Good Energy invests a further £1 million into Zap-Map

Good Energy, the 100% renewable electricity supplier, is today announcing a new £1m strategic investment into Zap-Map’s parent company Next Green Car. Bristol-based Zap-Map is...

Nottingham to tender for battery and 40 vehicle-to-grid chargers

Nottingham City Council will launch tenders for battery storage and bi-directional electric vehicle chargers in the next few weeks. The authority is one of four...

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...
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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...

EV rapid charger installed at McDonald’s

McDonald’s has partnered with InstaVolt to install the first rapid charging point at one of its UK restaurants. The Water Street, Port Talbot site features...

Taxi company acquires MG5 fully-electric estate cars

One of the first private hire and taxi firms to embrace electric car technology has added five new fully-electric MG5 estates to its fleet. Blackpool-based...

MFG plans £400m investment in EV chargers

Motor Fuel Group plans to invest £400m installing 2,800 ultra-rapid 150kW and 350kW EV chargers at 500 strategic locations across its UK network by...

Latest issue of Modern Fleet magazine

Issue 3 of our new EV magazine Modern Fleet is available to ready today online or via the new App. If you are interested in...

Arrival unveils electric bus ‘at same price as fossil equivalent’

Arrival has unveiled the next product from its modular range, the Arrival Bus. It says the zero emissions bus will cost no more than...

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...

Elmtronics signs £1.5m investment deal

Elmtronics has received £1.5m in new funding that will enable it to step up the roll-out of its charging points across the UK. The investment...

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...

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...

SEEIT agreement with bp pulse

SEEIT has signed an agreement with Chargemaster (bp pulse), the UK’s largest operator of public electric vehicle charging points. As first announced on 6...

Four full-electric Volta Zero vehicles from 7.5 to 19t

Volta Trucks is launching four full-electric commercial vehicles between 7.5t and 19t and is targeting over 27,000 vehicle sales per year across expanded markets. Volta...

EVs: Range anxiety the least of fleet operators’ concerns

When it comes to electric vehicles, range anxiety appears to be the least of fleet operators’ concerns, for small vans and cars at least. Polled...

‘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...

Government introduces green number plates for EVs

EVs sold in the UK will now have a green mark on their plates to help identify them as part of a Government plan...

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...

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...