Hitachi Capital UK invests £10m in Gridserve

Hitachi Capital UK has invested £10m in EV charging business Gridserve that will help fund 100 new electric forecourts over the next five years...

OVO Energy expands its fleet with 40 Kia e-Niro electric cars

OVO Energy has selected Kia Motors (UK) to supply 40 of its Field Force team with the all-electric Kia e-Niro. Capable of 282 miles...

Geely partners with search engine Baidu to develop smart EVs

Chinese car manufacturer Geely is to work with internet company Baidu to develop a range of “intelligent” EVs. Under the agreement the vehicles will use...

Renault electric truck with solar panels put into service

Swiss haulage firm Rhyner Logistik has just acquired a fully electric Renault Trucks Range D Wide Z.E. with solar panels on its body to...

Volvo to triple EV production at Ghent factory

Volvo Cars is tripling electric car manufacturing capacity at its plant in Ghent, Belgium, to meet growing demand for its Recharge line-up of EVs. According...

White Paper highlights the benefits of V2G technology

A White Paper published today - the result of a collaboration involving Nissan, E.ON Drive and Imperial College London - explores how the bi-directional...

Over 200,000 EV registrations in 2021 says Drive Electric

At least 200,000 new pure electric vehicles will be registered in the UK in 2021, according to the latest market forecast from leasing firm...

Tesla heads EV networks in Zap-Map survey

Zap-Map has revealed its annual EV charging network satisfaction table, with Tesla’s Supercharger network ranked the UK’s favourite provider. In the firm’s annual survey, a...

Electric vehicle switchers don’t look back says new poll

A poll of Zap-Map’s community of electric vehicle drivers has revealed that 91% will not be replacing their current EV with a petrol or...

COP26 is the platform for the arrival of Scotland’s first hydrogen-powered train

Scotland is to have a production-ready and safety certified hydrogen powered train by November, 2021, in time for COP26 in Glasgow. Scottish Enterprise, Transport Scotland...

Volkswagen unveils prototype EV charging robot

Volkswagen has unveiled a prototype EV charging robot, designed to charge cars in restricted parking areas such as underground car parks. The manufacturer said the idea...

Nissan e-NV200s join Scottish Power fleet

Scottish Power has taken delivery of ten Nissan e-NV200s this month and is planning more orders of the electric vans. A total of six vans...

Charles Hurst Renault staff choose Zoe electric cars

Northern Ireland Renault dealer Charles Hurst has invested £600,000 in a fleet of Zoe electric company cars for its staff. A total of 20 employees...

EV rapid charger installed at McDonald’s

McDonald’s has partnered with InstaVolt to install the first rapid charging point at one of its UK restaurants. The Water Street, Port Talbot site features...

New finance and servicing package for Volkswagen EV customers

Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) has created a new EV finance and servicing package designed to make medium to high-end priced electric cars available to...

Dorset Council to install 44 new EV chargepoints

Dorset Council is installing 44 new EV chargepoints at car parks around the county in partnership with Joju Charging. The 22kW chargepoints, using 100% renewable...
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LCP wins BEIS contract

LCP has won the contract to provide the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) with development and support of its Electricity Distribution...

FCA offers customers NewMotion EV charging

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has signed a partnership agreement with NewMotion to support fleet customers around Europe switch to EVs with workplace, home and...

West Ham bus garage goes electric

A fleet of five electric buses are now in operation from West Ham bus garage in east London, thanks to a new electric vehicle...

Manheim unveils EV charging centre at Bruntingthorpe site

Auction company Manheim Vehicle Services (MVS) has spent more than £100,000 installing 30 Pod Point EV charging points at its site in Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire. The...