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Natalie Middleton

Electric vehicles account now for 89% of salary sacrifice cars, says Arval

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Electric vehicles make up almost nine out of 10 (89%) of cars leased via Arval on salary sacrifice now – up from 39% two years ago.

JCB replaces sales fleet with Toyota Corolla hybrids

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JCB has switched the fleet for its sales team to hybrids under a new deal with Toyota.

Swarco eVolt appoints new strategic lead

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EV charging infrastructure specialist Swarco eVolt has appointed Lindsay Yeoman as the new strategic account manager for Scotland.

Fleet growth plans underpinned by low taxation on EVs, says Arval

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Fleets are markedly more optimistic about growth prospects than prior to the pandemic, supported by low Benefit-in-Kind taxation on electric vehicles, according to Arval.

Vattenfall to fund fleets’ charging tech under Power-as-a-Service model

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Vattenfall Network Solutions is introducing a new ‘Power-as-a-Service’ model to help UK fleets switch to electric vehicles.

New app to help jump-start electric investments to avoid EV brownouts

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A new UK government-backed app is to launch, helping to help jump-start the billions of pounds of investment needed to stop rolling brownouts happening when EVs dominate the roads.

Volvo, Uber and Vattenfall in open call for EU to end petrol and diesel car sales by 2035

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Businesses including Volvo, Vattenfall, Uber and Ikea have called on the EU to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars, including hybrids, by 2035.

Choosing right charging tariff could save EV drivers over £1,000 a year

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Fleet drivers cost save more than £1,000 a year on charging costs by hunting down the best electricity tariff.

NCP starts transition to plug-in van and car fleet

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National Car Parks (NCP) is moving towards a pure electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid vehicle fleet under a new contract with Alphabet.

ABB enhances Terra HP 350kW charger for fleets

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ABB has updated its Terra High Power (HP) charger with a number of developments for both fleets and charging operators.

Surging demand for used hybrids, says BuyaCar.co.uk

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Fast-rising new car demand for hybrids and plug-in hybrids is also being reflected in the used market, with online car supermarket BuyaCar.co.uk reporting its highest-ever proportion of hybrid customers.

World’s first long-range solar electric-powered car enhances efficiencies with new wheels

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The world’s first long-range solar electric vehicle is due to go on sale at the end of this year with a 450-mile range (725km).

Toyota reveals specs for electric Proace van

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Toyota has announced European specs for its fully electric Proace van, due on sale later this year.

New green leasing broker to simplify switch to EVs

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A new vehicle leasing broker solely focused on electric cars and vans has launched, based on the premise of providing a complete and streamlined experience to both private and fleet drivers.

Home charger sharing could help fleets go electric

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An app that enables electric vehicle drivers to access charging points at neighbouring flats and terraces could prove the solution to the challenges facing drivers going electric.

New issue of EV Fleet World Digital now out

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The latest issue of EV Fleet World Digital magazine is now live, bringing a wealth of new guidance for fleets on going electric.

New Honda HR-V SUV to bring extra space and latest-gen hybrid tech

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Honda has revealed its new HR-V in a virtual event, outlining further details of its latest-gen hybrid technology and upgraded platform.

New EEVEE app reveals real cost of charging electric vehicles

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A new app that can provide in-depth data on the real cost of charging has launched for drivers and fleets.

Riverford readies for 100% electric fleet with new Vivaro-e vans

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Devon-based organic fruit and vegetable box supplier Riverford has deployed 10 electric Vauxhall Vivaro-e vans in line with plans for its fleet to go fully electric by 2025.

Toyota Yaris Cross hybrid SUV: Prices and specs revealed

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Toyota’s new hybrid-only Yaris Cross small SUV is to go on sale later this spring, priced from £22,515.