Electric car infrastructure in the UK – how developed is it?

We’ll discuss how developed electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure in the UK is and where it currently stands.

UK’s ‘first motorbike-only charging point’ lands in Shoreditch

The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club has unveiled the EV infrastructure, which it says is free to use for any motorcyclist

ABB and Chinese firm team up to develop electric bus with ‘fastest charger’

The ‘flash’ charging system is claimed to be able to top up the battery ‘in just seconds’ while passengers get on and off the vehicle

ScottishPower revs up new tariff for EV drivers

The supplier claims the cost of charging an EV will be a tenth of the cost per mile of running a petrol car

myenergi's zappi EV charger
New smart chargers ‘bridge gap between renewables and EVs’

UK-based tech firm myenergi says charging rates will change depending on levels of onsite generation

VW Golf charging in a Tesco car park
EV charging from Tesco and VW to make shopping sustainable

The two multinational firms have joined together to build a charging network at the supermarket’s car parks

Public chargers ‘to account for only 8% of EV infrastructure in next decade’

Delta-ee says public charging infrastructure will still serve the purpose of addressing range anxiety

One charger for all mobile phones on the cards

It could be a case of one charger to rule them all if the EU presses on with plans to cut waste in the electronic goods market. Draft rules written over Christmas by MEPs would oblige mobile phone manufacturers to provide a common battery charger. The provisional agreement needs to be adopted formally by all […]

O2 to sell phone without charger to cut waste

Mobile network provider O2 plans to sell a new HTC smartphone without a charger to cut down on waste. The firm says it made the decision because its research suggests there could be more than 100 million unused chargers lying in drawers or tangled in cupboards in the UK. The unnamed phone will have a […]