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Tag : EV

Nissan Leaf e+ brings 239-mile range

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Nissan is introducing a new version of its Leaf EV, which offers a 239-mile range – the highest yet for the model.

Charging 2.0: How the latest EVs are opening up electric motoring to fleets

1 month ago / 0 comments

With the first long-range, mass-market electric cars coming to market and plug-in sales continuing to grow, Alex Grant looks at how new technology could re-shape the … Read More »

New-gen battery tech to provide 300-mile range in next Kia EV

2 months ago / 0 comments

Kia has confirmed its next major electric vehicle (EV), due circa 2020, will offer a range in excess of 300 miles and will likely be equipped … Read More »

Kia e-Niro official range downgraded

2 months ago / 0 comments

Kia Motors Europe has revised the WLTP range figure for its forthcoming e-Niro SUV as it says the previously published figures had been incorrectly supplied by … Read More »

Dyson confirms electric vehicle production in Singapore

3 months ago / 0 comments

Dyson has confirmed plans to construct its first automotive manufacturing facility in Singapore, with the first production car to roll off the line in 2021.

BMW i3 drops range extender

4 months ago / 0 comments

The full electric BMW i3 and more sporty i3s are now available with a near 200-mile range, while the company has quietly dropped the petrol range … Read More »

DS3 replacement unveiled with full electric model

4 months ago / 0 comments

DS, Groupe PSA’s premium car brand, is entering the electric market with its long awaited DS3 replacement, the DS3 Crossback.

Bring 2% BiK rate forward to 2019, say leading firms

4 months ago / 1 comments

Addressing the cliff-edge in company car benefit-in-kind (BiK) tax rates and bringing forward the 2% rate to 2019/20 could help drive ULEV uptake.

Chevin releases whitepaper aimed to help fleets choose the right fuel

5 months ago / 0 comments

Chevin Fleet Solutions has released a new whitepaper, ‘Selecting Your Vehicles – the Right Fuel for the Job.’

London introduces emissions-based parking

5 months ago / 0 comments

The City of London Corporation has announced the introduction of new charges based on vehicle emissions for on-street parking in the Square Mile, starting Monday 20 … Read More »

Q&A: Dr Dave Finn, CEO and co-founder, Tritium

6 months ago / 0 comments

The ever-growing European plug-in car market is changing, with new player Tritium hoping to capitalise on the boom; a charge point manufacturer that admits choosing EVs today … Read More »

Ofgem’s latest proposals could cut off-peak EV charging costs

6 months ago / 0 comments

New proposals have been laid out by Ofgem to support the millions of expected electric vehicles on Britain’s roads and reduce costs to customers.

Ultra-low emission vehicles… Time to get on board?

6 months ago / 0 comments

In an uncertain economic climate, Professor Colin Tourick reckons now might be the right time to take another look at ULEVs.

Transport Scotland increases EV funding for fleets

7 months ago / 0 comments

Increased funding to encourage the uptake of EVs in fleets has been announced by the Scottish Government.

Smart-grid solutions essential to power EV confidence

7 months ago / 0 comments

Cities must deploy smart-charging and storage systems or “face a total collapse of consumer confidence in EVs”.

Renault to invest more than £880m in France for EVs

7 months ago / 0 comments

France is to become a centre of excellence for Renault’s electric vehicles with an investment of more than one billion euros (£880m) in development and production.

Fiat Chrysler to phase out diesel by 2021

8 months ago / 0 comments

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest carmaker to call time on diesels in Europe with plans to ditch diesels across its car line-up by 2021, citing … Read More »

First Drive: Jaguar I-Pace

8 months ago / 0 comments

Does Jaguar’s first electric car meet expectations? Jonathan Musk finds out…

Mayor’s taskforce set up to boost London’s EV uptake

8 months ago / 0 comments

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has setup a new taskforce that he hopes will encourage boroughs, Government and all involved to work together to install … Read More »

Fleet inclusion a ‘must’ for EV success, says Vattenfall

8 months ago / 0 comments

Vattenfall – a Swedish energy group – says partnering with fleet owners is a ‘must’ for electric vehicle potential to be realised across England as it … Read More »

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

8 months ago / 0 comments

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

8 months ago / 0 comments

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 »

EU plans to make Europe a leader in EV battery tech

8 months ago / 0 comments

The European Commission has put together a series of measures that would help Europe fight its corner in the electric vehicle battery sector, including the ability … Read More »

Workplace charging key to UK’s EV future

8 months ago / 0 comments

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

Gulf forecourts get rapid chargers

8 months ago / 0 comments

Certas Energy is deploying rapid chargers on Gulf forecourts across the UK.

First Drive: Nissan Leaf

8 months ago / 0 comments

Is Nissan’s trailblazer still ahead of the electric pack? Alex Grant finds out.

UK startup cracks on-street EV charging

8 months ago / 0 comments

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.

60% of vehicles in London to be electric by 2030

9 months ago / 0 comments

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

9 months ago / 1 comments

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

OVO launches V2G charger compatible with Nissan EVs

9 months ago / 0 comments

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.