UK fleet operators push DfT for 100 per cent EVs by 2030

The UK's largest fleet operators are set to push government to bring forward its phaseout of combustion engine vehicles and provide incentives to the...

Optimise Prime: Electrifying fleets without breaking the grid?

Distribution network operators and fleet companies are working out how to enable the EV transition without simply resorting to grid upgrades. The Optimise Prime...

Scania to build a battery assembly plant and electric vehicle laboratory

Truck manufacturer Scania is to build a battery assembly plant and laboratory to support its new range of electric trucks. The company said it will...

White Paper highlights the benefits of V2G technology

A White Paper published today - the result of a collaboration involving Nissan, E.ON Drive and Imperial College London - explores how the bi-directional...

Ford commits to electric future with $22bn investment by 2025

Ford committed today that by mid-2026, 100% of its passenger vehicle range in Europe will be zero-emissions capable, all-electric or plug-in hybrid, and will...

Williams develops electric powertrain for Triumph

Williams Advanced Engineering has developed an all-new battery powertrain for Triumph Motorcycles’ TE-1 prototype electric motorcycle. The battery for the TE-1 has peak power of...

Osprey installs first Tritium RTM75 rapid chargers in Europe

Osprey Charging Network has installed the first Tritium RTM75 rapid chargers in Europe at a new Starbucks in Gosport. The Tritium RTM75 units, which provide...

Aldi picks Shell’s NewMotion for EV chargers

Aldi has picked Shell's NewMotion division to install EV chargers at all new UK stores. The deal will see 140 chargers initially installed, with potential...
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Nuvve strikes V2G school bus deal in US, eyes UK partners

Vehicle-to-grid technology firm Nuvve has struck a deal with a US-based school bus manufacturer to turn them into mobile storage units that can help...

Fuel cell collaboration progresses to mass production, with an initial 200MW capacity in 2024

In 2024, Bosch intends to start full-scale production of distributed power stations based on solid oxide fuel-cell technology (SOFC), with this in mind it...

Vauxhall reveals fully-electric Combo-e van

Vauxhall has released the first pictures of its new fully-electric Combo-e, which has a claimed range of up to 171 miles from a single...

Bp pulse sees record utilisation in 2021 despite lockdown

The amount of energy provided by bp pulse increased to more than 2,000,000 kWh in the first 40 days of 2021, a 19% increase...

LEVC appoints new dealer in Scotland

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has appointed Gillanders Motors as sales and service partner for the North East of Scotland. The Aberdeenshire-based dealer will provide...

DPD hits electric vehicle target ahead of schedule, plots route ahead

Delivery firm DPD last week hit its target to electrify 10 per cent of its fleet five months ahead of schedule. It now has...

Hyundai to supply 180 Kona Electrics to Police Scotland

Hyundai has secured an initial contract to supply 180 Kona Electric 64kWh vehicles to Police Scotland, its biggest pure electric fleet deal so far. Police...
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LCP wins BEIS contract

LCP has won the contract to provide the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) with development and support of its Electricity Distribution...

Volkswagen begins electric vehicle battery recycling

Volkswagen has opened its first EV battery recycling plant, recovering raw materials like lithium, nickel, manganese and cobalt in a closed loop together with...

Modern Fleet magazine – issue 2

Issue 2 of our new EV magazine Modern Fleet is available to ready today online or via the new App. The reaction to our first...

Vauxhall to supply Mitie with 655 electric Vivaro-e vans

Vauxhall is to supply facilities management and professional services company Mitie with 655 new all-electric Vivaro-e vans. The first Vivaro-e has already been delivered and...

WPD offers free bi-directional chargers to drive vehicle-to-grid trial

Western Power Distribution is attempting to drum up participants in a vehicle-to-grid trial by offering free bi-directional charging systems worth over £5,000 to participants. The...