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Natalie Middleton

Coventry city centre chargers move to GeniePoint network

2 months ago / 0 comments

Charging points deployed in Coventry city centre under the Plugged in Places project are being replaced with new chargers linked to the GeniePoint network.

Battersea Power Station development gets 100 charge points

3 months ago / 0 comments

Residents, visitors and business users of the new £9bn Battersea Power Station project are being given access to 100 Rolec Smart EV charge points.

Daimler–BAIC joint venture to produce Mercedes EVs for China

3 months ago / 0 comments

Daimler and Chinese joint venture partner BAIC Motor are to produce Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles in China under a 5bn yuan (£580m) investment.

Volkswagen previews next-generation Golf with 250-mile range EV

3 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen has unveiled a new research car that could provide a heads up on the technology and design for the next-generation Golf.

Pricing announced for 26g/km Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid

3 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai’s Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid is to go on sale this month, joining the electric and hybrid versions and bringing pricing from £24,995 OTR (including £2,500 PICG).

Cap HPI extends data for 200 hybrids and EVs

3 months ago / 0 comments

Cap HPI is updating its new vehicle data with analysis for nearly 200 electric and hybrid derivatives available in the UK market.

Scottish councils deploy low carbon projects with £3.25m funding

3 months ago / 0 comments

Five project to develop active travel or low carbon transport hubs, including the installation of a new hydrogen refuelling station, have scored £3.25m in funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Croatia’s Hrvatski Telekom connects chargers to Hubject platform

3 months ago / 0 comments

Hrvatski Telekom d.d. (HT) has signed up its Croatian network to the Hubject digital cross-provider network.

Electric Renaults make big savings for Eden Project fleet

3 months ago / 0 comments

The Eden Project has reported a significant drop in its fleet running costs after deploying electric Renaults a year ago.

ChargePoint takes over GE’s charging network

3 months ago / 0 comments

ChargePoint is to operate GE’s EV charging network, adding nearly 10,000 residential and commercial charging spots.

Time for leasing sector to ‘get off the fence’ on EVs, says Shoreham

3 months ago / 0 comments

Leasing companies are being urged to cut monthly costs on electric vehicles by taking action to increase residual values through used buyer education.

Aston Martin to launch first electric model in 2019

3 months ago / 0 comments

Aston Martin has confirmed production of its first all-electric model, due to hit the roads in 2019 in a limited build run of 155 cars.

£1m up for grabs under London Mayor’s Air Quality Business Fund

3 months ago / 0 comments

London businesses and business groups can now apply for funding to deploy low emission vehicle infrastructure or zero emission home delivery services. The Business Low Emission Neighbourhoods (LENs) will be awarded up to £200,000 ... Read More »

New guide on implementing charge points

3 months ago / 0 comments

A new guide intended to provide local authorities with all they need to know about installing on-street charge points is now available from UK Power Networks.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals gets first electric vehicle

3 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds Teaching Hospitals has deployed its first EV on the 30-strong vehicle fleet following successful trials.

Australian government urged to deploy national incentives on EVs

3 months ago / 0 comments

City of Adelaide Lord Mayor Martin Haese has called on the Federal Government in Australia to develop a national policy and incentives to drive electric vehicle imports and sales.

London Mayor plans for central London zero-emission zone

3 months ago / 1 comments

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is to look at measures including a zero-emission zone in central London and increased public sector take-up of zero-emission vehicles to drive down car usage and enhance air quality.

Breaking news: Queen’s Speech to make fuel station EV charge points mandatory

3 months ago / 0 comments

Motorway service stations and large fuel retailers will be required to install EV charge points under legislation planned for in the Queen’s Speech.

Major advance in wireless charging for EVs

3 months ago / 0 comments

Scientists at Stanford University say they’ve overcome a major hurdle in developing wireless charging for moving electric vehicles as well as personal devices such as mobile phones.

ULEV registrations nearly doubled since 2015

3 months ago / 0 comments

The number of new ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV) registrations in the UK has nearly doubled since 2015, with ULEVs continuing to hold a growing market share of all new registrations.