see the council switch its fleet over to ULEVs and enhance charging while also exploring a congestion charge for non-residents.
Hyundai and Kia have made an £85m investment in UK startup Arrival under a new partnership to develop “competitively priced” small- and medium-sized electric vans.
Islington Council has embarked on work to optimise its vehicle fleet through vehicle-to-grid technology with the help of Honda and smart battery and charging software specialist Moixa.
Kia is advancing plans for new fully electric cars – including a 311-mile electric crossover due next year – and mobility services as it launches two new plug-in hybrids in the UK.
What Car? has revealed the winners of its 2020 Car of the Year Awards, including its new Small Electric Car and Large Electric Car accolades – introduced to recognise the evolution of the electric … Read More »
New standards on roaming charging services and incentives on Vehicle-to-Grid adoption will be critical to ensuring electric vehicles are adopted en masse.