Oct 13, 2022 - 05:20 pm
Anglian Water drives up EV share of their fleets
The water service company Anglian Water is accelerating its e-mobility advance, with more than 300 electrified vehicles coming to the East of England in the next few months. Almost 300 vehicles are on order and will join an existing fleet of electric and hybrid vans.
Jul 12, 2022 - 11:33 am
Opel Vivaro-e now available as flatbed truck variant
The battery-electric Opel Vivaro-e is now also available as a flatbed truck with folding side and rear walls. The flatbed version of the Vivaro-e equipped with the 50 kWh or 75 kWh battery is built by the certified Opel partner Schoon Fahrzeugsysteme & Metalltechnik.
Feb 25, 2022 - 04:46 pm
Vinci Energies takes delivery of their first Opel Vivaro-e
Vinci Energies Building Solutions has taken delivery of the first of 30 Vivaro-e Cargo from Opel in Rüsselsheim. They are the first electric light commercial vehicles in the company’s fleet. From now on, customer service staff will use them for assembly and service work.
Jan 10, 2022 - 02:08 pm
Stellantis brands lower UK prices due to PiCG update
Citroën has announced the elimination of ICE of their passenger van lineup, namely the Berlingo Electric and ë-SpaceTourer Electric. Further, the Stellantis subsidiary announced price reductions for both ranges to take effect from 11 January 2022.
Nov 17, 2021 - 05:41 pm
Virgin Media O2 orders 280 Vauxhall e-Vivaros
The British mass media and telecommunications company Virgin Media O2 has ordered 280 Vauxhall e-Vivaros. This is the first step towards the company commitment to transition its entire 4,300-strong fleet off fossil fuels by 2030.
Apr 20, 2021 - 08:26 pm
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.
Apr 1, 2021 - 11:33 am
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.
Mar 24, 2021 - 04:02 pm
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.
Feb 22, 2021 - 04:45 pm
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.
Feb 5, 2021 - 01:43 pm
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.
Sep 20, 2020 - 04:00 pm
First drive review: Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro-e & Zafira-e-Life
Opel, known as Vauxhall in the UK, will electrify all light commercial vehicles by 2021. Enough for us to take a look at the all-electric van Vivaro-e and its passenger car variant, the Zafira-e. Our editor had a short test drive with both vehicles in Germany.
Sep 8, 2020 - 01:38 pm
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.
Sep 4, 2020 - 03:05 pm
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.
Aug 11, 2020 - 02:02 pm
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.
Jul 19, 2020 - 02:14 pm
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.
Jul 8, 2020 - 06:43 pm
British Gas orders a thousand Vivaro-e with Vauxhall
The Opel sister brand Vauxhall has received an order from British Gas for 1,000 fully electric vans, the Vivaro-e. According to the manufacturer, this is the largest commercial order for electric vehicles in the UK to date.
Apr 28, 2020 - 04:57 pm
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.