Local authority teams up with Uber to double public EV charging

Brent Council, Zest and Uber have joined forces to introduce 160 new on-street electric vehicle charging bays across 80 locations in Brent

SSE to build first electric HGV charging hub in Birmingham

SSE Energy Solutions is set to build its inaugural fully electric charging hub for heavy goods vehicles at Tyseley Energy Park in Birmingham

OVO acquires EV startup

The energy supplier has acquired Bonnet, a UK-based public charging startup

GEL targets 250k electric car batteries with ‘zero-carbon’ lithium production

Recent tests at the United Downs power plant site in Cornwall revealed high concentrations of lithium

Tesla strikes $100m EV charging deal with bp

bp pulse’s partnership with Tesla will introduce EV manufacturer’s ultra-fast charging hardware to the bp pulse network

UK to revamp EV charging infrastructure rules

The Department for Transport is set to revise local transport plans, ensuring the inclusion of local electric vehicle charging strategies and the provision of essential charge points by local transport authorities

‘£1bn EV charging fund still unallocated after three years’

A £1 billion fund intended to expand the UK’s electric vehicle charging network, announced in 2020, remains unallocated after more than three years

‘UK’s cheapest’ EV energy tariff unveiled

EDF and Pod Point have partnered to introduce an electric vehicle charging tariff, priced at 7.4p per kilowatt-hour during overnight hours

EV charging goes off-peak

UK Power Networks and ubitricity have partnered to optimise electric vehicle charging by reducing demand during peak usage hours

Oxford launches council EV charging points

Oxford City Council has initiated the installation of electric vehicle charging points at Seacourt Park and Ride, providing charging space for up to ten EVs