Electric Vehicle Charging for FDB

15/10/2019

Introducing Electric Vehicles to both, Company and Employees, has some significant benefits. It can reduce Carbon Emissions, helping the company to reach its sustainability goals and cut overall running costs. Actemium EV has recently worked with First Databank (FDB) to implement workplace charging at their Exeter office.   According to some studies, as much as 75% of EV drivers don’t have access to charging facilities at work. Therefore, it is so encouraging to see companies such as FDB, implementing EV Charging Infrastructure and enabling their employees to benefit from zero-carbon driving.…

 
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Roaming agreement among charge point providers

27/09/2019

According to FleetNews, a group of Europe’s leading smart charging solutions providers have pledged to open their networks for drivers of electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK by the end of 2019.   Allego, EVBox, NewMotion, Chargemap, ChargePoint, Charge4Europe, Engenie, Franklin Energy, and Travelcard have signed the agreement, which aims to give easy access to charging infrastructure. When implemented, the agreement will mean EV drivers in the UK only require a single subscription to access public charging stations operated by any of the signatories. In addition to accepting each other’s…

 
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Increase in EV orders highlights importance of tax policy clarity

19/09/2019

Andy Eastlake, managing director, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership for FleetNews: 'The exciting figures reported alongside suggest the BIK policy changes have had a major, positive impact on electric vehicle (EV) orders. The fleet and company car sector now looks set to be one of the primary drivers of electrification and ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV) uptake. After the past three years, when the tax benefits of driving a ULEV as a company car have been dramatically eroded, we’ve known for some time that April 2020 would bring a dramatic drop to company car tax (CCT) for electric and longer-range…

 
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Surge of interest in EVs thanks to company car tax change

17/09/2019

According to FleetNews, new company car tax rates, which incentivise electric cars, have restored “much-needed confidence” and boosted orders for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs).     However, question marks remain over delivery times due to a lack of availability, which is hindering uptake for some companies. Lex Autolease, the UK’s largest leasing company, financing almost 400,000 cars and vans, told Fleet News that orders for pure electric cars had increased by 123% since the new benefit-in-kind (BIK) tax rates were announced. Zenith reported an even bigger surge in pure…

 
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Enhancing safety of chargepoint installation

08/08/2019

 
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The right way to introduce EV charging infrastructure

08/08/2019

The biggest barrier to installing EV (electric vehicle) charging at a workplace is not the actual infrastructure but the planning. EV expert Giles Benbow explains how, through early-stage consulting and practical help, Actemium can make the transition simple. Running an EV-friendly business can bring both financial and reputational benefits. At Actemium, we work with many companies large and small who have realised this opportunity, usually those looking to offer EV charging for their employees or go electric with their commercial fleet. Making the switch can be daunting and our customers often…

 
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