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UK drivers' interest in low- and zero-emission vehicles doubles
31 January, 2020

UK drivers are showing signs they are starting to embrace low- and zero-emission electric vehicles, according to the RAC.

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Government to double funding for EV chargers on residential streets
22 January, 2020

The Government has announced it will double funding for the installation of chargepoints on residential streets to £10m next year.

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Government taskforce says EVs could benefit UK’s energy system
14 January, 2020

The Electric Vehicle (EV) Energy Taskforce, a government-backed organisation that brings together key players in the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors, says that the effectively managed integration of EVs with the energy system could significantly improve electricity network efficiency, increase system resilience and limit the requirement to build costly new infrastructure to meet growing electricity demand.

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Ionity orders an additional 324 350kW EV chargers from ABB
10 January, 2020

Electric charger manufacturer ABB has received an order for 324 additional 350 kW electric vehicle chargers from Ionity.

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London's first EV rapid charging hub opened by TfL and Engenie
08 January, 2020

London’s first rapid EV charging hub has been opened at Stratford International Station car park by Transport for London (TfL) and electric vehicle (EV) charging network Engenie.

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Booming SUV sales threaten drive for cleaner transport, says report
11 December, 2019

Demand for sports utility vehicles (SUVs) is threatening the UK’s attempts to clean up the transport sector, with their sales outnumbering electric vehicle sales at a rate of 37 to 1, according to new research.

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AFC Energy launches EV charger powered by hydrogen fuel cell
06 December, 2019

Hydrogen power company AFC Energy has launched a zero emissions electric vehicle (EV) charger based on hydrogen fuel cell technology.

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Study finds EV drivers could save £300 by sharing electricity
04 December, 2019

Electric vehicle (EV) drivers could save up to £300 a year by storing and sharing electricity in their car’s battery a research project has found. But the technology faces significant roadblocks, with fresh policy needed to enable its future.

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Big fall in battery prices bringing cost of EVs lower
04 December, 2019

Battery prices have fallen dramatically, but it will still be 2024 before electric vehicles (EVs) reach price parity with internal combustion engine vehicles, according to a report by research company BloombergNEF (BNEF).

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Ford unveils all-electric Mustang with claimed range of 370 miles
20 November, 2019

Ford has unveiled an electric car with a claimed range of more than 370 miles on a single charge, in its first addition to the Mustang range for 55 years.

Has the Government's shock announcement to bring forward the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered vehicles - as well as hybrids - to 2035 or even earlier caused concern and disruption to your future forecourt development plans?