Switching to EVs ‘could save Brits £57k on lifetime fuel costs’

The average lifetime cost of charging an EV is £6,000, according to new research by the energy company EDF

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

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

New EV project to deliver up to £2.6m of savings for Scottish taxpayers

Project PACE is also estimated to potentially save £310m on connection costs if rolled out across the UK

New UK initiative to prepare for and support EV transition

The Skyline project is expected to help pinpoint where new electricity demand to charge EVs is coming from ‘with unprecedented accuracy’

San Diego partners with Beam Global to offer free green EV charging

Each charger combines solar energy generation with onboard energy storage to enable 24/7 charging

UK and Thailand team up to create smarter cities

They have jointly launched the ‘Smart City Handbook’, which outlines the smart cities landscape across Thailand as well as provides examples of some of the UK’s smart city projects and expertise