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Natalie Middleton

Electric van project brings cleaner way to provide back-up electricity in power cuts

4 months ago / 0 comments

Electric vans are being trialled as a means of providing power to customers during power cuts and planned works, replacing noisy and polluting diesel generators.

Dyson scraps electric vehicle project

4 months ago / 0 comments

British technology company Dyson says it’s pulled the plug on its electric vehicles project after determining it was not commercially viable.

Inaugural WLTP Challenge eco-driving event now underway

4 months ago / 0 comments

Drivers in the first-ever WLTP Challenge are now off the starting blocks, highlighting the efficiency and safety gains that fleets stand to make from smarter driving of the right vehicles.

Surging support for EVs shows urgent need for greater infrastructure

4 months ago / 0 comments

Public support for electric vehicles is fast rising, putting increased pressure on the need for expanded charging infrastructure.

ALD brings real-world powertrain testing knowledge to bear in WLTP Challenge

4 months ago / 0 comments

ALD is furthering its ongoing tests into alternatively fuelled vehicles by taking part in today’s Fleet World WLTP Challenge.

Former PowerTeam Services CEO Roxanne Bowman joins ChargePoint board of directors

4 months ago / 0 comments

Energy industry leader CEO Roxanne Bowman has joined ChargePoint’s board of directors.

Extended electric van test drives now available from Lex

4 months ago / 0 comments

Lex Autolease is offering fleets the chance to test the Renault Kangoo Z.E. 33 electric van for up to two weeks at a time, enabling a more in-depth insight of the EV’s capabilities for … Read More »

Chevin to showcase end-to-end fleet management solutions at WLTP Challenge

4 months ago / 0 comments

Chevin Fleet Solutions, the leading global provider of fleet management software, is to take part in this month’s Fleet World WLTP Challenge. The multi award-winning software provider will participate both as an event partner and as an eco-driving … Read More »

Reservations open for Peugeot plug-in hybrids

4 months ago / 0 comments

Peugeot’s new 3008, 508 and 508 SW plug-in hybrids are now available to reserve as the carmaker expands its line-up of electric and PHEV models.

Shift to EVs could bring rise in motorway speed limits

4 months ago / 0 comments

The UK speed limit could be raised to 80mph on motorways and dual carriageways following drivers’ switch to EVs – but road safety organisations are already concerned over the wisdom of such a move.

Find out how EVs and salary sacrifice could work for your fleet at free webinars

4 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet Evolution is to run a series of autumn webinars intended to ‘bust myths’ common to electric vehicles and employee car schemes.

Volvo-Geely engine spin-off to become hybrid specialist

4 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo Cars and Geely are looking into plans to merge their existing combustion engine operations into a stand-alone business providing next-generation combustion engines and hybrid powertrains – including potentially for other carmakers.

Ohme and Smart Home Charge team up to simplify charging

5 months ago / 0 comments

Smart Home Charge, a national electric car charge point installer, has partnered with manufacturer Ohme to simplify the installation process and reduce the cost of charging for drivers.

Larger fleets at vanguard of shift to low-emission vehicles

5 months ago / 0 comments

Larger employers are overwhelmingly leading the way when it comes to adoption of new fuel technologies, indicating that more effort needs to be made to educate SMEs on the benefits of these newer vehicles.

Hybrids are safer bet for CO2 reduction, says Emissions Analytics

5 months ago / 0 comments

Hybrid cars could provide a lower-risk way of reducing carbon emissions compared to plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), potentially helping to cut CO2 faster, according to a new report by Emissions Analytics.

Major charging firms to open up networks under new roaming deal

5 months ago / 0 comments

A new roaming agreement is set to provide EV drivers with easy access to charge points in the UK by the end of 2019.

DPD rolls out electric vehicle fleet into Cornwall

5 months ago / 0 comments

UK parcel delivery company DPD has extended its fleet of electric delivery vans into Cornwall with the help of an EV charging solution from franchise brand Mr Electric.

ALD to add 15,000 hybrids and EVs to fleet across Europe

5 months ago / 0 comments

ALD has been granted a €250m (£222m) loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB), which will be used to add 15,000 hybrid and electric vehicles to its fleet across Europe.

Final chance to enter 2019 Fleet Heroes Awards

5 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets and organisations at the pinnacle of eco innovation have until next Monday to enter for the Energy Saving Trust’s 2019 Fleet Heroes Awards.

Milk & More switches entire fleet to EVs

5 months ago / 0 comments

Grocery and milk doorstep delivery service Milk & More has switched the last vehicles on its 500-strong fleet to electric vehicles – a move said to make it the largest electric fleet in the … Read More »