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

Drax takes over EV charging firm

Drax Energy Solutions, a division of the Drax Group, has completed its acquisition of the EV charging infrastructure firm, BMM Energy Solutions

London’s electric nightmare

London firefighters have battled a record-breaking number of e-bike and e-scooter fires in 2023, surpassing the total for all of 2022

Tesla’s electric gift: Free EV charging

The company celebrates a decade of “superchargers” in Europe with a day of free nationwide EV charging for all electric car owners

Tesla launches ‘UK’s first’ supercharger for all EVs

The new EV charger in Tottenham is designed to be used by electric vehicles from any brand

Charge for free at 4am? EV experts rally for smart pricing

EV specialists advocate for dynamic pricing across public charging networks to alleviate grid strain and optimise charging infrastructure

‘Nearly 15% of UK company vehicles are electric’

The county showing the least preparedness for the EV transition is Powys, where only 3.01% of all licensed company vehicles are electric, according to a report

UK councils in dark over street EV charging plans

Nearly 72% of UK councils lack strategies for boosting on-street electric car charging