Mitie orders 655 Vivaro-e from Vauxhall
The British facility service provider Mitie has ordered 655 Vivaro-e from Vauxhall. The first example of this large order has already been handed over to Mitie and is already the 1,000th electric vehicle in the company’s fleet.
Stellantis to deliver fuel cell transporters in 2021
The Stellantis Group has announced that three electric transporters from Opel, Peugeot and Citroën will also be offered with a fuel cell system this year, which should enable WLTP ranges of over 400 kilometres. Specifically, these are the Opel Vivaro, Peugeot Expert and Citroën Jumpy.
Opel expands battery centre to cover eCMP models
Opel has upgraded its battery centre at its headquarters in Rüsselsheim. In addition to the Ampera and Ampera-e, the batteries of all Opel models on the eCMP platform (currently the Corsa-e and Mokka-e) and Combo-e, Vivaro-e and Zafira-e Life are now tested and, if necessary, repaired there.
Centrica orders 2,000 more e-Vivaro vans
The British energy supply company Centrica is pushing ahead with the electrification of its fleet. The conversion of the entire fleet to electric vehicles is to take place by 2025, five years earlier than previously planned.
VDL & Camperfixx cooperate on electric motorhome
VDL Bus Venlo will become an industrial partner of Camperfixx, a camper builder from Friesland. VDL will build compact electric campers based on the almost identical vehicles Peugeot Expert, Toyota Proace, Opel Vivaro and Citroën Jumpy. The first model is scheduled for completion in February.
Opel accepting orders for the Zafira-e Life
The new Opel Zafira-e Life is now available for order in Germany and most recently in the UK. The battery-powered passenger van will go on sale in early 2021 for prices starting at 53,800 euros, or £34,645 after the Plug-in Van Grant.
Opel to introduce fully electric Movano in 2021
Electrically-powered commercial vehicles: Opel will also offer an electric version of its Movano van in 2021. Next year, the Opel Combo Cargo will also be available as an electric version. Meanwhile, the new Opel Vivaro-e, which can already be ordered, will be delivered from October.
Major fleet order for Vauxhall
Opel’s sister brand Vauxhall booked another large order for electric vehicles. After British Gas had ordered 1,000 Vivaro-e in July, Vauxhall now reports an order from Openreach, one of the UK’s largest fleet operators, for 270 Vivaro-e and nine Corsa-e.
Vauxhall Vivaro-e available to order in UK
Opel known as Vauxhall here has officially opened the order books for the electric van Vivaro-e. Customers can reserve the right-hand-drive versions from now on and expect deliveries in October. The zero-emission transporter qualifies for the plug-in van grant.
Opel Vivaro-e deliveries still on schedule for this year
Opel has provided more details on the fully electric version of the Vivaro van, which will be available for order from the summer and is expected to reach the first customers in the course of the year. Prices for the Vivaro-e will not be available until a later date.