Liberty Charge launches EV charging programme

Liberty Charge has begun its UK rollout of EV charge points, installing an initial 20 across ten sites in the London Borough of Waltham...

Large firms commit to massive EV push: Free report

Some 31 corporates including BT, EDF, Eon, Ikea, Unilever and Vattenfall, have pledged to convert their fleets to electric vehicles by 2030. The firms are...

Engenie joins Octopus Energy’s EV charging network

Engenie is the second electric vehicle charging firm to join Octopus Energy’s roaming network, adding rapid chargers to the lamppost chargepoints already available. Launched in...

SSEN and UK Power Networks scan the Skyline to prepare for electric vehicles’ arrival

A new partnership, Skyline has launched to support the cost-effective transition to electric vehicles (EVs). Data from car dealerships, charge point operators and electricity networks...

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...

Big increase in demand for EVs as tax incentives take effect

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) surged to take a 15% share of new lease car registrations in the third quarter of 2020, as the Government’s...

Gridserve and Ecotricity to upgrade ‘Electric Highway’

Gridserve is to help Ecotricity modernise its ‘Electric Highway’ network of charge points on UK motorways and major roads. Firstly, all existing chargers will be...

Warburtons puts electric 16 tonner from Renault Trucks into service

Warburtons has put its first 16 tonne fully electric truck into service, a Renault Trucks D Z.E. that will operate out of its bakery...

Gas networks scope fuelling their fleets with hydrogen

Two regional gas networks are sizing up hydrogen’s potential to run their fleets of service vehicles as they strive to cut carbon emissions. Northern Gas...

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...

Electric Nation installs V2G chargers for new trial

Electric Nation has installed the first 100 chargers in its new Vehicle to Grid (V2G) trial, which will study how the technology can solve...

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...

LowCVP moves ‘from Low to Zero’ and becomes Zemo Partnership

LowCVP moves ‘from Low to Zero’ and becomes Zemo Partnership to accelerate transport change To highlight the fact that UK road transport emissions will have...

Council installs 24 Pod Point EV charging points

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council has installed 24 Pod Point EV charging points in two public car parks thanks to grant funding from the...

European customer trials for all-electric Ford Transit

Ford has announced that the first European customer trials of its new E-Transit - the all-electric version of the van - are to begin...

British Gas orders 1,000 electric vans

British Gas has ordered 1,000 electric vans from Vauxhall. The UK's third largest fleet operator said the Vivaro-e vans will be delivered over the next...

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...

Volta to supply Petit Forestier with 1000 electric refrigerated trucks

Volta is to supply Petit Forestier Group with 1,000 fully electric refrigerated Zero trucks, the biggest order in the vehicle manufacturer’s history. The 16-tonne models...

Project to identify EV charging blackspots launched

UK Power Networks has launched a pilot project that will see it partner with local councils to identify EV charge point blackspots. Under its Charge...

Instavolt’s M6 rapid charger hub opens

InstaVolt has installed an eight-bay hub at the Welcome Break service area on the northbound carriageway of the M6 at Corley in the Midlands. A...