Sunday, April 21, 2019
Porsche charging in 3 minutes

Porsche demonstrates ultra high-power fast charging technology

PORSCHE has just demonstrated that charging an electric vehicle can be as quick as filling up with fuel.A 90kW Porsche electric vehicle was charged in under three minutes. The charge provided...
VW e Golf charging for Business Motoring Week

Only smart chargepoints to attract Government funding in the future

ELECTRIC vehicle chargepoints will only attract government funding if they are smart units, both at home and at work.Worth up to £500, the change in government support commences July 2019.Smart chargepoints,...
Mercedes EQC

Businesses should consider global warming in their company car policies

SMALL businesses and SME fleets should take greater consideration of the global warming consequences of their company car and business motoring policies.As evidence of global warming grows, companies need to change...
Volkswagen and Tesco chargepoint partnership 4

Public gives thumbs down to EVs

THERE might be lots of noise about electric cars - but that's all it is, says a new study into motoring preferences for new cars.November new car sales saw a near...
Fuel card playing cards Fleet Evolution

Play the right cards in fuel cost evaluation

AN SUV that's more economical on fuel than a hybrid Toyota Prius? Sounds wrong doesn't it. But that really is the case.The SUV in question is the Hyundai Kona - the...
Tesco Pod Point charger

Volkswagen partners with supermarket Tesco and Pod Point to deliver free to use EV...

THE most significant change in the electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure is being rolled out: 2400 EV charging bays will become available across 600 Tesco stores within three years.Volkswagen, the world’s largest...
BMW 330e PHEV saloon

BMW reveals tax-busting 3-Series PHEV

IF you're thinking about your next company car, then you seriously have to consider this: the latest BMW 330e.It's a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model which gives it great company car taxation...
BMW 330e phev at charge point

All Plug-in Car Grants for PHEV vehicles now taken up

BUSINESS motorists hoping to take advantage of the existing Plug-in Car Grant for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) will be disappointed.All transitioned PHEV grants that were put aside before the grant...
Volkswagen e Golf at charge point

Budget 2018: Electric charge points 100% FYA extended

Electric charge points installed by businesses will qualify for an extended period of 100% First Year Allowances it was announced in Budget 2018
BMW i3 now features 120Ah battery

Battery upgrade gives BMW i3 120Ah 192 mile range

The latest battery upgrade gives the BMW i3 120Ah a range of 192 miles on WLTP test cycle - the new version also means the i3 REX model is dropped
BMW i3s 94Ah being charged from a BMW iBox homecharger

Government cuts Plug-In Car Grant – PHEVs no longer eligible

Government cuts Plug-In Car Grant by £1000 as it hopes to promote uptake of electric vehicles - but PHEVs no longer eligible
Jaguar I Pace with audible warning system

Jaguar I-Pace gets audible warning for at-risk pedestrians

Jaguar has developed an Audible Vehicle Alert System (AVAS) for the I-Pace, to warn vulnerable road users as the electric vehicle approaches
Audi e tron moving

New all-electric Audi e-tron SUV

The new Audi e-tron electric SUV was revealed by Audi last night in San Francisco. Here's what we know about the car that will start Audi's EV revolution
Workplace charging

Kier builds EV chargepoint infrastructure with Pod Point

Kier is building an EV chargepoint infrastructure with Pod Point for its company car drivers to assist them going electric in three year deal
s300_green licience plate

Green number plates for electric vehicles

The Government is proposing that green number plates are to be used to signify the greenest and cleanest cars and vans on the road
Nissan Leaf electric vehicle at charging point

Get £1000 off your next electric car lease

Lex Autolease is offering £1000 off your next electric car lease to the first 1000 customers to lease an electric vehicle in 2019
We Share to launch in Berlin

Volkswagen launches We Share electric car sharing service

Volkswagen is launching an electric car sharing service called We Share. It will debut in Berlin, Germany in 2019 before being rolled out to Europe
Vauxhall_GT X Experimental moving

Concept Vauxhall GT X Experimental unveiled

Vauxhall has launched the GT X Experimental - a five-door, all-electric, coupe-style compact SUV, measuring just 4.06m in length. The concept shows Vauxhall's future direction
InstaVolt chargers

Taw Garages in Devon installs rapid chargers

Taw Garages has proven it’s looking to the future by installing rapid electric car chargers. The Barnstaple-based forecourt, which also has a Ford dealership on site, is working with electric vehicle charging firm, InstaVolt, to ensure electric drivers can charge up on its forecourts.
Renewable energy Glasgow university

Charge your EV in seconds with revolutionary energy storage system

A new hybrid-electric-hydrogen flow battery system, developed by the University of Glasgow, is promising to revolutionise the speed at which electric cars or vans can be charged
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