Prices and specifications for the new full electric Peugeot e-Expert van have been revealed. Available across three trim levels, Compact, Standard and Long wheelbases and as a crew or panel van, the new e-Expert will suit a variety of fleet and business needs. Base prices for the new e-Expert start from £25,053 (excluding VAT, including PiVG), and is available to order now.
Renault has sold more than 300,000 electric vehicles across Europe. The first Renault electric vehicle was launched in 2010, and there has been continuous sales growth year on year. Over 100,000 Zoe models have been sold in France alone. A strong first half of 2020 resulted in sales of the new Zoe increasing by almost 50 per cent compared with the same time period last year with 37,540.
The evolved Mercedes Vito is offered in a choice of two van models, three lengths, four engine derivatives, two transmissions and three trims. Mercedes says it offers more efficiency, more security, and more safety, and it is now available to order from £22,845 (excl. VAT), based on a Vito 110CDI PROGRESSIVE L1.
Onto (formerly Evezy) is taking delivery of the first units of its 1,100 order of the all-electric new Zoes for its Electric Vehicle subscription (EV) service – the biggest ever single order of Renault Zoe in the UK. This takes the number of Renault Zoes on Onto’s fleet to nearly 1,300.
Kia Motors (UK) Limited has launched the MyKia app to give owners access to a range of new services and tools on their mobile phone. Kia owners will now have access to several one-click services on the go including booking a service, click and collect accessory ordering as well as information on current offers and the latest news from the brand. The current MyKia desktop platform currently has over 50,000 active Kia customers and with the introduction of the app, owners can access all the features from their mobile phone as well.
Ford has expanded its Active range with the new Tourneo Connect Active people mover and Transit Connect Active van variants, priced from £21,285 and £21,675, respectively, with deliveries from the end of this year. Active varients of Tourneo and Transit Connect…
The new Renegade 4xe will be the first electrified Jeep model to reach the UK. The Renegade 4xe can be driven on 100 per cent electric thanks to a 11.4 kWh battery paired with a 59 bhp electric motor, to ensure a range of 26mph and zero tailpipe emissions in full-electric mode. With two electric motors featuring Powerloop, all-wheel drive is always available to tackle off-road work
The first fully electric-powered BMW X model has been revealed. The BMW X3 will be the brand’s first model to be available with a pure-electric drive system, a plug-in hybrid system or petrol and diesel engines. BMW says this embodies the Group’s “Power of Choice” strategic approach, with the company supporting the broad spread of customer requirements and statutory regulations around the world.
Renault PRO+ has revealed the newest addition to its growing LCV range – the new Zoe Van. Based on the Zoe passenger car, the latest addition to Renault’s expanding Z.E. PRO+ range offers more choice for commercial vehicle buyers looking to switch to an electric van. Renault says that with the same 245-mile WLTP range as the Zoe car, the new zero-emissions LCV delivers versatility and reassurance to commercial buyers keen to experience the benefits of running an electric commercial vehicle.
The UK’s largest free retail charging network for electric vehicles has so far given away enough renewable energy to power the homes of almost 130,000 people. Volkswagen, Tesco and Pod Point teamed up to provide the largest free retail charging network for electric vehicle (EV) owners across the UK. The partnership has now hit the landmark 200th store after four EV points were installed at the Tesco superstore in Chester.