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Natalie Middleton

UK’s first ‘fully open’ EV charging network launches

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A new 100-strong network of charging stations is being launched in Suffolk to provide the UK’s first ‘fully open’ public charging network.

Fastned and Van der Valk partner for fast charging stations

4 months ago / 0 comments

Fastned has opened a fast charging station  at Van der Valk Hotel Gladbeck in Germany as part of a new collaboration.

Local authorities get £6m to fund ULEV taxi chargepoints

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The Government is awarding more than £6m in funding to 17 local authorities across the UK to help support the shift to ultra-low emission taxis.

BMW 7 Series Plug-in Hybrids bring extra range and performance

5 months ago / 0 comments

BMW has announced further details of its Plug-in Hybrid 7 Series models, which bring increased performance and emissions-free capabilities.

Fleets urged to revisit electric vehicle thinking

5 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets that have previously discounted electric vehicles should make a point of monitoring the EV market over 2019 to see how things are fast-changing.

Uber adds 15ppm ‘clean air fee’ to fund switch to EVs

5 months ago / 0 comments

Uber has added a 15p per mile fee onto every trip taken through its app in London to help drivers switch to electric vehicles.

Renault Zoe gets flagship S Edition

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Renault has updated its Zoe electric supermini with a new S Edition trim that brings extra equipment for less.

Shell expands EV push in America with Greenlots acquisition

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Shell has acquired US-based electric vehicle charging specialist Greenlots as it looks to accelerate its EV infrastructure deployment and management in the US.

VW subsidiary offers eco-power tariff in Germany

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New Volkswagen Group subsidiary Elli Group GmbH is offering an eco-power tariff that is available throughout Germany with immediate effect as it builds up to offering a range of smart charging solutions.

Kerbside charging marks ‘world first’ for EVs

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New public kerbside charging and connectivity technology has been demonstrated in London today to show how the Government’s electric vehicle ambitions could be turned into reality.

Centrica accelerates EV plans with dedicated Mobility Ventures team

5 months ago / 0 comments

Centrica is pushing ahead with far-reaching electric vehicle charging solutions plans with the creation of a new team that will work with domestic and business customers.

VW invests $10m in battery start-up to further e-mobility plans

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The Volkswagen Group is investing US$10m in US battery startup Forge Nano in line with its plans for e-mobility.

Toyota Mirai helps Imperial College London further hydrogen research

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Imperial College London has taken delivery of a new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car to support its work looking into the potential of hydrogen as a future source of clean and sustainable energy.

Europcar adds Renault Zoes to carsharing and rental fleets

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Europcar Mobility Group has ordered a further 85 Renault Zoe electric cars to add to its carsharing and Deliver & Collect fleets.

Nissan’s Karl Anders to head up innogy eMobility UK

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German EV charging technology provider innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH is driving the expansion of its UK subsidiary under a new appointment.

Lincolnshire electric car drivers get help with rapid charging

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Electric car drivers in Lincolnshire can now charge their vehicles using rapid chargers at the Deeping Shopping Centre.

Canterbury to renewable energy EV charge points

5 months ago / 0 comments

Swedish energy group Vattenfall has won a deal to install charging points in Canterbury in partnership with BMM Energy Solutions.

Toyota Prius gains AWD option for 2019

5 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota has updated the Prius with the option of intelligent all-wheel drive (AWD-i) for the first time as part of a raft of updates for 2019.

Nissan Leaf batteries get second life in mobile powerpack

5 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan is to launch a new mobile powerpack featuring second-life EV batteries to provide power for mobile professionals.

UK drops out of top five in electric vehicle preparation index

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The UK is now lagging behind European leaders in its electric vehicle preparation, according to new research from LeasePlan.