AF Editor Mike Antich assembled an online group of fleet managers - the Global Fleet Advisory Board operating in excess of 125,000 vehicles globally - to discuss some of the issues they were facing with electrification with Stewart Lightbody, deputy chair of the Association of Fleet Professionals, the largest fleet association in the UK.
January 21, 2022
Europcar says the new fleet management agreement with CBVC will support the Group’s aims by encouraging staff take-up of electric vehicles (EVs), which will also allow drivers to take advantage of the significant tax benefits available to company drivers choosing a zero emission vehicle.
December 10, 2021
The Miele fleet in Germany has scored a first: a hydrogen fuel cell e-van has gone into service for the premium domestic appliance maker in the Rhine-Main region of Germany.
The Vivaro-e Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle is the first off the Opel production line, offering the Miele fleet a range of 249 miles and a refueling time of just three minutes.
December 10, 2021
The plan hopes to boost Geely Auto Group Sales to over 3.6 million units, outlines an electrical and sustainable future, and teases BEV, HEV, and long-range PHEV models with ranges up to 200 km. The plan also hopes to reduce total emissions by 25% by 2025 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2045.
November 24, 2021
Australian zero-emissions truck manufacturer SEA Electric has turned to rooftop solar power for its Melbourne assembly facility, with the installation of a 100kW solar power system.
November 8, 2021
Western Australia’s “iDrive WA Towards Zero Emissions,” focusing on fleet transitions to electric transportation, will be held 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nov. 4 in Perth.
October 5, 2021
Read how performing an electric vehicle suitability assessment (EVSA) can create a better blueprint for electrification.
September 17, 2021
Europcar is now offering EVs for private, leisure, and business rentals at its Auckland Airport, Christchurch Airport, Wellington Airport locations, and Dunedin.
March 25, 2019
General Motors was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for corporate sustainability leadership – appearing on the World Index for the second year in a row.
September 17, 2018
General Motors was recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for its environmental, social, and governance programs by ranking on the publications’ 100 Best Corporate Citizens list.
May 17, 2018
The update seeks to make it easier for U.S. fleet managers to adapt to the trend toward electric, natural-gas, and hybrid-powered delivery vehicles.
February 21, 2018
AkzoNobel has committed to accelerating its sustainability agenda by announcing a new ambition to use 100% renewable energy and become carbon neutral by 2050.
March 27, 2017
Volkswagen has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Rwanda for the implementation of an integrated mobility concept.
January 1, 2017
China’s BYD will supply pure electric vehicles to Iran. BYD said its commercial initiatives in the Middle East and Africa presently include energy storage, new energy vehicles, and solar power generation.
November 30, 2016
As part of its Open Innovation strategy and in line with its commitment to staying on the leading edge of automotive research, PSA Peugeot Citroën is strengthening its ties with top post-graduate schools and universities by creating an OpenLab in Africa.
January 25, 2016