More charge point firms for Electric Juice Network

Octopus Energy has announced that another four electric vehicle (EV) charging firms have become part of its Electric Juice Network. Franklin Energy Life, Hubsta, Alfa...

2030 petrol and diesel ban: accelerating the transition to a low carbon transport future

Transport is one of the most significant contributors to the UK’s carbon emissions, accounting for almost a third of all greenhouse gas emissions. If...

Guide for fleets in London

Energy UK has published a new guide for fleets and businesses in Greater London to help them embrace electric vehicles (EVs). The guide, ‘Connecting your...

Kier Group to trial LEVC electric van on fleet

Kier Group has taken delivery of a prototype of LEVC’s new VN5 electric van to trial on various highway maintenance projects across the UK. Based...

Mitie accelerates past 2020 EV target

Mitie has achieved its electric vehicle (EV)  target of switching 20% of its cars and small vans to electric. Mitie now has over 750...

UK’s largest ever EV infrastructure contract awarded to BP Chargemaster

BP Chargemaster has won a contract, worth up to £21m, to supply Police Scotland’s electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. According to the fuel company, the...

‘Intelligent’ electric vehicle battery launched

What is claimed to be the world’s first ‘intelligent’ electric vehicle battery was today launched by European EV battery producer, Inobat. Speaking at the...

Amazon’s first custom electric delivery vehicle

Amazon has revealed its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian. It aims to have 10,000 custom electric delivery vehicles on...

ScottishPower supports businesses to make the switch to electric vehicles

As part of ScottishPower’s ongoing commitment to help UK businesses work towards a green recovery, Jamie Elliot, Head of Electric Vehicle Charging, explains...
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Total to buy 1,600 Source London EV chargepoints from Bolloré

French utility Total is set to acquire a major electric vehicle chargepoint network from the Balloré Group. The 1,600 strong Source London network, which partners...
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Nuvve strikes V2G school bus deal in US, eyes UK partners

Vehicle-to-grid technology firm Nuvve has struck a deal with a US-based school bus manufacturer to turn them into mobile storage units that can help...
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Scania launches 300kWh battery-powered lorry, claims 150 miles on one charge

Scania has launched its first fully electric lorry. It claims the most powerful version, powered by nine batteries with a capacity of 300kWh, can...

Gridserve teams up with retail giants at UK’s first EV forecourt

Gridserve has announced partnerships with big name retailers ahead of completing in November its first high-powered EV charging forecourt near Braintree, Essex. Brands including WH...

Uber pledges pure EV fleet by 2030, applies London blueprint globally

Uber’s CEO has committed to making all of its European cars EVs within a decade and has set aside $800m (£623m) to help drivers transition...

Good Energy’s Zap Map launches cross-network EV charging app

Good Energy-backed Zap Map has officially launched its cross-network payment app for electric vehicle drivers. Zap Pay is designed to work across all networks. The...
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Volta Trucks touts 16 tonne electric lorry ‘at same cost as diesel’

Volta Trucks has officially unveiled its first electric lorry, a 16 tonne resin-bodied unit for urban logistics that it aims to deliver at comparable...

Enterprise’s EV strategy director on public charging challenge, electric van clubs and a dearth...

The UK’s public charging patchwork poses challenges for a car rental business and would-be customers, says Iain Macbeth, European director of strategy - Electric...

Vehicle-to-grid: Where’s the smart money?

EDF and Nuvve’s Dreev joint venture is trying to crack flexibility on wheels. The Energyst spoke with Paige Mullen about bumps on the road...

Postcode lottery: SSEN data shows challenge of planning fairly for net zero

Distribution network operator Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) has published data that shows the challenges local and national governments face in fairly delivering...

Electric vehicles: Least regrets for local authorities

Local authority leaders have committed to net zero. Now they have to deliver. No mean feat, but there are some least regrets options, says...