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Natalie Middleton

Merseytravel installs 28 Evolt EV charge points

3 years ago / 0 comments

Intended to help promote public take-up of EVs, the new charge points include 14 available for public use at sites across Merseyside including rail stations, hospitals and the Seacombe Ferry Terminal. A further … Read More »

New reward programme to pay California EV drivers for charging

3 years ago / 0 comments

Launched by charging solutions provider eMotorWerks, the JuicePoints programme is connected to major California utilities’ grid management systems and sources electricity at times of low demand. The programme has already been launched in … Read More »

Rochdale Council says new EVs will save £1,530 in fuel costs a year

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Nissan e-NV200 vans are being used for waste and recycling services and transport services and have been purchased as part of an ongoing vehicle replacement programme Councillor Jacqui Beswick, Rochdale Borough Council’s … Read More »

UK’s first Go Ultra Low Cities to inspire firms to rethink business travel, says Alphabet

3 years ago / 0 comments

So says business mobility specialist Alphabet following yesterday’s news that Bristol, London, Milton Keynes and Nottingham have won a share of a £40m fund intended to boost plug-in car numbers. The funds will … Read More »

‘Go Ultra Low Cities’ share £40m funding to promote EVs

3 years ago / 0 comments

Cities including London and Bristol have been named as ‘Go Ultra Low Cities’ and will share £40m funding to promote electric vehicle take-up.

Nissan invests £26.5m in future-generation EV batteries

3 years ago / 0 comments

Details of the technology have not been revealed but the carmaker said developments will be spearheaded by a new £19.4m project that will team Nissan up with partners including Hyperdrive Innovation, Warwick Manufacturing Group, … Read More »

Audi reorganises production network to pave way for electric SUV

3 years ago / 0 comments

Previewed as the e-tron quattro concept (pictured) and likely to be named Q6, the SUV will launch in 2018 with a high-performance electric drivetrain offering a 300-mile range, capable of recharging to 80% in … Read More »

Buyers race to beat Plug-in Car Grant deadline, reports Mitsubishi

3 years ago / 0 comments

As announced last month, from 1 March 2016, the scheme will offer different levels of funding for fully electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, which will see the grant available for the latter half from … Read More »

West Yorkshire Police test BMW i3 Range Extender for response scenarios

3 years ago / 0 comments

The vehicle has been loaned free of charge and will be used in response scenarios across the Bradford District until the end of February. Fleet manager Keith Hidle said: “We have been given … Read More »

Fleet Evolution Electric Flex scheme sees strong uptake from fleets

3 years ago / 0 comments

The scheme allows employees to get behind the wheel of an electric car, with a set number of ‘bundled in’ hire days of a traditional car, for example for family holidays or weekend trips. … Read More »

Volkswagen reveals latest hybrid offroad version of new Tiguan

3 years ago / 0 comments

The new concept is based on the 2017 Tiguan due out at the end of this year and builds on the GTE version shown at Frankfurt Motor Show last October and bringing more power … Read More »

Cambridge City Council set to deploy more EVs

3 years ago / 0 comments

The electric vehicles would join a Nissan e-NV200 van introduced last year for the council’s pest control team, and another EV due to be introduced by the same service. The move forms part … Read More »

POD Point to use latest crowdfunding to develop new products

3 years ago / 0 comments

The company, which has previously used crowdfunding to raise capital, has raised £1,515,250 on Crowdcube for its ‘Electric Equity’ campaign, running a dual campaign with both an equity and mini-bond component. The campaign has … Read More »

Cenex announces date for LCV2016

3 years ago / 0 comments

Next year’s event is being held at Millbrook near Bedford in England, on the 14 and 15 September 2016, and will look to build on the success of Cenex-LCV2015, which saw over 2,850 attendees, … Read More »

Arup and ITM Power collaboration to identify opportunities for new hydrogen refuelling stations

3 years ago / 0 comments

Civil engineering firm Arup has access to many early stage construction schemes involving energy systems and the partnership is expected to help identify opportunities for the deployment of hydrogen refuelling stations and energy storage … Read More »

International alliance makes pledge to zero-emission vehicles by 2050

3 years ago / 0 comments

Announced at the COP21 conference in Paris, the International Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Alliance is intended to “avoid the worst consequences of climate change” and adds: “A fundamental strategy to meeting our climate change targets … Read More »

Faraday Future to launch first EV concept at CES 2016

3 years ago / 0 comments

Little is known about the concept but according to reports, it will offer a 15% larger power source than the 85kWh unit in the current Tesla Model S, potentially bringing around a 300-mile range. … Read More »

Tesla to recall 90,000 Model S for seatbelt issues

3 years ago / 0 comments

The recall is reported to cover 90,000 models across the globe and has been communicated via its website and through direct customer letters. The carmaker said: “We are sending you this email to inform … Read More »

Netherlands and UK lead way for running electric taxis, reports Nissan

3 years ago / 0 comments

The carmaker added that the e-taxi market is also starting to take off in Eastern Europe. Green Lite Taxi Kft, based in Budapest, has purchased 65 Nissan LEAFs in a bid to become Hungary’s … Read More »

Chichester District Council votes to switch to EVs

3 years ago / 0 comments

The council operates a fleet of 33 vans and one car, and will now purchase electric vans and cars unless there are “significant business reasons” why this is not appropriate. The move came after … Read More »