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Natalie Middleton

Renault and Ferrovial extend electric car-sharing scheme to Paris

5 months ago / 0 comments

A new electric car sharing service will go live in Paris in March 2020, offering 24/7 access to a fleet of 500 Renault Zoe electric vehicles.

Cupra Leon to include sub-50g/km plug-in hybrid

6 months ago / 0 comments

SEAT’s high-performance Cupra spin-off is to launch fast versions of the new Leon, including a plug-in hybrid variant.

Government opens consultation on petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicle ban

6 months ago / 0 comments

The Department for Transport has opened its consultation into plans to end the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans by 2035, or earlier if possible.

Mitie brings full EV rollout forwards to 2025

6 months ago / 0 comments

Facilities management company Mitie has brought forward its plans to switch its full fleet to electric vehicles to 2025; five years earlier than previously planned and part of its new zero carbon commitment.

0% BiK to see 80% of opt-out drivers return to company cars 

6 months ago / 0 comments

Eight out of 10 business employees who have currently opted out of a company car scheme are ‘likely’ or ‘very likely’ to move back to company cars if they’re electric; proof that the zero … Read More »

BMW 3 Series to get three extra plug-in hybrids

6 months ago / 0 comments

BMW is expanding its 3 Series plug-in hybrid range to add in three new models; including Touring variants.

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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

6 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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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.

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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

6 months ago / 0 comments

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.