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Natalie Middleton

Jaguar launches new range calculator for I-PACE

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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

3 months 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.

Fleet Heroes Awards 2019 to recognise latest eco innovations

3 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet operators, suppliers and even UK cities/regions are being invited to enter the 2019 Fleet Heroes Awards, which will take place this autumn alongside the Fleet Heroes Conference to spotlight green fleet innovations.

Ford underpins EV plans with Centrica charging services

3 months ago / 0 comments

Ford is partnering with British Gas parent Centrica to offer cheaper EV charging in the UK and Ireland as it ramps up its electrified vehicle plans in Europe.

East Lothian Council rolls out new EV charging hubs

3 months ago / 0 comments

East Lothian Council is deploying six charging hubs in the county’s largest towns in partnership with Swarco eVolt.

Second Ionity 350kW charging station launches in UK

3 months ago / 0 comments

The manufacturer-backed Ionity network has launched its second fast charging station in the UK as it looks to swiftly expand its network.

Royal Mail augments electric fleet with 190 more vans

3 months ago / 0 comments

Royal Mail has added a further 190 electric vans to its existing 100-strong EV fleet.

AstraZeneca to switch 16,000-strong vehicle fleet to EVs

3 months ago / 0 comments

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has committed to switching its global 16,000-strong vehicle fleet to electric by 2030.

0% BiK on EVs sends fleet interest sky-high

3 months ago / 0 comments

Last week’s announcement by HM Treasury of a 0% Benefit-in-Kind rate for fully electric cars in 2020/21 has seen interest in such cars soaring, according to Fleet Evolution.

All new rapid chargers to support contactless payments by 2020

3 months ago / 0 comments

The Government has called for all new rapid and higher-powered chargepoints to offer contactless card payments by spring 2020 as it also opens a consultation on fitting all new-build homes with an electric car … Read More »

Ford and Volkswagen tie up on EVs and AVs

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Ford and Volkswagen are to invest billions in advancing electric and self-driving car developments under an enhanced global collaboration.

Engenie to install 2,000+ rapid chargers

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Engenie is to install more than 2,000 rapid charging points across the UK – effectively doubling the UK’s rapid charging network and bringing capability to charge five million EVs a year.

New Sunderland facility set to make thousands of batteries

3 months ago / 0 comments

A new UK battery manufacturing facility has opened, marking one of the first of its type in Europe, helping secure jobs for the North East.

Kia deal sees Rolec provide over 1,000 EV chargepoints

4 months ago / 0 comments

Rolec EV has reached the landmark achievement of manufacturing and supplying over 1,000 electric vehicle charging points for Kia Motors UK’s head office, dealership network and domestic EV customers.

Mini Electric to bring 144-mile range and ‘affordable’ pricing

4 months ago / 0 comments

Mini’s first mass market electric car has been revealed as the brand looks to target buyers with a “widely affordable” EV.

Van trial underscores urban practicality of plug-in hybrids

4 months ago / 0 comments

A 12-month trial of Ford vans has shown how plug-in hybrids could achieve around 75% of urban mileage on full electric power, bringing air quality benefits.

Government investment in solar and WiFi tech to transform EV charging

4 months ago / 0 comments

New technologies that will transform electric vehicle charging – including wireless systems – are to be developed in the UK with the help of government funding.

Lex gears up for EV demand with DriveElectric

4 months ago / 0 comments

Lex Autolease has signed up DriveElectric to provide specialist advice on ultra-low emission vehicles to Lloyds Bank business customers looking to make the switch.

Energy Saving Trust publishes EV charging guide

4 months ago / 0 comments

A new Charging Electric Vehicles guide is now available to download free from the Energy Saving Trust, providing information and advice for drivers on where and how to charge electric vehicles.

Centrica, SSE and Mitie to go electric by 2030

4 months ago / 0 comments

Major fleet operators Centrica, SSE and Mitie have pledged to go electric by 2030 – cutting emissions from more than 21,000 vehicles.