UK competition watchdog launches market study into EV charging sector

It is considering how to ensure the sector works well for consumers now and in the future, which will help to build trust in the service and address any competition issues

Welsh Government unveils £30m EV charging strategy

Over the next decade, the plan identifies the need for between 30,000 and 50,000 fast chargers and 2,000 to 3,5000 rapid or ultra-rapid chargers

Rishi Sunak unveils wealth of net zero funding in Spending Review

The new spending plan laid out by the UK government prioritises the decarbonisation of transport, the net zero research and the revival of nature

Octopus Energy launches services in German market

The British retail energy firm aims to target one million customers in Germany by 2024

New York announces $11m for fast EV chargers

The Direct Current Fast Charger programme aims to scale up EV infrastructure in areas where access to fast charging stations is limited

Total acquires network of 2,000 EV charge points in Germany

The energy company bought the company Charging Solutions, which will be integrated into Total’s German division

UK’s EV public charging network boosted with more than 1,200 devices between July and September

DfT’s new report suggests the number of charging devices increased by 7% from the previous quarter

Octopus Energy Group buys Upside Energy

The move is expected to support the firm’s ambition to make the UK ‘Silicon Valley of Energy’

Government awards £49m funding to UK low carbon automotive projects

The funding will support clean vehicle projects ranging from retro-style electric motorcycles to high-power batteries

UK public ‘could face £2,800 price hike on European EVs under no-deal Brexit’

The ‘price shock’ could cut demand for battery electric vehicles next year by at least 20%, according to a new report