ABB E-mobility raises approx. CHF200 million in a pre-IPO private placement

ABB E-mobility today announced that it has signed a pre-IPO private placement of approximately CHF200 million (£177 million) for newly issued shares, led by new minority...

Trafford Council planning 100 EV charging bays

Trafford Council is planning 100 new charging bays throughout the borough as part of a big push to encourage drivers to use EVs. Working with...

Morand launches energy storage solution 

Swiss technology start-up Morand has launched an energy storage technology, Morand eTechnology, designed to recharge a city car quickly.  The hybrid system combines the characteristics...

DPD confirms tests with Volta Zero EV prototype

Parcel delivery company DPD UK has completed a series of engineering tests with the full-electric Volta Zero, as part of wider trials for the...

Pricing and specs confirmed for new Audi e-tron

The new Audi Q8 e-tron is now on sale in the UK, including improved efficiency, a redesigned exterior and higher charging performance. Like before, the...

Ohme and Volkswagen ID. Buzz offer EV package

Volkswagen’s all-electric ID. Buzz is now available as a one-stop EV package with Ohme’s Home Pro smart charger included. Ohme’s Home Pro smart charger can...

Vauxhall partners with Octopus Energy for EV charging at home and on the road

Vauxhall has partnered with green entech pioneer Octopus Energy to help improve the UK’s electric vehicle ownership experience at home and on the road,...

Altilium Metals selects Teesside for UK’s largest EV battery recycling plant

Altilium Metals, a UK-based clean technology startup, has selected Teesside as the preferred location for the largest planned recycling facility in the UK for...

Addison Lee and Bonnet partner to provide access to over 20 charging networks

Addison Lee, the UK’s largest quality private hire, courier, and black taxi provider, has announced a new partnership with Bonnet, the largest independent electric...

£1 million power upgrade for electric buses in London

UK Power Networks has fast-tracked electricity infrastructure work in the London borough of Sutton to allow 84 new electric buses to charge up. In a...

Vertellus introduces EV commercial vehicle contract hire programme

New commercial vehicle contract hire company Vertellus is offering an initial 30 Renault Trucks EVs from 16 to 18 tonnes with box, curtainsider and...

Hummer EV pickup arrives in UK

The first GMC Hummer fully electric pickup truck has arrived in the UK, priced at £320,000 and with 350 miles of zero-emission range. Imported by...

Modern Fleet Q&A – Alex Hinchcliffe, Director of Public Charging at Mer UK

Favourite holiday destination? Without a doubt, Sydney. I lived there for 10 years and have a strange parallel life with a set of friends that...

Drive to electric gathers pace

New data released shows that the number of drivers planning to make the switch to electric has jumped in the last year A study for...

Northgate partners with Monta

Van rental specialist Northgate has partnered with EV charging platform, Monta to power its new charger bundle package. As a result of the agreement, rental...

First big lithium refinery outside Asia announced for Teesside

Business secretary Grant Shapps today delighted Britain’s battery makers and EV chargers, travelling to Teesside to announce plans for Europe’s first ever large-scale refinery...

EV drivers at DPD to use First Bus rapid charging hub

First Bus has signed an agreement to give van drivers from delivery firm DPD access to the EV chargers at its Caledonia Depot site...

Less than half of commuter car parks have EV charging, report finds

Only 44 per cent of Britain’s busiest park’n’ride and commuter car parks have any equipment installed to charge electric vehicles, a new survey claims. Of...

Latest issue of Modern Fleet magazine

The latest issue of our EV technology focussed magazine – Modern Fleet – is available to read online or via the new App. If you are interested...

StoreDot: EVs powered by all solid state batteries ten years away from mass production

Extreme fast charging EV battery specialist StoreDot says mass-produced solid state batteries are still at least a decade from mass production and that automotive...