Tag: UK

Nov 14, 2019 - 01:34 pm

Morris Commercial reloads with all-electric van Morris JE

Britain’s own Morris Commercial presents a new electric edition of the Morris J-Type small van produced in the 1950s. The legendary e-van, now named Morris JE, will offer a range of around 200 miles (320 km) and cost about 60,000 pounds once it goes on sale at the end of 2021.

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Nov 7, 2019 - 05:24 pm

Tevva to deploy electric trucks across Europe

The commercial electric vehicle company Tevva has launched an initiative called Electrify to enable logistics fleets to commence electrification of medium-duty HGVs across Europe from Spring next year. Electrify allows companies to deploy Tevva’s package of EV technologies in a neat starter package.

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Nov 6, 2019 - 11:38 pm

UK: Virgin Media to turn street cabinets into EV chargers

Liberty Global revealed details of its plan to utilise the street cabinets of its UK subsidiary, Virgin Media, to supply electric car charging stations. In cooperation with Innovate UK, a consortium is expected to install 1,200 chargers nationwide within the next 18 months.

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Nov 4, 2019 - 05:44 pm

EDF acquires startup Pivot Power

The French electricity company Électricité de France (EDF) has announced the acquisition of Pivot Power, a UK startup specialising in battery storage and charging infrastructure.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 04:19 pm

Bristol proposes diesel-ban in city centre by 2021

The Bristol City Council has proposed a ban for all diesel vehicles from their city centre, as well as a new congestion charge zone for older commercial vehicles by 2021. This would make the city the first in the UK with an outright ban on diesel.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 05:08 pm

Lidl installs fast-chargers across UK stores

Lidl has announced that it will install fast chargers at over 300 stores in the UK over the next three years. New branches will only be built with charging stations, and existing stores will also be retrofitted.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 02:44 pm

UK prices and special offers for the Seat Mii EV

The Seat Mii Electric is now available to order in the UK. Priced from £19,300 (including PiCG), Seat’s first fully electric vehicle is available for £199 per month on a PCP deal. This is after a £4,399 customer deposit, with Seat contributing £500 to the cost.

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Oct 24, 2019 - 01:03 pm

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits UK market

Mitsubishi’s new Outlander PHEV Reflex commercial vehicle has gone on sale in the UK. The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Reflex Commercial is also eligible for the UK government’s Plug-In Van Grant, a discount of £7,642, resulting in an on-the-road CV price of £24,298 (excluding VAT).

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Oct 24, 2019 - 12:10 pm

Dynamo Taxi: London’s first all-electric cab

London is getting an all-electric taxi. The Dynamo Taxi presented now and officially approved by Transport for London (TfL) is based on the Nissan e-NV200 Evalia and has been modified by the British company Dynamo for taxi use.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 03:44 pm

SSE offers off-peak charging bonus

The UK energy supplier SSE Energy Services has launched a new tariff for EV drivers, providing up to 2,000 kWh of free electricity per year for overnight charging at non-peak hours between midnight and 7 am.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 01:43 pm

UK plans green plates for electric cars

The British government has launched an official consultation on the introduction of green number plates for electric cars. This should make it easier for local authorities to issue special regulations for electric cars.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Pod Point says no to interoperability

In the UK, in a response to a government letter urging them towards interoperability, the companies Ecotricity and Pod Point responded saying the technological accessibility was “not really relevant”. They argued that increased interoperability was “unnecessary for their networks” and would pose financial challenges.

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Oct 19, 2019 - 06:49 pm

UK funds three zero-carbon automotive projects

Three UK-based zero-carbon automotive projects have secured Government funding via the Advanced Propulsion Centre. The combined award of £25.4m was provided by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and delivered by Innovate UK.

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Oct 15, 2019 - 02:36 pm

CAM study finds US & China markets losing momentum

In the two most important markets for e-mobility, new car sales have been slowing, as CAM has stated in its latest issue of the ‘Electromobility Report 2019’. Meanwhile, the Netherlands is turning into the fastest growing PEV economy.

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Oct 14, 2019 - 04:34 pm

22 more BYD-ADL electric buses for London

BYD’s British partnership with ADL has delivered another 22 electric buses to Transport for London (TfL) operator Go-Ahead London. The latter has now received a total of 98 electric buses from BYD ADL with a new model being on the way.

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Oct 14, 2019 - 01:27 pm

Uniti One available to order for €17,760 in Sweden & UK

The Swedish electric car startup Uniti has published the price and specifications for its Uniti One compact electric car, which can now be configured and is to be delivered first in Sweden and the UK from mid-2020. The UK base price is 17,760 euros including the plug-in grant.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 06:27 pm

Electric vans to turn generators during power cuts

Northern Powergrid has partnered with Hyperdrive Innovation and Offgrid Energy to run a two-year trial where electric van double as generators in case of power cuts. The utility is active in Britain in the North East and Yorkshire.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 02:46 pm

Dyson discontinues electric car project

Dyson has axed all plans to build electric vehicles. Founder Sir James Dyson announced the surprise move in an email to employees, saying the project is not commercially viable. Dyson will rechannel the £2.5 billion already invested in other technology.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 06:09 pm

Nissan & Plugsurfing charging app starts in Europe

The Nissan Charge App developed by Nissan and Plugsurfing enables electric car drivers to charge at over 100,000 charging points throughout Europe. The service that includes navigation and charge management first launches in Italy and Germany before successively covering other markets.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/15/uk-peugeot-to-sell-electric-e-2008-suv-for-32000/
15.11.2019 16:18