‘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...
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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...

Electric vehicles: Trojan lances and smart street chargers win government funds

Two projects aiming to deliver smarter on-street charging for electric vehicles have been awarded government funding. One, led by Element Energy, will see ‘Trojan Energy...

Optimise Prime: Electrifying fleets without breaking the grid?

Distribution network operators and fleet companies are working out how to enable the EV transition without simply resorting to grid upgrades. The Optimise Prime...

Buses as virtual power plants: SSE, UKPN and TfL go V2G in N17

SSE Enterprise and UK Power Networks are among a consortium of firms bidding to turn a North London bus depot into a virtual power...
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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...

SEEIT enters rapid EV charging sector with £50m EVN deal, eyes £150m more

Listed energy efficiency fund SEEIT is set to take a significant stake in the EV charging market, agreeing to fund an initial 112 rapid...

Carmen Electron: What a water firm has learned so far from trialling electric vehicles

SES Water has been trialling EVs ahead of a wholesale switch. Energy and carbon manager, Henrietta Stock, says there are potholes to navigate, but...

Think inside the box: Liberty Charge CEO on convergence of telecoms, data and transport

Liberty Charge CEO, Neil Isaacson, outlines its plan to enable a national network of on street electric vehicle chargers through telecoms infrastructure. Get this...