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Natalie Middleton

Smart platform to more than halve the cost of charging

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A new smart charging platform said to more than halve the cost of charging plug-in vehicles compared to regular charging has launched in the UK.

BMW moves electric car plans ‘up a gear’

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BMW says it’s accelerating its electric car plans after meeting its own target two year ahead of schedule.

Leap to EVs will help counter UK automotive downturn

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The UK automotive sector may be seeing its sharpest downturn in business conditions for six and a half years but an imminent switch from drivers and fleets to electric vehicles will bring opportunities.

Scottish Government funding to bring 800 extra charge points

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The Scottish Government is pressing ahead with expansion of its charging point infrastructure through some 800 extra charge points to support EV take-up.

‘Source West’ EV charging point network gets major upgrades

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The ‘Source West’ EV charging point network is being upgraded including the addition of more chargepoints under a move intended to help advance ULEV take-up in the region.

Government urged to mandate smart charging at workplaces too

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The Government has been urged to ensure all new chargepoints, including at workplaces and public sites, are smart as it pushes ahead with plans to mandate smart tech for home chargers.

DPD ramps up for national EV roll-out with smart charging network

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Parcel delivery giant DPD is building on plans for an all-electric fleet with the deployment of a smart charging network.

More sophisticated EV evaluation tools ‘sorely needed’, says FleetCheck

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Evaluation tools could become central to fleet EV adoption but more sophisticated technologies are desperately needed, according to FleetCheck.

Ireland looks to ban new ICE cars and vans by 2030

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Ireland has set out proposals to ban the sale of new diesel cars and vans by 2030; exceeding the current UK target.

BP trial proves accuracy of AI-based range prediction app

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A trial among BP employees has verified the accuracy of an AI-based range prediction app compared to official manufacturer systems, showing how it could help aid EV adoption.

New 2008 heralds Peugeot’s first-ever electric SUV

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Peugeot has revealed its new 2008, which will debut the e-2008 variant – following hot on the heels of the e-208 and marking its first-ever electric SUV.

Pod Point to offer free charging for tomorrow’s Clean Air Day

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Pod Point is once again switching on free charging across its EV charging network for Clean Air Day to help promote the benefits of electric vehicles.

Barnet Council promotes EV take-up with new charging points

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Barnet Council is rolling out electric vehicle charging points as it looks to enable plug-in vehicle take-up.

FCA to support plug-in plans with new eMobility solutions

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is to launch a range of charging solutions to support its forthcoming plug-in models under a new deal with Engie Group.

Government must ‘supercharge’ Road to Zero Strategy to meet net zero pledge

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Government plans for ‘net zero’ emissions by 2050 will be derailed unless action is taken on electric vehicles.

Booths rolls out electric car chargers

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Northern supermarket firm Booths is to install electric car chargers at all its stores, enabling drivers to charge while they shop.

Engie acquires UK’s ChargePoint Services

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French utility giant Engie has acquired ChargePoint Services for an undisclosed amount as it looks to expand in the EV charging sector.

ChargePoint launches new rapid charging sites in London

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ChargePoint is to open a series of new rapid charging locations in central London as it supports the newly announced EV Infrastructure Delivery Plan.

LEVC range-extender electric van to bring green ‘distribution to door’ solution

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LEVC has unveiled its new range-extender electric van as it outlines how the vehicle will enable clean, green urban deliveries.

Plans revealed for extensive rapid charging hub network in London

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The Mayor of London has set out plans to develop a network of rapid charging hubs across the city, paving the way for a “electric revolution in the capital’s transport”.