VW and Ford expand collaboration to develop EV tech

The firms have committed to sharing low carbon car technologies and have now both invested in autonomous vehicle firm Argo AI

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

Engenie ‘to double number of rapid EV charging points across UK’

The firm has received £35 million of new investment from a fund managed by Cube Infrastructure Managers

EVs ‘will play a vital role in driving UK towards clean energy future’

National Grid ESO suggests the 35 million battery-powered cars expected to be on the country’s roads by 2050 will be instrumental in providing flexibility and supporting renewables

Centrica and SSE on the road to zero emission fleets by 2030

The owner of British Gas operates the third largest fleet in the country and SSE the seventh largest

UK lagging behind Europe on EV charging speeds

A new study suggests this is a result of the largely single-phase residential electricity supply across the UK

Intelligent charging tech ‘could make EV refuelling 75% cheaper than petrol’

Ohme Technologies says its new platform will facilitate the mass-adoption of EVs by significantly slashing costs when combined with a time-of-use energy tariff

New deal to double number of rapid EV chargers in Cardiff

Engenie has received planning permission to install the first four of 12 new units in the city centre

London Mayor announces major EV network expansion for the capital

Sadiq Khan has said the city’s first EV charging hub will be operational by the end of 2019

French utility ENGIE buys UK’s ChargePoint Services

The latter company owns and operates pay-as-you-go charging network GeniePoint and already works with around 30 local authorities on charging point infrastructure across the UK