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Natalie Middleton

Electric vehicle demand sees sharp rise in Europe

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The data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) shows that for the first three months of the year, AFV totalled 144,421 units – up 28.8%. Registrations of electric vehicles (EVs) more than doubled, … Read More »

Luxury chauffeur firms adds first hybrids to fleet

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The new models are being added to the fleet to help the business strengthen its environmental profile and meet customer demands. Heather Matthews, managing director, said: “The Lexus are the first hybrids we have … Read More »

Chevrolet self-driving EV concept debuts at Shanghai

4 years ago / 0 comments

The concept was developed in Shanghai by GM’s Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) joint venture and is intended to show a “unique, intelligent vehicle for tomorrow’s younger consumers by utilizing innovative car networking … Read More »

Free guide advises on charge point procurement

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The free guide is the first on the subject issued by the UK Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (UK EVSE) Association and features input from UK EVSE members, who include the UK’s leading charge point … Read More »

Volkswagen unveils C Coupé GTE plug-in hybrid concept at Auto Shanghai 2015

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Over 5m in length, the concept is aimed at the Chinese market and, according to reports, will be on sale there in production form near the end of next year, based on the VW’s … Read More »

GM drops price of Chevrolet Spark EV in US

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The carmaker announced that the model, currently on sale in California and Oregon with Maryland to come on board in the summer, will now carry a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $25,995. The move … Read More »

E-Car Club to launch in Scotland with Renault EV fleet

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The UK car sharing club is launching in St Andrews in partnership with St Andrews University and Transport Scotland and will run a fleet of 10 ZOE Dynamique and Kangoo Z.E. Maxi models located … Read More »

Nominations open for Low Carbon Champions Awards 2015

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There are seven award categories, covering areas ranging from cars to innovation, from fuels to publication. The LowCVP Champions Awards will be presented at a gala dinner to be held in Milton Keynes, beginning … Read More »

Chargemaster to exhibit at the Fleet Show after recording one million UK electric vehicle charges

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Electric vehicles in the UK have charged a total of one million times using Chargemaster’s nationwide network of charging points. This has provided drivers with a total of around 9.5 million kWh of electricity … Read More »

Siemens launches new DC Rapid EV charger

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Designed to conform to all industry standard charging protocols and interfaces, the new single-outlet, wall-mounted QC24S rapid charger provides a DC output at 24kW and can be supplied with a CCS or CHadeMO connector … Read More »

Transport for London adds first hydrogen cars to fleet

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The two Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell vehicles are being used by TfL’s bus operational management team to undertake a number of tasks including checking bus route diversions and carrying out site meetings.   The … Read More »

Citroën reveals Aircross plug-in hybrid concept

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The brand said the model confirms its ability to develop its new positioning and illustrates its international ambitions, building on the success of the C4 Cactus, with a body style intended for worldwide sale. … Read More »

Hertz rolls out Nissan LEAF on London fleet

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Customers can rent the model with unlimited mileage, at a special launch price of £9.99 (GBP) a day (up to 24 hours) and can also benefit from exemption from the Congestion Charge as well … Read More »

Toyota announces details of new RAV4 Hybrid

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Set to be launched in the UK and Europe from early 2016, the RAV4 Hybrid brings a full hybrid system combining a 2.5-litre petrol engine and electric motor, with electronic all-wheel drive provided by … Read More »

Milestone Renault Twizy goes to the municipality of Florence, Italy

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The municipality is taking delivery of 53 Twizys along with 17 Renault Kangoo Z.E. models for municipal duties as part of its ongoing commitment to electric transport “This delivery of a Renault Z.E. fleet … Read More »

Renault Twizy added to Bluely car-sharing fleet in France

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In total, 30 models have been added already alongside Bolloré's Bluecar, with plans to add 110 Renault Twizys to the Bluely fleet as well as the Bluecub (Bordeaux) fleets by the end of 2015. … Read More »

Australia kicks off plans for ‘Hydrogen Highway’

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The Hyundai SUV ix35 Fuel Cell arrived in Australia in June 2014 and has been undergoing operational trials since. The official unveiling was accompanied by the installation of Australia’s first solar powered hydrogen refuelling … Read More »

US leads way on rising global EV sales

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A new study by the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research in Germany has found that around 320,000 electric cars were registered last year, with the Nissan LEAF, Tesla Model S and Mitsubishi … Read More »

"Range anxiety may be an over-stated concern” finds US study

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Carried out by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), the study debunks the theory that EV batteries will be retired after the battery has lost 20% of its … Read More »

LG Chem to supply batteries for 2016 smart EV

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No details of the deal have been released but LG Chem said the mass supply contract will see it provide battery cells to smart EV with the cells then installed into packs by its battery … Read More »