There have been many comments in these pages, on the importance of electrification – a deeply encouraging sign of the commitment.
Volkswagen Financial Services Fleet (VWFS) has launched an advanced EV Maturity Tool.
The University of Birmingham has fitted its electric vehicles with sounders to warn students of approaching vehicles.
Electrification will be a major theme at this year’s Company Car in Action, with a wide range of alternative fuel cars on display and available to drive.
A new survey by Kia has found that 87% of fleet managers have seen an increased demand for electrified vehicles, but the majority feel that the cars won’t be suitable for another 2-5 years.
Birmingham City Council has launched a Business Breathes website to help fleet managers and self-employed drivers prepare for the city’s clean air zone.
Volkswagen Group is to start series production of its mobile electric vehicle charging stations next year.
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is supporting the development of a Professional Standard for technician to repair electric vehicles safely.
Nissan has launched a Leaf electric car with a larger 62kWh battery and a range of 239 miles on a single charge.
Engenie announced its new partnership with M7 Real Estate to install rapid EV chargers across all of M7’s out of town retail warehouses.
Kia and Hyundai are planning to introduce ‘solar roof’ charging technology on selected models.
A quarter of drivers are ready to make the switch to electric cars, according to an AA poll.
LeasePlan is offering new electric vehicle customers the option of a home charger package and access to Chargemaster’s charge point network.
WLTP, the new emission testing regime that is wreaking havoc with fleet orders and company car choices, will come under close scrutiny at Fleet Live.
Mazda is planning to revive its famous rotary engine as part of a new EV strategy, launching the first in a new generation of electric models in 2020.
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