2030 petrol and diesel ban: accelerating the transition to a low carbon transport future

Transport is one of the most significant contributors to the UK’s carbon emissions, accounting for almost a third of all greenhouse gas emissions. If...

West Ham bus garage goes electric

A fleet of five electric buses are now in operation from West Ham bus garage in east London, thanks to a new electric vehicle...

DAF launches fully electric LF truck

DAF has unveiled its new 19-tonne fully electric LF urban distribution truck with a range of up to 174 miles. The e-motor of the LF...

Government launches £20m EV innovation competition

The Government has launched its latest research and development competition, supported by a £20m fund, to find the most promising electric vehicle technology innovations. Businesses can...

Abundance launches green investment to help build Greater Manchester’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure 

Abundance Investment, a UK ethical investment crowdfunding platform, has launched an offer to fund the roll out of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure throughout...

Europe’s most powerful electric vehicle charging hub heading to Oxford

Pivot Power, part of EDF Renewables, is developing Europe’s most powerful EV charging Superhub in Oxford. The site, at Redbridge Park & Ride, due to...

Q&A:  Dee Humphries, interim managing director at ENGIE EV Solutions

In this month's Q&A: Modern Fleet talks to Dee Humphries, interim managing director at ENGIE EV Solutions about having Terry Pratchett, James Hetfield and Ada...

LV Britannia Rescue launches EV breakdown service

LV Britannia Rescue (LV BR) has partnered with LAR Traffic Services to launch an electric breakdown service for its customers in Central London. As part...

Tevva unveils new all-electric 7.5-tonne truck

Tevva has unveiled its new 7.5-tonne electric lorry that is due to be mass produced in the UK. The company’s 11,000m2 manufacturing facility in the...

Modern Fleet Q&A: Allan O’Donnell, technical director, New Markets, Easee

In this month’s Q&A: Modern Fleet talks to Allan O’Donnell, technical director, New Markets, Easee about being a sparky and how the EV industry is...

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...

Portable EV charger on course for deliveries in 2023

A new portable EV charger has now reached prototype stage and is on course to start deliveries to customers in early 2023. The Go charger,...

Q&A: Chris Pateman-Jones, CEO at Connected Kerb

This month Modern Fleet talks to CEO at Connected Kerb's CEO Chris Pateman-Jones about having the first and youngest woman in space to dinner,...

Visa partners with JustCharge to boost EV charging

Payments card operator Visa is with partnering with JustCharge, the community EV service which shares charging access on private driveways and other UK locations. Under...

LEVC supplies 60 electric vans to Pod Point

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is supplying 60 VN5 electric vans to EV charging infrastructure provider Pod Point. The VN5s will be used by Pod...

Mitie to install EV charge points for Environment Agency

Mitie has won a £4.5m contract to install and maintain EV charge points for the Environment Agency. The partnership will see Mitie establish an EV...

EVs, smart charging, V2G: Free conference, 9 April

Public and private sector organisations considering deploying electric vehicles (EV) charging infrastructure and/or switching fleets to battery-powered cars are invited to The Energyst's EV...

Steven Chu: Lithium metal sulphur batteries will make EVs cheap

Steven Chu, the former United States Secretary of Energy, and co-winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Physics, believes lithium metal sulphur batteries will...

EDF seals Pod Point buy, says EV demand will need new nuclear

EDF has acquired a majority stake in UK electric vehicle firm Pod Point. Under terms of the transaction, Legal & General, which held a...

Arrival looks beyond electric vans to transport as a service and hydrogen lorries

UK technology company Arrival is planning to do way more than just make electric vans. It’s looking at “the whole vehicle ecosystem,” according to chief...