At the Stellantis EV Day 2021, it was announced that a new, exciting, all-electric car – a modern day version of the Opel Manta – will be introduced mid-decade following on from the positive public reception to the Manta GSe ElektroMOD restomod concept.
RESEARCH last year by BNP Paribas Personal Finance revealed how an increasing awareness of the environment is impacting upon car buyers’ purchasing decisions. Almost 50% of those questioned said they would consider a hybrid and 33% an electric model when making their next purchase. The report also revealed a growing divide in the perception and purchasing decisions between city and [...]
BMW Group’s new technology flagship brings together the company’s latest developments in the strategic innovation fields of Design, Automated Driving, Connectivity, Electrification and Services to create a premium mobility experience that is unrivalled in its segment.
Move coincides with the launch of Octopus Electric Vehicles’ new salary sacrifice scheme, called Electric Dreams which builds on its position as a market-leader in electric vehicles (EVs) and fast tracks its fleet expansion.
NCP was looking for a new fleet funding and management provider to consolidate its operations and help save costs and time. It was also eager to find a leasing partner that could effectively and seamlessly support its green ambitions of moving towards a pure electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) fleet.
Onto said there has been a positive response to the service in the UK, over the past 12 months, it has averaged 30% organic month-on-month growth and now has the largest electric fleet in the country with over 1,000 active subscribers. The majority of Onto customers are under 55, tend to be a couple or with kids, however, taking into account Onto product offering customers come from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds.
Essex site is the first of over 100 Electric Forecourts being built by GRIDSERVE over the next five years ahead of the 2030 ban on petrol and diesel cars. The company’s £1bn UK-wide programme aims to make EV driving an enjoyable, ultra-convenient and stress-free experience.
Autotech Training estimates that by 2025, the UK fleet vehicle industry will account for 75% of all electric cars on the road. However, a major knowledge gap surrounding EV’s and a lack of basic training could slow employee usage.
Research into the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) vehicle registration data by Cornwall Insight shows Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in 2020 have already grown 76.1% on the whole of 2019.
Interest in electric vehicles is growing rapidly among small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs), according to the latest research from the Arval Mobility Observatory. For plug-in hybrids, almost half of SMEs (46%) either already have them or plan to put them on fleet compared to just 28% in 2019 while, for hybrids, they were 45% this year against 37% in 2019.
Fleets and businesses play a vital role in transitioning the UK car parc to zero emission vehicles and with 34 new plug-in vehicles due to launched by the end 2020 now is the time to review fleet requirements to comply with environmental standards and ensure a solid ethical reputation of a business.
As companies re-shape their car choice lists their most pressing priority is to introduce more electric and hybrid cars, so the numbers are likely to continue to increase.
As the UK moves towards net zero, fleets could be a crucial component in the journey by leading the charge in the electric vehicle roll-out - a move that would represent half of the number of EVs expected by 2030, according to a new report
Electric vehicle leasing company DriveElectric, shares ten actions that companies can take to convert their fleets to electric.