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Range-enhancing Nissan Leaf teaser released

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:09
Range-enhancing Nissan Leaf teaser released GreenFleet News: August 4, 2017

The new Nissan Leaf is expected to have an improved aerodynamic design to enhance efficiency and range.

London borough’s to have 1,500 charge points installed

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 15:53
London borough’s to have 1,500 charge points installed GreenFleet News: August 3, 2017

Around £4.5 million has been allocated to install 1,500 electric vehicle charge points across 25 boroughs in London.

Audi plans to make savings to invest in electric cars

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:11
Audi plans to make savings to invest in electric carsGreenFleet News: August 3, 2017

Carmaker Audi is planning to cut its costs in a bid to fund a shift to electric cars, the Independent has reported.

BMW to offer discount to diesel drivers swapping for green models

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:03
BMW to offer discount to diesel drivers swapping for green models GreenFleet News: August 3, 2017

BMW has revealed a new ‘scrappage scheme’ which will support drivers switching from diesel cars to cleaner models.

Islington Council installs first electric vehicle charger

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 09:36
Islington Council installs first electric vehicle charger GreenFleet News: August 3, 2017

The first on-street charge point in Islington has been installed and can charge a vehicle in 30 minutes.

Germany’s carmakers set to agree on diesel emission plan

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:07
Germany’s carmakers set to agree on diesel emission plan GreenFleet News: August 2, 2017

Carmakers in Germany are expected to agree on a plan which will cut harmful diesel emissions at a summit with politicians in Berlin, the BBC has reported.

Cenex announces National Chargepoint Registry development plans

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:33
Cenex announces National Chargepoint Registry development plansGreenFleet News: August 2, 2017

Cenex has announced its plans for the development of the National Chargepoint Registry (NCR), working in partnership with green energy software systems specialist Apetrel Systems.

EV chargers for BP petrol stations in the pipeline

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:23
EV chargers for BP petrol stations in the pipeline GreenFleet News: August 2, 2017

Electric vehicle charge points may be installed on BP forecourts after the firm’s chief executive set up a partnership with plug-in car manufacturers.

Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive to be scrapped to make room for new EV brand

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:00
Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive to be scrapped to make room for new EV brandGreenFleet News: August 2, 2017

Production of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is to stop later on this year, as the firm introduces its upcoming EQ branded range of EVs.

Wandsworth Council to roll out more EV charge points

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 09:32
Wandsworth Council to roll out more EV charge points GreenFleet News: August 1, 2017

Thirteen new sites in Wandsworth Borough is set to have 41 charging points installed as part of the government’s £3 billion clean air strategy.

Electric charging scheme approved by Oxford council

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 09:13
Electric charging scheme approved by Oxford council GreenFleet News: August 1, 2017

Plans to introduce electric charging points for taxis and phase out old black cabs have been approved by councillors.

Sono displays solar EV prototype

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 09:04
Sono displays solar EV prototype GreenFleet News: August 1, 2017

Sono Motors has unveiled its SION solar powered electric vehicles, with its first deliveries expected to arrive in 2018.

London’s mayor launches £42 million fund to remove old diesel taxis

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:06
London’s mayor launches £42 million fund to remove old diesel taxisGreenFleet News: July 31, 2017

A new £42 million fund has been launched which aims to help remove some of the most polluting diesels from London.

New £85 million London scheme to encourage greener transport and improve air quality is announced

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:43
New £85 million London scheme to encourage greener transport and improve air quality is announcedGreenFleet News: July 31, 2017

A new scheme which aims to make London a ‘fairer, greener, healthier’ city by encouraging the use of alternative transport modes has been announced by mayor, Sadiq Khan.

The rise of SUVs in Europe

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 16:06
The rise of SUVs in EuropeGreenFleet News: July 28, 2017

A few years ago, SUVs were unpopular due to their high fuel consumption, heavier bodies and larger displacement engines. But with the introduction of small SUVs and crossovers, modern SUVs are more agile and efficient, causing their popularity to surge. Ajay Natteri from Frost & Sullivan reports on this trend

Government changes to make it easier for van drivers to operate heavier low emission vehicles

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 13:44
Government changes to make it easier for van drivers to operate heavier low emission vehicles GreenFleet News: July 28, 2017

Van drivers will be able to operate heavier electric or gas-powered vehicles without having to apply for a new licence, as part of moves to improve air quality in towns and cities across the country.

Recall of 22,000 Porsche cars following emissions cheating allegations

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 10:16
Recall of 22,000 Porsche cars following emissions cheating allegations GreenFleet News: July 28, 2017

The recall of 22,000 Porsche’s has been announced by Germany’s transport minister in order to remove what is believed to be illegal emissions-controlling software.

Royal Mail purchases 100 electric delivery vans

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 10:01
Royal Mail purchases 100 electric delivery vans GreenFleet News: July 28, 2017

The Royal Mail has signed an agreement with Peugeot to purchase 100 electric vans to be used as delivery vehicles.

POLAR and Charge Your Car networks switch to 100 per cent renewable electricity

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 12:58
POLAR and Charge Your Car networks switch to 100 per cent renewable electricityGreenFleet News: July 27, 2017

More than 5,600 public charging points operated by Chargemaster will be using renewable energy by August 1st.

Local Authorities to lead on tackling diesel emissions

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 10:22
Local Authorities to lead on tackling diesel emissionsGreenFleet News: July 27, 2017

Local Authorities are tasked with playing a leading role in the UK Government’s plan to tackle roadside nitrogen dioxide concentrations and improve air quality, announced yesterday.

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