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Natalie Middleton

EV action plan sets out pivotal points for carbon-neutral targets

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Key actions to help increase electric vehicle ownership and balance grid demand have been revealed in a new white paper that calls for public authorities to lead by example on EV take-up and for … Read More »

Used values for EVs turning into ‘two-speed market’, says Cap HPI

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Used values for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are developing into a two-speed market, with values for models under £17,000 on the rise but premium BEV values declining in the last two years.

Volkswagen ID. Space Vizzion heralds forthcoming electric estate

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Volkswagen has revealed its ID. Space Vizzion concept car, giving an insight into the brand’s forthcoming electric estate car, due 2021.

Comment: How Dyson’s scrapped EV project shows the bigger challenges for electrifying transport

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Harry Hoster, chief technology officer for Altelium Ltd and director of energy Lancaster and professor of physical chemistry at Lancaster University, on how Dyson’s decision to scrap its EV project in Singapore shows the … Read More »

Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid due mid-2020 with sub-30g/km CO2

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Toyota has confirmed plans to launch the first-ever plug-in hybrid version of the RAV4 in the second half of 2020. Revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the range-topping RAV4 PHEV will join the … Read More »

Škoda Citigo-e iV to bring all-electric motoring from £16,995

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Škoda’s first-ever fully electric car is to go on sale next month, priced from £16,995 (including Plug-in Car Grant).

BMW i4 electric saloon due 2021 with 370-mile range

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BMW is bringing its EV knowhow to the premium saloon sector with the arrival of the Tesla Model 3-rivalling i4 in 2021.

Ford Mustang Mach-E blends +370 mile range with 465hp muscle

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Ford has unveiled its Mustang Mach-E SUV; a major part of its electrification offensive and a potential Tesla Model Y rival.

Ionity launches 350kW high-power charging station in Italy

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Ionity is continuing the expansion of its pan-European high-power charging network with the opening of a new 350kW site in Brenner, Italy.

Get ahead of the electric vehicle curve at Fleet Heroes Conference

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With pressure building on the future UK government to bring forward plans to ban sales of “conventional” new petrol and diesel cars by 2040, expert advice from this month’s Fleet Heroes Conference could help … Read More »

Electric cars cooler than ICE, say drivers

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Electric cars now have the edge when it comes to image compared to petrol or diesel models but concerns over range limits remain.

LeasePlan progress on switch to EVs revealed in first-ever Sustainability Report

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LeasePlan says it’s on track with plans to migrate its employee fleet to fully electric vehicles and to achieve net-zero emissions from its fleet by 2030.

Ennet Corporation teams up with Driivz to bring smart charging services to Japan

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Japanese utility firm Ennet Corporation, part of NTT Group, is planning to lead the country’s transition to electric vehicles, aided by smart EV charging services provided by Driivz.

Peugeot’s first-ever electric SUV opens for reservations

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Peugeot has opened reservations for the new 2008, including the e-2008 variant that heralds its first-ever electric SUV.

Boris pledge on EV charging is ‘step in the right direction’

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A pledge by Boris Johnson to tighten up the UK’s charging infrastructure has been greeted as a “step in the right direction”, with further work needed to ensure a ‘clean energy revolution’.

New charge points arrive in Test Valley

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A total of 18 new electric vehicle charging points are being installed across Test Valley this month as Test Valley Borough Council brings support for the growing number of electric vehicles on the roads.

Volvo encourages fleet PHEV drivers to plug in with free electricity offer

4 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet drivers purchasing a Volvo plug-in hybrid car can benefit from a year’s free electricity under a new offer intended to encourage drivers to plug in.

ViaVan and Shell team up on EV shared ride project in Amsterdam

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ViaVan and Shell are launching an electric vehicle shared ride service in Amsterdam to enable emission-free passenger transport in the city.

Efacec reinforces sustainability focus with EV100 fleet commitment

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Portuguese e-mobility specialist Efacec has committed to convert its fleet to electric vehicles by 2030 while providing charge points for its workforce.

Act now to prevent ‘huge’ EV battery landfill waste mountain, say scientists

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The UK needs to take action on EV battery recycling now to prevent a “huge” battery waste mountain in the future, scientists say.