BP invests $20m in ultra-fast EV charging battery start-up

StoreDot is said to have developed a battery system that could potentially charge an EV in five minutes

UPS signs for electric delivery van fleet

The firm plans to trial the low carbon vans in London and Paris

E.ON expands electric vehicle business in Norway

It hopes to promote its EV and related infrastructure offerings for private customers, companies and local authorities

Pope Francis gives electric racing car his holy blessing

The official championship car was given a private Apostolic Blessing

Ford and Mahindra partner for EV development

They have also announced plans to co-develop a suite of connected car solutions for consumers

Jaguar’s new SUV takes a bite of the EV market

Car manufacturer Jaguar has released its first electric vehicle (EV), called the I-Pace. It says once fully charged, the low carbon SUV’s twin electric motors and batteries will provide a range of up to 298 miles and take the car to a speed of 60mph in under five seconds. Using a 50kW rapid charger, which […]

Dutch EV infrastructure firm speeds up charging

Dutch electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure company Fastned has unveiled its new generation of high-speed charging stations. The first of these sites, which is located on the A8 highway near Amsterdam, will allow EVs to be charged at up to 350kW, which the company claims is around 100 times faster than possible using domestic equipment. The […]

Honda provides power management for V2G project

Honda has announced it will provide power management units for a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) project in the UK. The EV-elocity consortium aims to demonstrate the business case for the technology by helping businesses and electric vehicle (EV) owners recognise the financial opportunities presented by harnessing, storing, using and selling surplus renewable energy. The project has secured […]

Concept EV aims to unify power systems

A new concept electric vehicle (EV) has been designed to integrate with surrounding energy infrastructure. Designer GFG Style and Internet of Things (IoT) firm Envision have created a four-door, luxury sedan called the Sibylla to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March. It is linked with Envision’s IoT system EnOS, a network of 100GW of […]

EVs charge towards rapid refuelling

An electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure company says it will be one of the first businesses to deploy 150kW rapid chargers in the UK. Pod Point says it has made the move in anticipation of new cars with bigger batteries and faster charging capabilities coming onto the market. While most commercially available EVs are currently limited to […]