Government invests £20m in EV charge points

The Department for Transport (DfT) is providing £20m to local authorities in an effort to boost the number of on-street EV charge points in...

Enterprise adds 17 Toyota Mirai hydrogen cars to UK fleet

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has taken delivery of 17 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric cars for a pilot programme in which the company will examine...

DAF launches fully electric LF truck

DAF has unveiled its new 19-tonne fully electric LF urban distribution truck with a range of up to 174 miles. The e-motor of the LF...

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...

Hydrogen Fuel Cell System for Extreme E championship demonstrates potential for off-grid charging

Extreme E and AFC Energy have unveiled the Hydrogen fuel cell power system that will be used to sustainably charge the Championship’s ODYSSEY 21...

Sky takes delivery of eleven fully electric Renault Kangoo vans

Sky has acquired eleven Renault Kangoo Z.E. vans, its first all-electric commercial vehicles. The vans will mainly work out of the media firm’s UK headquarters...

Shell agrees to buy on-street EV charging specialist Ubitricity

Shell has signed an agreement to buy 100% of Ubitricity, the specialist provider of on-street charging for EVs. Founded in Berlin, Ubitricity operates in several...

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...

Electric Blue installs EV fast chargers in St Albans

Electric Blue has installed EV fast charging points in a car park next to the busiest leisure centre and park in St Albans. The three...

Partnership helps suppliers unlock Balancing Mechanism with smart EV charging

Flexitricity and ev.energy have partnered with an intent to register the first domestic electric vehicle aggregated unit in the Balancing Mechanism (BM). Utilising ev.energy’s...

Vauxhall reveals fully-electric Combo-e van

Vauxhall has released the first pictures of its new fully-electric Combo-e, which has a claimed range of up to 171 miles from a single...

EV battery that can charge in five minutes unveiled

StoreDot says its new battery that can be charged in five minutes will help overcome range and charging anxiety for drivers and help accelerate...

Hyundai to build fuel cell production plant in China

Hyundai Motor Group has signed an agreement with the government of Guangdong Province to build a fuel cell system production facility in Guangzhou, China. Construction...

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...

Renault and Plug Power to develop hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicles

Renault and fuel cell specialist Plug Power are joining up to develop hydrogen-powered commercial vehicles and refuelling systems. The firms have signed a memorandum of...

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...