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Natalie Middleton

RSPB reinforces stance on climate change with Renault ZOE

6 years ago / 0 comments

The ZOE joins the charity’s Kangoo Van Z.E, at its Bedfordshire base near Sandy as the organisation takes a stance on climate change. The RSPB says it believes climate change poses the single biggest … Read More »

BMW teams up with SolarCity for clean electricity package in US

6 years ago / 0 comments

The deal sees SolarCity become BMW’s preferred solar power partner, with service to be feature in the carmaker’s 360° Electric portfolio of products and services. ‘Experience with our MINI E and ActiveE field trials … Read More »

FIA Formula E Championship to drive global EV take-up

6 years ago / 0 comments

According to the study, the new zero-emission race series will help contribute to the additional sale of 77 million EVs worldwide from 2015 to 2040, with resultant local and global economic, social and environmental … Read More »

Leicester’s De Montfort University & CENEX team up to explore range anxiety solutions

6 years ago / 0 comments

Being undertaken by De Montfort University’s (DMU) Department of Technology along with CENEX, the Centre of Excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies, the project aims to develop innovative ways of making electric … Read More »

Brazilian EV market to rocket

6 years ago / 0 comments

The firm’s research shows the immense potential for growth in the country's EV and supporting infrastructure market if automakers decide to invest in it and once automotive companies overcome challenges, such as high initial … Read More »

IKEA goes all-out for EV rapid chargers at UK stores

6 years ago / 0 comments

From December 2013, all 18 IKEA stores will have installed electric vehicle rapid charging points in partnership with Nissan and green energy provider Ecotricity. Developed by Nissan, the rapid charger units can recharge an … Read More »

New EV station with toggle unit set to optimise charging & reduce costs

6 years ago / 0 comments

The toggle unit technology enables the EV charging station to charge multiple EVs successively without the insertion or removal of plugs during the charging process. The company says the functionality improves the charging process … Read More »

Nissan LEAF tops Norway car sales chart for October

6 years ago / 0 comments

Registrations figures for last month show that the LEAF took almost 6% of the total passenger vehicle market and is currently the country’s fourth best selling car for the year to date with over … Read More »

Connecticut beefs up EV charging network with another 56 stations

6 years ago / 0 comments

The grants, announced by Governor Dannel P Malloy, join nearly 100 other charging stations at public locations and are being funded at a cost of $135,946 from provisions of the April 2012 settlement agreement … Read More »

Lack of knowledge and perceived high costs top fleet concerns over EVs, says Alphabet

6 years ago / 0 comments

The insight sessions, which culminated in a customer forum, highlighted a number of key questions around the introduction of EVs, with lack of understanding toping the lists. The customer focus groups followed the company’s … Read More »

Last chance to register for HEVC 2013

6 years ago / 0 comments

Taking place 6-7 November at 15 Hatfields, London, this year’s event will offer attendees up-to-date insight of recent research work, developments and future trends in the design, implementation and strategy of this hybrid technology. … Read More »

Cenex announces dates for 2014 Low Carbon Vehicle Event

6 years ago / 0 comments

Intended to provide comprehensive access to the latest technologies, initiatives and discussions in the UK’s low carbon vehicle sector, the event again combines a technology exhibition with broad B2B focus, a Ride & Drive … Read More »

Fleets urged to take a fresh look at plug-in vehicles as Alphabet launches EV consultancy service

6 years ago / 0 comments

Unveiled yesterday (22nd October) at the Saatchi Gallery, AlphaElectric is intended to help both private and public sector fleets to make informed decisions on their use of plug-in vehicles. The service, which is delivered … Read More »

Nissan leads UK rapid charging initiative

6 years ago / 0 comments

Covering over 680 miles of motorway, the Rapid Charge Network project is being co-funded by Nissan along with European Union, with further contributions from fellow consortium members Renault, BMW and Volkswagen and ESB Ireland's … Read More »

Government urged to adopt ultra-low emission vehicle incentives from other countries

6 years ago / 0 comments

The advice comes from LeasePlan, which has published a best practice guide to decarbonising UK road transport that explores how the Government and leasing companies can work together to make ULEVs an attractive option … Read More »

Charging costs make it hard to work out whole-life costs for EVs, says Chevin

6 years ago / 0 comments

The fleet software specialist highlights that firms will have problems measuring the cost of charging the vehicle unless they are only ever charged from a public, office or depot based dedicated charging point. Managing … Read More »

OLEV to run ultra low emission vehicle awareness campaign

6 years ago / 0 comments

Due to launch early next year, the campaign will include radio, digital and print advertising as well as the creation of an online information resource which will aim to raise awareness, bust myths and … Read More »

Kia confirms all-electric Soul to come to UK

6 years ago / 0 comments

‘We want the car,’ said Yaser Shabsogh, Kia’s UK commercial director to news agency headlineauto. ‘We have the technology so we want it so we can demonstrate it. It gives us a real branding … Read More »

VW Group reinforces electromobility leadership ambitions with Ecotricity green energy package

6 years ago / 0 comments

The partnership followed a tender exercise and sees Ecotricity become the preferred supplier of green energy for Volkswagen Group customers in the UK.  This means that any customer purchasing an electric vehicle from one … Read More »

Mitsubishi puts plug-in hybrid technology at heart of new SUV concepts

6 years ago / 0 comments

The line-up will include the GC-PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle). With GC standing for Grand Cruiser, the concept shows the possible direction for a replacement to the Shogun and offers strong environmental credentials with … Read More »