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Charging an Audi e-tron and BMWi3
Instavolt rolls out higher power chargers providing up to 125kW
14 August, 2019

Instavolt has started the roll-out of more powerful chargers which it says will speed up charging times.

electric car charging
No case for largest EV chargers warns industry expert
09 August, 2019

There is no need or commercial case for the largest electric vehicle (EV) chargers that are being proposed, according to an expert in the car charging industry.

Car using Instavolt charger
Instavolt hits 400 landmark with latest rapid charger installation
31 July, 2019

InstaVolt has begun construction of its 400th rapid charger, which it claims makes it the UK’s largest owner-operated network of rapid electric vehicle chargers in the UK.

British Gas branded Ford van
Centrica partners Ford to offer electric vehicle services
31 July, 2019

Energy company Centrica and Ford are set to offer new electric vehicle services in the UK and Ireland as the car manufacturer accelerates its electrified vehicle plans in Europe.

from left: Stéphane Calas, managing director, Cube Infrastructure Managers; Ian Johnston, CEO, Engenie; and Rahul Kumar, senior investment manager, Cube Infrastructure Managers
Engenie secures £35m funding for roll-out of rapid chargers
10 July, 2019

Engenie, one of the UK’s rapid charging networks, claims it has secured funding which will enable it to double the current number of rapid charge points in the UK by 2024.

electric jaguar
Jaguar Land Rover unveils plans for UK EV production
05 July, 2019

Jaguar Land Rover has revealed plans to manufacture a range of new electrified vehicles at its manufacturing plant in Castle Bromwich, UK, as part of its commitment to offer customers electrified options for all new Jaguar and Land Rover models from 2020.

electric car charging
Government requires home chargers to be 'smart'
26 June, 2019

Roads minister Michael Ellis has announced that all government-funded home chargepoints installed in the future must be ‘smart’.

electric chargers at Bryn Elltyd Eco Guest House, Snowdonia
Go Ultra Low highlights extent of UK charging network
26 June, 2019

Go Ultra Low, the joint Government and car industry campaign to encourage motorists to switch to an electric vehicle (EV), is launching a campaign to change perceptions about the extent of the UK’s EV charging network.

Gridserve's Braintree electric forecourt concept
Gridserve applies for planning consent for first electric forecourt
26 June, 2019

Gridserve has submitted a planning application to build an ‘Electric Forecourt’ in Braintree, Essex, the first of more than 100 sites it proposes to develop across the UK with the aim to make charging an electric vehicle (EV) as easy as using a petrol filling station.

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Government told it needs to supercharge EV strategy
21 June, 2019

The Government needs to supercharge its electric vehicle strategy if it is to have any chance of meeting its new ‘net zero’ emissions by 2050 pledge, according to the British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA), which represents the UK vehicle rental and leasing industry.

As the Government is urged to publish its plans for E10 by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol, would you welcome the introduction of E10 as the right next step in cutting automotive carbon emissions?