Siemens & DCS launch ‘Enterprise Charging Network’
Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Digital Charging Solutions (DCS) have teamed up to better help business fleets make the switch to electric vehicles. Corporate customers can now sign onto the ‘Enterprise Charging Network’ for unified access to charging points across Europe. Weiterlesen
Volkswagen Group misses EU CO2 fleet targets narrowly
The Volkswagen Group just missed the EU’s CO2 fleet targets for 2020. The CO2 pool formed with other manufacturers fell short by around 0.5 g/km last year. By contrast, the VW and Audi brands exceeded their CO2 fleet targets, primarily due to the ramp-up of the ID.3 and rising e-tron sales. Weiterlesen
FCA offers fleet customers NewMotion charging solutions
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and NewMotion announce a new partnership for FCA’s business clients that will gain access to NewMotion’s entire charging ecosystem. The partners will roll out the service in twelve European countries, starting with France, Germany and the UK. Weiterlesen
A friend of short trips: Citroën Ami electric car review
Less is more. That’s the Citroën Ami in a nutshell. The all-electric four-wheeler with its 75-kilometre-range targets a young, urban group of buyers who simply want to get from A to B. We tested it and wondered whether the little friend is also suitable for fleet use. Weiterlesen
UK: Government departments must move on ULEV
British Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has set out plans for the government to move towards ultra-low emission car fleets over the next decade. The Government Car Service is on track to meet the targets, with EVs making up nearly 23% of the fleet. Weiterlesen
Fleet manager adoption of EVs, Low-speed EVs in China.
Research tip: William Sierzchula’s study ‘Factors influencing fleet manager adoption of electric vehicles’ at the TU Delft, Netherlands, found that most fleet managers based their EV buying decision on their own testing experience. “Greening” the company’s image or incentives were less important.
greencarcongress.com, sciencedirect.com (purchase study)
Reading tip: EVs are just slowly catching up speed in China? AutoblogGreen took a closer look at low-speed vehicles and found out that half a million electric were sold so far. A low-speed electric vehicle revolution!