UK order books are now open for the third-generation Kia Soul, which is only being offered in electric vehicle guise in Europe.
Volkswagen Financial Services | Fleet has launched a new multi-marque tool that can help both fleets and drivers decide which powertrain type is best for their needs.
Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed that the next-generation XJ will go electric as it also calls for a giga-scale battery production plant in the UK.
The Tesla Model 3, Škoda Scala and Mercedes-Benz B-Class and latest GLE have earned five-star ratings in the latest batch of Euro NCAP ratings, with Tesla putting in a particularly strong performance.
Gridserve has submitted a planning application to build the first of a 100-plus ‘Electric Forecourt’ network in the UK as it pushes ahead with plans to revolutionise EV charging.
Cardiff Council is deploying 12 rapid EV charge points from Engenie, more than doubling the number of rapid chargers in the city centre.
Global charging station manufacturer EVBox and smart energy management pioneer Smappee are rolling out smart charging products globally under a new multi-year agreement.
Daniel Bentham has joined on-street charging specialist Ubitricity UK as managing director.
Two more fleets have signed up to go electric under the EV100 initiative as part of the Mayor of London’s inaugural London Climate Action Week (1-8 July).
The Energy Saving Trust has published an updated version of its guide to Lowering Van Emissions and Costs.
Highways England has deployed two fully electric roadworks vehicles under a five-month trial that will explore their potential on a wider basis.
A new smart charging platform said to more than halve the cost of charging plug-in vehicles compared to regular charging has launched in the UK.
BMW says it’s accelerating its electric car plans after meeting its own target two year ahead of schedule.
The UK automotive sector may be seeing its sharpest downturn in business conditions for six and a half years but an imminent switch from drivers and fleets to electric vehicles will bring opportunities.
The Scottish Government is pressing ahead with expansion of its charging point infrastructure through some 800 extra charge points to support EV take-up.
The ‘Source West’ EV charging point network is being upgraded including the addition of more chargepoints under a move intended to help advance ULEV take-up in the region.
The Government has been urged to ensure all new chargepoints, including at workplaces and public sites, are smart as it pushes ahead with plans to mandate smart tech for home chargers.
Parcel delivery giant DPD is building on plans for an all-electric fleet with the deployment of a smart charging network.
Evaluation tools could become central to fleet EV adoption but more sophisticated technologies are desperately needed, according to FleetCheck.