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Natalie Middleton

MG5 electric vehicle now available on contract hire for ride-hailing drivers

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The MG5 electric estate car is now being made available to ride-hailing drivers across London on the WeFlex scheme.

Ford’s fully electric E-Transit van to start fleet trials in Europe  

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The fully electric Ford E-Transit van and converted chassis cab models are to start trials in Europe shortly ahead of their launch in spring 2022.

New salary sacrifice scheme allows employees to lease an EV monthly

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A new salary sacrifice scheme that allows an employee to lease a new electric vehicle on a monthly basis has launched from SOGO.  

New Ionity bolt-on brings low-cost high-power charging for Kia EV drivers

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Kia has introduced a new Ionity bolt-on to its KiaCharge EV charging programme, enabling access to discounted ultra-fast charging for just £11.25 a month.

E.On to cut costs for EV drivers with new cheaper renewable energy tariff

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E.On has introduced a duo of new energy tariffs, bringing cheaper renewables-backed charging for electric vehicle drivers.

Global electric car sales rocket 41% in 2020 but critical progress required

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The electric car market bucked the downturn in global auto sales in 2020 with growth of 41% and is on track for a “decade of strong expansion”.

Star Refrigeration boosts eco work with company-wide EV sal sac scheme

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Star Refrigeration has introduced a brand-new sustainable salary sacrifice scheme for all of its employees in partnership with Lex Autolease.

ChargePoint app now on Android Auto

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ChargePoint has added support for Android Auto, enabling drivers to access a wealth of charging functionality inside their electric vehicle.

Cupra expands line-up with new entry-level Formentor plug-in hybrid

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Cupra has added new powertrains to its Formentor SUV and Leon Estate models, including a new entry-level plug-in hybrid for the Formentor.

Kia reveals pricing and specs for EV6 electric flagship

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Kia has announced pricing and specifications for its new EV6 electric flagship, which opens for orders mid-May priced from £40,895.

Volkswagen launches new entry-level Golf plug-in hybrid

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Volkswagen has expanded the Golf’s plug-in hybrid line-up with the addition of a new entry-level 204hp eHybrid model expected to particularly appeal to fleets.

Volkswagen reveals new 299hp ID.4 GTX electric SUV

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Volkswagen has revealed a 299hp GTX version of its ID.4 electric SUV, introducing a new performance badge.

Moto pledges to install ultra-rapid chargers at every UK site

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Motorway services operator Moto has said it will install ultra-rapid chargers at all of its UK sites, starting first with its Rugby Services.

London waste management firm goes zero-emission with BEDEO electric tippers

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Waste management firm Lawmens has deployed 10 electric tippers, supporting its provision of zero-emission services in the London area.

Comment: Why fleet managers need to prepare for 2030 now 

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Matthew Walters, head of consultancy services and customer value at LeasePlan UK, urges fleets to start planning for the 2030 ICE ban and warns that nine years is shorter than you’d think…

New rapid EV charge network to provide taxi drivers with free charging

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A new rapid charging network has launched in Bromsgrove, providing free charging to taxi drivers for the first year.

Volvo partners with Ohme to offer fleet charging solutions in Benelux

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Volvo is to offer smart charging solutions to its electric vehicle customers in Benelux under a tie-up with Ohme.

Vattenfall showcases fully managed EV fleet charging with Red je Pakketje case study

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The many benefits of Vattenfall’s new fully managed EV fleet charging ‘Power-as-a-Service’ solution have been showcased in a new case study with Red je Pakketje in the Netherlands.

Mer launches in UK to bring more chargers to workplaces

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EV charging specialist Mer, part of Norwegian energy giant Statkraft, is launching into the UK market to help solve the EV infrastructure gap – including in workplaces.

Vauxhall supplies fleet of electric Corsa-e and Mokka-e to EV Experience Centre

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Vauxhall is supplying a fleet of five Corsa-e and Mokka-e electric models to the EV Experience Centre, providing test drives for visitors.