Manchester gets electric car scheme

Manchester now has pay as you go charging points for commuters to charge electric cars. More than 250 charging bays across the ten Greater Manchester districts went live yesterday as part of the Greater Manchester Electric Vehicle (GMEV) scheme. Places like the Royal Infirmary, the Trafford shopping centre and various car parks have charging points. […]

Coin-operated electric car charger hits Japanese streets

Normally you’d need spare change for a can of drink or a chocolate bar – but now in Japan, drivers could soon be scrabbling in their pockets to charge their electric cars. Vending firm Fuji Electric says it has created the industry’s first coin-operated fast charger for electric vehicles. Many existing electric car chargers around […]