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Government requires home chargers to be 'smart'

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

Gridserve's Braintree electric forecourt concept
Gridserve applies for planning consent for first electric forecourt

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.

Fastned's Sunderland charging station
Government urged to support ultra-fast charging network

A cross-industry group including BP, National Grid and the CBI has called on the government to support development of a network of ultra-fast charging technology – charging at above 150kW and up to 350kW – across the UK.

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Google Maps adds real-time EV charger availability

Google Maps has added a facility in the UK and US to help electric vehicle (EV) drivers to find available chargers for their cars.

DC wallbox charger
Alfa Power introduces DC wallbox electric charger

Alfa Power says it is the first CPO (Charge Point Operator) to adapt and introduce DC wallbox technology to the public market.

BP to roll-out rapid 150kW EV chargers to dealers

BP is preparing to offer dealers the opportunity to introduce 150kW ultra-rapid charging on their forecourts.

Electric charging at a Fastned station
Fastned to add five further rapid charger hubs in North East

Fastned, which is building a European network of fast charging stations for electric vehicles, has won a second tender in the UK led by the North East Joined Transport Committee.

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£6m funding package to provide charge points for taxis

The Government has awarded more than £6m to support ultra-low emission taxis across the country.

VW mobile charger
Volkswagen to produce chargers for electric vehicles

Volkswagen Group has announced it will start series production of its flexible fast charging station from 2020 onwards.

electric car charging using CH2ARGE
Hydrogen cell powered EV charger demonstrated

An electric vehicle charger than can generate its own power using a hydrogen cell, and work even where there is no mains electricity, has been launched.

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