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Natalie Middleton

Interactive EV Chooser tool to guide drivers on plug-in vehicles

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Rocketing demand for EVs has led Vantage Leasing to launch a new interactive EV Chooser tool, enabling drivers to decide on the right plug-in car for them.

Plan now for 2035 new petrol and diesel car ban, fleets told

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Fleets must rapidly advance their electric vehicle plans to ensure they’re ready for government plans to end new petrol, diesel and hybrid car and van sales by 2035 or even sooner.

North Yorkshire Air Quality Strategy puts focus on EVs and active travel

5 months ago / 0 comments

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) has published its draft Air Quality Strategy, which aims to protect and improve air quality in the county through a range of measures over the 2020-2045 period, including support … Read More »

Fleets given support with switch to ULEVs at free conference

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A free-to-attend conference is taking place next month to provide advice for businesses and public/voluntary sector organisations on implementing ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) and deploying active travel commuting.

Škoda reveals name for first electric SUV

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Škoda has confirmed its forthcoming all-electric SUV will be called Enyaq to symbolise its new era of e-motoring.

Order books open for plug-in hybrid Citroën C5 Aircross

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Citroën’s first plug-in hybrid – the C5 Aircross Hybrid – has gone on sale in the UK, bringing CO2 of 32-33g/km and an electric-only range of up to 34 miles.

EDF advances electric mobility plans with Pod Point acquisition

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EDF has acquired a majority stake in Pod Point as part of a newly formed joint venture with Legal & General Capital.

Audi reveals pricing for new entry-level e-tron 55 quattro

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Audi’s new lead-in e-tron 55 quattro has gone on sale priced from £56,400 OTR (including OLEV grant); part of the carmaker’s move to make electric mobility more accessible.

Engenie starts roll-out of Cardiff-wide rapid charging network

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Engenie has installed the first of a series of rapid EV charge points in Cardiff city centre under plans to more than double the number of rapid chargers in the city to help meet … Read More »

DPD to boost electric fleet to 600 with UK’s first eTGE vans

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DPD is continuing its transformation into the UK’s largest EV parcel delivery fleet with a new deal that will increase its electric fleet to 600 vans.

Petrol and diesel new vehicle ban could kick in as early as 2032

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Government plans to bring forward the current 2040 target on ending the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans could see the ban take effect from 2032.

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Vehicle remarketing companies must start taking future electric vehicle charging needs into account as larger numbers of EVs start making their way onto the used market. According to the Vehicle Remarketing Association, which represents … Read More »

Fleets urged to help safeguard future of Plug-in Grants

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The fleet industry is being urged to take action to safeguard the Plug-in Car and Van Grants in line with growing concerns that they could imminently be axed.

LDV to rebrand as Maxus

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LDV is to rebrand as Maxus across right-hand drive Europe, bringing it in line with the rest of Europe and China as it ramps up for two major model launches this year.

Drivers offered free smart charging tech under Moixa and Alfen trial

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Moixa and Alfen have teamed up for a smart charging trial expected to demonstrate how such technology can “turbo-charge the growth of EVs”.

Early CO2 details on new-gen Toyota Yaris

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Toyota Europe has published initial CO2 data for the forthcoming Yaris, which will introduce latest-generation hybrid technology when it launches this coming autumn.

New online EV rental platform is UK-first, says Nexus

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A new dedicated electric vehicle (EV) online rental platform for business use has gone live from Nexus Vehicle Rental as part of its revamped IRIS V5 rental management system.

Northern Powergrid tool to help businesses and councils plan charge points sites

5 months ago / 0 comments

Business fleet operators and local authorities in the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire can now use a free online tool to identify the best new EV charging point sites.

First LEVC range-extender van prototypes built ahead of Q4 launch

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LEVC has started work on the first prototypes of its new range-extender van ahead of the vehicle’s debut at this April’s CV show and its launch in Q4.

Plug-in vehicle grants to continue past 2020, Treasury indicates

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Comments from the Treasury have given hope that fleets and drivers will continue to get financial support with the switch to plug-in vehicles, ahead of plans to tighten the forthcoming ban on petrol and … Read More »