Tag Archives: Electric Vehicles

O-license exemption on alternatively fuelled vehicles to increase to 4.25t from 3.5t

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Following a recent consultation by the Department for Transport, fleets will be able to run alternatively fuelled vans up to 4.25 tonnes Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) without having to hold an operators license. At the minute organisations can only run vans up to 3.5 tonnes without needing an O-license, but this is set to be changed for alternatively fuelled vehicles ... Read More »

Fisker unveiled their self-driving shuttle for small cities


Fisker Automotive, founded in 2007 by Henrik Fisker, has teamed up with China’s Hakim Unique Group on a project known as ‘Orbit’, which is a self-driving electric shuttle bus tailored to suit small city environments. Without to much detail being provided at this moment in time, it is clear that the boxy design of the vehicle is to maximise passenger ... Read More »

LeasePlan to release electric vehicle pilot program across Europe


LeasePlan Corporation will launch an electric vehicle pilot programme for corporate companies in the UK in December One of the global leaders in fleet management; LeasePlan, yesterday announced whilst attending the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, the launch of their electric vehicle pilot program for corporate companies. LeasePlan’s new electric vehicle pilot program has been designed to make ... Read More »

Dyson announce they will launch electric car in 2020


The UK’s most infamous engineering company, Dyson, has announced that they will be entering the electric car market. Best known for its vacuum cleaners and hand driers, Dyson is working on bringing a premium electric car to the market which will go on sale in 2020. Dyson has put aside £1 billion for the battery and the same again for the ... Read More »

Chargemaster reveal the Powercharge workplace electric car charging point


Chargemaster released their latest charging point called the Powercharge, a compact electric vehicle charging point, specifically designed for workplace charging. The new Powercharge from Chargemaster can provide businesses with a solution for open access workplace charging, without the need for any keys or RFID cards. David Martell, chief executive of Chargemaster, said: “As the electric vehicle market in the UK ... Read More »