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CleanCar  – Planning For the Adoption of Active Travel and Electric Cargo Bikes

May 22nd, 2020|About CleanCar, BLOG, Cargo Bike, E Bike, Electric Vehicles, Smart City|

Electric Cargo Bikes offer a highly versatile and efficient method of transport for those wanting to carry packages, cargo, food, deliveries and much more At CleanCar we can help you to understand the benefits of making the switch and help you to understand the facts about this new and exciting form of freight delivery. Why Electric Cargo Bikes? In cities,

ResPark – A New App from CleanCar for Residents parking and Electric Vehicles

May 22nd, 2020|About CleanCar, BLOG, Electric Vehicles, Future EV, Parking|

ReSpark is a new app from CleanCar, which facilitates smart local resident parking, aimed at improving air quality. ReSpark is designed to reward residents for owning cleaner vehicles by dynamically generating pricing based on a vehicle’s environmental impact. It means that those with CleanCar vehicles pay less and those with the most polluting vehicles pay the most. The ReSpark system

Using CleanCar for Smart City Infrastructure Planning

May 22nd, 2020|About CleanCar, BLOG, Business, ChargePoints, Electric Vehicles, Future EV, Smart City|

In Summary  The CleanCar system can help local authorities with the following key strategies. Improve the uptake of EV amongst residents Improving the uptake of EV amongst business Ensuring the allocation of funding towards EV uptake is effective and measurable. Optimising strategies for providing public charging ensuring the best cost and value options  Understanding the Situation  You are a local

Are electric cars safe to drive? 

May 12th, 2020|BLOG, EV Safety, Lifestyle|

Climate change appears to be the theme of the day and, with that, the world is starting to change – in more ways than one. Following the UK government’s announcement that all new cars in the UK will need to be ‘effectively zero-emission’ by the year 2040, more and more car manufacturers have started releasing fresh designs and models that

How can Councils better allocate budget for charging infrastructure

March 21st, 2020|BLOG, ChargePoints, Electric Vehicles, Future EV|

I am fortunate enough to spend quite a bit of my time working with local authorities in the UK. While some are floundering with plans and strategies to improve the uptake of EV, some are doing a simply amazing job, implementing policies and trying new things.  In this blog, we will explore what some councils are doing with EV charge

Why personalisation matters for electric vehicle transition

March 18th, 2020|About CleanCar, BLOG, Future EV|

In a society focused on reducing air pollution and emissions, one of the most prominent up-and-coming solutions is the mass adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). However, the general public largely lacks the resources necessary to make informed decisions on EV transition. Electric vehicle fears There are commonly discussed fears when it comes to purchasing an EV: Range: There is a

How to Increase the Sales of Electric vehicles

March 12th, 2020|About CleanCar, BLOG, Business, Electric Vehicles|

In April this year, CleanCar will be launching its latest incarnation of the system.  The next version will use smartphone technology and is aimed squarely at consumers via channel partners such as automotive manufacturers and energy companies.  I wanted to pull together a few words to outline what it is and why we think this next incarnation is important So

Using CleanCar in a Dealership

November 28th, 2019|BLOG, Electric Vehicles, guide|

The Current Situation Dealerships have a significant footfall of people, some looking to buy, some browsing and some servicing their vehicles. In today’s modern dealerships there is a new breed of car, the electric or plug-in hybrid, and although they are selling well the percentage sales are still small compared to their petrol or diesel equivalents.  There are several reasons

Our V2GO Partners – Video Interviews

October 3rd, 2019|About CleanCar, BLOG, Video|

What is V2GO? The V2GO (Vehicle to Grid Oxfordshire) project is funded by Innovate UK and investigates novel tools, technologies and business models, facilitating the successful integration of Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) services into the power system and mobility value-chains. The project is particularly focused on V2G forelectric vehicle fleets, given that fleet managers can drive large-scale organisational change if a high

Vehicle to Grid and V2GO

October 3rd, 2019|About CleanCar, BLOG, V2G|

"Vehicle to Grid: Electric Vehicles will Cause Power Cuts!" Many of us will have read the news stories about electric vehicles, vehicle to grid, and the immeasurable harm they will cause on the electric power grid.  We are told, if the UK goes for mass adoption of electric vehicles, the chances are they will over-load the power-grid and cause countrywide

Electric vs Petrol ownership costs

May 9th, 2019|BLOG|

Electric vs Petrol ownership costs Electric vehicles (EV’s for short) are the coming thing in motor transport; some of the major manufactures such as Nissan with their Leaf model have made serious inroads into the private vehicle sector and in the next two years all the big manufacturers are planning to release a range of fully electric vehicles. In this article we

How can electric vehicles save you money?

January 22nd, 2019|About CleanCar, BLOG|

How can electric vehicles save you money? One of the biggest day-to-day savings we can make is the cost of fuel. A 2018 study showed that electric cars cost half as much to operate as a diesel or petrol alternative. Our cost calculator analyses your personal usage to tell you if you’re able to save some cash by buying electric.

Find your Electric Vehicle Solution in 2019 

January 14th, 2019|About CleanCar, BLOG|

Find your Electric Vehicle Solution in 2019  2019 is the year to start getting excited about finding an electric vehicle solution by switching your diesel or petrol vehicle to electric, as the electric vehicle revolution continues to gather momentum. Over the last few years electric cars have become more affordable. We’re seeing new models rapidly being developed by car manufacturers

Having an Electric Fleet…

November 1st, 2018|BLOG|

Having an Electric Fleet - Alice Wilson - Digital Marketing Assistant Are you a Fleet Manager or employee that is in control of a fleet and wants to switch to EV? Take a read of this blog, it will be worth your while… Having an Electric Fleet is what all fleet managers consider. However, the time it takes to look

Switching EV in 300 words…

October 22nd, 2018|About CleanCar, BLOG|

Switching EV... "CleanCar is a system that “Makes it Easy to Switch to Electric Vehicles. Many fleets today understand the benefits of adopting electric vehicles but are currently on the fence and are unable to make the decision to switch. They usually have unanswered questions including: Are EV’s suitable for our requirements? Which vehicles are best suited to our needs?

Electric Vehicle Data Service to Broaden Reach

October 17th, 2018|BLOG|

"Electric Vehicle Data Service to Broaden Reach" The content in the "BusinessCar" Magazine - "Jack Carfrae reports" - CleanCar are proud to announce we are in the BuisnessCar Magazine. Please take a read of the article. This article tells you all about the "app-based version of its CleanCar service".  "Electric Vehicle Data Service to Broaden Reach"   To read the

CleanCar to Attend Web Summit 7

September 28th, 2018|About CleanCar, BLOG, Events, Press Release|

CleanCar’s B2B fleet electric mobility profiling solution up scales. This is to manage the increasing Consumer demand for personal EV suitability and cost-benefit advice.   *PRESS RELEASE* Demand for a personalised, evidence-based EV suitability rating with definitive cost-benefit proof increases significantly. As Private Motorists accelerate their desire to lease or purchase comparable EV’s, switching from their current petrol/diesel make and

CleanCar in 60 Seconds…

September 27th, 2018|About CleanCar, BLOG|

Alex Baker CEO of CleanCar gives his 60-second elevator pitch. Find out what Alex has to say in his 60 second overview of CleanCar... Why read our 60 Second Elevator Pitch? CleanCar has been involved in doing a 60 Second evaluator pitch. 60 Seconds that will blow your mind away. This is to help all you busy people who don't

Overview of CleanCar for Employers and Unions

September 26th, 2018|About CleanCar, BLOG, guide|

Overview of CleanCar First of all, welcome to the Overview of CleanCar for Employers and Unions. In the time that we have been providing the CleanCar solution, we have worked with some very large organisations many of which have good solid union representation. However, this “One Page” overview is about what CleanCar is, how it works and how we use the data... CleanCar

A brief history of CleanCar

September 19th, 2018|About CleanCar, BLOG|

The history of CleanCar A brief history of CleanCar and a look to the future... In the words of Alex Baker, CEO and founder.   Welcome Welcome to CleanCar and thanks for taking the time to visit our Blog.  As a user of the CleanCar system, you may find it useful to have a brief understanding of the system. The

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