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Natalie Middleton

First e-car journey planning tool launched

4 years ago / 0 comments

The tool is being piloted in Ireland and will enable users to receive suggested routes that consider electric-vehicle charging facilities, as well as information on the cost of the journey, CO2 emissions and savings. … Read More »

Chargemaster expands capacity to meet demand

4 years ago / 0 comments

The 7,000 sq ft factory at Luton Airport was established 18 months ago to produce its domestic, workplace and public charging points and is rolling out 2,000 products a month.
 
Jeff Solomon, group technical … Read More »

Next-gen Chevy Volt to offer improved charging functionality

4 years ago / 0 comments

As announced last month, the second-generation Volt will bring an all-new version of the Voltec extended-range electric drivetrain, with less weight, improved performance and a reduction in rare earth materials in its manufacture. Set … Read More »

Chargemaster introduces new fast charging unit for 3 phase capable EVs

4 years ago / 0 comments

The new compact single socket 22kW 3 phase charger model is suitable for 3 phase capable cars including the Tesla Model S and Renault Zoe.  The new unit has been designed to be compact … Read More »

Volkswagen Group puts spotlight on fuel cell knowledge at LA

4 years ago / 0 comments

Debuted as Toyota and Honda also revealed their fuel cell models at the show, Audi's A7 Sportback h-tron Quattro features a 100kW fuel cell stack which enables it to cover a claimed 310 miles … Read More »

Route Monkey to further develop EV business under new appointment

4 years ago / 0 comments

Armitage joins Route Monkey from EDF Energy, where she was electric vehicle team manager for more than four years and was involved in a range of projects including the design and technical specification of the … Read More »

Tritium unveils plans for Australia’s largest fast charging network

4 years ago / 0 comments

Located within the SE Queensland region, the proposed 430 km network will create an electric super highway. The Fast Cities Network will connect Brisbane to Noosa, Toowoomba and Byron Bay. A total of 12 … Read More »

German government to allow special tax depreciations for fleet EVs

4 years ago / 0 comments

Under ministry’s National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency (Nationaler Aktionsplan Energieeffizienz – NAPE) 50% of the purchase price of commercial EVs will be allowed to be written off in the year of purchase.  The … Read More »

Winners of 2014 Next Green Car Awards announced

4 years ago / 0 comments

This year’s Next Green Car awards covered 11 vehicle segments including a “Next Generation” category, which highlights new technology models close to market launch. The award winners are selected from a short-list of thirty-six … Read More »

Toyota announces details of Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

4 years ago / 0 comments

The four-door car will sell in Japan for 6.7m yen (€45,900) before taxes. The carmaker is looking to sell in 400 in Japan and 300 in the rest of the world in its first … Read More »

Toyota sets out "future" for Mirai fuel cell vehicle

4 years ago / 0 comments

Named “Mirai”, which means future in Japanese, the four-door sedan is promised to bring the cruising range of a conventional saloon – offering 300 miles on a single tank of hydrogen – whilst being … Read More »

Honda unveils FCV Concept ahead of 2016 release

4 years ago / 0 comments

Building on Honda's first Hydrogen fuel cell-powered model, the FCX Clarity, the new concept features a newly developed fuel-cell stack that is 33% smaller than the previous one and yet achieves output of more … Read More »

Denmark's CLEVER to double fast charging network

4 years ago / 0 comments

The firm has upgraded its network to cover all ports and offer fast charging as standard, whilst now offering 263 charging points. In total the firm is planning to have more than 543 charging … Read More »

Tesla opens Pop-Up Store and Supercharger in Bristol

4 years ago / 0 comments

The latest additions, which follow the opening of a new store and service centre in Birmingham earlier this month, are located at the Mall at Cribbs Causeway just off the M5. The Pop-Up Store … Read More »

NRG eVgo to bring DC fast chargers online in Chicago

4 years ago / 0 comments

eVgo has partnered with JNS Holdings Corp, owner of the project, to restore the chargers and will manage the operation of the existing DC fast chargers including networking, back office support and customer service. … Read More »

SMMT to run workshop on inductive charging for EVs

4 years ago / 0 comments

The agency has already commissioned a feasibility study, to assess how the strategic road network could respond to this challenge. The study will look into how an inductive power system could operate on the … Read More »

Cenex to showcase low carbon vehicles in EMEX Transport Zone

4 years ago / 0 comments

The event takes place on 19 – 20 November at ExCel in London and this year the Transport Zone will feature two electric vehicles; the Nissan Leaf and Nissan eNV200 Van; as well as … Read More »

Central Training Services implements Toyota hybrids

4 years ago / 0 comments

A leading provider of accredited training courses to clients in all industry sectors, the business has ordered six Auris Hybrid Touring Sports wagons for its trainers. The Auris Hybrids – specified as Icon Plus … Read More »

Panel-powered car could be reality in five years, says Australian university

4 years ago / 0 comments

Researchers have developed lightweight supercapacitors that can be combined with regular batteries to dramatically boost the power of an electric car. The supercapacitors – a ‘sandwich’ of electrolyte between two all-carbon electrodes – were … Read More »

China EV battery plant gets off the ground

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Nanjing battery plant is scheduled for completion by the end of 2015 and will have an annual production capacity of more than 100,000 electric vehicles when completed by the end of 2015, will … Read More »