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Natalie Middleton

Leeds residents offered free parking for ultra low emission vehicles

3 years ago / 0 comments

The free 12-month permit can be used in pay and display bays on the street and in pay and display bays in council run car parks. Only vehicles recognised by the Department for Transport … Read More »

London hydrogen network project sets new FCEV records

3 years ago / 0 comments

The partners of the project have broken the record for the longest journey in the UK on a single tank of hydrogen, travelling 400 miles, and have also broken the longest continuous journey for … Read More »

Renault Twizy chosen for car sharing scheme in Lake District

4 years ago / 0 comments

The scheme is run in association with Co-wheels Car Club under the 'See More' sustainable travel programme delivered in partnership by Cumbria County Council, The Lake District National Park Authority and Cumbria Tourism. … Read More »

Lease ULEV uptake three times higher than market average, says BVRLA

4 years ago / 0 comments

That's according to the latest quarterly figures from the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association, which also showed that the average lease car added to its member fleet in 2015 emitted just 112.6g/km CO2, … Read More »

Electrifying Fleet World Fleet Show 2016 at Silverstone in May

4 years ago / 0 comments

This year’s Show will provide the opportunity for fleet decision-makers to see, evaluate and drive some of the latest electric vehicles (EVs) available on the market – at a time when latest figures show … Read More »

Audi outlines ten-year electromobility plans

4 years ago / 0 comments

Speaking at the Audi Annual Press Conference, held at the company’s headquarters in Ingolstadt, Rupert Stadler, chairman of the Board of Management said the investment would support “the mobility of tomorrow, and we will … Read More »

Fastned adds Tesla adaptors to all 50 charging stations in Netherlands

4 years ago / 0 comments

The move marks a significant increase from the current seven Tesla superchargers in the Netherlands. The company added that there are almost 5,000 Tesla cars currently in the Netherlands. Michiel Langezaal, CEO … Read More »

EVs to become more economical than gasoline or diesel cars in 2020s, finds report

4 years ago / 0 comments

That’s the finding of new research by Bloomberg New Energy Finance that says EVs will make up 35% of global new car sales by 2040. The study forecasts that sales of electric vehicles … Read More »

Nissan to power French office with world’s largest grid-integrated EV system

4 years ago / 0 comments

The carmaker is deploying 100 vehicle-to-grid chargers from partner ENEL that will be used by its EVs to draw down energy from the grid at off-peak periods with the ability to ‘sell back’ the … Read More »

Hyundai announces new Project IONIQ strategy at Geneva

4 years ago / 0 comments

Available in hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric versions and said to be the first vehicle with all three drivetrain types, the IONIQ also lends its name to a new R&D project that aims to … Read More »

Toyota unveils sub-90g/km hybrid compact crossover at Geneva

4 years ago / 0 comments

Marked out as the first full hybrid model within the segment, the C-HR follows in the footsteps of the concept cars seen at Paris in 2014 and Frankfurt in 2015. Built on Toyota’s … Read More »

22kW semi-rapid charge network goes live in Paris

4 years ago / 0 comments

The association has reported that the Belib network is being implemented at an estimated cost of €10.4m (£8.2m) with the participation of the region of Ile-de-France, ADEME (French Agency for Environment and Energy) and … Read More »

New web tool provides European fleets with comprehensive TCO figures for EVs

4 years ago / 0 comments

Launched by the EU-funded I-CVUE project, the tool has been developed to provide a TCO for EV and ICE vehicles in different EU markets – currently reference data sets for Germany, the Netherlands, the … Read More »

Vector adds to Auckland charging network

4 years ago / 0 comments

The firm said it will continue to expand the charger network as EVs become more commonplace in New Zealand. “It is our plan to install the right charging solutions at the right places,” … Read More »

LG Chem to supply battery pack for new Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivan

4 years ago / 0 comments

The model, which is set to be launched in late 2016, is billed as the first electrified minivan and can run up to 30 miles on electricity only. LG Chem will supply the … Read More »

Welsh company unveils 250mpg fuel cell car

4 years ago / 0 comments

Due to go on sale from 2018, the lightweight two-seater car is being funded with the help of a £2m grant from the Welsh government. It uses a carbon composite chassis and a powertrain … Read More »

Skoda gives insight on future large SUV with plug-in hybrid concept

4 years ago / 0 comments

Built on the VW Group’s modular MQB platform, the concept would slot above the Yeti in the carmaker’s line-up as it looks to broaden its SUV range. At 4.7m long, the VisionS is bigger … Read More »

Government of Ontario ramps up EV incentives

4 years ago / 0 comments

The province's first Electric Vehicle Incentive Program was launched in 2010 and provided incentives for the purchase of 4,800 electric vehicles and about 1,100 home chargers. The original scheme offered incentives ranging from $5,000-$8,500. … Read More »

Lexus LC 500h hybrid coupe to receive world premiere at Geneva

4 years ago / 0 comments

The premiere follows the debut of the LC last month at the Detroit Motor Show, which is based on the LF-LC concept that was revealed in 2012. The hybrid model is powered by … Read More »

EV charging covers 98% of UK motorway network

4 years ago / 0 comments

According to its latest research, based on data from the National Charge Point Registry, electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles can now charge at 70 of the 97 motorway service stations in the UK. … Read More »