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Natalie Middleton

Fleet interest in EVs fast-rising but awareness low of % BiK

4 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet take-up of electric vehicle is fast-accelerating but awareness of the 0% Benefit-in-Kind on EVs is worryingly low.

Paul Kirby to lead electric vehicle strategy at Vanarama

4 months ago / 0 comments

Former LeasePlan head of commercial vehicles Paul Kirby has joined Vanarama to head up its electric vehicle strategy.

NewMotion names Melanie Lane as CEO

4 months ago / 0 comments

Electric vehicle charging solutions provider NewMotion has appointed Melanie Lane as its new CEO.

New tool mounts business case for fleet electrification

5 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets looking to electrify their vehicles can now use a new tool from Samsara to help inform their business case and provide solid grounds for a shift to electric vehicles.

Surge in EV leasing counters WLTP impact on average emissions

5 months ago / 0 comments

Average new lease car emissions fell to 113g/km at the end of 2019 – the lowest level since Q3 2018 – after a surge in battery electric vehicle (BEVs) registrations.

Demystifying EVs could fast-track driver demand

5 months ago / 0 comments

Uncertainty and confusion is leading the vast majority of motorists to delay changing to an electric vehicle but manufacturers and dealers have a leading role in changing this.

Government plans for 6,000 rapid chargers on highways

5 months ago / 0 comments

Around 6,000 rapid chargers are expected to be in place across England’s motorways and major A roads by 2035; part of plans to drive electric vehicle adoption and remove range anxiety concerns for long … Read More »

Octopus Energy simplifies EV charging with new roaming service

5 months ago / 0 comments

Octopus Energy Group has launched a new roaming charging service, enabling electric car drivers to access multiple charging networks with a single Octopus account.

New CTO at Engenie to help spearhead charging revolution

5 months ago / 0 comments

James Wehner has joined UK rapid charging network Engenie as its new chief technology officer (CTO), tasked with revolutionising the electric vehicle charging user experience and helping to accelerate mass EV adoption.

Peugeot reveals specs for e-Expert electric van

5 months ago / 0 comments

Peugeot has announced details of its e-Expert electric van, which goes on sale in the second half of 2020, offering two different ranges, three body lengths, up to 1,000kg towing capacity and payloads of … Read More »

Citroën ë-Dispatch electric van to deliver 205-mile range

5 months ago / 0 comments

Citroën has unveiled the fully electric ë-Dispatch van; the first of its electric van line-up and delivering a range of up to 205 miles without losing load capacity.

EV drivers invited to trial new V2G charging technologies

5 months ago / 0 comments

Applications are now open for drivers to trial electric vehicle technologies that could help save them money and reduce demand on electricity networks.

Government pledges extra £10m for charge point installations

5 months ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport has again doubled the amount of funding available for on-street charge point installations, pledging an extra £10m as part of a range of latest measures to encourage EV uptake.

Pod Point resumes some domestic and commercial installations

5 months ago / 0 comments

Pod Point is updating its coronavirus approach to carry out some domestic and commercial charge point installations in line with latest government guidance.

Lotus and Centrica tie up on new electric vehicle ownership model

5 months ago / 0 comments

Lotus is working with British Gas parent Centrica to develop a new electric vehicle ownership model, likely to be based on vehicle-to-grid (V2G) services.

Toyota to launch Highlander hybrid SUV in Europe

5 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota’s new Highlander large SUV is to arrive in the UK and Western Europe from early 2021, bringing seven-seat functionality and a hybrid petrol-electric powertrain.

Nissan and Voltia launch new e-NV200 XL electric van across Europe

5 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan has expanded its zero-emission light commercial vehicle offering across Europe with the new e-NV200 XL Voltia van.

Škoda Enyaq iV electric SUV to offer long ranges and short charging times

5 months ago / 0 comments

Škoda has revealed further details of its new Enyaq iV electric SUV, which will bring up to a 500km (311-mile) official range and fast charging when it launches 2021.

Nottingham ULEV Experience summary report to help other cities go green

5 months ago / 0 comments

Practical – and critically, strategically-planned and joined-up – support is needed to help businesses make the shift to ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) in the face of legislation and initiatives such as imminent Clean Air … Read More »

Cost and eco benefits of electric delivery vans proven in London trial

5 months ago / 0 comments

A 2.5-year trial of electric delivery vans in London has reinforced that they provide a more cost-effective and eco-friendly alternative to diesel vans for fleets, bringing a number of benefits.