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Natalie Middleton

London Mayor confirms world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone

4 years ago / 0 comments

Intended to reduce most harmful vehicle exhaust pollutants by more than half, the zone will require vehicles travelling in Central London to meet new emission standards (see below) 24 hours a day, seven days … Read More »

Cenex programme deploys 700 ULEVs in public sector fleets

4 years ago / 0 comments

The LCVPPP, which ran from 2008 to 2013, is one of the largest trials of electric and hybrid commercial vehicles carried out in the UK to date. The central feature of the LCVPPP was … Read More »

Mitsubishi partners with Chargemaster

4 years ago / 0 comments

The agreement means that Mitsubishi drivers who have a home chargepoint installed by Chargemaster will be eligible for six months’ free access to the Polar network across the UK as well as six months’ … Read More »

Signs & graphics specialist to run Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs

4 years ago / 0 comments

Launched in the UK last year, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has an electric range of 32½ miles, emits just 44g of CO2 per kilometre, and boasts an official combined fuel consumption figure of 148 … Read More »

Launch of new electric-only car hire service in South East

4 years ago / 0 comments

Electric Car Hire offers a tailored hire service for customers, with free same day delivery of any one of its BMW i3s if ordered before 4pm. Drivers can hire a car for as little … Read More »

Tesla extends Resale Value Guarantee across all Model S European markets

4 years ago / 0 comments

Already offered in countries such as the UK, the scheme is being extended to Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark and France, with Tesla saying that the move comes in recognition of the fact that many … Read More »

New study sets out financial savings from running low-carbon vehicles

4 years ago / 0 comments

Carried out by Cambridge Econometrics on behalf of the European Climate Foundation, the report on "Fuelling Britain's Future” finds that efforts to tackle carbon emissions and clean up urban air pollution will bring about … Read More »

Government adds 140 plug-in cars & vans to vehicle fleet

4 years ago / 0 comments

In total 140 ultra low-emission models will be deployed by 15 government departments and agencies, including the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Ministry of Defence and the Home Office. The fleet includes cars and vans … Read More »

Shortlist announced for first 'Go Ultra Low Cities’

4 years ago / 0 comments

The winners will be chosen for their proposals on innovative new initiatives to encourage ULEV uptake and will become the UK’s first ‘Go Ultra Low Cities’. The 12 cities and authorities shortlisted are: City … Read More »

Ecotricity to expand Electric Highway further

4 years ago / 0 comments

Dale Vince, founder of Ecotricity and the Electric Highway, said the next major focus for the network is on strategic A road, in particular for areas not covered by the motorway network, eg in … Read More »

ALD Automotive assists NCP with move to electric vans

4 years ago / 0 comments

The new three-year agreement builds on an existing partnership between the two companies that dates back to 2013 and supports ALD Automotive’s ongoing commitment to promoting Alternatively Fuelled Vehicles (AFVs) as credible options for … Read More »

LowCVP event to look at effects of EV motor racing on mainstream car market

4 years ago / 0 comments

This year's conference is timed to take place in the week leading up to Britain's first Formula E race and will provide an opportunity to find out how electric vehicle motor racing can influence the mainstream … Read More »

Call for pan-European fleet operators for EV project

4 years ago / 0 comments

Coordinated by the Energy Saving Trust, the project consortium consists of 10 member organisations in the energy and transport sectors to offer advice to urban pan-European fleet operators with free EV usage analysis and … Read More »

Concept V-ision e shows plans for Mercedes' plans for V-Class PHEV

4 years ago / 0 comments

Said to possibly herald the brand’s eleventh planned plug-in hybrid the model uses a 210PS four-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor to deliver total power of 333PS and torque of up to 600Nm. … Read More »

Hyundai showcases Tucson PHEV concept at Geneva

4 years ago / 0 comments

Alongside the world premiere of the new Tucson, the carmaker’s stand includes the Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) concept, which uses a 114bhp 1.7-litre diesel engine with the new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission along with … Read More »

Nissan launches seven-seat e-NV200 Combi

4 years ago / 0 comments

Aimed for use by VIP transfer, hotels, taxis and private customers, the new model joins the existing five-seater version in April and features a 2 + 3 + 2 layout, with both the second … Read More »

Hitachi Capital adds BMW i3 to internal fleet

4 years ago / 0 comments

The company has opted for the range extender i3 to meet employee needs, backed up by the EV charging points at its Newbury office and Trowbridge site. The new vehicle joins the company’s existing … Read More »

Audi Prologue Avant concept brings high-performance hybrid drive

4 years ago / 0 comments

Set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the concept builds on the Prologue Coupé concept shown at the LA Auto Show and brings a new interpretation of the Audi Avant philosophy. With a … Read More »

Mitsubishi previews Concept XR-PHEV II prior to Geneva reveal

4 years ago / 0 comments

The concept builds on the XR-PHEV concept car shown at the Tokyo Motor Show two years ago and shows how the carmaker’s second PHEV model could look. Design features draw on Shogun motifs such … Read More »

New app provides details of publicly available EV charging points across the UK

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Zap-Map App is designed to improve the electric driving experience for all by enabling EV owners to safely search the charging network on the move. Linked to Zap-Map.com, the UK’s leading EV charging … Read More »