By Chris Wright|2023-12-07T10:40:33+00:00December 7th, 2023|
Transport Secretary Mark Harper said that the funding will cover some of the costs of upgrading the electricity grid at 10 motorway service areas to help ensure that ultra-rapid chargers will not have a long wait to connect to the grid due to capacity restraints.
By Chris Wright|2023-12-07T10:23:31+00:00December 7th, 2023|
When it comes to electrification, so far fleets have largely been picking low hanging fruit in large quantities. That means switching company car drivers with space for their own off-road chargers into EVs, with very low personal taxation as a considerable carrot.
By Chris Wright|2023-12-05T18:53:34+00:00December 6th, 2023|
SOGO provides an ultra-flexible service with leases available from one month to three years, and it operates nationally from a network of logistics hubs. It uses the latest technology to enable customers to order a vehicle in a matter of minutes.
By Chris Wright|2023-12-06T09:29:01+00:00December 6th, 2023|
Paul Burgess, Chief Executive at Startline Motor Finance, says this Christmas, it is clear that the cost of living crisis will continue to have a very real impact on the UK’s motorists, and the gift they would most like to receive is for their car to simply cost less to run.
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By Chris Wright|2023-12-05T10:00:16+00:00December 5th, 2023|
The EV Transition Test is intended to provide a comparison between existing petrol or diesel commercial vehicles in operation, and a selection of electric alternatives. Using ZERO, those taking the ‘taste test’ will be able to not only enter details of a particular vehicle, but also routes, jobs, driving styles and alternative specifications to compare costs, energy needs and charging requirements.
By Chris Wright|2023-12-04T10:58:34+00:00December 4th, 2023|
To circulate free of charge within the ULEZ boundaries, your vehicle needs to meet specific emission requirements. If it doesn’t, you’ll be charged a daily fee of £12.50, which in the long run can have a costly impact on your pockets. Bear in mind that, if you enter the zone without paying, you’ll receive a fine of £180 – which drops to £90 if the penalty is covered within 14 days.
By Chris Wright|2023-12-04T10:18:54+00:00December 4th, 2023|
Event gave operators a unique opportunity to get behind the wheel of a hydrogen fuel cell electric 3.5 tonne van (FCEV). 29 drivers each took the opportunity to drive on the MIRA track, simulating different duty-cycles and reaching speeds of up to 70 miles per hour. Operators experienced the vehicles’ smooth handling and appreciated the quiet drive.
By Chris Wright|2023-11-29T10:48:14+00:00November 29th, 2023|
Partnership will see a unique delivery model rolled out across the country, with businesses able to access the complete end-to-end EV charging infrastructure, including full installation and management of Landis+Gyr’s premium EV charging solutions, fixed national pricing, ‘tap and go’ payment processes, and the ability to earn revenues or offset energy bills from chargepoint use.
By Chris Wright|2023-11-29T10:39:25+00:00November 29th, 2023|
Moving from the tried-and-trusted fuel card to an integrated software solution encompassing energy, vehicles, chargers and operations, and potentially micro-grid solutions, is significant. It’s a radical change in the role of a fleet manager who will still be managing vehicles, drivers and journeys, but now doing so within the parameters of energy supply and charging schedules.
By Chris Wright|2023-11-28T15:56:30+00:00November 28th, 2023|
MacDonald has taken delivery of 10 Ford Transit tippers and a trio of Nissan Navara pickups from independent broker Vanaways. Over the next five years, though, the operator aims to replace the majority of its 140 commercial vehicles of various sizes and configurations.
By Chris Wright|2023-11-28T15:50:55+00:00November 28th, 2023|
r2c’s figures, based on more than 30,000 records across accident damage and unscheduled repairs, show that there has been a general improvement across the board when it comes to delays as a result of parts availability and shortage of labour – two issues that have plagued the SMR sector for the past few years.