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Jonathan Musk

First Drive: Range Rover P400e Plug-in Hybrid

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Range Rover reckons 20% of customers are already opting for the PHEV, Jonathan Musk finds out why…

72% UK fleets believe they’ll be fully electric by 2040

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72% of UK businesses believe their fleets will be fully electric by 2040, according to a new sustainability report.

Batteries to revolutionise National Grid and EV charging

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The world’s first and largest network of grid-scale batteries and rapid chargers are set to revolutionise power distribution across the UK and aid electric vehicle adoption, … Read More »

Workplace charging key to UK’s EV future

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The current rate of uptake for EVs will only be possible if smart workplace charge points are used, say Vinci Energies’ subsidiary Actemium.

Ford adds Waze navigation and voice control

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Ford adds the ability to project Waze navigation and real-time traffic to vehicles using its SYNC AppLink touchscreen and control it through voice.

UK to lead on automotive battery innovation

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A new £80m facility in the UK plans to lead the world on the development of the next generation of automotive battery systems.

First Drive: Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace

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Does stretching a Tiguan appeal to the family man? Jonathan Musk takes a closer look.

UK startup cracks on-street EV charging

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A British startup claims to have a solution for the 11.6m UK households currently unable to charge an EV at home, using retractable telescopic charge posts.

UK true fleet records positive growth

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True Fleet recorded its first positive numbers in 13 months with a 6.3% rise, according to latest Dataforce figures.

Scottish Natural Heritage employs Renault electric fleet

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Renault UK has supplied Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) with a fleet of five all-electric Zoe.

First Drive: Volkswagen Touareg

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Volkswagen’s tech-laden new flagship aims to continue its fleet appeal. Jonathan Musk heads to Austria to find out if it does.

60% of vehicles in London to be electric by 2030

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Latest forecasts by CEBR show nearly 60% of vehicles in London will be electric in just 12 years time.

Jaguar electrifies Heathrow with 200 I-Pace

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A fleet of 200 electric Jaguar I-Pace are to be used as a luxury chauffeur service operating to and from Heathrow airport.

Van tacho plans to ‘strangle’ SMEs, says FTA

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Calls for UK vans to be fitted with tachographs will “strangle” the UK’s SMEs, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA) as it brands the plans as … Read More »

Mobile phone detection cameras could play vital role in UK

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Mobile phone detecting technology that can be used to monitor drivers who illegally use phones while behind the wheel is being rolled out by the Australian … Read More »

Porsche adds plug-in power to new Cayenne

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Porsche has added plug-in hybrid power to the Cayenne SUV model range.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 2 May

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All the key news in fleet… Avis to add 11,000 PSA cars to connected fleet by Natalie Middleton - Avis Budget Group is rolling out 11,000 Peugeot, ... Read More »

First Drive: Suzuki Swift Sport

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Lighter, longer, more powerful and practical, the new Swift Sport aims to worry the established elite at their own game, discovers Jonathan Musk…

Diesel is “finished”, says Suzuki GB MD

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Suzuki has dropped diesel engines from its UK line-up, following a year where more than 97% of its sales were petrol-powered.

Today in Fleet – Friday 27 April

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All the key news in fleet… EV uptake encouraged in Essex with new charge points by Jonathan Musk - New charging points have been installed at ... Read More »

EV uptake encouraged in Essex with new charge points

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New charging points have been installed at Sandon and Chelmer Valley Park and Ride sites by Electric Blue in partnership with Essex County Council.

Volvo reveals new XC40 T5 plug-in hybrid

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Volvo Cars has revealed the new XC40 T5 Twin Engine amidst plans for fully electric cars to make up 50% of its sales by 2025.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 25 April

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All the key news in fleet… No diesel for Lynk & Co range by Jonathan Musk - Lynk & Co has unveiled its first Plug-in Hybrid ... Read More »

No diesel for Lynk & Co range

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Lynk & Co has unveiled its first Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), due in Europe in 2020, as well as plans that will see an electrified … Read More »

EU CO2 improvements stall as SUV uptake rises

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Improvements in average new car CO2 emissions in the EU took a U-turn last year following growing uptake of crossover and SUV models – mainly diesel … Read More »

‘Smartest’ car park manages and finds spaces

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The “world’s smartest car park” uses deep learning to streamline the parking process for car parks and drivers alike, says Cambridge Consultants.

Engenie gets funding for 1,500-strong rapid network

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Engenie gets funding for 1,500-strong rapid charger network that will offer ultra-rapid chargers capable of recharging an EV in 10 minutes, as well as a focus … Read More »

OVO launches V2G charger compatible with Nissan EVs

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OVO has unveiled a range of electric vehicle and energy management products, including what it claims is the world’s first domestic and widely available vehicle-to-grid charger.

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 17 April

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All the key news in fleet… Vauxhall re-works fleet dealer network by Natalie Middleton - Vauxhall has rebutted rumours that it is culling its dealer network, ... Read More »

Škoda scores record true fleet first quarter

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Škoda has achieved a record 3.9% share of the true fleet market in the first quarter, up 0.3% on the same period in 2017.