All new rapid EV charging points must offer card payments by 2020

The government also expects industry to develop a roaming solution that allows drivers to use any public charge point through a single payment method

Vast majority of EV drivers ‘willing to use smart charging tech’

A new study reveals most people would be happy to have their charging automatically managed to avoid times of peak grid demand if it cut their energy bills

Air pollution: Idling drivers could face higher fines

Every minute, an idling car produces enough emissions to fill 150 balloons with harmful chemicals

New fuel labels to provide biofuel content to drivers

The labels will appear on the pumps at every forecourt and on the filler caps of all new vehicles by September 2019

Plastic bottles can pay for parking In Leeds

Each 500ml bottle equates to a 20p discount on the cost of parking

National crackdown on lorry emissions cheats starts in Britain

Vehicles with the cheat devices could produce up to 20 times more dangerous emissions

What drives the energy market?

What will the main drivers be for the energy market this winter? Find out at Energy Live Expo on November 2nd at the QEII in London, where Total will give its take on energy trading. The company’s Energy Optimisation Manager for North West Europe, Alistair Griffiths, will run through some of the drivers of the […]

Fans, parties and fast cars – Formula E has it all says series boss

There’s just two months until the chequered flag goes up for hotly anticipated new electric racing series Formula E. But two years ago “nobody thought it would happen” says Formula E boss Alejandro Agag. ELN hit the global launch in London to get the inside track from why the self-confessed petrol-head is so keen on green […]

Formula E announces Legge as first female driver

The first female driver has signed up to get behind the wheel for the all-electric Formula E racing series. The 33-year-old British racer Katherine Legge is the first of two drivers announced for Team Amlin Aguri. Legge’s successful career includes stints in the Champ Car World Series, the DTM series and IndyCar, while in 2005 […]

Choo choo! Northern Rail trains drivers to slash fuel use

It’s full steam ahead for fuel efficiency in the North of England as Northern Rail is teaching its train drivers simple techniques to slash their diesel use. The firm spends £30 million a year on energy and diesel counts for a huge chunk of that and hopes to cut this down by 3% to counter […]