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LUNAZ UPCYCLED ELECTRIC REFUSE TRUCKS GET GREEN LIGHT TO OPERATE ACROSS LONDON

Lunaz upcycled electric vehicles (UEVs) achieve the highest Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for driver visibility Responds to ongoing demand from London borough councils New tech maximises vision for operators; makes streets safer for pedestrians, cyclists and other road users Lunaz UEVs ready for deployment in the capital and other metropolitan areas Supports long-term plan

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BEDEO LAUNCHES RETROFIT TECH THAT MAKES A DIESEL VAN ELECTRIC AT THE PRESS OF A BUTTON 

RE-100 electrification solution extends the life of the vehicle

Fleet managers concerned about the cost and availability of buying a new electric van when there is still life in their existing vehicle now have an alternative: an advanced retrofit solution using innovative in-wheel motor (IWM) technology which fits to existing diesel vans to

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The Electric Vehicle Marketing Is Growing – Local Authorities Can Help It Grow Further

As the climate crisis continues to highlight the necessity of changing the way we live, work, travel and behave, the UK is on a journey towards creating and sustaining a low-carbon, low-emission transportation system. The move away from petrol and diesel vehicles and towards electric vehicles (EVs) is a fundamental transition for enabling this system.

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Electrifying The UK’s Transportation System – Public Sector Bodies Are Key To The EV Transition

As the UK moves towards the 2030 ban on the sale of new cars and vans, local authorities will play a key role in propelling the electric mobility transition and encouraging drivers to go electric.

With a target of at least 300,000 public charge points by 2023, the UK is advancing its electric transportation system

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Thatcham Research ‘EV Safe’ training to prepare public sector for electric vehicles

Thatcham Research has launched its cutting-edge EV Safe training to help the public sector prepare for the unique safety challenges presented by electric vehicles (EVs).

EV Safe is a comprehensive training program designed to ensure the safety of key workers who interact with High Voltage (HV) vehicles as the volume of EVs on the road

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How leasing can support local authorities’ push for a greener future

Caroline Davis

By Caroline Davis, Head of Public Sector Leasing at Triple Point

We know the green transition must involve local authorities if the UK is to meet its net zero commitments. That 78% of local authorities in England declared a climate emergency, and many local authorities have already made their own commitments

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SWARCO Smart Charging and Connected Energy partner to accelerate the roll out of EV charging

Electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure provider, SWARCO Smart Charging, and Connected Energy, a leading supplier of second life battery energy storage systems (BESS), have teamed up to help accelerate the roll out of EV charging across the UK and offer a decarbonised solution.

This collaboration aims to overcome two of the biggest barriers to the wider

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NEW GOUPIL G4 CAGE TIPPER HELPS DUNSTABLE TOWN COUNCIL RANGERS IN THEIR ROLES

Goupil G4 Cage Tipper

A new Goupil G4 cage tipper from electric vehicle specialist Bradshaw has helped improve the working lives of Dunstable Town Council’s rangers.

The vehicle was acquired through Grounds Operations Manager Dmitriz Sopiaz who had been aware of its benefits through a previous role.

“I’d had experience of the G4,

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SMS launches new EV chargepoint infrastructure solution to get Britain moving

The energy infrastructure expert aims to bring greater flexibility of choice to organisations entering the EV charging market through its advocacy of the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP)

Fully-funded and part-funded service options will help

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Car Benefits Schemes increasingly seen as more than just a perk by public sector employers

In today’s climate of competition among employers to attract and retain workforce talent, they are having to think beyond the traditional mainstays of salary and pensions to ensure they stay competitive and attractive for employees.

As salary sacrifice car benefits schemes offer staff access to new, safe, environmentally friendly and above all, affordable vehicles, they

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BRADSHAW TO SHOWCASES INNOVATIVE VEHICLE SOLUTIONS AT ITT HUB 2022

Goupil Utility Vehicles to take centre stage on Bradshaw stand

The UK’s leading manufacturer of industrial electric vehicles, Bradshaw, is set to exhibit its range of Goupil utility vehicles at one of the industry’s leading trade shows, ITT Hub on Stand No: A332

The two-day show, which takes place on the 11th/12th May at the

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SWARCO Smart Charging Named as GreenFleet’s Charging & Re-fuelling Infrastructure Provider of the Year

SWARCO Smart Charging has been hailed as the Charging & Re-fuelling Infrastructure Provider of the Year at the prestigious GreenFleet Awards.

The ceremony, which was held on 1 December 2021 at the British Motor Museum in Warwick, celebrates environmental excellence in the fleet and transport sector, recognising innovation and progress from fleets themselves, as well

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LIBERTY CHARGE SEEKS TO ADDRESS ON-STREET CHARGING DEFICIT WITH FULLY-FUNDED SOLUTION

Liberty Charge – new charge point operator

Liberty Charge chose the public sector and local government event, Solace Summit, to launch as a Charge Point Operator (CPO), committed to tackling the chronic under-supply of easily accessible on-street charging in the UK.

With 40% of the UK’s urban residents having no access to off-street

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YouGov Survey reveals shift in driver demand towards public EV charging

CTEK Back to Back 4 socket charging

With ownership of electric vehicles (EVs) continuing to grow, a YouGov survey conducted on behalf of vehicle charging specialists CTEK has revealed that more drivers are now looking to charge their EVs in public, rather than at home.1

The survey reveals that, while 68% of EV

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Let the network take charge

Cecilia Routledge, Global Head of E-Mobility for vehicle charging specialist CTEK

2021 is the year for the EV charging infrastructure to shape up

By Cecilia Routledge, Global Head of E-Mobility for vehicle charging specialist CTEK

The Government has committed to phase out new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030, 10 years

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UK’s first Electric Forecourt® is under construction, opening Summer 2020

Network of over 100 Electric Forecourts® across the UK will solve electric vehicle charging concerns, and pave the way for electric vehicles to become mainstream in the earliest possible timeframes

GRIDSERVE announces today that the first of a nationwide network of over 100 Electric Forecourts® is now under construction and will open this summer, offering

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‘Go Ultra Low’ status achieved as 2025 all-electric car target set by Nottingham-based McCann

Nottingham-based civil and electrical engineering firm McCann has committed to making its entire fleet of company cars all-electric by the year 2025 – after the business recently achieved ‘Go Ultra Low’ status.

McCann has already invested heavily in the future of its fleet of company cars over the previous 12 months – making 53% of

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RingGo partners with Go Ultra Low to encourage electric vehicle adoption

Joining Government and industry representatives, RingGo brings its wealth of experience in how parking can encourage electric vehicle adoption to the campaign

RingGo, the UK’s leading cashless parking provider, today announced a partnership with Go Ultra Low, the national campaign for electric vehicles. Supported by a consortium of vehicle manufacturers and the

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INDUSTRY CONSULTATION LAUNCHES TO HELP BOOST TRANSITION TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Reporter: Allan Roach

UK market innovator Gemserv has launched proposals to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs). A new industry-wide EV Governance Framework (EVGF) will help boost consumer confidence in EVs, address market failures and provide a forum to engage market actors, helping ensure the UK realises the full benefits of the EV revolution.

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Electric vehicle transition offers golden opportunity for Local Authorities to improve air quality

By Matthew Boulton, COO of Pivot Power

The public sector is grappling with the emerging public health crisis that is being caused by poor air quality in cities, resulting in an estimated 40,000 premature deaths each year in the UK. The electrification of transport is a powerful lever for reducing local pollution levels, whilst also

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