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Natalie Middleton

Norway continues to lead global electric vehicle market

4 years ago / 0 comments

That’s the finding of the new IHS Automotive Plug-in Electric Vehicle Index, which ranks the market share of plug-in electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle registrations in a given quarter for eight countries. … Read More »

Oregon to make state employees to pay cost of charging EVs

4 years ago / 0 comments

As reported by Oregon Capital Insider, the Oregon Government Ethics Commission has stated in a letter that the state cannot provide free or reduced cost electric vehicle charging services to state employees, unless the … Read More »

Chargemaster acquires GB Electrical

4 years ago / 0 comments

GB Electrical is a specialist national contractor that has expanded into the installation of charging points across the country over the past two years.  To date, Chargemaster has used a number of external subcontractors … Read More »

My Electric Avenue to host webinar for automotive & EV charging sectors

4 years ago / 0 comments

Managed by EA Technology, and supported by partners including Fleetdrive Electric and Zero Carbon Futures, My Electric Avenue is an Ofgem-funded project trialling ‘Esprit’, a technology to manage and remotely control EV charging with … Read More »

Toyota Mirai sets record for zero-emission driving range

4 years ago / 0 comments

Testing on the Mirai has shown that it can achieve 67mpg in official US combined city/highway driving calculations (equating to 80mpg for the UK), and an estimated driving range of 312 miles on a single … Read More »

BMW & NTU Singapore team up for $1.3m electromobility research

4 years ago / 0 comments

The joint venture builds on the two firms’ existing work at the Future Mobility Research Lab located on the NTU campus and will be funded by a $1.3m investment. The research will be carried … Read More »

Plug-in hybrids increasingly making inroads with fleets, finds CLM

4 years ago / 0 comments

The company looked back over months of new vehicle registrations and found that at the end of Q4 in 2014, diesel models accounted for 90.4% of all new models ordered on the CLM fleet. … Read More »

Nissan LEAF gains new Acenta+ trim

4 years ago / 0 comments

Available from today (1 July), the new trim sits between the Acenta and range-topping Tekna model and brings is equipped with 17-inch wheels finished with blue accents plus a 6.6kW on-board charger as standard, … Read More »

New CleanPEA tool to see if fleets can switch to EVs

4 years ago / 0 comments

Dubbed CleanPEA (Promoting Electric Alternatives), the new system is based on the short-term use of a small GPS device to record driver usage behaviours. The data is then compared to the range restrictions and … Read More »

Outlander PHEV leads way as plug-in sales soar

4 years ago / 0 comments

Analysis of DVLA data by the RAC Foundation has revealed that sales of plug-in vehicles eligible for the Government’s plug-in car and van grants rose 37% in Q1 2015 compared to Q4 2014, reaching … Read More »

Tesla owners clocks up over a billion emission-free miles

4 years ago / 0 comments

In the three years since the Model S hit the road, owners across the world have travelled the equivalent of over 4,000 trips to the moon, or almost 40,000 times around the Earth. By … Read More »

Nearly half of EV stakeholders expect next car to be electric or plug-in hybrid

4 years ago / 0 comments

The research, conducted on behalf of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), also found that 14% of respondents to the survey of experts already drive a hybrid or battery electric vehicle.  The LowCVP survey … Read More »

Fleet of Nissan LEAFs goes live for car sharing in Edinburgh

4 years ago / 0 comments

A total of seven LEAFs have been placed at electric vehicle charging bays across Edinburgh for use by members of City Car Club, with a further 13 new electric vehicles to arrive in the … Read More »

SPIE UK takes delivery of hybrids under new ALD deal

4 years ago / 0 comments

The new agreement covers a fleet of over 1,000 vehicles, comprising a third cars and two-thirds LCVs. During implementation, ALD Automotive worked with SPIE UK to develop a new vehicle policy that offers increased … Read More »

BMW i8 claims International Engine of the Year title

4 years ago / 0 comments

“This is a fitting victory for what is a remarkable powertrain,” enthused Dean Slavnich, co-chairman of the International Engine of the Year Awards. “The i8 is a supercar of the future that’s available today. … Read More »

Alphabet launches EV deployment tool

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Electrification Potential Analysis (EPA) tool has been launched as part of the firm’s AlphaElectric EV consulting approach and has already been piloted by Deloitte Italy and Interserve UK. The EPA solution uses real-life … Read More »

Honda axes Civic hybrid & Accord plug-in and puts focus on fuel cell car

4 years ago / 0 comments

In a press statement, John Mendel, executive vice president, automobile division, American Honda Motor Co Inc, said that both Civic models would be axed due to this autumn’s launch of the 10th-generation Civic, which … Read More »

Majority of drivers would consider plug-in vehicle for next car

4 years ago / 0 comments

The research by Go Ultra Low also found that three-quarters of motorists also said that running costs were the biggest consideration when choosing their next car, driving the argument for switching to ultra low emission … Read More »

Tesla Model X crossover to arrive in three to four months

4 years ago / 0 comments

Speaking to investors at the carmakers’ annual meeting, Musk said he’s looking at the latest iteration of the Model X every week. He added: “The Model X may arguably be a better SUV than … Read More »

Renault starts assembly of Bolloré's Bluecar

4 years ago / 0 comments

Signed last September, the agreement sees Groupe Bolloré transfer over production of the model, previously only made in Italy, with plans for Renault to also make a possible three-seater version for the Bolloré Group’s … Read More »