Novotel and Ibis hotels in the UK will this year begin installing electric vehicle charging points which will be available to guests free of charge. The announcement was made by AccorHotels, a French hotel operator of nearly 3,800 hotels worldwide. Accor is collaborating with Chargemaster on the installation, and says the power points will incorporate
London Heathrow Airport in the UK is set to install an additional 135 charging points capable of serving at least 260 electric vehicles in and around the airport. The £2m (US$2.95m) investment has been announced alongside the release of a series of reports detailing Heathrow’s progress toward its 2015 ‘blueprint’ commitments to reducing airport noise,
Can you really have a big SUV and pay supermini running costs? The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a plug-in hybrid that claims to do just that. Rebecca Jackson puts it to the test.
Mitsubishi happily announced another accolade for the Outlander PHEV, but this time the for 4Work van version captured the award. What Van? awarded the two-seat Outlander PHEV 4Work The Green Award. What Van? Editor Paul Barker said: “The Outlander 4Work PHEV is a trail-blazing model that was a natural choice for the What Van? Green
BMW is no stranger to electrification. The company put the world on notice with the launch of its innovative i sub-brand. But the lessons learned from the i3 and i8 aren’t limited to these small-volume cars. The more mainstream X5 xDrive40e impresses with lessons learned from i, all without compromising the SUV’s character. The combination
We had a Kia Soul EV on our long-term test fleet in 2015, but I gave it a swerve because I assumed it wouldn’t fit well with my travelling needs. My journey is a 43-mile drive from Teddington down the M3 to Basingstoke. So although Kia claims a potential range of 132 miles for the