Shell trials forecourt battery power storage system as it ramps up EV ambitions

Shell and Alfen have launched a pilot to trial an on-site battery-powered system to support ultra-fast electric vehicle charging at Shell’s Zaltbommel forecourt in...

Swarco eVolt to operate the ChargePlace Scotland network

Swarco eVolt has been awarded the contract to run ChargePlace Scotland - the country’s public EV charging network - from July 2021. It will take...

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...

Ionity joins Electric Juice Network

Ionity has become the latest EV charging network to join Octopus Energy’s Electric Juice Network (EJN). The company, based in Germany, has 350kW ultra-rapid chargers...

Volvo to be fully electric brand by 2030

Volvo Cars plans to roll out several additional EVs over the coming years and says by 2030, every car it sells will be fully...

Bp pulse sees record utilisation in 2021 despite lockdown

The amount of energy provided by bp pulse increased to more than 2,000,000 kWh in the first 40 days of 2021, a 19% increase...

Polestar appoints Gurney to key UK role

EV maker Polestar has appointed experienced fleet and used vehicle director Martin Gurney to head up its European fleet and business section, specifically looking...

Q&A interview: Ian Johnston

Ian Johnston, CEO of charging network Osprey on questioning the head of MI5 about conspiracy theories over dinner, a fiercely competitive fantasy football league as a...

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...

Kia launches integrated EV charging service

Kia Motors (UK) has launched an integrated public charging service, giving drivers of its EVs the opportunity to use to more than 13,900 charge...

EV charging ‘hyper hubs’ for York

City of York Council is investing £2.2m in two EV charging 'hyper hubs', both due to open in June this year. The council is working...

EVs could outnumber diesels in UK by 2030

Drivers believe that electric cars will outnumber diesel cars on UK roads by 2030, according to a survey by the AA. Results of the online...

Battery gigafactory in Coventry “could be operational by 2025”

Plans to build an EV battery gigafactory at Coventry Airport have been unveiled. Coventry City Council will enter a Joint Venture partnership with Coventry Airport...

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...

Volta Trucks to use Proterra battery

Volta Trucks has selected US-based firm Proterra as the battery supplier for its new Zero full-electric 16-tonner, designed for inner city distribution work. Customers will...

Modern Fleet magazine launches

Today sees the launch of our new EV magazine Modern Fleet. The EV market is growing rapidly and while many challenges remain one thing...

Ford commits to electric future with $22bn investment by 2025

Ford committed today that by mid-2026, 100% of its passenger vehicle range in Europe will be zero-emissions capable, all-electric or plug-in hybrid, and will...

Jaguar range to be all-electric by 2025

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) said its Jaguar brand will be all-electric by 2025 as it looks to become a net zero carbon business by...

Government expands EV chargepoint support schemes

The Department for Transport (DfT) is extending its programme that provides up to £350 towards the cost of an EV chargepoint, to people in...

Lidl installs 100th Pod Point rapid charger

Lidl has installed the 100th Pod Point 50kW rapid charger in its network of UK stores. The supermarket’s newest charge point, at its Hayes Uxbridge...