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Can Energy Independent Vehicles be cut loose from the grid?

• Tesla success not the 'end game' - industry expert • Self-powered planes, boats and automobiles in the spotlight • Charge points remain vital to growth in electric vehicle use With the launch of the Tesla Model 3 touted as the most successful in history, you'd be forgiven for thinking that this...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Thu, 02/06/2016 - 16:23

02/06/2016

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E-asy riders – are electric motorcycles about to go big?

• Few electric bikes on road - things may change fast • Trade representative: we could overtake electric cars • Hopes for grant support While there is an increase in the buzz around electric cars and vans , e-motorcycles have seen less attention so far. What are the reasons for this, and what's in...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Thu, 12/05/2016 - 15:48

12/05/2016

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Fired up about electric fleets

• Cheshire Fire & Rescue aim to lower emissions • Nissan Leaf EVs ideal for community work • First step towards a greater investment in EVs Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service has set itself an ambitious target of cutting emissions by 40 percent on 2009/10 levels by 2020. After taking on a range...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 29/04/2016 - 15:25

29/04/2016

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UK climbing up Europe's electric vehicle league

• 16 million EVs across Europe • UK ahead of Germany and France in EV volume • Over 28k vehicles eligible for UK's Plug-in Vehicle Grant Momentum. This is a word that seems to apply to the European electric vehicle (EV) market at the moment. There are now around 16 million plug-ins in Europe, and...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Thu, 07/04/2016 - 16:00

07/04/2016

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Transport Eco Driving electric car

The Benefits of Buying an Electric Car

• Electric vehicles are here to stay • Low running costs lead consumer benefits • Tax incentives and image boost added 'carrots' for firms In a recent blog titled ‘ The future of cars: a look at what’s ahead ’, we looked at what the future holds for private transport. Electric Vehicles (EVs) were a...

Submitted by Joseph Cosier on Wed, 23/03/2016 - 15:40

23/03/2016

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Advice for Businesses on Energy Assessments under the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)

• Haulage firms can go green and stay competitive • Lack of understanding hampers efforts • Data and technology have roles to play The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) requires larger companies to carry out energy assessments every four years, which are used to identify cost-effective...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 18/03/2016 - 12:01

18/03/2016

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Transport Eco Driving Fuel Efficient electric vehicles

Tips on Eco Driving and Fuel Efficient Cars

Want to make a change with financial, environmental and safety benefits? Whether you own a car for private use or are responsible for a company’s fleet of cars, there's little not to like about fuel-efficient driving . So what are the basics to start cutting costs, carbon and air pollutants? Bob...

Submitted by Julian Roberts on Fri, 11/03/2016 - 11:06

11/03/2016

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The future of cars: a look at what’s ahead

Mini-boom in electric vehicles Air quality becoming a priority Real-world emissions under scrutiny Driverless vehicles and hydrogen on the horizon Transport received a lot of attention in 2015—not all of it good. With technology changing so fast in the sector it can be hard to keep up, so here’s...

Submitted by Joseph Cosier on Mon, 29/02/2016 - 15:57

29/02/2016

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Under the bonnet of London’s ULEV Delivery Plan

Poor air quality is something that all Londoners will have noticed and a recent study by King’s College London found that in 2010 there was the equivalent of up to 9,400 premature deaths due to N0 2 and PM 2.5 , common emissions from vehicles. On top of this the economic cost of these health...

Submitted by Richard Kay on Mon, 24/08/2015 - 00:00

24/08/2015

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Don’t ditch your car for a plane just yet

Why it isn’t actually more fuel efficient to fly to work. ‘Flying has become more energy efficient than driving’ was a recent news headline that raised the eyebrows of many in our transport team . The story followed a recent study by the Transportation Research Institute at the University of...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 26/05/2015 - 17:00

26/05/2015

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