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Natalie Middleton

Mercedes-Benz EQV electric MPV brings 252-mile range

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Mercedes-Benz is introducing a second fully electric vehicle into its EQ line-up in the form of the EQV MPV.

VW expands charging facilities at German sites

2 years ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen is to install 4,000 charging points at its 10 German sites by 2025.

Order books open for Peugeot 208 and e-208

2 years ago / 0 comments

The new Peugeot 208 and e-208 are now on sale in the UK, ahead of deliveries from early 2020.

Mercedes launches A and B-Class plug-in hybrids

2 years ago / 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz is rolling out its third-generation plug-in hybrid technology to the A and B-Class line-ups as part of its EQ Power range.

Bring forward petrol/diesel sales ban and include hybrids to meet Net Zero, say MPs

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Government’s 2040 target of ending sales of new petrol and diesel cars/vans must be brought forwards to 2035 at the latest and include full hybrids, while action must also be taken to drive … Read More »

New WattsUp app shows users in real time where they can charge and when

2 years ago / 0 comments

A new Android app that helps drivers locate rapid electric vehicle charge points across the UK in real time has launched for both Android and iOS devices.

New smart battery solution enables EV drivers to store and use renewable energy

2 years ago / 0 comments

EO Charging has partnered with Moixa to create a smart home battery and solar solution that enables EV drivers to make use of their solar panels and save money on smart charging.

Shell’s first fast chargers go live in Singapore

2 years ago / 0 comments

Shell New Energies subsidiary Greenlots has started the installation of fast chargers in Singapore as part of wider global plans to expand access to EV charging globally.

Charging and range anxiety still biggest obstacles in switch to EVs, says Venson

2 years ago / 0 comments

While company car drivers are widely switched on to the benefits of switching to EVs, the majority still have ill-founded concerns over a lack of charging and range.

Have your say in inaugural EV Energy Taskforce report to government

2 years ago / 0 comments

Electric vehicle stakeholders including fleet operators are being invited to attend one of two workshops in September to help guide the initial findings of the Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce.

Prices and specs revealed for facelifted Hyundai Ioniq

2 years ago / 0 comments

Hyundai’s updated Ioniq range is now available to order, bringing design changes as well as a new longer range for the pure electric version.

BP Chargemaster starts roll-out of 150kW chargers

2 years ago / 0 comments

BP Chargemaster has activated the first of its new 150kW ultra-fast chargers, which are planned for roll-out across the UK.

EV charging stations overtake number of fuel stations

2 years ago / 0 comments

There are now more EV charging stations than fuel stations in the UK, with almost 1,000 more public places to charge cars compared to forecourts.

‘World-first’ pop-up charging hub brings practical on-street charging solution

2 years ago / 0 comments

Pop-up charging hubs are to start springing up on kerbs in the UK to provide a unique solution to the issue of on-street charging.

ARC Europe and EVBox partner for pan-European EV assistance

2 years ago / 0 comments

ARC Europe, which provides B2B roadside assistance and mobility solutions in Europe, and electric vehicle charging stations specialist EVBox are partnering to bring assistance services to EV drivers.

InstaVolt adds 125kW charging points to network

2 years ago / 0 comments

InstaVolt has started the roll-out of new ChargePoint Express 250 high-powered chargers, capable of up to 125kW charging, on its network.

New VWFS | Fleet tool gives guidance on fleet EV journey

2 years ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen Financial Services | Fleet has launched a new tool to help fleets make the switch to electric vehicles.

Government doubles funding for on-street electric car charging

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport is ploughing a further £2.5m into funding for chargepoints on residential streets.

Jaguar launches new range calculator for I-PACE

2 years ago / 0 comments

Jaguar has launched a new online calculator to help potential I-PACE buyers maximise the range of the all-electric SUV.

Motivations and obstructions to ULEV switch revealed in new research

2 years ago / 0 comments

Car and van drivers are ready to make the switch to hybrid and electric vehicles but ongoing concerns over operation and lack of awareness of the benefits of such vehicles are hampering take-up.