Ford is undertaking trials of its all-electric E-Transit with major European fleet customers before the van becomes widely available spring 2022. Fleets chosen for the real-world trial include operators in the postal, municipal, and utilities sectors, as well as firms operating in the last mile and grocery delivery arenas.
August 23, 2021
Available for all new TX electric taxis and VN5 electric van orders, LEVC Telematics, Connected by Geotab, can also be retrofitted to LEVC vehicles already on the road. LEVC Telematics, Connected by Geotab, is centered around an easy-to-use online dashboard for ‘at-a-glance’ vehicle management.
July 4, 2021
A new report from authoritative electrification analysts, BloombergNEF, says that electric vehicle (EV) sales are likely to accelerate at a rate greater than ever experienced before. However, in its annual Electric Vehicle Outlook report, BloombergNEF says that Governments need to encourage adoption further if they wish to be net-zero on carbon emissions by 2050.
June 13, 2021
Claire English was appointed Head of Fleet for Audi UK. The leasing and fleet executive moves over to Audi UK from an equivalent position at Volkswagen UK’s Commercial Vehicles division.
May 25, 2021
Arval UK announced on May 13, 2021, the results of its review into the real-world range of electric light commercial vehicles (eLCVs). According to the report, fleet operators should anticipate a real-life range of between 60-70% of the quoted WLTP range figure.
May 19, 2021
NIO, a maker of electric vehicles in China, is taking its first steps into Europe with a sales center in Norway. First vehicles to launch there will be the NIO ES8 flagship SUV and the company’s flagship ET7 sedan. Norway has enjoyed high electric vehicle growth thanks to a variety of taxation and driver inducement to encourage take up of zero emission motoring. In 2020 battery electric vehicles took 54% of the Norwegian car market, a record.
May 7, 2021
Kia UK boosts its fleet sales team with the appointment of Moyosola Fujamade as National Contract Hire Relationship Manager. Fujamade is also entrusted with day-to-day business relationships with Kia’s own contract hire supplier, ALD Automotive.
May 7, 2021