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Tag : EV

BMW i3 drops range extender

2 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month ago / 0 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 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?

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 months ago / 0 comments

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

First Drive: Nissan Leaf

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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.

EV used values up 41% in Q1 while diesel remains strong

6 months ago / 0 comments

Average selling prices for electric vehicles shot up 41% in the first quarter of 2018, outperforming the market, while diesel values held steady.

Can carsharing play a decisive role in electric mobility uptake?

6 months ago / 0 comments

A White Paper showcasing the five main reasons why e-carsharing already plays a central role in the development of electric mobility has been published by car2go.

Are car brands failing potential EV buyers?

6 months ago / 0 comments

Potential electric car buyers are increasingly confused and frustrated over their online experience, according to analysis by Sophus3.

Greater Manchester uses clean air funding to expand EV charging network

7 months ago / 0 comments

Greater Manchester is to add 48 rapid charging points to its electric vehicle charging network with the help of government funds.

NewMotion highlights continued EV growth in UK

7 months ago / 0 comments

An increase in EV charging sessions to more than half a million were witnessed by NewMotion in 2017, latest figures reveal.