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New EV charge bays in first-of-kind partnership


The first on-street electric vehicle charging bays as part of a collaboration with Uber and charge point provider Zest have been launched in Brent.

Number of ultra-rapid charging hubs doubles in year


Charge-point mapping service Zapmap has published statistics on the UK’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure, which shows there were almost 50,000 installed public charging devices as of September 2023.

£5.5m for EV charging in West Sussex


West Sussex County Council has received £5.5m to pay for the installation of up to 1,000 electric vehicle (EV) charge points.

County areas behind on EV charging


The number of publicly available electric vehicle (EV) charge points in England’s county and rural areas lags ‘far behind’ major towns and cities, according to a report.

Cornwall exceeds EV charger installation target


Cornwall has installed 184 electric vehicle charge points as part of a plan aimed to improve coverage in rural parts of the county.

Elmbridge boosts community EV charging


A Surrey authority is installing 25 electric vehicle (EV) charge points across eight council-owned sites.

Gloucestershire to roll out 1,000 EV chargers


Gloucestershire County Council is set to begin the rollout of 1,000 electric vehicle charging points at the end of this month.

More than 70% of councils do not have EV charging strategy


More than 70% of local authorities do not have a published strategy in place for residential on-street charging for electric vehicles (EV), a freedom of information request has revealed.

Council installs EV chargers across Scottish Highlands


Highland Council said the installation of electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the region has enabled it to make significant progress in decarbonising its fleet and responding to the climate emergency.

Believ chosen as sole supplier of EV charging facilities to SGL project


Charge point operator Believ has been chosen by London’s Cross River Partnership (CRP) as the sole supplier of EV charging facilities to the Defra-funded Smarter Green Logistics (SGL) project.

Number of public EV charge points up 3,000


The number of public electric vehicle (EV) charge points increased by over 3,000 in the first quarter of this year, up 8% compared to the start of January.

Surrey CC begins rollout of record 10,000 EV chargers


Electric vehicle owners in Surrey will soon have access to 10,000 public EV chargers as the county council announces the largest deployment of charge points by a UK local authority.

Charge point roll out gets £56m cash injection


Sixteen local authorities are set to benefit from a £56m injection of cash aimed at driving forward the roll out of thousands of new electric vehicle (EV) charge points.

EVs energise new car market


The UK new car market recorded a third month of growth in October, with registrations rising by more than a quarter (26.4%) thanks in large part to hybrid and battery electric vehicles, new figures reveal.

Councils set to double number of EV chargers


Local authorities are set to double the number of electric vehicle (EV) charging points they install over the next 12 months, according to new data released today.

County council takes further steps towards fleet electrification


Gloucestershire County Council has installed its first charging points and taken delivery of six new electric vehicles.

Nine councils set to benefit from £20m EV charge point pilot


A multi-million-pound electric vehicle (EV) charge point pilot looks set to deliver an estimated 1,000 new chargers across the country.

Gloucestershire council to roll out 1,000 EV chargers


Gloucestershire County Council is moving forward with plans to install 1,000 on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging points over the next three years.

West Sussex set to welcome largest-ever EV charger roll-out


Local authorities in West Sussex are celebrating the largest-ever local authority roll-out of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in the UK.

SWARCO and Cornwall Council sign EV charger deal


Electric vehicle charging experts SWARCO Smart Charging has signed a new partnership agreement with Cornwall Council to supply, install, maintain, and operate electric vehicle (EV) charge points throughout the county.

Bath council installs 30 new charge points


Drivers in Bath can use 30 new electric charging points following the expansion of the Revive vehicle charging network across Bath and North East Somerset.

Charge point operator warns of £1.5bn shortfall in EV funding


A public charge point operator has warned of a more than £1.5bn shortfall in Government electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure funding and called on the private sector to step in.

New EV chargers rolled out in Banbury and Kidlington


Drivers of electric vehicles will soon be able to top up their batteries at 22 new park and charge sites in Banbury and Kidlington.

Somerset council launches new funding round for EV charge points


Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council has launched a new round of grant funding to support the installation of electric vehicle charge points (EVCPs) across the district.?

DfT spent 15 times more on private than public EV chargers


An analysis of Department for Transport (DfT) figures has revealed that public money spent on installing off-street residential electric vehicle (EV) chargers is over 15 times what has been spent on public on-street residential chargers.


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