Nottingham to trial wireless charging for electric taxis

A total of 10 taxis will be fitted with wireless charging hardware for taxi rank-based charging, with the city council providing the vehicles to drivers rent free

E.ON wins BMW order to plug in 4,100 EV charging points in Germany

They will be installed at BMW production plants, development centres and office locations, with half of the chargers available for use to the public

BP Chargemaster plugs in its first ultra-fast EV chargers in Britain

The two new 150kW chargers are the first in a planned rollout of 400 ultra-fast charging points at BP sites by the end of 2021

Porsche and ABB gear up for EV chargers in Japan

The luxury car manufacturer is launching its first fully electric car next year

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Legal & General buys 13% share in Pod Point

The financial services company said it wants to be on board with the transition to low carbon transport

Iberdrola rolls out ‘largest’ EV charging network in Spain

It plans to install 200 chargers by 2019 and 25,000 over the next four years

New £7m initiative to trial vehicle-to-grid charging

A new initiative to develop a large-scale domestic trial of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging in the UK has been launched. ChargePoint Services, Energy Saving Trust, Octopus Energy, Open Energi, Navigant and UK Power Networks plan to roll out the electric vehicle (EV) charging technology this year. The £7 million project will install 135 V2G chargers in […]

Midlands firm charges ahead with EV installations

The government has approved a Tamworth-based electrical company as an endorsed installer of electric vehicle (EV) charging points. Mr Electric Birmingham North’s accreditation from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) means it can now apply for government grants on behalf of domestic and commercial customers to reduce the costs of installing charging points at […]

Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – At last the EU finds its niche…

After many years of waiting and watching the EU interfering in all types of markets – producing unnecessary food mountains, attempting to standardise diverse populations, introducing a wobbly currency and waves of completely crazy legislation on unwilling and non-compliant populations, I have to hold up my hands today and congratulate the EU wholeheartedly. I’m somewhat […]