New finance and servicing package for Volkswagen EV customers

Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) has created a new EV finance and servicing package designed to make medium to high-end priced electric cars available to...

Big increase in demand for EVs as tax incentives take effect

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) surged to take a 15% share of new lease car registrations in the third quarter of 2020, as the Government’s...

Gridserve and Ecotricity to upgrade ‘Electric Highway’

Gridserve is to help Ecotricity modernise its ‘Electric Highway’ network of charge points on UK motorways and major roads. Firstly, all existing chargers will be...

Warburtons puts electric 16 tonner from Renault Trucks into service

Warburtons has put its first 16 tonne fully electric truck into service, a Renault Trucks D Z.E. that will operate out of its bakery...

BMW Charging and Mini Charging launched

BMW Group customers in the UK now have access to one of the world’s largest EV public charging networks, using just one RFID card...

Stellantis to invest £100m to build EVs at Ellesmere Port

Stellantis has announced it is investing £100million in Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port manufacturing plant to transform the site for EV manufacturing. Ellesmere Port, which has been...

NatWest to install 600 EV chargers at UK sites

NatWest has announced it will install more than 600 high power GeniePoint EV charging points across its office locations in the UK. The banking group...

ABB unveils 360kW EV charger

ABB has launched a new EV charger which it says is capable of fully charging any electric car in 15 minutes or less. The Terra...

Gas networks scope fuelling their fleets with hydrogen

Two regional gas networks are sizing up hydrogen’s potential to run their fleets of service vehicles as they strive to cut carbon emissions. Northern Gas...

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...

Electric Nation installs V2G chargers for new trial

Electric Nation has installed the first 100 chargers in its new Vehicle to Grid (V2G) trial, which will study how the technology can solve...

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...

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...

Council installs 24 Pod Point EV charging points

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council has installed 24 Pod Point EV charging points in two public car parks thanks to grant funding from the...

European customer trials for all-electric Ford Transit

Ford has announced that the first European customer trials of its new E-Transit - the all-electric version of the van - are to begin...

New BP Pulse rapid charging hub goes live on Park Lane in London

BP Pulse has opened the UK’s first rapid charging hub for fleet vehicles, a multi-charger hub on Park Lane in Central London. The hub has...

Survey: More drivers now expect next car to be electric or hybrid

New research reveals that the number of drivers expecting their next car to be fully electric has risen by 32% in twelve months.  A study...

New EV charging hub opens in Woolwich

Transport for London (TfL) has opened a new rapid charging hub in Woolwich, allowing drivers to charge up in 20-30 minutes. The site in Glass...

Drax launches new platform to accelerate EV uptake

Drax has launched My Electric Vehicles, a fleet management tool for businesses, designed to support their efforts to decarbonise and reach net zero. The portal...

British Gas orders 1,000 electric vans

British Gas has ordered 1,000 electric vans from Vauxhall. The UK's third largest fleet operator said the Vivaro-e vans will be delivered over the next...