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Waste collection fleets: The future is electric

Electric solutions for waste collection fleets are no longer pie-in-the-sky, writes Stuart Cudden from RCV manufacturer Geesinknorba.
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WLTP and RDE: What are they and what do they mean to businesses?

So, how do they work? Why have they been brought in? And what will they mean for the vehicles we drive? To demystify this topic, LeasePlan UK has answered business owners biggest WLTP and RDE questions.
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Electric cars and Ultra Low Emission Vehicles

Chris Richards, Head of Policy and Public Affairs at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) argues that Electric cars and Ultra Low Emission Vehicles need to be fully embraced.
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The history of the electric vehicles industry: What next?

Here with Volkswagen Dealer, Vindis, explore what other developments the electric vehicles industry is experiencing and what effects they are having as a whole.
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Surge in EV growth will shut down the National Grid by 2040

A surge in growth in Electric Vehicles (EV's) in Britain, more in line with the EU, could potentially shut down the National Grid by 2040, according to SaveMoneyCutCarbon.
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Reducing emissions and improving access: A bright future for electric vehicles

Mike Brown, Director of Industry Collaboration & Partnerships, University of Salford discusses how electric vehicles will play a pivotal role in helping the UK’s C02 emission targets and improve access.
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Government awards £2.5 million for more electric vehicle chargepoints

Charging electric vehicles is set to become more convenient thanks to an additional £2.5 million to fund the installation of over 1,000 new chargepoints, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced today.
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The future of electric commercial vehicles

Here, Simone Bruckner, director of Cressall, explains how energy captured through regenerative braking can be used effectively in electric commercial vehicles.
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Switching to electric vehicles: What do businesses need to bear in mind?

Matthew Walters, Head of Consultancy and Customer Data Services LeasePlan UK, highlights 6 considerations businesses need to factor in when switching to electric vehicles.
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The impact of climate change on the UK planning systems

Amanda Beresford, partner and head of planning at Shulmans LLP discusses how the UK Government's commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 will impact planning systems.
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Does new EV charging technology mean new value for food businesses?

Here, Darcy Simonis, industry network leader for ABB’s food and beverage segment, explains why developments in EV charging can add value to food businesses.
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Is the UK’s electric future grid-locked?

What is causing the UK’s electric future to remain grid-locked? Here, Matthew Walters, Head of Consultancy and Customer Data Services at LeasePlan UK, outlines the biggest barriers facing the industry today.
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£80 million government investment to develop net-zero planes and cars

Government unveils £80 million investment to help develop the next generation of net-zero electric vehicles and new hybrid aircrafts.
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The 5G effect: A wave of climate-focussed technologies is coming

Tacis Gavoyannis, Global Head of Smart Cities at Enzen discusses what key climate-focused technologies could be supported by 5G and how public-private sector collaboration can prove key in the process.
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New-build homes to be fitted with electric car chargepoints

All new-build homes could soon be fitted with an electric car chargepoint, the government has outlined in a public consultation on changing building regulations in England.
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New York takes action to fight climate change

In this article, author Bruce Nagy discusses the recent innovations to fight climate change in New York, with a focus on clean energy.
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Highways England announces electric roadworks vehicles trial

Highways England has announced that they will trial two fully electric powered roadworks vehicles for the first time.
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New requirements for electric chargepoints as UK moves towards net zero

Roads Minister Michael Ellis has announced that all government-funded home electric chargepoints installed in the future must be ‘smart’.
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£23 million funding awarded for electric vehicle battery development

Companies across the UK are set to benefit from £23 million government investment to help them develop the latest electric vehicle battery technology.
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Electric vehicles (EVs) set to dominate market

Electric vehicles (EVs) are on track to dominate global sales of passenger cars and buses by 2040, and to encroach significantly on the market for vans and short-distance trucking, according to BloombergNEF (BNEF).

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