Citroën’s electric ë-Berlingo van launches in UK

Citroën’s ë-Berlingo van has officially launched in the UK, completing the brand’s electric LCV range. The van is priced from £25,980 and available either as...

New guide for electricians looking to enter EV market

UK Power Networks and the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) have released a guide to the connections process for installers who want to move into...

MAN electric truck for building industry in Germany

The first battery-electric truck in the building materials trade in Germany has been put into service. The MAN eTGM, operated by Stark Deutschland and co-financed...

Mitie achieves 30% EV target, three months ahead of schedule

Mitie has achieved its target of converting 30% of its fleet to electric vehicles by March 2022 – three months ahead of schedule. As a...

First EV battery recycling plant in UK for Veolia

Resource management company Veolia has announced its first electric vehicle battery recycling facility in the UK, which will have the capacity to process 20%...

MFG to open 60 EV charging hubs in 2022

Independent forecourt operator Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is to invest more than £50m opening 60 electric vehicle charging hubs in the UK during 2022. The...

Shell refuelling station becomes EV charge hub

Shell has opened its first UK electric vehicle charging hub in Fulham, London, where petrol and diesel pumps at an existing fuel station have...

Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer for 3DM

Third Dimension Manufacturing (3DM) has taken delivery of a fully electric Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer from dealer eStar Truck & Van. The family-owned company, based in...

OpenMoney partners with Octopus to add EV leasing scheme for workers

OpenMoney has partnered with Octopus Electric Vehicles to add an EV leasing scheme onto one of its employee benefits platforms for workers. The offering, entitled...

Pinnacle Group begins move to all-electric fleet

Property and facilities management services group Pinnacle Group has started its transition to an all-electric fleet with support from fleet management company Fleet Alliance. Pinnacle...

EVs help leasing sector return to growth

The increasing appeal of EVs is helping the leasing sector to return to growth following the initial impact of Covid, according to the British...

“Magnetisable concrete” trialled for non-stop charging of EVs

The prospect of wirelessly charging electric trucks, vans and cars while on the move came closer this week, as a key manufacturer signalled development...

British Lithium extracts ‘pilot quantity’ lithium from Cornwall

 Rocks under Britain’s west country have yielded up the first ore for a pioneering venture to home-source battery grade lithium. British Lithium Limited believes...

Osprey opens EV rapid charging hub in Croydon

Osprey Charging has opened a new high-powered EV charging hub in Croydon. The hub, located in Purley Cross Retail Park, features six rapid chargers, ranging...

Arrival co-develops ride-hailing EV with Uber

Arrival has revealed the first finished prototype of its new electric car, developed for use by the ride-hailing industry. The company, which has been able...

Tesco to debut Britain’s first electric HGVs

Tesco is to pioneer the use of heavy electric trucks to supply food and other products to its distribution centre in Wales early in...

Barnet to install 500 EV charge points by November 2022

Barnet Council is to spend £4.65m installing 500 electric vehicle charge points by November 2022 after securing government funding. The £3.5m grant from the On-Street...

Plug-in car and van grants slashed

Plug-in grants on electric cars and vans have been cut and their eligibility criteria changed with immediate effect. Grants for electric cars now fall to...

Citroën supplies Suez with first ë-Jumpy hydrogen van

Citroën has delivered its first ë-Jumpy Hydrogen van to long-term fleet client Suez Group for testing at its Carcassonne facility in France. The hydrogen version...

Hydrogen Vivaro-e van leaves production line

The first Vivaro-e Hydrogen from Opel, the sister brand of Vauxhall, has rolled off the production line in Germany. Produced at the Opel Special Vehicles...