Business sector will drive electric vehicle growth from now on

UK electric vehicles are on the cusp of a boom, with new company car tax rules driving growth. To date, UK electric car drivers have...

Transport and power: The revolution will not be fossilised

Graeme Cooper, project director for transport decarbonisation at National Grid, says electric vehicles and renewables are mutual enablers, while digisation of energy and transport...

Guide for fleets in London

Energy UK has published a new guide for fleets and businesses in Greater London to help them embrace electric vehicles (EVs). The guide, ‘Connecting your...

Manheim unveils EV charging centre at Bruntingthorpe site

Auction company Manheim Vehicle Services (MVS) has spent more than £100,000 installing 30 Pod Point EV charging points at its site in Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire. The...

Council awards BP Pulse £584,000 EV charging point contract

Warwickshire County Council has awarded BP Pulse a £584,000 contract to install an additional 118 EV charging points in council-owned residential car parks and...

BP Pulse to invest £2m upgrading old charging infrastructure

BP Pulse is spending £2m to help local authorities across the UK upgrade old public charging points with faster and more reliable units. The charging...

Survey: 70% of European drivers would consider an EV as their next car

A total of 70% of drivers across Europe would consider buying an EV as their next car, according to a survey carried out by...

Ofgem delivers £300 million down payment to rewire Britain

Ofgem is today powering the electric vehicle revolution, with motorway service areas and key trunk road locations across the country set to get the cabling they...

Volta Trucks reveals its first running Zero EV prototype chassis

Volta Trucks has revealed the first running prototype chassis of its Zero - the world’s first purpose-built full-electric 16-tonne commercial vehicle designed specifically for...

Choose the right tyres for your EV, warns TyreSafe

Owners of EVs could in for a shock if they do not pay close attention to the tyres they choose when the originals need...

Nissan unveils electric Townstar van

Nissan has unveiled its new fully electric Townstar van, a replacement for the e-NV200. The van, which is also available with a petrol engine, has...

International call for a mature, flourishing & equitable EV charging ecosystem

A global partnership of independent, not for profit, transport consultancies has collaborated on policies and recommendations for national and local authorities to grow a...

Plug-in car and van grants slashed

Plug-in grants on electric cars and vans have been cut and their eligibility criteria changed with immediate effect. Grants for electric cars now fall to...

Vauxhall and JustPark to encourage EV charge point sharing

Vauxhall has partnered with JustPark to encourage more householders with EV charging points to share their driveway parking spaces. The vehicle manufacturer says it will...

Europe’s first lithium processing plant progresses on Teesside

Plans are advancing at Britain’s biggest new freeport to open Europe’s first sustainable plant making lithium hydroxide for batteries. Tees Valley Lithium, a wholly-owned subsidiary...

Octopus and UK Infrastructure Bank entwine, eager to splash cash

State-backed but operationally independent green investor, Leeds-based lender the UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB) today laid the cornerstone for funds providing ‘second stage’ capital for...

Tarmac orders battery electric mixer truck 

Construction giant Tarmac has placed an order with Renault Trucks for a battery electric mixer truck as part of its commitment to net zero. Due...

Connected Kerb selected for New York EV charging pilot project

Connected Kerb has been selected to deliver on-street EV chargers for a project designed to help the city of New York cut emissions. The project...

EVs: Good Energy buys Zap-Map stake

Good Energy has taken a 12.9 per cent stake in Zap-Map with an option to buy the company in two years. The move is strategic,...

EVs: Understand grid constraints before diving in

Total’s James Turner says businesses that plan ahead for EV uptake will save cost and effort in the long run. When it comes to installing...