UK extends electric van funding scheme

A scheme that provides funding for electric vans has been extended, the government has confirmed. The ultra-low emissions plug-in van grant, which was due to end at the end of March, offers buyers a 20% discount off the upfront cost worth up to £8,000. The initiative – which is part of a wider £31 million […]

British Gas orders 100 electric vans for fleet

Energy firm British Gas has ordered 100 “green” vans for its fleet after a successful six-month trial of 28 vans last winter. A first order for 50 electric Nissan vans, the e-NV200 model which runs on a lithium-ion battery, will be followed by another 50 to be delivered by December 2014. British Gas has committed […]