Gloucestershire Police get 75 new Nissan EV’s

Gloucestershire Police get 75 new Nissan EV’s

Gloucestershire Constabulary has taken delivery of 75 electric vehicles from Nissan, making 21% of its fleet zero-emissions and reducing its CO₂ output by more than 190 tonnes a year. The vehicles include a total of 66 Nissan LEAFs, of which 11 will be marked vehicles, and nine e-NV200s. The force has estimated that the saving in fuel and maintenance will equate to £136,000 a year. Gloucestershire police has experience with a smaller fleet of Nissan…

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European Plug-In Car Market Exceed China in January 2020

European Plug-In Car Market Exceed China in January 2020

New Energy Vehicle (NEV) sales in China collapsed and now the European market is significantly bigger. A year ago, probably no one expected that China might not be the biggest plug-in electric car market (in terms of volume) anymore. But that is exactly what happened – at least temporarily. Two things happened – plug-in electric car sales in China collapsed, while the European sales surged. In the case of China, among factors, we can mention…

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DPD grow British EV fleet

DPD grow British EV fleet

DPD has ordered 300 electric vans for use in the UK. Nissan is to deliver its e-NV200 by May 2020. DPD is thus expanding its electric fleet in the UK to 450 vehicles and aims to reach the 500 e-vehicle mark by the end of 2020. By then ten per cent of the van fleet in the 68 DPD depots in the UK will be battery-electric. The delivery service has already been using some of…

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New tax rules herald EV sales boom

New tax rules herald EV sales boom

From April, company car tax will be scrapped for electric car buyers; experts predict big surge in demand for EVs The electric car revolution is poised to hit the UK this year, but not because of purchase grants, green-shaming or European Union regulations. Instead, the expected sales boom is set to be driven largely by a change to company car tax regulations. After the upcoming changes were announced in July 2019, sales of EVs doubled in the…

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