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...

DriveElectric to supply EVs to Orkney smart energy project

Electric vehicle leasing company DriveElectric is supplying the EVs for a new £28.5 million smart energy scheme in Orkney. It includes a range of vans and...

Citroën launches e-Berlingo electric van

Citroën has unveiled the electric version of its Berlingo van, with a claimed range of 171 miles and top speed of 84mph. The e-Berlingo includes...

EV drivers asked for views on charging points

The Electric Vehicle Association England has launched a driver survey on public charging, which will be used to shape its response to the current...

MG unveils electric roadster concept

MG has released drawings of its Cyberster, an electric two-door roadster concept, ahead of its public debut at the Shanghai Motor Show. The Cyberster -...

InstaVolt and AA partner to support EV drivers

InstaVolt is joining forces with the AA to offer its EV customers support on a 24/7 basis. The AA will provide call centre support for...

BP Chargemaster to install 200 rapid EV chargers at Mitchells & Butlers pubs

BP Chargemaster has signed a deal to install up to 200 rapid electric vehicle chargers at Mitchells & Butlers pubs and restaurants, with 50...
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Eaton and Green Motion bundle EV charging and battery storage

Eaton and Green Motion are touting bundled EV charging stations and battery storage for commercial sites. The two aim to sidestep UK grid constraints,...

Business sector will drive electric vehicle growth from now on

UK electric vehicles are on the cusp of a boom, with new company car tax rules driving growth. To date, UK electric car drivers have...

Transport and power: The revolution will not be fossilised

Graeme Cooper, project director for transport decarbonisation at National Grid, says electric vehicles and renewables are mutual enablers, while digisation of energy and transport...

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...

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...

Council awards BP Pulse £584,000 EV charging point contract

Warwickshire County Council has awarded BP Pulse a £584,000 contract to install an additional 118 EV charging points in council-owned residential car parks and...

BP Pulse to invest £2m upgrading old charging infrastructure

BP Pulse is spending £2m to help local authorities across the UK upgrade old public charging points with faster and more reliable units. The charging...

Survey: 70% of European drivers would consider an EV as their next car

A total of 70% of drivers across Europe would consider buying an EV as their next car, according to a survey carried out by...

EVs: Good Energy buys Zap-Map stake

Good Energy has taken a 12.9 per cent stake in Zap-Map with an option to buy the company in two years. The move is strategic,...

EVs: Understand grid constraints before diving in

Total’s James Turner says businesses that plan ahead for EV uptake will save cost and effort in the long run. When it comes to installing...

EDF edges closer to £110m Pod Point deal – reports

Pod Point CEO Erik Fairbairn says UK on cusp of major electric vehicle boom, while EDF is reportedly moving closer to sealing a £110m...

Government to co-fund 350kW electric vehicle chargers

England’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure looks set for significant investment as the Department for Transport confirmed part-funding of grid connections for new high-powered chargers. Its...
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Capita makes play to add EV charging to DCC’s remit

The Data Communications Company, set up to manage the UK’s smart meter data communications infrastructure, is stepping up efforts to expand its remit into...