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Kaluza and Bosch demonstrate grid balancing through direct-to-car smart charging

Kaluza, has announced that alongside Bosch, supplier of charging services and embedded vehicle technology, they have practically demonstrated how EVs can be smart charged...

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...

Flexitricity first energy partner for Electric Nation V2G project

The Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid (V2G) trial, a project of Western Power Distribution (WPD) and CrowdCharge that will demonstrate how electric vehicles (EVs)...

Hyundai to supply 180 Kona Electrics to Police Scotland

Hyundai has secured an initial contract to supply 180 Kona Electric 64kWh vehicles to Police Scotland, its biggest pure electric fleet deal so far. Police...

2030 petrol and diesel ban: accelerating the transition to a low carbon transport future

Transport is one of the most significant contributors to the UK’s carbon emissions, accounting for almost a third of all greenhouse gas emissions. If...

Kier Group to trial LEVC electric van on fleet

Kier Group has taken delivery of a prototype of LEVC’s new VN5 electric van to trial on various highway maintenance projects across the UK. Based...

Mitie accelerates past 2020 EV target

Mitie has achieved its electric vehicle (EV)  target of switching 20% of its cars and small vans to electric. Mitie now has over 750...

‘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...