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EV Supertruck? Well, it Had to Come from Hummer.

The Hummer brand, known for its association with the US army, stretch limos and awful fuel efficiency, has been resurrected by owner General Motors as a sub-brand to GMC, their new range of electric vehicles. The new GMC Hummer EV promises “unprecedented off-road capability and extraordinary on-road performance”. It is believed that this latest model […]

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The rise of electric charge points:

The rise of electric vehicles has to go hand in hand with the rise of EV charge points to make EVs convenient for the consumer. Not only do the charge point need to be in sufficient number to support people’s lifestyles but they also have to be able to charge quickly and efficiently. In 2020, […]

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Fleet Electrification

Fleet vehicles account for up to 55% of vehicle sales and leases in the UK. Given this large market share, it is crucial factor in the movement towards electric travel. Often, the rate of adoption of electric vehicles relies most heavily on fleet transformation. In order to engage with the fleet management market, one must […]

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EV Company Car Boom After Tax Incentives

The demand for UK leased company EVs doubled in first six months of 2020 after the latest tax incentive was introduced, according to research by Octopus Electric Vehicles. This specific growth has fuelled a total increase in EV registrations of 157% so far this year. The workplace salary sacrifice scheme allows employees to pay the […]

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An Electric Future for Boyracers

We all know the stereotype Corsa driver: newly passed, boy racer with a need for speed but not quite the engine to match. Like many brands, Vauxhall intend on releasing electric versions of their existing models and the Corsa will be one of the first. Vauxhall, or Opel as it is known outside the UK, […]

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You can convert too!

We can all fall into the trap of thinking that electric vehicles are not for us. Many business owners may believe that they are not able to convert to electric. However, that is simply not the case. Most of us are more than capable of making the switch to electric, but the biggest barrier is […]

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Affordable EVs not far off

While grants are available from most developed countries which aim to bridge the gap between electric vehicles and their traditional fuel counterparts, these often only bring like-for-like vehicles in line with each other. However, given that comparable vehicles are usually mid-range brands like Audi and BMW, the price tag of EVs, even after grants, is […]