Company cardrivers who do not plug in and recharge their plug-in electric hybrids (PHEVs) are not only adding unwanted carbon dioxide into the atmosphere but are racking up unnecessary fuel and whole life costs.That’s the message from Fleet Logistics UK and Ireland, which says that PHEVs can be the ideal business tool for company drivers.
The Germangovernment has announced details of new arrangements to raise subsidies for purchasing electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). The agreement between the German government and VDA, the German automobile industry association, was reached following a meeting aimed at the mass production of cleaner transportation.
Changing suppliers and rationalising a company car choice list is a major undertaking. To guide fleet decision-makers through this process, Thibault Alleyn of FleetVision and Thorsten Bertram of Fleet Logistics offered delegates 10 golden rules at the Fleet Europe Summit.
What’s thedifference between a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid? What is their range? Where can you recharge them? These were some of the questions posed by automotive website, FleetPoint, to Josep Bons (pictured), the head of electric and electronic development at vehicle manufacturer, SEAT.
The infrastructure and incentives to encourage wider take up of electric vehicles are still lacking. That was the message from Eric-Mark Huitema (pictured), newly appointed Director General of European car makers’ association, ACEA, who took over from Erik Jonnaert last month,