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Shell and Allego team up to deploy EV chargers at fuel stations

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:39
Shell and Allego team up to deploy EV chargers at fuel stations GreenFleet News: July 18, 2017

Shell and Allego are working together to install and operate the first fast chargers for electric vehicles at selected Shell service stations, The Drive has reported.

Porsche to roll out 350kW ultra-rapid charging

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:30
Porsche to roll out 350kW ultra-rapid charging GreenFleet News: July 18, 2017

In line with the launch of Porsche’s Mission E in 2019, the firm has developed a 350kW ultra-rapid charger.

Go-Ahead London expands fleet

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:11
Go-Ahead London expands fleet GreenFleet News: July 17, 2017

Go-Ahead London - operator of a fleet of electric buses - has taken a delivery of a BYD e6 passenger car to support its fleet.

Coventry council upgrade city centre’s electric charge points

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:05
Coventry council upgrade city centre’s electric charge pointsGreenFleet News: July 17, 2017

Coventry City Council is set on upgrading electric charging facilities around the city for electric vehicle drivers.

Yas Island welcomes 16 new charge stations

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:03
Yas Island welcomes 16 new charge stations GreenFleet News: July 17, 2017

Yas Island in Abu Dhabi has opened 16 new Tesla charging stations in order to boost accessibility for electric vehicle owners.

ECOnetic version of the new Ford Transit Custom launched

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 11:49
ECOnetic version of the new Ford Transit Custom launched GreenFleet News: July 14, 2017

The fuel-saving ECOnetic variant of the Ford Transit Custom delivers 148 g/km CO2 emissions and 49.6 mpg, a six per cent improvement over the most efficient current vehicle.

Volvo showrooms install 50 electric vehicle fast charging units

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:27
Volvo showrooms install 50 electric vehicle fast charging unitsGreenFleet News: July 14, 2017

Volvo has installed 50 Rolec WallPod EV charging points at its showrooms, following its recent announcement that all its new cars will all have electric capability by 2019

LCRS operators reduce business emissions by seven per cent

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:10
LCRS operators reduce business emissions by seven per centGreenFleet News: July 14, 2017

Operators of the FTA’s Logistics Carbon Reduction (LCRS) scheme have reduced business emissions by seven per cent since 2010.

Record 22,480 plug-in cars registered in the first half of 2017

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 10:14
Record 22,480 plug-in cars registered in the first half of 2017GreenFleet News: July 13, 2017

There have been more electric and plug-in hybrid cars registered during the first half of 2017 than in any previous six-monthly period.

Around a fifth of companies have no road safety policies, research finds

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 08:32
Around a fifth of companies have no road safety policies, research findsGreenFleet News: July 13, 2017

Twenty-one per cent of UK companies whose employees drive for work purposes have no road safety policy in place, according to a study by TomTom Telematics.

University of Bath set to build R&D institute

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 10:52
University of Bath set to build R&D instituteGreenFleet News: July 12, 2017

The University of Bath is planning to build a new £60 million automotive institute to develop electric vehicles.

Faraday Future halts EV plant plans

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 09:46
Faraday Future halts EV plant plans GreenFleet News: July 12, 2017

US start-up Faraday Future, which is developing an electric car in hopes of rivalling Tesla, has shelved plans for an EV plant in Nevada.

China to produce nearly half of new electric cars by 2020

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 09:35
China to produce nearly half of new electric cars by 2020GreenFleet News: July 12, 2017

Chinese automakers are set to produce 49 of 103 new electric models to be launched globally by 2020.

Oxford Council invests £500,000 in charge points for taxis

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 14:44
Oxford Council invests £500,000 in charge points for taxisGreenFleet News: July 11, 2017

Oxford City Council plans to install £500,000 of electric vehicle charging points for taxis and to phase out older, high-emitting hackney cabs from the city.

New range-extended electric black taxi unveiled for London

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:04
New range-extended electric black taxi unveiled for London GreenFleet News: July 11, 2017

The final version of the new range-extended electric London Taxi – the TX, has been revealed, which has a range of over 400 miles.

Best second-hand EV buys named by cap hpi

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 10:12
Best second-hand EV buys named by cap hpiGreenFleet News: July 11, 2017

The overall used market for electric vehicles has seen gains with values increasing by seven per cent this year, according to cap hpi

Lack of electric vehicle training for technicians

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 10:37
Lack of electric vehicle training for techniciansGreenFleet News: July 10, 2017

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has warned the motor retail sector is failing to train enough technicians in electric technology to keep pace with growing electric vehicle (EV) sales.

Einride announces autonomous self-driving truck concept for 2020

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 10:20
Einride announces autonomous self-driving truck concept for 2020GreenFleet News: July 10, 2017

Swedish firm Einride has developed a new self-driving lorry concept with no room for people, only freight, called the T-Pod.

Tesla’s Model 3 enters production

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 09:59
Tesla’s Model 3 enters production GreenFleet News: July 10, 2017

The first Telsa Model 3’s have gone into production as the EV manufacturer aims to deliver the first examples of its more affordable model.

Government to invest £20 million in vehicle to grid technology

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 09:44
Government to invest £20 million in vehicle to grid technologyGreenFleet News: July 10, 2017

A £20 million government investment is set to help develop electric vehicles capable of returning electricity to the grid.

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