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Warner Leisure Hotels installs free EV charge points

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 10:18
Warner Leisure Hotels installs free EV charge points GreenFleet News: August 14, 2017

Warner Leisure Hotels now has free-to-use Rolec EV charge points at all of its UK hotels.

Electric BMW to be trialled by Nottingham ambulance

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 10:10
Electric BMW to be trialled by Nottingham ambulanceGreenFleet News: August 14, 2017

The East Midlands Ambulance Service will be attended emergencies in Nottingham’s city centre in an electric BMW as part of a trial.

Ford denies using emissions cheat device in Mondeo 2.0 TCDi model

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 11:41
Ford denies using emissions cheat device in Mondeo 2.0 TCDi modelGreenFleet News: August 11, 2017

WirtschaftsWoche magazine claims the inspections were prompted by emissions test data that could indicate the use of such devices.

Toyota to develop fuel cell delivery trucks for Seven-Eleven Japan

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 10:01
Toyota to develop fuel cell delivery trucks for Seven-Eleven JapanGreenFleet News: August 11, 2017

Hydrogen vehicles and power generators to be newly developed by Toyota

Project ACCRA trials real time control of city vehicle emissions

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:39
Project ACCRA trials real time control of city vehicle emissionsGreenFleet News: August 11, 2017

Smart technology to switch vehicles to electric mode during air pollution spikes to be deployed in Leeds

Commercial vehicle market growth sees exports to EU rise

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:23
Commercial vehicle market growth sees exports to EU rise GreenFleet News: August 11, 2017

Global demand for UK-built vans, trucks, buses and coaches has grown 11.6 per cent in first half of 2017, with almost 95 per cent going to fleets in the European Union..

GM launches $5,300 Baojan E100 EV in China

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:19
GM launches $5,300 Baojan E100 EV in ChinaGreenFleet News: August 10, 2017

GM-Wuling has officially launched the brand's first fully-electric vehicle, the Baojun E100. Available in two variants, it is priced as low as $5,300 after national and local subsidies.

BMW confirms up to £2,000 discount for diesel trade-ins

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 08:59
BMW confirms up to £2,000 discount for diesel trade-insGreenFleet News: August 10, 2017

BMW's recently announced Lower Emissions Allowance offers owners of a Euro 4 standard model or below an additional discount of up to £2,000 to trade it in for a Euro 6 compliant model.

DHL's Hague pilot to use EVs for last mile deliveries

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 12:12
DHL's Hague pilot to use EVs for last mile deliveriesGreenFleet News: August 9, 2017

DHL Group’s StreetScooter and Nissan's e-NV200 to be used in the global DHL Express delivery network.

Mazda claims new SKYACTIV-X petrol engine 'up to 30 per cent more efficient'

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:19
Mazda claims new SKYACTIV-X petrol engine 'up to 30 per cent more efficient'GreenFleet News: August 9, 2017

The SKYACTIV-X, slated for launch in 2019, is part of the company’s efforts to perfect the internal combustion engine and combine the results with effective electrification technologies.

Volkwagen offers trade-in incentives to German customers

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:48
Volkwagen offers trade-in incentives to German customersGreenFleet News: August 9, 2017

The incentive applies if an older diesel model of Euro 1 to Euro 4 standards is scrapped at the same time as a Euro 6 purchase.

EU denies plans to set EV quotas

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:34
EU denies plans to set EV quotasGreenFleet News: August 9, 2017

Ways to promote low carbon transport "do not include quotas for electric cars"

Hyundai Mobis completes new hydrogen powertrain production facility

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:28
Hyundai Mobis completes new hydrogen powertrain production facilityGreenFleet News: August 9, 2017

South Korean parts maker Hyundai Mobis has announced the completion of a new plant for the production of hydrogen fuel cell powertrain modules.

Faraday Future leases assembly plant

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:22
Faraday Future leases assembly plantGreenFleet News: August 8, 2017

Reaffirming its intention to start deliveries in 2018, US-based electric vehicle startup Faraday Future has signed a lease for a new assembly plant in California.

Tesla plans to raise $1.5 billion for Model 3 production

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:12
Tesla plans to raise $1.5 billion for Model 3 productionGreenFleet News: August 8, 2017

California-based EV Manufacturer set to raise capital to fund production of its latest affordable EV.

50 per cent 'will consider electric as next purchase' suggests new research

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 09:20
50 per cent 'will consider electric as next purchase' suggests new researchGreenFleet News: August 8, 2017

Half of Britain’s drivers say that they will consider an electric alternative when purchasing their next car, according to new research from Consumer Intelligence.

DfT issues guidance to prevent smart vehicle hacking

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 13:36
DfT issues guidance to prevent smart vehicle hackingGreenFleet News: August 7, 2017

Government aims to 'design out' hacking as smart vehicle use increases

Another record month for AFVs as overall demand slumps

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 13:06
Another record month for AFVs as overall demand slumps GreenFleet News: August 7, 2017

SMMT reports new record market share for alternatively fuelled vehicles at 5.5% as demand up almost 65 per cent with 8,871 units registered.

Toyota and Mazda to team-up in the US to develop EV technology

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:34
Toyota and Mazda to team-up in the US to develop EV technologyGreenFleet News: August 4, 2017

Toyota and Mazda have signed an agreement which will see a joint venture in the development of electric vehicle technology.

Zap-Map launches new charge point navigation app in the Republic of Ireland

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:23
Zap-Map launches new charge point navigation app in the Republic of Ireland GreenFleet News: August 4, 2017

Zap-Map has launched its latest app in the Republic of Ireland, which will allow electric car drivers to locate and navigate to charge points.

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