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Electric vehicles: Not just for city slickers?

Electric vehicles, up to now mainly seen as a means for getting about in towns and cities, are being tested in Britain’s rural terrain. For the last two years, the Eco Travel Network (ETN) has been operating a ten-strong fleet of Renault Twizys in the Brecon Beacons in Wales. It has proved popular...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 22/08/2014 - 08:45

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Awards for heroic green feats in fleets

For those involved in sustainable fleet management, there can be no higher accolade then being named a Fleet Hero. Of course we would say that – the Fleet Hero Awards is our event, and it’s open for entries now. The awards ceremony marks the increasing need for heroes in businesses and...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 09/07/2014 - 08:45

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Our Heroes show low-carbon transport is no fleeting thing

The results are in. The movers and shakers in setting a sterling example of fuel efficient company and organisation transport have been decided. There was a great range of competitors battling out for this year’s Fleet Hero Awards, and the nominees gathered for a ceremony at the Institute of...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 02/12/2013 - 08:45

02/12/2013

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Electric vehicles - driving home a capital case for firms

We’re convinced that electric vehicles make economic sense right now – and we’re not afraid to say it. It seems that the message is getting through, too. After providing free consultancy to fresh fruit delivery company, Fruit 4 London, through our Plugged-in Fleets Initiative , it has decided to...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 23/10/2013 - 09:08

23/10/2013

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Leafy learners: driving tuition goes electric

Stoke-on-Trent driving instructor Paul Tomlin recently made the pages of the motoring trade press as the owner of the UK’s first fully-electric driving school car, a Nissan LEAF. Now it’s going so well he’s planning to bring another five LEAFs into his electric fleet. We checked in with Paul to get...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 04/10/2013 - 08:45

04/10/2013

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Fuel efficiency: it's all in the app-lication

Getting much more out of the fuel you’ve got in your vehicle can often be a matter of a few simple changes – and it’s a great cost-saver. Our recent research showed that in Scotland, drivers are wasting £570 million on fuel every year, so it's a good job our Scotland office has just launched...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 08:30

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Companies charged up by electric potential

There are lots of cynics around who dismiss electric vehicles, and in the press over the last few weeks there have been a number of articles to reflect these attitudes. But electric motoring is not so easily dismissed. Yesterday we launched our report that demonstrates that there is a good business...

Submitted by Caroline Watson on Fri, 25/01/2013 - 08:30

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