Wondered what the green stripe you see on the side of some cars’ number plates is for? Wonder no more In June 2020 the Transport Secretary announced that electric cars would be able to wear number plates featuring a vertical green stripe (officially known as a ‘flash’) on the left-hand side of the plates. If you’re curious
French company Elis has acquired eleven electric trucks from Renault Trucks. The textile service will use the new EVs for night-time delivery and collection of linen from Elis customers in the hotel and catering sector in Paris and Clermont-Ferrand. Elis reasons that low-emission zones in Paris and Clermont-Ferrand have made this a necessary step in
Our favourite plug-in hybrids from the more affordable end of the spectrum. Thanks to CO2-based taxation rules and growing environmental concerns, the idea of running a large, diesel-powered saloon or estate as a company car is, in 2020, a pretty unattractive one for the vast majority of people. As these rules get ever stricter, a
There might not be a big history of electric vans in the UK, but expect this to change rapidly as the number of battery-powered commercial vehicles is set to grow in the coming years. Here we recommend 5 great electric vans… While you could count the number of electric vans on one hand in recent
Renault’s Z.E. range of commercial vehicles win the coveted Green Award in the 2019 Company Van Today Awards Prestigious title awarded by the expert panel of Company Van Today magazine Award recognises Renault’s commitment to electric vehicle technology Master Z.E., Kangoo Z.E. 33 and Twizy Cargo form the UK’s most comprehensive electric van line-up Renault
First vehicle-to-grid projects live in the Netherlands and Portugal. Renault has launched the first large-scale bi-directional charging pilot projects in Europe, starting in Utrecht, the Netherlands and on the Portuguese island of Porto Santo. Similar projects will follow in five more European countries with the aim to develop services and gather learnings for future harmonisation.