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Katie Beck

BEIS Committee launches inquiry to explore barriers to EV sales

1 week ago / 0 comments

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has launched an inquiry into the role of electric vehicles and how best to remove barriers to their adoption.

New project to create Austria-wide charging network

1 week ago / 0 comments

A new project to create a comprehensive network of EV charging stations across Austria is to start deployment from April 2017.

Audi to expand electric vehicle portfolio in China

2 months ago / 0 comments

Audi is to launch five new electric vehicles in China by 2022 in partnership with Chinese joint-venture production firm FAW.

PSA appoints POD Point as recommended charging unit supplier

4 months ago / 0 comments

The PSA Group has named POD Point as its recommended supplier of EV charging units, effective immediately.

Rolec reaches 50,000 charging point milestone

4 months ago / 0 comments

Rolec EV has dispatched the 50,000th EV charging point from its factory in Boston, Lincolnshire.

One fifth of Panasonic UK’s fleet now electric or hybrid cars

4 months ago / 0 comments

Electric and hybrid cars now account for almost 20% of the 170 company vehicles at Panasonic UK.


National Trust selects Rolec EV as charging point supplier

4 months ago / 0 comments

Charging infrastructure specialist Rolec EV has been chosen as the official EV charge point supplier, manufacturer and installer of the National Trust – one of the UK’s largest membership organisations.

ASA upholds complaints about Ecotricity Electric Highway ads

4 months ago / 0 comments

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has Upheld two issues regarding Ecotricity’s advertisements for its Electric Highways charging stations following an in-depth investigation.

Iceland Foods joins £38m government-funded EV trial

5 months ago / 0 comments

A government-funded trial to help the chilled goods delivery sector increase uptake of electric vehicle technology is now under way.

Europcar to create ‘largest privately owned fleet of hydrogen cars’

5 months ago / 0 comments

Europcar is taking delivery of several Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell cars for its fleet after securing a €200,000 OLEV grant. A €200k OLEV grant has enabled Europcar to deploy Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell ... Read More »

Charge point use doubles in Scotland, finds RAC

5 months ago / 0 comments

Electric vehicle charging points in Scotland were used 26,119 times during August 2016, according to data published by provider ChargePlace Scotland.

Go Ultra Low Summit 2016

5 months ago / 0 comments

Go Ultra Low’s second annual Summit took place on 7 November at the SMMT in London, and saw representatives of project partners, Go Ultra Low companies and interested parties share their experiences with ULEVs … Read More »

69% of motorists would consider an EV for next company car

5 months ago / 0 comments

A clear majority of UK motorists would join the EV revolution if they were given the opportunity by their employers, according to new research published by Go Ultra Low.

Fully-electric MINI and BMW X3 from 2020, confirms Krüger

5 months ago / 0 comments

Harald Krüger, chairman of the board of management of BMW AG, confirmed the addition of a fully-electric MINI to the range in 2019, followed by a fully-electric BMW X3 from 2020, in a stakeholders … Read More »

US establishing 48 National Charging Corridors to boost EV take-up

5 months ago / 0 comments

The United State Department of Transportation (DOT) has unveiled plans to establish 48 national electric vehicle charging corridors on highways, covering nearly 25,000 miles in 35 states.

Nissan unveils electric mobile office e-NV200 concept

5 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan has collaborated with UK-based design workshop Studio Hardie to convert an electric e-NV200 van into a 'mobile office' – named the e-NV200 WORKSPACe. The e-NV200 WORKSPACe concept aims to reflect what desk-based employment ... Read More »

£4m investment in Plug-In Van Grant to boost take-up

5 months ago / 0 comments

Businesses that switch large trucks and vans for electric vehicles could now benefit from extensions to the Plug-In Van Grant grants of up to £20,000 per vehicle. The Government is committing an additional £4 ... Read More »

Source London to gain access to 30 new rapid chargers with ChargePoint

5 months ago / 0 comments

London's largest network of EV charge points, Source London, has gained access to a network of rapid chargers following a partnership with supplier ChargePoint Services. The network will provide access to rapid charging for commercial ... Read More »

£35m boost for ULEVs includes workplace charging scheme

6 months ago / 0 comments

Measures including new chargepoints of workplaces are included in a new £35m package of funding to boost uptake of ultra-low emission cars and scooters. The package includes up to £10m funding for chargepoints outside ... Read More »

More than 500k EVs on european roads by end of 2016

6 months ago / 0 comments

Europe will see more than half a million electric vehicles (EVs) on its roads by the end of 2016, a report by Transport & Environment (T&E) suggests. Europe is the second largest market for ... Read More »