Used electric car prices plummet by a quarter

Used electric car prices have dropped by nearly a quarter in the past year, reaching an average of £32,463, as consumer confidence wanes, according to a report

Nearly 1.3m homes could be powered by EVs in car parks

Long stay car parks, especially those at airports, have the potential to provide 4.3GW of flexible electricity demand, according to a new study by UKPN

SSE and West Midlands partner for green energy

SSE Energy Solutions and the West Midlands Combined Authority join forces in a partnership to drive green initiatives across the region, including electric vehicle hubs and modern heat networks

Delayed ban on diesel and petrol cars ‘incredibly confusing’

Mike Hawes, the CEO of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, is concerned that the reported postponed ban on diesel and petrol cars might deter people from switching to EVs

UK homes balance the grid

UK households are set to stabilise the power grid by participating in a new trial initiated by the Electricity System Operator

Cash magnets: £6.6m to boost UK’s minerals supply

This investment aims to bolster the supply of materials used in industries like wind farms and electric vehicles

UK EV fires double in a year

Fire and rescue services responded to nearly double the number of EV fires between July 2022 and June 2023, compared to the previous year, according to a report

UK’s first EV-only factory kicks off production

Ellesmere Port has become the UK’s inaugural manufacturing plant exclusively for electric vehicles, as Stellantis commences production of its all-electric small van

Birmingham becomes home to ‘UK’s largest’ public EV charging hub

The new hub features 16 ultra-fast and 150 fast charging points, accommodating up to 180 EVs

Call for ‘99% charger reliability guarantee’ in EV Charging

The new EV Charging Charter proposes clear information on charger availability, a 48-hour repair target and prominent signage for fast charger locations