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Hydrogen filling station deal agreed for Riversimple trials

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 09:57
Hydrogen filling station deal agreed for Riversimple trialsGreenFleet News: July 27, 2017

French hydrogen refuelling manufacturer McPhy will supply Welsh car firm Riversimple with a refuelling station for trials in later this year.

UK commercial vehicle manufacturing drops despite strong exports

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 09:40
UK commercial vehicle manufacturing drops despite strong exports GreenFleet News: July 27, 2017

According to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, British commercial vehicle manufacturing declined dropped 4.7% to 7,324 units in June 2017. Year-to-date figures are also down -8.1% to 43,782.

BMW Group announces next electrification steps

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 23:05
BMW Group announces next electrification stepsGreenFleet News: July 26, 2017

The BMW Group has revealed that the new battery-electric MINI will go into production in 2019, adding a full electric drivetrain to the MINI range.

Mercedes-Benz to enter Formula E in 2019

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 22:45
Mercedes-Benz to enter Formula E in 2019GreenFleet News: July 25, 2017

Dr Jens Thiemer: "Formula E is a significant step in order to demonstrate the performance of our intelligent battery-powered electric vehicles"

Britain to ban sale of new diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 22:18
Britain to ban sale of new diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040GreenFleet News: July 25, 2017

Plans echo French commitment to improve air quality by taking diesel and petrol cars off the road

Toyota could be developing a new solid-state battery EV model

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:06
Toyota could be developing a new solid-state battery EV modelGreenFleet News: July 25, 2017

Toyota is developing an electric car powered by a new battery which aims to increase driving range and reduce charging time, the Chunichi Shimbun daily has reported.

BMW rejects claims of manufacturer collusion on emissions treatment systems

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:30
BMW rejects claims of manufacturer collusion on emissions treatment systemsGreenFleet News: July 24, 2017

German carmaker BMW has rejected a media report which suggests that it colluded with rivals on the design of emissions treatment systems in its vehicles.

Faraday Challenge aims to boost UK battery know-how

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:17
Faraday Challenge aims to boost UK battery know-howGreenFleet News: July 24, 2017

The government is set to announce a £45 million ‘Battery Institute’ competition to establish a centre for battery research.

BMW introduces variable tariff digital charging service

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:00
BMW introduces variable tariff digital charging service GreenFleet News: July 24, 2017

A new charging service which allows owners to make the most of low energy tariffs or self-generated electricity has been launched by BMW.

New Rolec solution to manage demand on grid from EV charging

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:15
New Rolec solution to manage demand on grid from EV chargingGreenFleet News: July 21, 2017

EV GridSMART Online is designed to monitor and manage power demands placed on the grid by electric vehicles.

Call for participants in smart charging trial

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 10:56
Call for participants in smart charging trial GreenFleet News: July 21, 2017

The Electric Nation project is offering to give EV owners a free smart charger to see how they can prevent the grid from being overloaded if multiple EVs charge at peak times.

Volvo and Geely partner to share EV technology

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:26
Volvo and Geely partner to share EV technologyGreenFleet News: July 21, 2017

Volvo Cars and Chinese car group Geely Holding are partnering to set up a company to share and accelerate future EV technology

Nissan teases new LEAF with e-Pedal

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:18
Nissan teases new LEAF with e-PedalGreenFleet News: July 20, 2017

Nissan has announced that the new Nissan LEAF will come with e-Pedal, which is expected to transform the way people drive.

Chargemaster opens first multi-brand EV experience centre

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:10
Chargemaster opens first multi-brand EV experience centre GreenFleet News: July 20, 2017

The UK’s first electric vehicle showroom has opened in Milton Keynes to provide information and advice to visitors.

One million electric cars projected to hit UK roads by 2022

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:54
One million electric cars projected to hit UK roads by 2022GreenFleet News: July 20, 2017

British roads will be home to more than one million electric cars by 2022 based on recent market developments according to Chargemaster.

CitiPark to discount fees for EVs

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:47
CitiPark to discount fees for EVsGreenFleet News: July 20, 2017

Drivers of the most polluting vehicles are set to face higher charges to use private car parks as part of plans to improve air quality.

Daimler diesels recalled following emission scandal

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:28
Daimler diesels recalled following emission scandal GreenFleet News: July 19, 2017

Mercedes-Benz cars sold in Britain in the past six years are being recalled by Daimler following concerns of ‘fake’ emission results.

Thousands sign clean air zone petition for Bristol

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:19
Thousands sign clean air zone petition for Bristol GreenFleet News: July 19, 2017

More than 4,000 have signed a petition in support of rolling out a clean air zone in Bristol.

Cities in northern England breaching legal air quality limits by up to 150 per cent

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:10
Cities in northern England breaching legal air quality limits by up to 150 per centGreenFleet News: July 19, 2017

A new report by the Institute for Public Policy Research North think tank has revealed that 11 air quality reporting zones in the North are exceeded legal limits for nitrogen dioxide.

EV chargers may be switched off at peak times

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:46
EV chargers may be switched off at peak timesGreenFleet News: July 18, 2017

Electric car chargers could be getting switched off remotely or turned down by energy companies during peak times, the Times has reported.

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