Hampshire County Council adds first electric car to staff fleet

Hampshire County Council adds first electric car to staff fleet

Hampshire County Council has rolled out its first electric vehicles for staff use to help cut fuel and energy costs.  A new electric delivery van and pool car based at Bar End, Winchester, will cost 97% less to ‘fuel’ than...
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UK businesses urged to go electric and save £625 million

UK businesses urged to go electric and save £625 million

As many as 435,000 small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) could each save up to £1,440 a year with their first electric vehicle, which could deliver a whopping £625 million in cumulative savings for UK businesses, according to new research.  Figures...
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Heathrow Airport adds 50th electric car to fleet

Heathrow Airport adds 50th electric car to fleet

As part of its pledge to ‘Go Electric’ Heathrow Airport has taken delivery of the 50th electric vehicle to their fleet. By 2020 the airport aims to make all of its cars and small vans electric or plug-in hybrid to...
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Electric vans just the ticket for Brighton & Hove Buses

Electric vans just the ticket for Brighton & Hove Buses

Brighton & Hove Buses has added six Renault Kangoo Z.E. electric vans to their fleet to support the workshop. They know a thing or two when it comes to selecting the right vehicles, after all, over a billion journeys are...
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Europe’s largest commercial EV battery plant opens in German

Europe’s largest commercial EV battery plant opens in German

Germany battery builder Akasol have opened their new semi-automated production facility for high-performance lithium-ion battery systems for commercial vehicles. The European market leader has invested €10 million into the new commercial plant at Langen, cre...
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Electric taxi hits the streets of London

Electric taxi hits the streets of London

Today, the first of the electric black cabs, will appear on the streets of London as they enter the final phase of testing ahead of the January 2018 deadline for all newly licensed taxis to be zero emission capable. Their...
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With up-to 174 miles of range, the revised Nissan e-NV200 electric van just got better

With up-to 174 miles of range, the revised Nissan e-NV200 electric van just got better

Europe’s best selling electric van just got better with be inclusion of a new 40kWh battery pack, enabling 60% more range than the previous model. The pure electric driving range is now up to 174miles (NEDC). With no increase in...
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New longer range Renault Kangoo Van Z.E. 33 goes on sale

New longer range Renault Kangoo Van Z.E. 33 goes on sale

Renault UK has announced pricing and specification for the New Renault Kangoo Van Z.E. 33.  Now equipped with a larger battery, increasing its range to 170 miles (NEDC) or 124 real world miles on a single charge. Available in four...
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DELIVER-E, a Renault Twizy based prototype delivery vehicle

DELIVER-E, a Renault Twizy based prototype delivery vehicle

A technology demonstrator for a new type of electric delivery vehicle – which could make the courier industry greener and more efficient – has been developed by WMG at the University of Warwick and Warwickshire-based design company Astheimer Ltd. Based...
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Taxi drivers choose the all electric Nissan LEAF in Italy

Taxi drivers choose the all electric Nissan LEAF in Italy

With more zero emission cars on the road, the city of Florence is shaping up to be one of the most advanced Smart Cities in Italy. Last year, the municipality of Florence called a tender notice that involved 70 new...
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