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New hydrogen station opened by Shell at Cobham M25 services

Shell has opened its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK at Cobham services on the M25. The new station has been built by ITM power and is the first of three sites set to open on Shell premises in 2017. The oil company already has Shell branded...

Chargemaster to run EV Experience Centre in Milton Keynes

Chargemaster has been picked by Milton Keynes' Go Ultra Low Cities programme to run the new EV Experience Centre, planned to open in spring later this year. The charge point manufacturer and EV charging network operator will set up and run the new...

Toyota to reveal i-TRIL EV concept at Geneva

Toyota will unveil a new electric mobility concept at the Geneva Motor Show next month, designed to be a viable alternative to citycars, small hatchbacks, and motorcycles. Using ideas already developed for the i-ROAD concept, including active lean...

London Toxicity Charge to start in Autumn

The Mayor of London has confirmed that the "Toxicity Charge" will be introduced on Monday 23rd October. The introduction of the T-Charge will see motorists of older and more heavily polluting vehicles need to pay £10 to enter central London. With the...

Geneva debut for Peugeot Partner Tepee Electric

Peugeot has announced that it will launch its Partner Tepee Electric at the Geneva Motor Show. The new pure-electric vehicle will have a range of more than 100 miles on a single charge. Based on the Peugeot Partner Tepee, which in turn is based on the...

Toyota cuts Prius Plug-In launch prices

Toyota has reduced the launch price of its new Prius Plug-In, bringing the starting price below £30,000, including the UK Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG). Business Edition Plus and Excel models have seen prices cut by £3,200 each, with the new model now available...

New Ford Focus electric launched in the UK

Ford has updated the Focus Electric with a new battery pack, longer range, and upgraded equipment levels available to buyers. The new model now has a 33.5 kWh battery, almost 50% larger than the outgoing version. Ford quotes an electric range of 140...

Toyota hybrid sales top 10 million mark

Toyota has announced that it has sold more than ten million hybrid vehicles worldwide by the end of January 2017, saving more than 77 million tonnes of CO2 being emitted. With 33 hybrid models on sale from Toyota and Lexus, they are sold across more...

Diesel scrappage scheme needed to tackle pollution says mayor

Mayor of London Sadiq Kahn has called on the Government to set up a diesel scrappage scheme to help tackle air pollution in the capital. The proposals would cost up to £515 million and support both private and business users. Plans include providing...

Volvo plans new electric models

Volvo is set for a busy few years after recent announcements confirmed the arrival of the XC60 and XC40 this year, the arrival of a three-cylinder PHEV Twin Engine powertrain in 2018, a new 48V mild hybrid system and pure electric car in 2019, and the aim...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:14th Feb 2017