4 Ways to Maximise Your Electric Van Range

Electric vehicle chargers

Many SMEs using commercial vehicles would like to look at ways to deploy an electric alternative; however, there are often still concerns about making this transition. One of the biggest concerns is around the potentially limited range electric vehicles (EVs) can achieve before needing to be re-charged. This fear is often referred to as “range […]

Navigating the Transition to an Electric Fleet

Electric vehicle charging

As we move towards a greener future, the need for zero-emission vehicles becomes increasingly important. With the Zero Emission Vehicle Mandate now launched, which states that by 2035 all new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) must be zero emission, SMEs who use LCVs within their operations will soon have to start thinking about transitioning to electric […]

10 Top Tips On How To Drive An Electric Van

10 Top Tips On How To Drive An Electric Van

Electric vehicles (EVs) may look very similar to petrol and diesel cars and vans on the surface; however, they are quite different to drive. Many aspects of an EV are different to a petrol or diesel van, including the turning circle, braking, and of course how to ‘re-fuel’ or charge it. With all of this […]

ULEZ and CAZ Guide for Van Operators

ULEZ and CAZ Guide for Van Operators

As the Government continues to work on improving air quality across the UK, local councils and cities are implementing low emission zones, clean air zones and zero emission zones to help reduce the amount of air pollution generated by vehicles. Despite the many benefits this will provide, the introduction of these zones poses a fresh […]

The London ULEZ Is Expanding – What Does This Mean For Van Drivers?

The London ULEZ Is Expanding – What Does This Mean For Van Drivers?

With the London Ultra-Low Emission Zone expanding on the 29th August 2023 to improve the air quality and health of Londoners, new figures suggest that 49% of vans in outer London are not ULEZ compliant. Despite the many benefits the ULEZ has on reducing air pollution within London, the expansion of the ULEZ will have […]

The Zero Emissions Vehicle Mandate – What Impact Could This Have For Fleets?

The Zero Emissions Vehicle Mandate – What Impact Could This Have For Fleets?

As the Government continues to implement its Net Zero Strategy to tackle climate change, there are numerous Government schemes being set up to assist businesses in reaching the UK goal of net zero by 2050. In addition to the numerous low emission zones already in place across the UK, the Government has published its latest […]

Dawsongroup (e)vitos CO2 on Delivery

Dawsongroup (e)vitos CO2 on Delivery

Dawsongroup | vans is leading from the front with their new fleet of 15 fully electric Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourers. The eVito fleet, which transports drivers between collection and delivery addresses across the UK, has replaced 60% of the diesel delivery fleet. The ambition is to replace the remainder with equivalent battery electric vehicles (BEVs) by […]

Team Target Zero: Advice You Can Count On

Team Target Zero: Advice You Can Count On

With the government’s deadlines to stop the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles rapidly approaching, the journey to net zero is one that everyone must embark upon, and sooner rather than later. Dawsongroup | vans is already on its way, and has set up a team of advisors – Team Target Zero – to assist […]

Dawsongroup | vans Installs EV Charging Infrastructure

Dawsongroup vans installs EV charging infrastructure

Range anxiety is one of the main concerns our customers have about converting to electric vehicles (EVs): the worry that the battery will run out before you can get to a charging point. Having a reliable infrastructure of charging points is key to ensuring that this doesn’t happen. As part of our service Dawsongroup | […]

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