Nissan NV400 gets new engine

The Nissan NV400 engine lineup has increased as part of a mid life refresh. The range of dCi engines has grown to five, offering more performance and greater refinement. But despite the power increases, fuel economy is actually better than before. All have a common base – the 2.3-litre common rail/direct injection, four-cylinder, 16-valve turbo diesel developed by Alliance partner Renault. A pair of single turbo units produce 110hp/285Nm (previously 100hp) and 125hp/310Nm and these are joined by a pair of newly developed Twin Turbo units, developing 135hp/340Nm and 165hp/360Nm. Also available is a 150hp/350Nm version of the engine that has a variable geometry single turbo and is available only with a robotised semi-automatic gearbox. The new Twin Turbo models are seen as ideal for vans and chassis cabs needed for heavy-duty work or for longer journeys. The technology uses a small turbocharger to…

GreenFleet Arrive n’ Drive event 2014

Once again Fleetdrive Electric will be exhibiting at the GreenFleet Arrive n’ Drive event at Rockingham, Northants and the date is Tuesday 23rd September. Our team of experts will be on hand to offer free and impartial advice on sustainable solutions that best suit your business requirements. Don’t forget to ask us about vehicle and finance options, carbon footprint analysis of your fleet, as well as home and workplace charging solutions. We look forward to seeing you there. Register NOW at to reserve your place

BMW i8 electric car lease price announced

An entirely new concept of sports car, the BMW i8 is more efficient due to its intelligent lightweight construction with carbon and aerodynamic design. It’s more sustainable, with highly efficient BMW eDrive technology and recyclable materials in the interior. Yet with no compromise on dynamics and its sporting appearance, it creates the optimum combination of driving pleasure and efficiency. The BMW i8 is a plug-in hybrid that brings together the advantages of innovate electric motor and combustion engine technologies. The result is an extraordinary driving experience – with extremely low consumption and low emissions. Available to lease from just £1,099 +VAT a month (based on 36 months, 10,000 miles p.a.) Contact Fleetdrive Electric, the EV specialists, for a lease quote tailored to your specific requirements.